The Ministry wishes to invite applications from qualified and experienced citizens of Sri Lanka to serve in the Project Management Unit (PMU) on a “contract basis” for the following positions as per the Management Service Department (MSD) Circular 01/2016 for the project on Climate Change Adaptation Project funded by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Changes (UNFCCC) and Kyoto Protocol under the Adaptation Fund.

The objective of this project is to build diversified and resilient livelihoods for marginalized farming communities in the Mahaweli River Basin through effective management of land and water resources.

Applicants should below 60 years except Procurement Specialist post. Proficiency in English, familiarity with government regulations and computer literacy are essential prerequisites.

01. Procurement Specialist – Colombo Based (01 Post)

Required Qualifications & Experience
A successfully completed Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, which is recognized by the University Grant
Commission (UGC) or a qualification recognized by the UGC as an equivalent qualification to the degree in the
relevant field or a professional qualification successfully completed from recognized professional institute in
the relevant field with at least 06 years post qualifying experience at Managerial Level out of which 03 years
should be in the Senior Managerial Level,
or
A Bachelor’s Degree which is recognized by the UGC and a Postgraduate Degree / full membership of a recognized
professional institution in the relevant field with at least 04 years post qualifying experience at Managerial
level,
or
Class I Officer of a Government All Island services in the relevant field with at least 03 year experience at
the Class I post.

Age limit for the post of Procurement Specialist – Below 63 years

Salary Level: PS3- Rs.100, 000.00 – 115, 000.00*

02. Project Accountant – Colombo Based (01 Post)

Required Qualifications & Experience
A successfully completed Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, which is recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) or a qualification recognized by the UGC as an equivalent qualification to the degree in the relevant field or a professional qualification successfully completed from recognized professional institute in the relevant field and at least 05 years post qualifying experience in the relevant field,
or
An officer of the Government All Island Services Class III/II or above or similar status in the relevant field with at least 03 year experience in Class II/III post.

Salary Level: PS4 – Rs.90,000.00 – 105,000.00*

03. Project Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Colombo Based (01 Post)

Required Qualifications & Experience
A successfully completed Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, which is recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) or a qualification recognized by the UGC as an equivalent qualification to the degree in the relevant field or a professional qualification successfully completed from recognized professional institute in the relevant field or having obtain a certificate of proficiency not below than the national vocational qualification (NVQ) level 7,issued by a technical / vocational training institute accepted by tertiary and vocational education commission for a post related to technical field.
or
Having obtain a certificate of proficiency not below than the NVQ level 6,issued by a technical/vocational training institute accepted by tertiary and vocational education commission for a post related to technical field and at least 05 years experience in the required area of specialization.
or
Having obtain a certificate of proficiency not below than the NVQ level 5,issued by a technical/vocational training institute accepted by tertiary and vocational education commission for a post related to technical field and at least 10 years experience in the required area of specialization.

Salary level: PS6 -Rs. 46,000.00 – 51,000.00*

04. Regional Project Assistant – Field Based (02 Posts)

Required Qualifications & Experience
Having passed all the subjects in one sitting of the G.C.E (A/L) examination [03 (three) / 04 (four) subjects depending on the syllabus that they have followed] and a Diploma offered from a recognized institute in the relevant field with 02 year experience,
or
Having passed all the subjects in one sitting of the G.C.E (A/L) examination [03 (three) / 04 (four) subjects depending on the syllabus that they have followed] with at least 04 year experience in similar capacity.

Preference will be given to candidates who is having experience on Project Management

Salary Level: – According to the section 3.2.3 of Management Service Circular No: 01/2016.

05. Assistant Project Officer – Colombo based (01 Post)

Required Qualifications & Experience

Having obtain a certificate of proficiency not below than the national vocational qualification (NVQ) level 5, issued by a technical / vocational training institute accepted by tertiary and vocational education commission and at least 02 years’ experience in the required area of specialization.
or
Having 03 (three) / 04 (four) credit passes in one sitting in G.C.E (A/L) examination with Certificate / Diploma offered from a recognized institute in the field of Agriculture / Management or Project Management / Social Science followed at least more than one year duration along with 03 years post qualifying experience.

Preference will be given to candidates who is having experience on Project Management.

Salary Level: According to the section 3.2.3 of Management Service Circular No: 01/2016

06. Office Aid / Peon – Colombo Based (01 Post)

Required Qualifications & Experience

Having passed the G.C.E. (O/L) examination in not less than six (6) subjects with credit passes for at least two (2) subjects in not more than two sitting with at least 02 year experience in similar capacity.

Salary Level: – According to the section 3.2.3 of Management Service Circular No: 01/2016.

*Cost of living allowance will be paid in addition to the salary specified above as per MSD Circular No. 01/2016.

Applications:
The applicants are requested to forward their applications along with their Curriculum Vitae giving educational, professional qualifications and experience with two contacts of non-relative referees. Shortlisted applicants based on highest qualification & experience, will be called for an interview and selection will be based on merit. Therefore, any influence or making representation for the recruitment process could be resulted for rejection of the application. Copies of the certificates to prove basic qualifications should be attached with the application and all the incomplete applications will be rejected.

Applicants who are in the Government / Semi Government Sector should forward their applications through their respective Heads of Departments in registered post on or before 07th November 2018 to reach the address given below and indicate the post applied for, on the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

Secretary
Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment
Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP)
“SobadamPiyasa”, No. 416/C/1
Robert Gunawardena Mawatha
Battaramulla
21st October 2018

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