Chief Legal Officer/ General Counsel Jobs at Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka in Colombo, Western Province

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Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka company opens jobs for Chief Legal Officer/ General Counsel positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having common and adaptable (for details, you can ask the company) skills with beginners or seniors experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 12,000 - රු. 36,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in sejenis, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka
Position:Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

The Chief Legal Officer (CLO) is a senior executive responsible for overseeing all legal matters within the organization. As a member of the executive leadership team, the CLO provides strategic legal guidance and ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Salary Range: 700,00LKR to 1,200,00LKR (Please note that the salary scale provided is subject to negotiation and may vary based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience)


National Initiatives Pertaining To Digital Laws

  •   Leading the adoption of emerging digital technologies within the country’s legal environment.
  • Collaborating with government stakeholders to develop necessary laws and regulations for digital solutions.
  • Reviewing existing digital laws and recommending amendments as required.
  • Implementing strategies to adopt international legal best practices.
  •  Creating strategies to protect the digital landscape and enforce cyber laws.
  •  Promoting capacity building for cyber laws among high-level stakeholders.
  •  Developing international collaborations for national cyber laws.
  •  Staying updated with global trends in digital technologies and legal frameworks.
  •  Providing expertise on legal matters related to digital technologies.
  •  Collaborating to raise awareness and ensure compliance with cyber laws.
  • Engaging in policy advocacy and representing the agency in forums.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of legal frameworks.
  • Supporting internal teams on legal matters related to digital solutions.

Institutional Legal Matters

  •  Providing innovative and practical legal leadership for digital and information system contracts.
  •  Offering independent advice to the board and management, including legal relationship reviews and ongoing litigation.
  •  Providing counsel on labour matters.


  •  LLB degree and an Attorney-at-Law with postgraduate qualifications in relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum of 15 years of professional experience, with at least 10 years in a leadership role, showcasing a track record of achieving significant business growth while nurturing sustainable relationships.
  • Experience in the public sector is considered advantageous.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with relevant legal frameworks, regulations, and emerging trends in digital technologies.


  • gain experience
  • taught first
  • Get bonus if overtime

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Company Information

Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka


The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) is a government institution responsible for developing and maintaining the information and communication technology infrastructure in Sri Lanka. Established in 2004, ICTA is mandated to coordinate public and private investments in ICT for the economic, educational, and social development of Sri Lanka. The agency also works to ensure the accessibility of ICT to all citizens and to promote the development of digital literacy. ICTA focuses on providing a secure, reliable, and cost-effective digital environment in order to foster innovation and creativity. To that end, ICTA has developed a number of initiatives such as the National Fiber Optic Network, the National Dial Up and Data Interconnect Network, the National Wi-Fi Hotspot Network, the National Single Sign On Network as well as an e-Governance platform. Furthermore, ICTA also supports local information and communication technology businesses and works to promote export of ICT products from Sri Lanka.

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