Internship

Intern - Monitoring and Evaluation

The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will support the development and evolution of organizational performance management framework as well as specific program M&E needs to ensure the quality, and effectiveness of program implementation. The intern will provide assistance to the program staff in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during program design and implementation, creating M&E system, processes and tools, contributing to measuring, analysing, and reporting results.

This opportunity will help build the intern program performance measurement skills through exposure to a variety program and business development activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Assist in preparing activity reports.
2. Assist in conduct data analysis to provide findings and recommendations as required for learning.
3. Assist in document Lessons and Lessons Learned from PF’s advocacy work.
4. Assist in preparing success stories.
5. Assist the program teams in writing a monthly report on what duties have been accomplished and pending.
6. Conducting any other related duties assigned.

Qualifications required
1. Completed third year of OR completed Bachelor’s degree program in social science, Research /Monitoring, and evaluation or a related field.
2. Some demonstrated ability in designing survey tools, data collection, statistical analysis of both quantitative and qualitative methods.
3. Some experience using statistical software packages or databases. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel in particular.
4. Good writing skills in English.

Please send your CVs to careers@tisrilanka.org. Please indicate the position ‘M&E Intern’ as the subject.

Election Coordinator

Are you passionate about democracy and governance?
Do you want to contribute to the integrity of the 2020 Parliamentary Election?

Join us as an “election coordinator”
To prevent the misuse of public resources during the parliamentary election campaign period

The ideal candidate:
• Should be able to commit to work at least 40 hours per week
• Should be fluent in either Sinhala or Tamil with competency in English (trilingual is an added advantage)
• Computer literate with data entry and/or analytical skills
• Ability to travel around the country when required.

Application Process: Please send a cover letter and an updated CV to careers@tisrilanka.org.
“Election 2020” should be mentioned as the subject.
Commencement of duties and duration – Immediate and for three months
*This is an Internship based in Colombo.
Application Deadline: 06th March 2020

Internship Opportunity – Finance Department

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the local chapter of the global movement against corruption, is seeking the service of a young and dynamic individual with an affinity to fill the position of Finance Intern to support our Finance department’s daily activities.
Commencement of Duties: Immediately
Duration of the Internship: 3 months

Scope of Work:
• Assist with month-end financial reports
• Assist with audits
• Support payment processing
• Cheque Writing
• Filing etc
• TISL is looking for a Partly qualified CIMA, AAT or an undergraduate with a background in the field of Accounting. The ideal candidate would be bi-lingual being fluent in either Tamil & Sinhala or Tamil & English.

TISL internships are not salaried. A travelling allowance will be provided.

Please send your CVs to careers@tisrilanka.org. Please indicate the position ‘Finance Intern’ as the subject.

Communications Intern

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the local chapter of the global movement against corruption, is seeking the service of a young and dynamic individual with an affinity for media and communications to fill the position of Communications Intern.

Commencement of Duties: Immediate

Duration of the Internship: 6 months

Scope of Work:
The communications intern will work with TISL’s Advocacy Consultant and assist in the following;
• Managing social media accounts of TISL
• Organizing press conferences and drafting press releases
• Developing content in the form of infographics, animations, diagrams etc. to be put up on social media and/or website
• Support in conducting media research, campaigns, maintaining an organized archive of media coverage.

TISL is looking for a recent graduate or an undergraduate with a background in the fields of Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or related fields. The ideal candidate would be bi-lingual being fluent in either Tamil & Sinhala or Tamil & English. The ability to type in Tamil is an added advantage.

*TISL internships are not salaried. A travelling allowance will be provided.

Please send your CVs to careers@tisrilanka.org . Please indicate the position ‘Communication Intern’ as the subject.

Internship Opportunity - HR

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the local chapter of the global movement against corruption, is seeking the service of a young and dynamic individual with an affinity to fill the position of HR Intern to support our HR department’s daily activities.

Commencement of Duties: Immediately
Duration of the Internship: 3 months

Scope of Work:
Gather payroll data information like, working hours, attendance, leave etc.
Collect leave application update leave details for each employee
Assist HR manager to schedule interviews
Assist HR manager in organizing company events

TISL is looking for a recent graduate or an undergraduate with a background in the fields of HR. The ideal candidate would be bi-lingual being fluent in either Tamil & Sinhala or Tamil & English.
TISL internships are not salaried. A travelling allowance will be provided.

Please send your CVs to careers@tisrilanka.org. Please indicate the position ‘HR Intern’ as the subject.

Intern – Research and Policy

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the National chapter of the leading global movement against corruption, is seeking the services of an energetic, hardworking and innovative young individual to join its team as an Intern attached to the Research and Policy Team.

