Riparian Hydrology Expert

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Master or higher degree(s) in hydrology or (hydro-)meteorology, or related relevant discipline with at least 15 years of work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge on climate predictions and numerical weather models is strongly required and knowledge on flood and drought forecasts and hydrology is essential.
  • Professional experience in applied hydrological/ hydrodynamic modelling or computer modelling techniques as applied to river-system or basin simulation and flood and drought forecasting.
  • Demonstrated skills in project/ programme management (project planning, coordination, report writing) is a must.
  • Previous experience in the Mekong basin, preferably working with or for the MRC
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is required. Working knowledge of one more riparian language is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge on Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project is a must.
  • Besides required qualities, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process.

Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Terms of Reference on the top right corner of this page. 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.

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) a Personal History Form by registering at The position title and Division must be indicated in the cover letter. The MRC offers a challenging job with an attractive compensation package.