International Consultant on Drought Monitoring and Forecasting -- MRC, Cambodia

Consultant type
International Consultant (Individual)
Contract Type:
Special Service Contract
Duration of service:
60 working days from September to December 2014
Work Location:
Office of MRC Secretariat in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Division/Section: 
Drought Management Programme, Operations Division
Key Responsibilitie

  • Review existing regional / transboundary;
  • Review national websites/systems related to drought monitoring and forecasting in the Member Countries and assess strength and weakness of those systems;
  • Review existing monitoring, forecasting and data management systems of the MRC programmes such as IKMP, FMMP and CCAI;
  • Identify value added of the regional drought monitoring and forecasting system to the existing systems of Member Countries;
  • Review and scope indicator and/or indices for drought monitoring and forecasting at the regional scale as well as tools for calculating indicators and/or indices. The review should include experience of the Member Countries and well known organizations or other international river basins related to meteorological drought, hydrological drought and agriculture drought;
  • Review and scope methods and tools for seasonal drought forecasting related to meteorological drought, hydrological drought and agriculture drought;
  • Identify data needs, data gaps and data accessibility for further cooperation on data collection and sharing;
  • Work closely with relevant MRC Programmes such as IKMP, FMMP, AIP, and CCAI on the review, developing concept and frameworks and identification of data need and gaps for a regional drought monitoring and forecasting system;
  • Develop concept, framework, process for developing a regional drought monitoring and forecasting system;
  • Identify capacity building needs for developing the system and prepare TORs for resources needed for future recruitment;
  • Develop implementation and operation workplan.
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Master or higher degree(s) in water resources management, climate change, or other relevant science to drought management;
  • At least 10 years work experience in drought management project/programme, drought analysis and mapping, drought monitoring and forecasting, water resources management, hydrology and climate change;
  • Advanced knowledge and extensive experience drought monitoring and forecasting system;
  • Extensive experience with providing similar consultancy services;
  • Experience with International River Basin or MRC is an advantage; and
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is required.
Application procedures:
The application should 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 section/division must be indicated in the cover letter.
Closing date for applications:
26 September 2014


The application should be sent to:
Mekong River Commission
Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV)

P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Ban Sithane Neua, Sikhottabong District,
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR.
Tel: (856) 21 263 263
Email: mrcs@mrcmekong.org

Moreinfo:

JOBS$type=list$m=0$cate=0$sn=0$rm=0$c=5$page=1$

SCHOLARSHIP$type=list$m=0$cate=0$sn=0$rm=0$c=5$page=1$src=random-postsls

NGOs Fund$type=list$m=0$cate=0$sn=0$rm=0$c=5$page=1$src=random-posts

Name

Award,13,Cambodia Jobs,3755,Contact,2,Grant,5,Guide,1,International Job,407,NGOs Fund,934,old,12,P,4,Privacy Statement,1,Scholarship,780,Training,1369,
ltr
item
Cambodia Jobs: International Consultant on Drought Monitoring and Forecasting -- MRC, Cambodia
International Consultant on Drought Monitoring and Forecasting -- MRC, Cambodia
Cambodia Jobs
https://www.cambodiajobs.biz/2014/09/international-consultant-on-drought.html
https://www.cambodiajobs.biz/
https://www.cambodiajobs.biz/
https://www.cambodiajobs.biz/2014/09/international-consultant-on-drought.html
false
8778075400999195946
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content