Water Quality Officer

Water Quality Officer (mrcmekong.org)



The Mekong River Commission (MRC) was established by the 1995 Agreement on Co-operation
for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin, between the governments of
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam. The role of the MRC is to coordinate and promote
cooperation in all fields of sustainable development, utilization, management and conservation
of the water and related resources of the Mekong River Basin.
The MRC Secretariat is the operational arm of the MRC. It provides technical and administrative
services to the Joint Committee and the Council to achieve the MRC’s mission.

The MRC is an equal opportunity employer. The organization welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Besides required qualifications, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process. Interested applicants may find more information about each position through the Job Description, which is located at the bottom of this page. Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for an interview.

About the Position

  • Position: Water Quality Officer
  • Salary: M-11, Step I (US$ 33,440 base salary per annum) plus other benefit package as mentioned in the Job Description
  • Work Location: MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR
  • Contract Type/ Duration: Fixed-term Appointment/One-year contract with annual renewal
  • Deadline: 28 November 2022

Application Information

The application, in a single PDF file, must include:

  1. a cover letter (not longer than 1.5 pages) that outlines clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position. The position title and Division must also be indicated.
  2. a CV that must not be longer than five pages.
  3. the MRC Personal History Form.

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

The candidate must send his/her application via e-mail to the National Mekong Committee Secretariat in the candidate’s home country, not to the MRC Secretariat directly, using the contact below:

Cambodia National Mekong Committee

Address: No. 576, National Road No. 2, Sangkat Chak Angre Krom, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh 12353, Cambodia
Tel. +855-23-216514 Fax. +855-23-218 506
E-mail: sinsamnang9@gmail.com

Lao National Mekong Committee

Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane
Tel. +856-21-260983 Fax. +856-21-260984
E-mail: lnmcs.hr@gmail.com 

Thai National Mekong Committee

Address: Office of the National Water Resources
Juthamard Building, 89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210
Tel. +66-2-5541800 ext. 1392
Fax. +66-2-5219147
E-mail: fad.onwr@gmail.com

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee

Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. +84-24-39343565
Fax. +84-24-38256929
E-mail: vnmc.personnel@gmail.com

For more information, visit: https://www.mrcmekong.org/assets/Employment-Tenders/RS-F-04-JD-of-Water-Quality-Officer.pdf