Water Quality Officer

Division: Environmental Management Division
Working Location: MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Contract type / Duration: Fixed-term Appointment / One year contract renewal

Job Requirement:

  • University degree (Bachelor or higher) on environmental science or related field with focus in water management, biology, chemistry or technology;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in area of water quality and riverine plastic debris monitoring, or protection of aquatic ecosystem;
  • Working experience in regional, national disaster committee/warning centre is an advantage;
  • Working experience in international projects and programmes;
  • Working experience in Bilateral and international relations;
  • TOEIC certificate with 600 points and over is required. An equivalent internationally recognized certificate or a university degree from an internationally recognized academic institution whose instruction is in English may also be considered;
  • Besides required qualities, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process.

Application procedures: 

The Job Description 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.

Closing date for applications: 6 February 2020

Application procedures:

Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply. The application, in a single PDF file, must include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, and (ii) a detailed CV. The position title and division must be indicated in the cover letter. MRC offers challenging job with attractive compensation package.

Candidates must send his/her application via web link to MRC Secretariat and e-mail to the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country as per details below:

Mekong River Commission
MRC Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Web Link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F5DSHQ3

Cambodia National Mekong Committee

P.O.Box 623, 364 Monivong Blvd.,
Sangkat Phsar Doerm Thkouv, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tel. (855-23) 216 514   Fax. (855-23) 218 506

E-mail: sinsamnang9@gmail.com   and  u_sophanna@yahoo.com

Lao National Mekong Committee

Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

Tel. (856-21) 260 983   Fax. (856-21) 260 984

E-mail:  bpssps@gmail.com; bigpink2@gmail.com; 


Thai National Mekong Committee

Office of the National Water Resources

89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road,

Lak Si District,Bangkok 10210 

Tel. +66 (0) 2521 9140-7 Ext.1105                          

Fax.+66 (0) 2521 9140-7 Ext. 1493                          

Email : phiromchai@yahoo.com

 Viet Nam National Mekong Committee

23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Tel. (84-4) 825 4785   Fax. (84-4) 825 6929

E-mail:  vnmc.personnel@gmail.com



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