Programme Assistant – GSS Category- II

Educational Qualifications
Degree from a recognised University

Work Experience
A minimum of 5 years work experience in programming related to cultural & Social affairs in a recognised institution, an excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and be technologically
competent with a sound knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
A sound working knowledge in processing digital data would be an advantage

Salary Scale
Gross Salary approx Rs 50,000/= per month, payable in Sri Lankan Rupees at the current USD exchange rate [USD185-6*5-215(EB) 7*5 -250(EB) plus other monthly fixed allowances as detailed below]

Fringe Benefits for GSS Categories I, II & III

  • Festival Allowances
  • Encashment of unutilised annual leave
  • Child Educational Allowances

General Conditions

  • The medium of work will be in English
  • The age limit for all GSS categories will be 22 -50 years
  • Applicants who possess the above qualifications should forward their applications together with copies of educational/professional qualifications and the names and contact details of two unrelated professional referees
  • The post applied for should be stated clearly on the top left –hand corner of the envelope
  • Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview
  • Candidates from Universities/ Government Departments/ Corporations and Statutory Boards should apply through the Heads of their respective institutions

Recruitment criteria
Written test and Viva voce

Application procedure
Application should be sent to the ‘Director, SAARC Cultural Centre, No. 224, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka, on or before 15 May 2017

ANY CANVASSING WILL BE A DEFINITIVE DISQUALIFICATION. THE DECISION OF THE SELECTION PANEL WILL BE FINAL.