International Navigation Consultant (Re-post)

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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  • To effectively start the standardization of a vessel and waterway classification for the Mekong  River basin;
  • To effectively start the implementation of the Viet Nam-Cambodia Agreement on Waterway Transportation;
  • To effectively start the harmonization of rules and regulations on safety of vessels including on inspection of vessels between Thailand and the Lao PDR.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Master degree in waterborne transport management;
  • High level knowledge and experience in transport planning and operating;
  • Good knowledge of Inland waterway transport on the Mekong River;
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports which can be readily understood by decision makers and the general public;
  • Experience with MRC and Mekong work and networks in the region is a very important advantage;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; TOEIC requirement for consultants from countries where English is spoken as foreign language
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and reporting skills.

The Terms of Reference and other information can be obtained from the MRC website and MRC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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) financial proposal. 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
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  16 January 2018