Laos nationals: Water and Climate Monitoring Assistant

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Vientiane, Laos 🇱🇦

Consultant Type:Individual Consultant
Work location:MRCS office
Division:Technical Support Division
Duration/Contract type:12 months / Service Contract
Date Posted:7 December 2022
Closing Date:31 December 2022

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in hydrology, hydraulic engineering or water resources engineering;
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in hydrological monitoring and water resources and environmental management;
  • Preferably the experience in installing and fixing the HYCOS stations in the Mekong River Basin;
  • A very good command of English skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding) is essential as the training activities and the on-the-job training and working scheme will be conducted in English;
  • Commit to learning and contributing to the completion of assigned work at the MRCS and has the attitude of learning by doing;
  • Competent in using MS Office software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of other software used in the area of water work is a plus;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills – the ability to work independently as well;
  • as team spirit and active participation at the training activities is desirable;
  • Culturally sensitive and gender cautious.
  • Besides required qualities, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process.

Only Lao nationality is eligible to apply. The 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, (iii) Supplier Declaration Form (DDG-01) and (IV) 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.

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