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 http://www.mrcmekong.org/working-with-mrc/employment/. 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

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TERMS OF REFERENCE

MRC Personal History Form


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