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District Manager – Trincomalee District (Sri Lanka)

Industry: Finance and Accounts, Management, Public Sector
Location: Sri Lanka

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Berendina Employment Center (Gte) Ltd

The Organization:

Berendina group is one of the leading poverty alleviation agencies in the non government sector in Sri Lanka. It consists of, Berendina Employment Centre(Gte)Ltd Berendina Microfinance Institute, Berendina Micro Investment Company limited and Berendina Development Services(Gte)Ltd.

Berendina Employment Center (BEC) connects youth with profitable and productive employments. They are counselled and encouraged to attend vocational and other training and also providing scholarships for very poor youth for vocational trainings, A/Ls and university education.

Berendina Development Services (BDS) provides various kinds of assistance such as housing, Water/Sanitation activities, infrastructure development, Livelihoods and psychosocial works to economically active and inactive poorest people in the selected rural and plantation areas.

Berendina Microfinance Institute and Berendina Micro Investment Company limited are leading microfinance institutions focusing on the poor with a clientele over 80,000 with an outstanding loan portfolio of over Rs. 2 Billion.

We seek proactive and self motivated individuals who have professional commitment and ability to work in a challenging environment to fill following vacancy.

District Manager – Trincomalee District

Job Profile:

The District Manager is responsible for designing, and implementation of the BEC program in the District. S/he will be responsible for liaison and coordination with all the key stakeholders related to youth development and Education in the District and ensure better environment for project implementation. District

Manager should work closely with the General Manager – BEC to ensure that the activities designed and implemented are in line with BEC strategic Plan.

Key responsibilities:

* Building relationships with clients, companies, Employers Federations to get the vacancy information and required placements details.
* Identify bright students from poor families and assist them for education.
* Identification of youth who need financial assistance for Vocational Training’s and assist accordingly.
* Organize and conduct job fairs, career fairs.
* Maintaining district offices as an information hub for job seekers and youth to test their careers and access information require for career development.
* Facilitate job seekers to select best career choices.
* Organize and conduct career guidance and counselling programs in partnership with other line agencies.
* Assist in fund raising for Bright Children Scholarship Program.

Qualification and Requirements:

* A Graduate or Diploma holder in any discipline with at least two years experience, preferably in development sector. Preference will be given to the candidates who have experience in Youth development.
* Computer literacy and Fluency in English, Tamil and Sinhala is a must.
* Should have a valid Motor Cycle riding license.
* Age: Below 35 years.


Negotiable and market based attractive remuneration package will be offered depending on qualifications and experience.


Berendina offers Health insurance, EPF employer contribution of 15% & ETF and special allowances. The organization also offers career development training opportunities locally and at times internationally.

How to apply:

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