Vijayapala Sinnathamby
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Vijayapala Sinnathamby Member

Last update: Jan 4, 2023 Last update: 04 Jan, 2023

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Citizenship: Sri Lanka
Languages: English, Sinhalese, Tamil
Highest Degree: MBA
Experience: 24 years
Countries: Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, USA
Sectors: Gender, Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Training, Pollution & Waste Management (incl. treatment), Media and Communications, Programme & Resource Management, Research Gender, Humanitarian Aid & Emergency, Training, Pollution & Waste Management (incl. treatment), Media and Communications, Programme & Resource Management, Research
Gender: Male
Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94-112632932
Cellphone: +94-777577788
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About

I am a Project Management Professional with 25+ years’ experience in the Humanitarian Sector, United Nations and International Non-Governmental Organizations, and excelled in Overall Program/Project Management, Finance, Administration, Operations and Capacity Building; especially I have managed a wide range of bilateral and donor-funded multi-disciplinary projects/programs with the range of USD 3 to 100 million worth in Asia and Africa, especially in Sri Lanka.

I have groomed my career from bottom to top level management throughout my 25+ years' career ladder and served as Social Mobilizer, NGO Community Development Trainer, Practitioner, Livelihood/Entrepreneurship Promoter (women and youth), Social Scientist, Management Consultant, Project Management Professional, Strategist, Women empowerment/Gender, NGO staff Capacity building/Educator, SWM Specialist, Team Lead, Country Project Lead and Project Director.

I have worked during emergencies, especially during the 30 years ethnic war in Sri Lanka and tsunami disaster. I have worked with all level of people, from the marginalized communities to policy makers; especially my dedicated community service rented to the disadvantaged groups, including women-headed/war affected households, children & youths at risk, people with disabilities, former war combatants, boundary communities, internally displaced people and overall marginalized groups.

I have worked with and managed multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams during my career and supported staff personnel development, excelled in overall project management including research, monitoring and evaluation, and maintained a diplomatic Government and donor relationship. I have full professional proficiency in English, fluent in Tamil and good in Sinhala.