The Research and Policy team is involved in conducting in-depth research into best practices on anti-corruption. Specifically, we are analyzing UN Convention Against Corruption and best practices on combatting bribery, corruption and illicit financial flows. Based on our research we engage the policy makers in improving the anti-corruption systems in line with the best practices in the world, whilst empowering the citizen through awareness building at grassroot level, focusing on redress mechanisms already available to the public.

TISL is seeking the services of an energetic, hardworking and innovative young individual to join its team as an Intern for the Research and Policy Team. The candidate will be based in Colombo.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Coordinate logistical arrangements for training and awareness building sessions on anti-corruption, liaising with stakeholders including government stakeholders.
• Gather data to update and maintain TISL Pledge Tracker
• Assist the development of the database on Politically Exposed Persons.
• Assist the program staff on filling right to information requests on public procurement.
• Conduct desk research on domestic and international legal frameworks on anti-corruption.
• Any other tasks assigned by the management related to overall TISL’s interventions.

You should be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, be IT literate, and fluent in English. Fluency in Sinhala and/or Tamil an asset.

Undergraduates/ recent graduates in International Relations, Social Sciences, Law or Humanities and Development are encouraged to apply.

*TISL internships are not salaried. However, interns will be provided with a modest travel allowance to cover their travelling expenses.

Please send your CV to: careers@tisrilanka.org and indicate the position as “Intern – Research and Policy

Commencement of duties and duration – Immediate and for three months (Monday to Friday)

Internship Opportunity - ALAC

The Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) of Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is looking for energetic, hardworking and innovative individual to join the Colombo branch as an intern.

TISL is the local chapter of the global movement against corruption and The Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) engages in increasing public awareness against corruption and providing free legal services to victims and witnesses of corruption.

Functions of the interns include:
• Coordinate events organised by ALAC
• Enter data of clients and their case details to ALAC database.
• Provide necessary support to the campaigning and advocacy activities of ALAC
• Provide assistance and support to ALAC, as required by the Manager-ALAC
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications
• Undergraduates/ recent graduates in law/social sciences.
• Should possess outstanding public relation skills. – Individuals with a strong command of the local languages (Sinhala/Tamil) and English.
• Skills and experience related to event planning and coordination.

Candidates should be interested in gaining new experiences and open to working in a challenging environment. The shortlisted candidate will be gaining insight into national and global corruption related frameworks and successes, and experience in a wide range of engagements in fighting corruption.

TISL internships are not salaried. However, the interns will be provided with a reasonable travelling allowance to cover their travelling expenses

Application Process:
Applications should be sent by email to Manager ALAC, at mangala@tisrilanka.org

Commencement of Duties – Immediate for three months (Monday – Friday)
Note: Please state the following in the subject line of the email – “ALAC Intern”

Right to Information Internships – 2 positions

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the National chapter of the leading global movement against corruption, is seeking the services of an energetic, hardworking and innovative young individuals to join its team as Interns attached to the RTI Programmes.

The passing of the Right to Information (RTI) Act in August this year marks a significant step toward strengthening transparency and the fight against corruption in Sri Lanka. Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has been advocating for the adoption of right to information since the organization’s inception, and with the passage of the Act, will continue to push for best practices in terms of implementation of RTI in the coming months.

In order for the RTI to have a positive impact on governance practices in Sri Lanka, a multifaceted approach is required – including public awareness-raising, implementation-monitoring, capacity-building and advocacy on what RTI is, and how it can be used to the benefit of the individual and the public both at the national and local levels. To this end TISL has initiated several programmes across Sri Lanka.

As Intern – RTI Programmes, your responsibilities will include:
• Assist the organization’s RTI-related programmes
• Assist the organizing of RTI trainings
• Co-ordinate CSO/CBO coalitions on thematic issues in selected districts
• Desk research on RTI in Sri Lanka and comparative jurisdictions
• Design RTI related material
• Work with key RTI stakeholders in disseminating RTI knowledge.
• Assist content generation for www.RTIwatch.lk
• Any other tasks assigned by the management related to RTI or overall TISL’s interventions.

You should be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, be IT literate, and fluent in English. Fluency in either Sinhala and/or Tamil an asset. The ideal candidates should ideally possess the following qualifications:

• Undergraduates/ recent graduates in law, social sciences, management or human rights
• Should possess outstanding public relations skills. – Individuals with a strong command of the local languages (Sinhala & Tamil)
• Should possess a working knowledge of word processing packages (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point)
• Reasonable knowledge of research analysis.
• An additional financial qualification such as partial completion of AAT or CIMA would be an added advantage

The selected individuals will benefit from insight into the operationalizing of RTI across Sri Lanka, gaining experience in a wide range of engagements in combating corruption, and engaging with public authorities and citizens at the grassroot level.

Candidates should be interested in gaining new experiences and open to working in a challenging environment
Applications should be sent by email to careers@tisrilanka.org
Commencement of Duties – Immediate
Note: Please state the following in the subject line of the email – “RTI Intern”