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Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Colombo, WP, Sri Lanka
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.



Project Summary: 

The Increased Demand and Engagement for Accountability (IDEA) Activity is a six-and-a-half-year initiative by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). IDEA aims to support civil society organizations to be more effective in advancing democratic values of citizen participation, government accountability, and rights protection at local and national levels. The IDEA program seeks to support Sri Lankan civil society organizations (CSOs) and CSO-led networks to collaborate more effectively and engage proactively and productively with the government on key issues related to good governance, fundamental rights, gender equality, and sustainable development. IDEA also delivers a comprehensive and targeted capacity building component to support local organizations in developing their organizational and institutional capacities. Initiatives are designed and tailor-made to develop Sri Lankan CSOs technical, management, financial, and monitoring capacities, making them more strategic, inclusive, adaptive, and accountable in performing their role in a democratic society.


**Please note: Only Sri Lankan citizens are eligible for this position.**


Position Summary:

The Training Facilitator will be an expert in communications, media/digital media, or journalism that will conduct a series of communications and digital communications workshops in English, Sinhala, or Tamil. This position will aid in IDEA's 2023 initiative to build the communications and digital communications capabilities of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Sri Lanka through a year-long capacity building program.



  • Coordinate with IDEA's capacity building and communications teams to develop training modules and related documents with a combination of theory and practical lessons rooted to local contexts.
  • Tailor the trainings for local CSOs according to their areas of work and the needs assessment results.
  • Facilitate the training sessions using innovative and interactive methods of engagement.
  • Provide technical support to participants during the training/workshops.
  • Conduct post-training assessments of related findings.   



  • Bachelor's degree in communications, media, digital media, journalism, social science, or another relevant field required.
  • Minimum three years working experience in completing communications, digital communications trainings or workshops, or capacity development communications required.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including experience of facilitation of trainings/workshops and presentations required.
  • Knowledge of digital media landscape and tools, as well as media within the civil society sector in Sri Lanka is preferred.
  • Demonstrated high-level of professionalism and an ability to work independently preferred.
  • Strong writing and communication skills in English and fluency in at least one national language, such as Sinhala or Tamil, is required. Proficiency in second language preferred.


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech's Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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