Senior Field Coordinator – Climate Smart Agriculture

Posted on Wednesday, October 11th, 2023


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

Come join us


Senior Field Coordinator


 (Climate Smart Agriculture)


01 Position


Climate Resilience Integrated Water Management Project


Based in Kurunegala District


HRM 838


·   Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related degree from a recognized institution.


·   A minimum of two -years’ post-qualification experience in handling agriculture or related projects




·   Diploma in Disaster Management, Agriculture or related discipline from a recognized institution.


·   A minimum of five-years’ post-qualification experience




·   Previous experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams and government stakeholders at provincial / district / divisional levels related to implementation of community-based projects, would be an added advantage.


·   Sound knowledge in Climate Smart Agriculture, Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Preparedness and Early Warning sectors

·   Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point, with report writing and data base management skills

·   Proven skills in community planning, conducting Participatory Rural Appraisals (PRA), using participatory monitoring systems, and environmental management programs

·   Sound communication and presentation skills

·   Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people from different backgrounds to deliver quality products;

·   Flexible and responsive to changes and demands

·   Should be a team player who is self-motivated and with the ability to work under challenging circumstances.


Note: A valid riding license is a must since this is a field-based position


General Requirements

  • Sound understanding of humanitarian, community and volunteer-based service interventions.
  • 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 application to [email protected] or post to Director General, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, No 106, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, on or before 20.10.2023 (HRM 838)