The Embassy of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Ankara is looking for a highly motivated individual Turkish national for the post of Trade cum Consular Assistant. 

Post                     : Trade Assistant 

Type of contract: Full time on contract basis. 

Duty Station      : Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara

Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Should be fluent in Turkish and English languages.
  • Ability to liaise with Turkish government entities, trade and tourism sector organizations, private sector and related Sri Lankan institutions effectively. 
  • Ability to work independently as well within a team; 
  • Knowledge in trade and commerce activities in Turkiye and international trade practices
  • Sound knowledge on Turkish economy and related political issues
  • Good public relations skills, IT skills
  • translation and interpretation skills; English to Turkish and vice versa.
  • Proactive work style and commitment 
  • Being able to make suggestions after market surveys to promote Sri Lankan products and services to the diplomat responsible for commercial matters
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian and Georgian languages could be an added advantage
  • Organizing skills
  • Ability to arrange and support delegations to trade events


  • Degree in the field of economics/management/marketing
  • IT related certificates 

Main Duties

Supporting the diplomatc Offcer handling commercial matters

Handling trade inquires and Monitoring economic / trade of Türkiye, Ukraine and Georgia.



Experience in similar field /work in the fields of International Marketing, International Trade or Investment.


Age between 25 - 40 years



  1. Interested candidates are requested to forward self-prepare application in English, certified copies of NIC (Kimlik card), SGK Registration Card (if available), Educational Certificates, Security Clearance Certificate and other relevant documents. 
  2. Applications for the above post with the copies of requested documents should reach the Embassy on or before 20 October 2023 addressed to H.E. the Ambassador, Embassy of Sri Lanka, to the following email :
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview on a specific date decided by the Embassy. (Travel/ transport expenses will not be reimbursed to attend interview). No, telephone inquiries, please.