Supporting Effective Dispute Resolution (SEDR) is a four-year project with the aim of strengthening 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 is a senior technical post on the project. The Key Expert will lead in the delivery of a communications and visibility strategy and action plan for the project and will provide specific input and support focused on areas such as public awareness-raising and advocacy. 


Location Colombo
Salary Indicative salary: Rs. 350,000/-
Duration Fixed term contract for 2 years
Closing date Sunday 01 November 2020

How to apply

Please complete the online application no later than Sunday 1 November 2020, 23:59 CET (Central European Time).

Please 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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