Verité Research

The Media Analysis
Strategic Analysis for Asia
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Verité Research is an independent multi-disciplinary think tank providing strategic analysis and advice to decision-makers and opinion-formers in Asia. We bring academia’s thoughtfulness, business’s professionalism and civil society’s commitment to the greater good together to create a unique value proposition. Our economics, law and politics groups combine deep experience with cutting-edge analysis to transform leaders’ worldview, strategy and negotiations to create a more truthful, just and good world. 


Finance & Administrative Assistant

Job Role

The Finance and Administrative Assistant provides support to a team of researchers performing a variety of standard administrative and financial processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. (S)He shall be responsible for – Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Contract Management functions of the organisation and shall provide Administrative and Project Support.

Core Competencies:

·      Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity   

·      Demonstrate sound judgment and informed decision making.

·      Self-development, initiative-taking

·      Acting as a team player and facilitating team work

·      Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.

·      Time management skills and ability to achieve deadlines.

Required Skills and Experience


·      Member/Passed Finalist of any recognised accounting institution/body.


·      Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).

·      Knowledge in a computerised accounting packages (eg. Quickbooks, MYOB).

·      Experience in liaising with donor/funding agencies

Language Requirements:

·      Fluency in English (oral and written) and Sinhala (oral).


Deadline: 24th November 2015

To obtain more information or to apply for the position, please write/send your CV and cover letter to Team Leader

We are looking for a proven leader who has all the skills required to drive, Sri Lanka's pioneering parliamentary monitoring web platform.

The following qualities will be especially important:

§   Desire to be a leader in deepening and consolidating Sri Lankan democracy with an acute sense of what is going on in Sri Lankan politics.

§   Interested in developing innovative ways in which can disseminate information using a blend of traditional and dynamic media channels.

§   Able to provide a clear vision for the initiative - drive improvement in the accuracy, immediacy and relevance of the synthesized information provided through the platform.

§   Manage a team of 3/4 researchers, keeping them interested and inspired in their core work.

§   Motivation to be the public face of, which will include providing media interviews, conducting press conferences etc.

§   Committed to building and maintaining revenue streams and financial support for the sustainability of

§   Capable of innovating and developing knowledge products around the data and analysis.

To obtain more information or to apply for the position, please write/send your CV and cover letter