Tourism Development Expert - Sri Lanka

International Development Group LLC (IDG)
Industry : Hotel, Travel & Leisure
Type : Full Time
Closing Date : 2021/11/27
Seeking a Tourism Development Expert with a strong background in training and capacity development to support the institutional capacity of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL). Relevant donor-funded project experience is required.

The Expert will conduct tourism development activities with the Ministry of Tourism and other relevant GOSL entities. This is a continuation of successful activities conducted with the GOSL under previous USAID activities.

Tourism is a critical and strategic export for Sri Lanka. This assignment is expected to run approximately 1.5 to 2 years and will be based in Colombo.

Qualifications And Skills
  • 10+ years experience in tourism development, business enabling environment, or related
  • Experience managing and implementing donor-funded economic growth projects is required
  • Proven skills in training formulation and delivery.
  • Ability to manage relationships with local partner organizations.
  • Experience working with local national staff, donors, host government counterparts, and other stakeholders on project implementation. USAID experience is a plus.
  • Private-sector experience and contacts in local, regional, or international markets preferred
  • Fluency in English (spoken, written) is required.
  • IDG has issued policies essential for the safety and well-being of all staff, including requirements for all employees to be appropriately vaccinated or to have an approved exception/exemption on file. New employees will be asked to provide validation of full compliance of IDG's vaccination policies.
Company Description

International Development Group LLC (IDG) is an international development consulting firm that assists donors, governments, and the private sector to create and take advantage of opportunities for sustainable, broad-based economic development and poverty reduction. IDG provides entrepreneurs and policymakers with the practical tools needed to achieve real and measurable impact for their communities and countries. IDG assistance programs aim to build the capacity, skills, and knowledge of local individuals and institutions in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, fostering synergies between local knowledge and international experience.