Internal Auditor (Re-advertisement)

Consultant Type: Individual Consultant 
Work Location: Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR
Division: Office of Chief Executive Officer (OCEO)
Contract Type/Duration: 1 year / Service Contract



The internal auditor is to provide independent assurance that an organisation's risk management, governance and control processes are operating effectively. Based on the risk based internal audit assessment performed on Phase 1 of the Project activating an internal audit activity in MRC, an Internal Audit Plan was prepared and approved by the CEO and the Enterprise Risk Assessment that performed by KPMG. 


  • Minimum bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Law and other relevant fields.
  • Global Professional qualification e.g. IIA, CPA, IPA or equivalent is highly preferred.
  • Senior role: at least 8 years auditing experience, in an international/public sector audit organization.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Considerable experience in developing and executing Internal Audit Plans using a risk-based approach.
  • Experience auditing the international and government organizations.
  • High-level interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

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) online 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

Closing date for applications: 10 December 2018.