Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam nationals: Governance Officer

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Vientiane, Laos 🇱🇦

Job Summary:

The jobholder is responsible for the effective application of the MRC’s Rules of Procedures regarding the preparation, organisation & management of all governance related meetings of the MRC, including but not limited to Summit, Council, Joint Committee, JC Task Force, Budget Committee, and routine meetings between the MRC and its Dialogue Partners and Development Partners.

Job Requirements:

Certificate:University degree (Bachelor or higher) in political or social sciences, international relations, law or related disciplines. A Master Degree is desirable.
Additional Certificates:TOEIC certificate with 800 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.
Experience:7 years of experience in preparing and conducting international conferences and governance events and related editorial and protocol matters;
Experience in bilateral or 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 bottom 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
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]

Lao National Mekong Committee
Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane
Tel. +856-21-260983 Fax. +856-21-260984
E-mail: [email protected][email protected]

Thai 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]

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee
Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. +84-24-39343565
Fax. +84-24-38256929
E-mail: [email protected]

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