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Mekong River Commission (MRC)


The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the only inter-governmental agency that works directly with the governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam on their common specific interests - joint management of shared water resources and sustainable development of the Mekong River.

As a regional facilitating and advisory body governed by water and environment ministers of the four countries, the MRC aims to ensure that the Mekong water is managed & developed in the most efficient & sustainable manner that mutually benefits all Member Countries and minimises harmful effects on people and the environment in the Lower Mekong Basin.
 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES (EXTENSION)


The MRC Secretariat has two office locations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Vientiane, Lao PDR is now recruiting the highly qualified candidate for the position of:

Location: Mekong River Commission Secretariat in Vientiane, Laos (OSV)
Contract: Fixed-term Appointment / One-year contract renewal
1. Chief Strategy and Partnership Officer 1 Position (Attached to Office of the CEO)
2. Personal Assistant to CEO 1 Position (Attached to Office of the CEO)
3. Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist 1 Position (Attached to Office of the CEO)
4. Communication Officer (Press) 1 Position (Attached to Office of the CEO)
5. Chief Finance Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
6. Finance Analyst 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
7. Procurement Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
8. Governance officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
9. Librarian 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
10. Information Technology Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
11. Chief Human Resources officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
12. Human Resources Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
13. Chief River Basin Planner 1 Position (Attached to Planning Division)
14. Climate Change Adaptation Specialist 1 Position (Attached to Planning Division)
15. Sustainable Hydropower Specialist 1 Position (Attached to Planning Division)
16. Agriculture and Irrigation Specialist 1 Position (Attached to Planning Division)
17. Socio-economic specialist 1 Position Attached to Planning Division)
18. Stakeholder Engagement Specialist 1 Position (Attached to Planning Division)

Work location: Office of Mekong River Commission Secretariat in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (OSP)
Contract: Fixed-term Appointment / One-year contract renewal
19. Communication Officer (outreach) 1 Position (Attached to Office of the CEO)
20. Finance Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
21. Administration & Procurement Officer 1 Position (Attached to Administration Division)
22. Chief Environment Management Officer 1 Position (Attached to Environmental Management Division)
23. Ecosystem and Wetland specialist 1 Position (Attached to Environmental Management Division)
24. Fisheries management specialist 1 Position (Attached to Environmental Management Division)
25. Fisheries and aquatic ecology officer 1 Position (Attached to Environmental Management Division)
26. Water Quality Officer 1 Position (Attached to Environmental Management Division)
27. Chief Hydrologist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
28. Water & Climate monitoring specialist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
29. Remote sensing & GIS specialist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
30 Modeller 1 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
31. Modeller 2 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
32. Information System and database specialist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
33. Navigation operations specialist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
34. River flood forecasting specialist 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)
35. Operational hydro-meteorologist/forecaster 1 Position (Attached to Technical Support Division)

The Job Descriptions and other information can be obtained from the MRC website http://www.mrcmekong.org/working-with-mrc/employment/ and https://www.facebook.com/Mekong-River-Commission-165798426775632/timeline/. 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.

Closing date for applications: Please check the MRC website

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as MRC will review applicants as they arrive. The deadline may be extended for positions where sufficiently qualified candidates have not been received. Please check the MRC website regularly.

Application procedures:
Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply. 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 section/division must be indicated in the cover letter. MRC offers challenging job with attractive compensation package.

Candidates must send his/her application via e-mail to both MRC Secretariat and the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country as per details below:

Mekong River Commission
Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV) P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: mrcs@mrcmekong.org

Cambodia National Mekong Committee
P.O.Box 623, 364 Monivong Blvd., Sangkat Phsar Doerm Thkouv, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. (855-23) 216 514 Fax. (855-23) 218 506
E-mail:cnmcs@cnmc.gov.kh or sinsamnang9@gmail.com or khom.sk@gmail.com

Lao National Mekong Committee
Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane, Lao PDR.
Tel. (856-21) 260 983 Fax. (856-21) 260 984
E-mail: bigpink2@gmail.com or ketsanalaos@gmail.com

Thai National Mekong Committee
Department of Water Resources
180/3 Rama 6 Road, Soi Phibul Watana Building
Phayathai, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
Tel. (66-2) 271 6165, 271 6620
Fax. (66-2) 298 6605
E-mail: tnmc@dwr.mail.go.th

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee
23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. (84-4) 825 4785 Fax. (84-4) 825 6929
E-mail: vnmc.personnel@gmail.com

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