Vacancy: Programmes Director

Adayaalam Centre for Policy Research (ACPR) invites applications for the position of Programmes Director!

Duties will include:

  • Organizing and implementing capacity-building and outreach programs across the North-East with a variety of groups including university students, families of the disappeared and journalists
  • Coordinating with other civil society organizations
  • Writing donor reports and grant applications

Eligible candidates for this position will ideally:

  • Have 2+ years experience working in programming for a civil society organization/NGO in Sri Lanka;
  • Have strong networks based in the North-East;
  • Be proficient in speaking, reading and writing Tamil and proficient in reading and writing English;
  • Have an interest in human rights and capacity-building;
  • Be prepared to travel throughout the North-East for programming-related work; and
  • Be willing to start employment as of March 15, 2018.

To apply for this position, please email with your CV, two references and a writing sample (in English) by February 20, 2017.

We strongly encourage applications from women and individuals with disabilities.