International Consultant (Videographer)

Consultant Type: Individual Consultant
Work location: Home-based, with frequent travel to the MRC member countries
Division: Office of Chief Executive Officer/Planning Division
Duration/Contract type: Maximum of 60 working days, from Oct. 2017 – Mar. 2018 / Special Service Agreement
Deliverables: 1 documentary film (30 min) with a trailer (1-1.5 min) on the Transboundary Projects under Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project


The Mekong River Commission is required to produce a documentary film that showcases the achievement of the five transboundary projects under the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project (M-IWRMP), which is slated for completion in March 2018.

The consultant must deliver video products of (1) a 30 min. documentary film that depicts achievements of the transboundary projects, and (2) a 1-1.5 min. trailer of the documentary, both in English and 4 riparian languages of Khmer, Lao, Thai and Vietnamese.

The documentary with the short trailer will be distributed to the member countries and project teams for their outreach efforts, and at the MRC level, will be posted on the official website and YouTube and screened at other communication opportunities.

For more details of job requirements, deliverables, timeline and required qualifications, please read Terms of Reference.

All interested applicants should submit (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) portfolio/work sample, (V) 3 references and (VI) 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: 16 October 2017