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Work experience

Jul 2011May 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 2010May 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

Jan 2012Mar 2015

Bachelors in Social Sciences 

Open University of Sri Lanka

Modules include: Mass Communication

                              Economics

                              Sociology

Oct 2010Apr 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

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

First Aid Attendant 

Youthworks Australia

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