Tuesday, 31 January 2023


Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) and the World Bank have agreed to support the higher education sector through a Bank Funded Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation and intend to apply part of the proceeds of this loan, to make payment under the contract for Project Assistant to be employed at ELTS-ELSE Grant of the Department of Plant and Molecular Biology under AHEAD Operation, University of Kelaniya.

Therefore, we are seeking self-motivated and energetic person with perfect blend of below competencies and qualifications to join the project under the afore said grant, for handling secretarial and administration tasks as outlined in the terms of reference (TOR).

The ideal person with minimum educational qualification of GCE A/L in science stream with 03 S passes in a single sitting, including credit passes in English and Mathematics at GCE O/L, are encouraged to apply. Applicants with higher qualifications and relevant work experience with below attributes, will be given priority. Selection of appointee will be made through a structured interview and the appointment will be made for three months. This contract may be renewed for another period based on work performance and output during the contractual period.

  • Ability to carry out the key tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to interact with senior academic and administrative staff in the university
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment inspiring trust and cooperation of other team members
  • Strong communication, negotiating skills and good interpersonal relations.

Salary is Rs 45,000.00 all-inclusive per month subject to EPF deduction of 8% and the project will contribute 12% and 03% of the salary for EPF and ETF respectively on behalf of the employee.

Interested persons are kindly invited to send in their CV and other relevant information along with cover letter, on or before 12.00 noon of 20.01.2023 to the email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..





Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation

Operation Technical Secretariat

02rd Floor, F 15 Building, Dalugama

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka



Subscribe to our newsletter. Don’t miss any news or stories.

We do not spam!