The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) independent and autonomous multi-sector infrastructure regulatory agency established under the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act No. 35 of 2002 in the country. With the enactment of the Sri Lanka Electricity Act No. 20 of 2009, PUCSL became the economic, safety and technical regulator of the Electricity industry. PUCSL is seeking to appoint dynamic and results-oriented professionals with a high level of integrity to fill the following positions.


Reporting Relationship

The successful applicant will be subject to the general direction and control of the Commission   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Attorney-at-Law
  • Registered Company Secretary

Experience and Competencies

  • Minimum of 10 years of post-qualified experience in handling corporate secretarial functions
  • Good writing & interpersonal skills and capability of working independently
  • Exposure to and experience in infrastructure regulation would be an added advantage

Gross Salary range – Rs. 280,000.00 – 400,000.00                

Age – Below 49 years.


  1. DIRECTOR LICENSING (01 positions)

Reporting relationship

  • Reports to: Deputy Director General (Industry Services)

The objective of the position:

  • Responsible for operations of the licensing division including exercising licensing conditions as per legislations and monitoring compliance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering and a postgraduate degree from a recognized university by UGC.
  • Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Sri Lanka.


  • Minimum of ten (10) years post-qualifying experience in a utility or regulatory agency.

Age- Below 45 years

Gross Salary range

Rs. 280,000.00 – 400,000.00

  1. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – (On Contract)

Reporting relationship

  • Director of the relevant division

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 2nd upper from a recognized university by UGC.
  • Associate membership from a recognized professional institution
  • Minimum of two (02) years of post-qualifying experience in related engineering activities
  • Partly qualified in recognized financial-related professional status (CIMA, ACCA, ICASL etc.) is an added advantage.

Age – Below 35 years

Gross Salary range

Rs. 130,000.00 – Rs.170,000.00


Other benefit schemes applicable to the above positions

The selected candidates are entitled to a wide range of benefits such as comprehensive medical cover, reimbursement of the interest of property loans and professional membership subscriptions, facilitation of higher studies and capacity building along with other statutory benefits.

Short-listed applicants based on suitability, qualifications and relevant work experience will be called for interviews and the selection will be based on the qualifications, relevant experience and performance at the interview. The basic salaries will be determined based on experience and qualifications.

Interested and suitable professionals are invited to forward applications with a cover letter, a comprehensive biodata, a recent photograph, proofs of related qualifications/experiences and any other relevant details with names and contact details of two non-related referees to reach us on or before 30/10/2022 to the following address. Please mark “Application for the position applied – PUCSL” on the top left-hand corner of the envelope or on the subject line of the e-mail.

The Chairman

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka

Level 06, BoC Merchant Tower

No: 28, St. Michael’s Road

Colombo 03.


Telephone: 011-2392607/8, Fax:011-2392641,


Date:  16/10/2022