The Mekong River Commission (MRC)

The Mekong River Commission (MRC)

The Mekong River Commission hiring Agriculture and IRRIGATION SPECI

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the only inter-governmental agency that works directly with the governments of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam on their common specific interests – joint management of shared water resources and sustainable development of the Mekong River. As a regional facilitating and advisory body governed by water and environment ministers of the four countries, the MRC aims to ensure that (a) the Mekong water is managed and developed in the most efficient and sustainable manner that mutually benefits all Member Countries and (b) minimize harmful effects on people and the environment in the Lower Mekong Basin.


The MRC Secretariat is now recruiting a highly qualified candidate for the position of:




Salary Level:


Work Location:

Contract Type/ Duration:    

Technical Support Division, MRC Secretariat.

M-11 Step 1 (USD33,440 base salary per annum) plus other benefit package as mentioned in the Job Description  

MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Fixed-term Appointment / One-year contract with annual renewal for a maximum of 6 years.



Closing Date for Applications:   22 January 2021


Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam are eligible to apply.


Job Summary:

The jobholder provides modelling & analysis support for transboundary impact assessment of national water resources development projects and activities conducted by MRCS. He or she enhances Decision Support Framework modelling capabilities for basin-wide assessment of climate change and water resources development impacts on hydrology, water quality, flood, drought, fisheries, food and energy security as well as ecosystem for the LMB.           

Application Procedures:

The Job Description and other information can be obtained from the MRC website The application, in a single PDF file, must include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position; (ii) a detailed CV and (iii) Personal History Form. The position title and division must be indicated in the cover letter.

MRC is an equal opportunity therefore we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process. Candidates must send his/her application via e-mail to the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country using the contacts below:

Cambodia National Mekong Committee

Address: 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: [email protected];

             [email protected]        

Lao National Mekong Committee

Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane

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

E-mail:  [email protected]; [email protected]                        

Thai National Mekong Committee

Address: Office of the National Water Resources

Juthamard Building, 89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210

Tel. +66 2 554 1800 ext. 1392

Fax. +66 2 521 9147

E-mail: [email protected]

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee 

Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam 

Tel.          (84-24) 3934 3565   

Fax.         (84-24) 3825 6929 

E-mail:     [email protected]