Financial Architects and Managers
AIA Insurance Lanka Limited - Kuliyapitiya
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Consultant - Finance and Administration (GWP-SAS), Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)(IWMI HQ Colombo)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of Global Water Partnership - South Asia (GWP-SAS) seeks applications from suitably qualified candidates for a consultancy assignment under the project titled GWP South Asia .
The Global Water Partnership’s vision is a water secure world. Our mission is to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels.
GWP South Asia Regional Water Partnership (GWP SAS), located in Colombo, Sri Lanka and hosted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), currently coordinates several country-driven water & climate resilience activities in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka, GWP South Asia RWP will play a central role in executing several projects namely, Global Water Leadership Project and Water Storage Project in addition to the GCF Second Readiness Project and other Programmes.
The GWP SAS requires HR support to coordinate with 6 Country Water Partnerships on financial and administrative matters and compile the draft quarterly financial report and submit it to IWMI Finance Officer. Support audit and record all the financial transactions.
Scope of Work
Duration: 12 months from September 2023 to August 2024
Your application must include a copy of your detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter that addresses GWP-SASI’s requirements stated above and contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the position.
This is a nationally recruited position and only citizens of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The successful candidate will have the following competencies: Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achieving; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; show persistence when face with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situation; takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational and project goals; solicits inputs by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; share credit for team accomplishments and accepts join responsibility for team shortcomings.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seek to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keep clients informed of progress or setbacks in the project; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
As a consultant within GWP SAS, you will gain a broad understanding of administrative and accounting procedures and process in an international not-for-profit organization. The environment will also give you an insight into working with diverse nationalities.