Mekong basin nationals: Riparian Database Expert

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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1. Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Review EHM database;
  • Provide an overview of fisheries monitoring databases and EHM database (table, queries, forms and reports) to Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology Officer (FAEO);
  • Prepare two short user guides on how to use fisheries monitoring database (only Fish Abundance and Diversity Monitoring [FADM]) and EHM database;
  • Review Thailand database of FADM and assist in data cleaning, checking for errors and data analysis;
  • Update database on FADM according to changes in contents on the data collection forms;
  • Support capacity development on the two monitoring databases when required by ED and countries;
  • Synchronize national fisheries monitoring databases on Fish Abundance and Diversity Monitoring with the regional database.
2. Qualification requirements

The expertise and qualifications necessary for the assignment include the following:

  • BSc in Information Technology or related field plus at least five year minimum experience especially with MRC;
  • Ability to set up and use appropriate programmes including MS Access, MS Excel and SPSS. Knowledge of GIS software and Database Programming is a plus;
  • Proven ability to design, clean and process database;
  • Knowledge of Mekong fisheries;
  • Availability to undertake the assignment in the time period specified.

The Terms of Reference and other information can be obtained at MRC website Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

3. Application procedures:

Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply. The application should include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (ii) a detailed CV, (iii) MRC Personal History Form , and (IV) expected rate. The position title must be indicated in the cover letter.

The application should be sent to:

Mekong River Commission 
Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: [email protected] 

Closing date for applications27 January 2017



MRC Personal History Form