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PSYCHOLOGIST (FOR SRI LANKAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Main responsibilities:

  • Supports the expatriate in charge in the implementation of the psychosocial program for the families of missing

  • Supports the expatriate in providing training to accompaniers with the aim of learning to become a trainer of the accompaniment program Collects and compiles information according to a given procedure

  • Maintains strong working relationships and communication with partner NGOs and provide necessary technical support

  • Assists the delegate in analysing project reports and prepare project summaries as required

  • Executes field tasks mainly independently

  • Contributes in the implementation and follow-up of a project (within the department)

  • Makes written reporting on the progress of activities and contribute to budget preparation

  • Translates documents from English and local language/s and vice versa

  • Implements and follows-up a project (within the department) independently

  • Contributes to design on new projects

    Required qualification and experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

  • 2 years work experience, ideally in psychosocial programs

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Tamil. Knowledge in Sinhala is an added advantange.

  • Outstanding communication skills and proven reporting skills,

  • Mastering of regular office computer packages

  • Autonomy, good rigor, method and analytical skills

  • Excellent team-player, self-starter and capacity to work towards multiples objectives and prioritize

  • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment

  • Interest in reading and acquiring new knowledge

  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Starting date: Feberuary 2016

Duration of employment: initially for one year and renewable

Suitably qualified applicants interested in the above post should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae with copies of certificates together with references and contact telephone number to the following address on or before the 28th December 2015.

Administrator

ICRC

29, Layards Road

Colombo 5.

col_colombo@icrc.org

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Location: Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-28

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