International Consultant for Agricultural Land Use Monitoring in Lower Mekong Basin -- MRC

55 working days 
Work Location:
Home based and Office of MRC Secretariat in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Agriculture and Irrigation Programme (AIP), Operations Division (OPD)
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide guidance and technical support to national line agencies in reviewing land cover map and land use change;
  • Facilitate a preparation meeting for final agricultural land use monitoring in LMB. Ensure that all national line agencies are aware of the project goals, work plan and timelines;
  • Visit each of the four MCs on the pilot area, accompanied by the national working group and relevant specialists;
  • Facilitate the workshops for agricultural land use monitoring in LMB;
  • Work with the study team manager and national consultants to ensure the required outputs. Continuously review and provide comment on every national working group’s report;
  • Analyse and document the agricultural land use change and driving forces in LMB;
  • Analyse and document the impact of agricultural land use change on local people’s livelihood in LMB.
  • Master or PhD degree in natural resources management, agricultural science, or related fields;
  • At least 15 years of experience in natural resources management, agriculture and land use change;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with a wide range of people and to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Demonstrated experience of working in the Lower Mekong Region (preferable);
  • Good understanding of agriculture and land use change, preferable in the Mekong basin;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
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: 12 December 2014

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Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
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

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