Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam nationals: Fisheries Management Specialist

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Job Summary:

The jobholder is responsible for activities related to fisheries management including supporting the implementation and update of the basin-wide fisheries management and development strategy. In collaboration with other specialists in the Division and with other Divisions, he or she will contribute to the MRC Indicattor framework, basin-wide assessments, studies, surveys and researches related to fisheries issues required by other specialists and Divisions. 

Job Requirements:


University degree (Master or higher) in fisheries science, aquatic science, aquaculture, ecosystem management, or in other relevant fields

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 fisheries management and governance;

–        Preferably 7 years of experience in management of complex project;

–        Preferably 5 years of experience in bilateral, international relations.

MRC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Besides required qualifications, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process. Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Job Description (JD). Applications are expected to fill in the MRC Personal History Form (Form RS-09). Both JD and the Personal History Form can be found at the top right corner of this page. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and are invited for an interview. 

Application Procedures:

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 division must be indicated in the cover letter. The MRC offers a challenging job environment with attractive compensation package. 

Candidates must send his/her application via e-mail to the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country, not to the MRC Secretariat directly using the contacts below:

Cambodia National Mekong Committee

Lao National Mekong Committee

Address: No. 576, National Road No. 2, Sangkat Chak Angre Krom, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh 12353, Cambodia

Tel. +855-23-216514   Fax. +855-23-218 506

E-mail: [email protected]
[email protected]         

Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane

Tel.  +856-21-260983 Fax. +856-21-260984

E-mail: [email protected][email protected]


Thai National Mekong Committee

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee 

Address: Office of the National Water Resources

Juthamard Building, 89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210

Tel. +66-2-5541800 ext. 1392

Fax. +66-2-5219147

E-mail: [email protected]

Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam 

Tel. +84-24-39343565   

Fax. +84-24-38256929 

E-mail: [email protected]

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