Sociologist

Niras

Laos 🇱🇦

Description

The project development objective is to improve water resource and fisheries management in selected areas of the Lower Mekong Basin. The project development objective is to establish key examples of integrated water resources management practices in the lower Mekong Basin at the regional, national and subnational levels, thus contributing to more sustainable river basin management in the lower Mekong.
The specific component (2) – National Water Resources Management aim to improve institutional capacity for IWRM in the Lao PDR, including strengthening hydro-meteorological systems, water quality monitoring, and water resource modeling. The component also contributes to helping the Lao PDR reduce disaster risk and respond to climate change by improving hydro-meteorological services, as well its flood and drought management capacity.

Qualifications required

Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

MSc social sciences or any relevant similar field or any relevant similar field

Professional experience required

15 years’ experience impact and risk assessment studies, development institutional development, water resource development, field survey training and reporting. Experience from Laos/South east Asia, full and good knowledge to local language is an strong asset.

Duration

Project approx.36 months (anticipated 18 MM)

Commencement

Spring 2018

Deadline For Applications

2018-03-31


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED