International/Regional consultant to produce PNPCA introduction Film/Video

Consultant Type:  Individual Consultant
Work Location: Home-based, with travel to the MRC Secretariat
Division: Office of the CEO
Duration/Contract Type: Maximum of 15 working days / Special Service Agreement


Key Responsibilities / Tasks: 

The objective of the consultancy is to produce a short film/video of approximately 2-3 minutes explaining the Procedures for Notification and Prior Consultation Agreement (PNPCA) process in an eye-catching and informative way.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Proven experience in film/video production meeting international standards, with at least 5 years of solid experience;
  • Proven experience in creating films, using infographic and animation;
  • Experience working with intergovernmental and/or development organizations in the region;
  • Good understanding of the Mekong River basin’s socio-economic, environmental contexts;
  • Previous examples of producing instructional, ‘explainer’ film/videos will be a distinct advantage;
  • English language is a requirement; working knowledge of riparian languages is an asset but not a requirement;
  • Willingness to work closely with and in consultation with the MRC.

The Terms of Reference 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.

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) Porfolio/ work samples, (V) contact information of 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
Email: mrcs@mrcmekong.org

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2018