International Consultant for Conceptual Groundwater Model Development

Mekong River Commission (MRC)


Consultant TypeIndividual Consultant
Work Location:Homebased with a possibility to travel in the MRC’s member countries in
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam
Division/Office:Planning Division
Duration/Contract type:40 working days / Special Service Agreement
Date Posted:25 April 2021
Closing Date:9 May 2022

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher in hydrogeology, groundwater modelling or related fields with at least 10 years of work experiences, especially proven experiences in the groundwater modelling for the region with data scarcity.
  • In-depth and proven knowledge and skills in hydrological science, groundwater modelling (especially MODFLOW), groundwater potential zones mapping, groundwater collection and management, and interpretation and application of groundwater modelling
  • Experiences in preparing materials and organizing the training courses on groundwater model development.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in using remote sensing data for groundwater study.
  • Practical experiences with good knowledge of the Mekong riparian countries or similar tropical regions is a strong asset.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Besides required qualities, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process.

Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Terms of Reference on the bottom of this page. MRC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. 

Application procedures: 
The application, in a single PDF file, must include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (ii) a detailed CV and (iii) a Personal History Form by registering at The position title and Division must be indicated in the cover letter. The MRC offers a challenging job with an attractive compensation package.