International Consultant to support Technical Support Division in the preparation of MRC State of Basin Report 2018 under TD framework

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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Key outputs of this consultancy are expected:

    • Section report covering the following subjects:
    • Flow condition at Phnom Penh, Tan Chau and Chau
    • Salinity intrusion in Delta
    • River bank erosion, river channel condition and sediment transport, sand mining
    • Flood and drought data
    • Climate change covering greenhouse gas, extreme events, temperature, rainfall
    • Navigation
    • Final draft report


    • Advanced degree in river hydrology or related fields;
    • At least 15 years of working experience and knowledge on hydrology or other water related issues;
    • Strong knowledge and experience in preparation of river basin assessment reports or state of the basin reports;
    • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports which can be readily understood by decision makers and the public;
    • Familiarity with the Lower Mekong River Basin, the Mekong River Commission and the MRC stakeholders would be beneficial;
    • Excellent verbal communication ability, including ability to make positive and insightful contributions to consultation workshops and inspire learning motivation amongst stakeholders;
    • Strong work ethics, including commitment, responsibility, team spirit, and timely delivery; and
    • Fluency in written and spoken English,TOEIC of 700 or equivalent.

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

Application procedures:

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, (IV) expected rate and (V) valid TOEIC result. The position title/Division 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 applications:  16 November 2017