SLWP Core Programme

Primary programme funded by GWP focusses on interventions and promoting dialogues on IWRM related water policies , More »

SLWP Programmes with AWPs

Water related activities channeled through GWP by the UN system including APAN, UNWATER and any external donor. More »

Water and Climate Resilience Programme

A dedicated Water and Climate Resilience Programme (WACREP) for South Asia on Climate Change Adaptation initiated in 2013 and financed through a GWP/Donor funding arrangement. More »

Joint Corporate Activities with Private Sector

Activities undertaken in joint collaboration with corporates under their CSR programmes or with Private Sector. (NDB,HNB, Janashakthi, UNDP, IWMI, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce/ Sampath Bank and other partner agencies). More »

Joint Corporate Activities with Private Sector

Activities undertaken in joint collaboration with corporates under their CSR programmes or with Private Sector. (NDB, Janashakthi, UNDP, IWMI, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce/ Sampath Bank and other partner agencies). More »

 

Post Of Country Coordinator

SLWP is a nonprofit NGO promoting Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) affiliated to   the Global Water Partnership (GWP) and GWP South Asia (GWP SAS). SLWP is currently is hosted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) at its headquarters in Sri Lanka. It is a volunteer organization focusing on water resources with special interest in supporting Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Water)and Goal13 (Climate Change) and gender youth and natural resources issues.  Its programmes cut across many sectors and SLWP works very closely with water and related sector state agencies and corporates.

The Country Coordinator SLWP is responsible inter alia for

  • Supervision of the small staff and office.
  • Preparation of Work Plans and Budgets including monitoring of implementation. (All financial matters are handled by IWMI the host institution)
  • Responsible for supervision/implementation of activities undertaken under Annual Work Plan and Budget
  •  Communicating with SLWP/GWP Partners and liaising with state and other institutions including corporates as required in furtherance of SLWP objectives
  • Communicating with the GWP SAS Regional Office also located at IWMI and with other Country Water Partnerships in the region on collective efforts and common issues as required
  • Convening meetings of SLWP Programme/ Steering Committees, Annual Partners Forum, keeping minutes and follow up on decisions.
  •  Any other matter pertaining to SLWP

Age limit and Reporting

While persons around 35-40 years are being considered, older candidates may be considered based on high credentials, matching skills and experience for appointment on a time share (No of person days) arrangement The Country Coordinator would report directly to Chair SLWP.

 Qualifications

  • A graduate in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Environment, Economics or Social Science, preferably with post graduate qualifications in water resources, IWRM or other water/environment related field with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in water / natural resources sector institutions and programmes. Exposure in an INGO/ NGO project environment is beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills (Spoken & Written) in English
  • Ability to work on line and fully conversant with MS Office at minimum. SAP and other software advantageous.

Remuneration

All-inclusive allowance of up to Rs -75,000/-per month based on qualifications/experience on Renewable Contract basis.

Closing Date for applications: 10th December 2021

Applications to be addressed to: Chair Sri Lanka Water Partnership-  C/o IWMI, 127, Sunil Mawatha  Pelawatta  Battaramulla. Email [email protected]  Fax 011 2786854.

 

International Training Program on Introduction to Integrated Flood Risk Management

SLWP Senior Advisor Ms. Kusum Athukorala made a presentation on Gender and Floods for the International Training Program on, “Introduction to Integrated Flood Risk Management-  Strengthening and Empowering Young People for Flood Risk Management: Building resilience through youth leadership” conducted for South Asian youth  by consortium of partners including Sri Lanka Water Partnership  on the 26-28th October 2021.This is an extension of  the programme conducted in July for SAS for young women professionals and in October for SEA with Malaysia Water Partnership, Department of Irrigation and Water Resources.

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SLWP partners in flood training for woman water professionals….

Natural and Nature-based Flood Risk Management a Training Opportunity for Women Water Professionals in South Asia

There is growing opportunity and demand for government decision makers and water managers, along with community, development, and environmental groups, to include natural and nature-based methods as a component of flood risk management plans and projects. The WWF “Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide” (Flood Green Guide) is designed to help decision-makers such as flood engineers, municipal engineers, city planners, community leaders, environmental managers, and social mobilizers to improve flood management decision-making.