Monday, 04 July 2022

Post of Technical Assistant (Contract Basis)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person to be recruited as Technical Assistant for the Operation Technical Secretariat (OTS) of the University of Kelaniya under the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation funded by World Bank.

Selection will be made through a structured interview only and the appointment will initially be made for one year on contractual basis, subject to extension based on work performance at sole discretion of the appointing authority.

The ideal person in mind should have the following educational qualifications, work experience and other attributes.

  • Minimum age limit is not less than 22 years and not more than 45 years at closing date of application.
  • Three (3) passes in G.C.E A/L Examination of any stream with minimum credit passes in English and Mathematics at GCE O/L.  Applicants with higher academic or professional qualifications will be given priority.
  • Minimum 02 years of work experience in the field of Administration, Project Management / Finance / Procurement etc. at Government or Private Institutions.  

The selected candidate will be required to assist and facilitate the implementation of AHEAD funded activities, and to support the overall administration of the Operation Technical Secretariate (OTS) in areas like;  administration, procurements, finance, projects coordination and other logistics as and when required, under the direction and guidance of Director / Deputy Directors/  Senior Administrative Officer of the OTS.  The candidate in mind is also expected to possess good IT and English knowledge in addition to willingness and ability to maintain professional relationships and etiquette with University Communities and to respect University rules, regulations, and disciplinary code at all times.

Monthly salary of Rs 45,000.00 all-inclusive will be offered to the selected candidate subject to the deduction of EPF as per labor law of Sri Lanka and the project will contribute 15% of the gross salary for EPF (12%) and ETF (3%) on behalf the candidate. Appointment will initially be made for one year and renewable for another term based on work performance and satisfaction.

Interested persons are kindly invited to send in their CV along with cover letter on or before 12.00 noon of 11.03.2022 (Friday), to the email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Operation Technical Secretariat of the AHEAD Operation.

02nd Floor of F-15 Building

University of Kelaniya

Dalugama, Kelaniya




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