Supporting Effective Dispute Resolution (SEDR) is a four-year project implemented by the British Council. The aim of the project is to strengthen dialogue between the people and the state, thereby contributing to the resolution of critical underlying causes of conflict and prevention of escalation of local disputes.

This role will contribute to the successful delivery of the project by being responsible for supporting financial management across the project, including day-to-day financial operations, annual reporting, the processing of invoices and management of financial data.


Location Colombo
Duration Fixed term contract for 2 years
Closing date Tuesday 15 December 2020

How to apply

Please complete the online application no later than Tuesday 15 December 2020, 23:59 Sri Lanka time.

Also, note that it is mandatory to provide the reference details.

We thank all prospective applicants for their interest in our organisation. Short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2 – 3 weeks after the application closing date.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. 

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds.    

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.

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