Clerical Assistant, Information & Media Practice Jobs at IREX in Colombo, Western Province

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IREX company opens jobs for Clerical Assistant, Information & Media Practice positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Administrative skills with Associate experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 13,000 - රු. 50,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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

Job Information

Position:Clerical Assistant, Information & Media Practice
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Administrative
Seniority Level:Associate
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Non-profit Organizations

Job Description

IREX is a global development and education organization. We strive for a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world—where individuals reach their full potential, governments serve their people, and communities thrive. With a projected annual portfolio of more than $100 million and more than 600 staff worldwide, we work with partners in more than 100 countries in four areas essential to progress: cultivating leaders, empowering youth, strengthening institutions, and increasing access to quality education and information.

The Clerical Assistant will contribute to maintaining the office space by providing support on day-to-day operations. The Clerical Assistant will work closely with other PRO-INFO staff as needed under the supervision of the Senior Administration Officer.

We are doers. Our decades of on-the-ground experience help us create greater impact, practical recommendations, and lasting partnerships.

Are you the next member of our team?

Your Background & Skills

  • Experience working in a similar capacity. Familiarity with USAID requirements preferred.
  • Customer-service orientation and courteous manner.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be skilled at handling multiple tasks.
  • Fluency in Sinhala or Tamil. Understanding of English preferred.
  • Must demonstrate valid proof of unrestricted work authorization in Sri Lanka.

Your Daily Tasks

  • Cleaning the office space and surrounding areas daily.
  • Keeping the pantry and toilets clean.
  • Making and serving tea/coffee for staff and visitors.
  • Making photocopies.
  • Going to the bank for cash withdrawals, deposits, and other related work.
  • Support in making bill payments, small purchases, and courier.
  • Support in handling incoming/outgoing mail and other materials for delivery.
  • Ensuring that equipment maintenance services are properly carried out.
  • Reporting maintenance issues to immediate supervisor.
  • Keep the office equipment and kitchen equipment clean.
  • Replacing toners and cartridges for photocopier and printers.
  • Providing logistical support for workshops organized in the office and external sites.
  • Tracking and maintaining kitchen supplies and cleaning materials.
  • Disposing garbage regularly.
  • Watering and maintaining garden areas regularly.
  • Maintaining the water motor and periodically cleaning the overhead water tank.
  • Other support duties as needed.

We conduct background checks on all successful candidates.

This position is eligible for Telework. The eligible employee is a regular, full-time Sri Lanka-based staff who works from a worksite outside the Sri Lanka office for one or more days a week.

This position is not eligible for Immigration Sponsorship.


EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information


IREX is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to create positive social change. With a mission to advance education, strengthen independent media, foster transparent governance, and promote peacebuilding, IREX has been working on impactful programs and initiatives for over 50 years.

Through its various programs, IREX strives to improve education systems around the world. It works closely with local partners to enhance teaching methods, develop innovative curricula, and provide training for educators. By equipping schools and learning centers with necessary resources, IREX aims to ensure that all individuals have access to quality education, regardless of their background or location.

IREX also recognizes the power of independent media in promoting democratic values and supporting informed decision-making. It supports local media organizations, journalists, and media professionals, enabling them to produce accurate, unbiased, and high-quality news content. By strengthening independent media ecosystems, IREX contributes to creating open and democratic societies.

Transparency and accountability are vital for good governance. With this in mind, IREX works with governments and civil society organizations to promote responsible leadership, transparent public administrations, and citizen engagement. By fostering dialogue and providing technical assistance, IREX helps develop effective governance strategies that benefit both public institutions and the citizens they serve.

IREX understands that sustainable peace can only be achieved through inclusive and collaborative efforts. It implements peacebuilding programs that aim to prevent conflicts, resolve existing conflicts, and promote reconciliation and societal healing. By bringing together key stakeholders, IREX facilitates dialogue, builds trust, and supports local initiatives for lasting peace.

With its extensive network of partners, experts, and supporters, IREX continues to develop innovative solutions to complex social challenges. By empowering individuals and communities, IREX envisions a world where everyone can participate fully in society, exercise their rights, and contribute to a better future.

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