Applications are invited from the citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka who possess the requisite qualifications to fill the following vacancy of the Sugarcane Research Institute at Uda Walawe.

Procurement Officer : JM 1-2 – (01 position)       

External    :   

A Degree in Management or Commerce from a recognised university or Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from a government technical college with three (03) years post-qualifying experience in local and foreign supplies work in a Government Department/Corporation/Statutory Board or a reputed mercantile establishment.                                                                                                


One-year certificate course in supplies and material management.   


Certificate course in Supplies and Material Management.


Five (05) years experience in local and foreign supplies work in Management Assistant Non-Technological Category in Grade I.

Age Limit (On the date of closing applications):

 Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to candidates from Government Departments, Corporations and Statutory Boards and internal candidates.

Salary Code and the Scales:

 JM 1-2-2016  –             Rs. 43355-10×755-18×1135-71335/-     (Present gross salary Rs. 46662 /-)

 Method of Selection:  

Procurement Officer –  On the results of a written competitive examination and a structured interview.

Other Benefits:

In addition to the salary, government approved allowances will be paid.
Medical benefits are available according to prevailing rules of the Institute’s Medical Scheme.
Rent-free quarters will be provided, if available.

Provident Fund:

The employee will be required to contribute 10% of the salary to the Employees’ Provident Fund while the Institute will contribute 15%.  The Institute will also contribute 3% to the Employees’ Trust Fund.

 General Conditions:

Transferable to any part of Sri Lanka


Applications should be submitted with the copies of the certificates and relevant documents in the prescribed form by downloading from the Institute’s website, under registered post to reach the undersigned on or before 06th May 2019.

The post applied for and the selected subject area should be clearly mentioned on the top-left hand corner of the envelope. 

Applicants from Government Departments/Corporations/Statutory Boards should forward the applications through their respective Head of Department. 

Non-conformity with this requirement will result in the application being rejected.

The Director,
Sugarcane Research Institute,
Uda Walawe    


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