Assistant Manager – Disaster Management

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024

If you are proactive, highly motivated, results-oriented, and ready to embark on a challenging career

 Come join us!



Assistant Manager – Disaster Management



01 Position




HRM  013/2024




Based in National Headquarters in Colombo





depending on your


Experience &




·   A Bachelor’s Degree either in Disaster Management, Disaster Risk Management, Social Sciences, Sociology, or related discipline from a recognized institution.




·   03 years of post-qualification experience in a similar managerial capacity with hands-on experience in Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management.




·    Technical competencies in managing the components in the field of Disaster Management including the ability to practice community-based disaster management approaches, and techniques.


·    Advanced capabilities in project designing/planning, project implementation, monitoring, and reporting.


·    Proven skills in budget administration and human resources, logistics, and assets management.


·    Good in external and internal coordination relevant to project



·    Excellent public relations, leadership, and interpersonal skills.


·    Well-developed language skills in oral and written Sinhala/ Tamil and English.


·    Proficiency in MS Office Applications.


General Requirements

  • Sound understanding of humanitarian, community, and volunteer-based service interventions.
  • Should be a quick learner with the ability of adhering to SLRCS management guidelines and procedures.
  • Should be a team player who is self-motivated with the ability of working in challenging circumstances.
  • Abide by and work according to the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Fundamental Principles.

The SLRCS conducts its general administrative and operational affairs in English Language and the appointment will be on fixed term contract basis. Only short-listed applicants will be called for interviews.

Please email your application to; [email protected] OR post to Director General, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, No. 106, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07 on or before 12.07.2024 (HRM 013/2024)