24 Jun 2013


Mekong River Commission – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Mekong River Commission
The role of MRC is to promote and coordinate sustainable management and development of water and related resources for the countries’ mutual benefit and the people’s well-being MRC Secretariat is now recruiting highly qualified candidates for the positions of

Human Resource Officer
Division/Section : Human Resources Section
Post Level: M 10 – M 11
Work location: Vientiane, Lao PDR
Contract type/ Duration: Fixed-term appointment / One-year contract renewable

Key Responsibilities:
Recruitment & Section Process Management:
• Manage and execute the recruitment and selection functions to meet the objectives and timeline of the programmes and sections;
• Manage and provide a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; candidate selection; analysis exit interviews; recommending changes;
• Prepare, review and update job descriptions for all positions into the standard format of MRCS;
• Manage, provide and placing the job advertisements;
• Manage the interview process, tests with the programmes / sections and division;
• Provide the interview reports and manage the reports with the parties concerned;
• Coordinate with the candidates throughout the process of recruitment and selection, as well as the interview panels;

Recruitment & Selection Management and Development:
• Develop and maintain the recruitment process (including its description; recruitment measurement definitions, regular measurement reporting, taking proper actions to close gaps);
• Design and manage the selection matrix for choosing the optimum recruitment channel and recruitment source;
• Explore the market best practices in the recruitment and staffing and implement appropriate best practices in the organization;
• Update the bench marking of the recruitment database;
• Monitor and manage to reduce the costs of the recruitment process;
• Develop the social media communication strategy for different job profiles and functions in the organization;
• Monitor and update the labor legislation and implements required changes to keep the process compliant.

Human Resources Database and Report:
• Update the Recruitment and Section Database, Personal Action Forms, PARs, and other related data;
• Prepare staff cost reports per head, section/programme, and overall organization, preparing staff cost budgets;
• Update and improve all forms related to human resources services i.e. Application, PARs, Benefit and Allowances Requests, and etc;
• Update, or seeking to improve, the human resources manuals to be in line with MRC objectives and directions;
• Develop and Manage HR services is being operated according to MRC policies and procedures, HR best practices, fairly and transparency.

• University degree in human resources management, business administration, labour relations or related fields. A Master’s degree is desirable;
• 7-10 years with progressive working experience in human resources or personnel management, 5 years in management level preferably in an international/regional development co-operation context;
• Knowledge of United Nations’ regulations and practice is preferable;
• Strong computer skills, knowledge of database management, and SOLOMON programme is an advantage;
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
• Excellent command of written and spoken English (TOEIC score = 600, TOEFL score = 550) Knowledge of more than one riparian language is an advantage.

How to Apply

The job descriptions and other information can be obtained at MRC website http://www.mrcmekong.org/working-with-mrc/employment .

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

Closing date for applications: 9 July 2013

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

The application should be sent to the National Mekong Committee in the applicant’s home country:

Cambodia National Mekong Committee
P.O.Box 623, 364 Monivong Blvd.,
Sangkat Phsar Doerm Thkouv, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel. (855-23) 216 514 Fax. (855-23) 218 506
E-mail: ou_sophanna@cnmc.gov.kh

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@dwr.mail.go.th 

Lao National Mekong Committee
Prime Minister’s Office, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel. (856-21) 260 981-3 Fax. (856-21) 260 984
E-mail: lnmc.mekong@gmail.com

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

Job Categories: HUMAN RESOURCE. Job Types: Full-Time.

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