International Consultant on Groundwater Model Development

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Vientiane, Laos 🇱🇦

Consultant Type:Individual Consultant
Work location:MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Division:Planning Division
Duration/Contract type:15 days / Special Service Agreement
Date Posted:6 February 2023
Closing Date:28 February 2023

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher in hydrogeology, groundwater modelling, or related fields with at least 10 years of work experience, especially proven experiences in groundwater modelling for the region with data scarcity.
  • In-depth and proven knowledge and skills in using various software in groundwater modelling, including MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas 8 version.
  • Experience in aquifer yield mapping in the data scarcity region.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in using remote sensing data for groundwater study, for instance, data from GRACE, is highly desirable.
  • Practical experiences with good knowledge of the Mekong riparian countries or similar tropical regions are vital assets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Immediate availability will be considered an advantage to the selection process.

Interested applicants can find more information about the position through the Terms of Reference at 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 (not longer than 1.5 pages) that clearly outlines how the candidate meets the requirements of the position. The position title and Division must also be indicated, (ii) a detailed CV, (iii) a Supplier Declaration Form (DDG-01), and (iv) a Personal History Form by registering at

More information

Declaration Form (DDG-01)

Personal History Form

Terms of Reference





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