The “Strengthening Reconciliation Processes in Sri Lanka” programme is jointly funded by the European Union (EU), Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany and the British Council. This programme aims at supporting Government, Non-Government and grassroots organisations to take joint responsibility in addressing key elements of the reconciliation process, and will be delivered by the GIZ and the British Council.

This senior consultancy role will be accountable for the successful planning and delivery of the British Council components of the programme.


Location Colombo
Duration 12 months
Working hours The commitment for this assignment will be 220 days (for one year)
Closing date Sunday 27 September 2020

Role overview

Refer to the terms of reference for further details.

How to apply

Please complete the application no later than Sunday 27 September 2020.

Terms of Reference for the above role can be downloaded from the 'Application pack' on this page. Please note that it is mandatory to provide the reference details. Please e-mail the completed application form to with the subject 'Project Director: SRPSL' by the deadline given. 

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.

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