Manager- International Relations and Branch Coordination

Posted on Thursday, July 6th, 2023


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

Come join us


Manager– International Relations and Branch Coordination




01 Position




Based in the National Headquarters in Colombo


HRM 830



·        Post graduate degree with post -qualification experiences related to International relations.


·        A Minimum of 05 years of post-qualification experience in similar capacity in a reputed organization.


·         Bachelor’s degree with post-qualification experiences related to international relation


·        A minimum of 10 years of post-qualification experience in a similar capacity in a reputed organization


·        Diploma in international relations or related discipline from a recognized institute.


·        A minimum of 12 years post-qualification experience in a similar capacity in a reputed organization.

·        Previous work experience in a similar role in an NGO/ humanitarian agency is an advantage.


· Coordinating with the IFRC, ICRC, Partner National Societies, government agencies, NGOs, and INGOs to ensure that the objectives of the SLRCS are met.

·        Developing strategies to improve the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society’s reputation within the country and the Red Cross Movement.

·        Monitoring Red Cross and other international events and identifying.

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

·        Organizing official foreign visits for governors and management officials, events, programmes, field visits, and other high-level conferences.

·      Developing communications with key contact persons within the Red Cross Movement for effective communication.

·        Excellent International Relations and Leaderships skills.

·        Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

·        Coordinating with all branches and responding to all queries efficiently.

·        Preparing briefings or reports for internal and external parties on key topics or issues affecting the organization’s operations.


General Requirements

  • Sound understanding of humanitarian, community and volunteer based service interventions.
  • Willing to travel and work throughout the country when required.
  • Should be a quick learner with the ability carry out SLRCS management guidelines and procedures.
  • Should be a team player who is self-motivated and with the ability to work under challenging circumstances.
  • Abide by and work according to Red Cross and Red Crescent Fundamental Principles.


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

Please email your applications to: jobs@ OR post to Director General, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society; No. 106, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07 on or before 12.07.2023 (HRM830)