Procurement Officer

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

184 Fa Ngoum Road sitharn Neua Village Sikhottabong District Vientiane Capital


Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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 the Mekong water is managed and developed in the most efficient and sustainable manner that mutually benefits all Member Countries and minimises harmful effects on people and the environment in the Lower Mekong Basin.

The MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR, is now recruiting a highly qualified candidate for the position of:


Division/Section              : Administration Division

Level                                : M-11

Work location                 : MRC Secretariat, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Contract type/ Duration: Fixed-term Appointment / One-year contract renewal

Job Summary:

The job holder is responsible for the procurement of MRC goods, services and works. He or she is responsible for undertaking procurement procedures, drafting of the resulting contracts and ensures that deliveries, payments, execution of bank guarantees and other financial contract instruments are done according to the contract modalities.

Job Requirement:

  • A University degree (bachelor or higher) in one or more of the following disciplines: business administration, management or business law. A Master degree is desirable;
  • TOEIC certificate with 600 points and over is required. An equivalent internationally recognized certificate or a university degree from an internationally recognized academic institution whose instruction is in English may also be considered;
  • Seven years of progressive experience in procurement related position and experience of contract preparation preferably in an international/ regional development cooperation context;
  • Experience in freight forwarding, shipping and custom clearance is an advantage;
  • Experience in contacting in-bound and out-bound suppliers.

Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Job Description and MRC Personal History Form here or on the top right corner of this page. The MRC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Closing date for applications: 7 February 2019

Application procedures:  

Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam 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 must be indicated in the cover letter. The 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 using the contacts below:

Mekong River Commission
MRC Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: mrcshr@mrcmekong.org

Cambodia National Mekong Committee

P.O. Box 623, No. 576, National Road No. 2, Sangkat Chak Angre Krom, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh 12353, Cambodia

Tel. (855-23) 216 514   Fax. (855-23) 218 506

E-mail: sinsamnang9@gmail.com   and   


Lao National Mekong Committee

Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane, Lao PDR.

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

E-mail:  bigpink2@gmail.com; souksamone.lnmc@gmail.com; and viengsais@gmail.com

Thai National Mekong Committee

Department of Water Resources

180/3 Rama 6 Road, Soi Phibul Watana Building

Phayathai, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Tel. (66-2) 271 6165, 271 6620

Fax. (66-2) 298 6605

E-mail: tnmc.t@dwr.mail.go.th

Viet Nam National Mekong Committee

23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Tel. (84-4) 825 4785   Fax. (84-4) 825 6929

E-mail:  vnmc.personnel@gmail.com

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  • Post Date 10 January 2019
  • Prefered Language English
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Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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184 Fa Ngoum Road sitharn Neua Village Sikhottabong District Vientiane Capital

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