Regional Water Policy and Planning Expert

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Vientiane, Laos 🇱🇦

Consultant TypeIndividual Consultant
Work Location:MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Division/Office:Planning Division
Duration/Contract type:12 months / Service Contract
Date Posted:21 March 2023
Closing Date:11 April 2023

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University degree(s) (Master or higher) in development planning, water resources management, or relevant field;
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience holding the position of increasing responsibility for river basin planning and management in international river basin;
  • Proven experience in facilitating technical dialogue on sensitive water management issues; and
  • A deep understanding of the MRC Procedures and the implementation of PNPCA Prior Consultation processes undertaken to date.
  • Immediate availability will be considered an advantage.

Interested applicants may 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






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