Regional water policy consultant

Consultant Type:  Individual Consultant
Work location: Home-based, with travel to the MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Division: Planning Division
Duration/Contract type:   Maximum of 51 working days / Special Service Agreement


Objectives:

The objective of this consultancy is to support the MRCS Planning Division in carrying out the implementation of Joint Action Plan during phases 1 and 2 and assisting in the overall implementation of the MRC Procedures through working with concerned MRCS staffs and other international consultants.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

    • At least 10 years of experience in IWRM and natural resource management;

    • Current knowledge of transboundary RBO management and associated procedures of the MRC;

    • Experience in facilitating technical dialogue on sensitive water management issues;

    • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports which can be readily understood by decision makers and the public;

    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing with a wide range of people;

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; TOEIC certificate with 700 and over is required;

    • Familiarity with the LMB and Mekong River Commission is beneficial.

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.

Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply. 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 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 (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: mrcs@mrcmekong.org

Closing date for applications:  29 December 2017