Mekong nationals: Stakeholder Engagement Specialist (Re-advertisement)

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Job Summary / Job Statement

The jobholder helps to promote and strengthen MRC’s engagement with the Commission’s stakeholder groups in the basin development planning and other processes in order to ensure participatory management of the Basin’s water and related resources and raise the MRC’s profile in the region. He or she coordinates all stakeholder engagement efforts throughout the organisation and provides technical support in this aspect to all MRC’s activities. He or she also contributes to the overarching objective of MRC’s Gender Policy through facilitating equal and effective participation of women and men at stakeholder engagement related activities.

Qualifications requirements:
CertificateUniversity degree (Master or higher) in communications/ public relations, social sciences, public administration or other related field
Additional certificates

TOEIC certificate with 600 points and over is required. An equivalent internationally recognized certificate or a university degree from an internationally recognized academic institution whose instruction is in English may also be considered.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in public participation processes, stakeholder engagement in national and international public organisations, preferably on natural resources management;

  • Experience in international coordination

  • Experience with engaging private sector and civil society in the planning process

The Job Descriptions can be obtained from the download box at top 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.

Closing date for applications: 18 November 2016
Application procedures:

Candidates who summited application on the first-round need not to re-apply. Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply. 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) MRC Personal History Form. The position title and section/division must be indicated in the cover letter. MRC offers challenging job with attractive compensation package.