Vacancies for Engineers at the IESL Secretariat

25 Jan 2017 11:38 AM | IESL (Administrator)

Vacancies for Engineers at IESL Secretariat


The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) is the apex body for Engineers in Sri Lanka. IESL is a member of the International Engineers’ Alliance and a full signatory of the Washington Accord and the International Professional Engineers’ Agreement. It’s Secretariat in Colombo serves a membership of around 20,000. In order to provide improved services to the members the following vacancies will need to be filled immediately.



Post of Deputy Executive Secretary (Education)


The position is a senior position in the Secretariat and includes responsibilities such as evaluating applications from suitably qualified Engineers for conferring Chartered Engineer status, evaluating Engineering degrees for recognition, conducting Continuous Professional Development programs for Engineers, conducting examinations to applicants who wish to obtain and/or upgrade membership of the IESL, conducting training sessions/ workshops for Engineers to develop additional skills, facilitating JIY, UIY, YMS activities of IESL, liaise with Provincial and Overseas chapters of IESL and conducting annual IESL events. In addition the Deputy Executive Secretary (Education) will assist the CEO/ Executive Secretary in the smooth operations of the Secretariat and attend meetings of the IESL committees.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from any discipline and be a Corporate Member of the IESL. The candidates should be well versed in IT skills. They should have pleasing personalities with excellent communications skills and should be able to deal effectively with professional institutions and professionals. Applicants should have at least 10 years working experience at managerial level.



Post of Director Education


The responsibilities include conducting Continuous Professional Development programs for Engineers, conducting qualifying examinations for those who wish to obtain and/ or upgrade membership of the IESL and evaluating the course content of Engineering degree programs of educational institutions seeking recognition from IESL.  The selected candidate will report to the Deputy Executive Secretary (Education).


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from any discipline and be a Corporate Member of the IESL .The candidates should be well versed in IT skills. They should have pleasing personalities with excellent communications skills and should be able to deal effectively with professional institutions and professionals. Candidates with teaching experience in an Engineering Faculty in a recognized University will have a definite advantage.


The selected candidates for both positions will have opportunities for career growth. Remuneration can be negotiated. The upper age limit for both positions would be 60 years.


If you have the required prerequisites please send in your application together with your photograph and the names and contact details of two unrelated referees to reach us on or before  6th February, 2017. Both positions are on fulltime basis.




Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Secretary

Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka

120/15 Wijerama Mawatha

Colombo 7.

e-mail: es@iesl.lk


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