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Employer Livelihood Development Officers

Berendina Microfinance Institute (Gte.) Ltd. in Trincomalee



The Organization

Berendina Stichting, an independent charitable foundation based in the Netherlands initiated the Berendina group in Sri Lanka. The organization consists of Berendina Development Services (Gte) Ltd and Berendina Microfinance Institute (Gte) Ltd. Berendina group is a partnership of people who are working to create better World for poor and other vulnerable groups of the community. We focus both on economically active and most vulnerable economically inactive poor. Berendina primarily work with underprivileged families in Kegalle, Nuwara Eliya, Anuradhapura and Trincomalee districts.

We seek proactive and self-motivated young individuals who have the ability & commitment to work in a challenging environment to fill the following positions.


Job Profile:

Design, implement and coordinate livelihood development activities with selected families over different livelihood options to enhance their income generating capacity.

Qualification & Experience:

1. 2 years experience in agriculture or fisheries related work (Senior Position)
2. With no experience (Junior Positions)
3. Degree or Diploma in Agriculture from a recognized Institute.
4. Basic computer skills in work packages.
5. Should have a valid Motor Cycle riding licence.
6. Excellent in Tamil, writing ability in basic English, also preferably with ability to speak Sinhala.

Age Limit: Below 35 years.

Salary: Negotiable. Market based an attractive remuneration package will be offered depending on qualifications and experience. Please indicate current salary in your job application.

Berendina offers Health Insurance, EPF employer contribution at 15% and ETF, allowances for housing and mobile phone. Those who need Motorcycle for their work will be given a interest free loan to buy a brand new motorcycle. The organization also offers career development training opportunities locally and at times internationally.

Please send your application with names, and contact details of two non-related referees to the following address to reach us within 7 days of the advertisement.. (Please note that we do not accept any applications send by email)

The post applied should be stated on the top left corner of the envelope.

Manager-HR & Administration,
Berendina Microfinance Institute (Gte.) Ltd.
No. 381/10, Swarna Place, Nawala Road,

Fax: 011-4209677


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