International Consultant to support Technical Support Division in the preparation of MRC State of Basin Report 2018 under TD framework


Consultancy type: Individual Consultant 
Work location: Home-based with travelling to MRC Member Countries (MCs)
Division: Technical Support Division (TD)
Duration/Contract type: 25 working days (December 2017 to December 2018) / Special Service Agreement

 

Key outputs of this consultancy are expected:

    • Section report covering the following subjects:
    • Flow condition at Phnom Penh, Tan Chau and Chau
    • Salinity intrusion in Delta
    • River bank erosion, river channel condition and sediment transport, sand mining
    • Flood and drought data
    • Climate change covering greenhouse gas, extreme events, temperature, rainfall
    • Navigation
    • Final draft report

Requirements:

    • Advanced degree in river hydrology or related fields;
    • At least 15 years of working experience and knowledge on hydrology or other water related issues;
    • Strong knowledge and experience in preparation of river basin assessment reports or state of the basin reports;
    • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports which can be readily understood by decision makers and the public;
    • Familiarity with the Lower Mekong River Basin, the Mekong River Commission and the MRC stakeholders would be beneficial;
    • Excellent verbal communication ability, including ability to make positive and insightful contributions to consultation workshops and inspire learning motivation amongst stakeholders;
    • Strong work ethics, including commitment, responsibility, team spirit, and timely delivery; and
    • Fluency in written and spoken English,TOEIC of 700 or equivalent.

The Terms of References and other information can be obtained at MRC website http://www.mrcmekong.org/working-with-mrc/employment/. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Application procedures:

The application should include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (ii) a detailed CV, (iii) MRC Personal History Form, (IV) expected rate and (V) valid TOEIC result. 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 (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: mrcs@mrcmekong.org

Closing date for applications:  16 November 2017