Environmental Expert

Niras

, , LA

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 in natural sciences, environmental science or any relevant similar field
Professional experience required
Minimum 10 years’ experience in impact and risk assessment studies, development field survey training and reporting. 
Relevant experiences in the region. 
Experience from Laos/South East Asia. Local language is an asset
Duration
Project approx.36 months (anticipated 8 MM)
Commencement
Spring 2018
Deadline For Applications
2018-03-31

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED