Bridgette Kennedy

  • Sri Lanka, LK

Development Program Officer

Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - May 2015

Development Program Officer

Y Gro Pvt Ltd.
  • Project Coordination of Developmental Programs in areas of education, environment, sanitation, livelihood and resettlement
  • Aiding persons engaged in developmental work in rural settings
  • Donors and partner relations communication and reporting.
  • Government reporting
  • Project accounting and administration.
Jan 2010 - May 2011

News Presenter/Journalist

Colombo Communications Pvt Ltd.
  • Responsible for hourly on-air news broadcasting of covering local, international, business and sports segments
  • Represented E-FM at media briefings and hosted interviews of eminent people
  • Provided administrative support to the Head of News and maintained all internal communication within the department

Education

Education
Jan 2012 - Mar 2015

Bachelors in Social Sciences 

Open University of Sri Lanka

Modules include: Mass Communication

                              Economics

                              Sociology

Oct 2010 - Apr 2011

Diploma in International Relations

Bandaranayaka Center for International Studies

Modules include: International Law and Human Rights

                                International and Regional Organizations

                                Recent Developments in Sri Lanka

 

Skills

Skills

Organizational Skills:

  • Project Management, Monitoring and evaluation 
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and meet crucial deadlines
  • Effective research, planning and coordinating 
  • Administration 

Communication Skills:

  • Strong Public relations and Media Relations 
  • Excellent command of the English language (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Fluency in Sinhalese (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Effective reporting 
  • analytic skills and document drafting 
  • Liaising with stakeholders

Certifications

Certifications

First Aid Attendant 

Youthworks Australia

Certified as a First Aid Attendant in applying basic First Aid and performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation