|JOB ID: ABZ14|
|Position: Chief Hydrologist|
|Organization: Mekong River Commission, Lao PDR.|
|Application URL: http://www.mrcmekong.org/working-with-mrc/employment/chief-hydrologist/|
|Posted Date: 2017-01-12|
|The jobholder is the Lead Technical staff of the Division and supports the Director in overseeing the work of the Division and guiding other specialists. Specifically, the Chief Hydrologist supervises all activities and tasks assigned related to hydrology and hydrological monitoring, and the associated work of modelling and flood forecasting activities. The position holder oversees the management, production, and distribution of MRC hydro-meteorological information. The position supports the Director in leading the implementation of core river basin management functions related to data and monitoring (CRBMF 1), modelling and analysis (CRBMF 2) and forecasting, warning and emergency response (CRBMF 4).|
University degree (Master or higher) in engineering, water resources, hydro-meteorology or related discipline. A doctorate is desirable;
Minimum 13 years experience in applied hydrology and water resources engineering;
Excellent knowledge/experience of the Mekong River Basin hydrology;
Excellent knowledge and professional experiences in a broad range of hydrological, water balance analysis and hydrological modelling or computer modelling techniques as applied to river-system simulation and flood forecasting;
Good knowledge and professional experiences in website and (web-based) hydrological data/information management system;
Knowledge of GIS for water resources application is an advantage;
Demonstrated project management skills including formulation, planning, programming, execution.
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, (ii) a detailed CV, and (iii) MRC Personal History Form. The position title and division(Technical Support Division) must be indicated in the cover letter. MRC offers challenging job with attractive compensation package.
Candidates must send his/her application via e-mail to both MRC Secretariat and the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country as per details below:
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