Senior Social specialist​

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vientiane
Closing date: 15 June 2022

Job Overview

A senior specialist has responsibilities in identifying new project potentials, managing projects as assigned, and engaging with clients and government counterparts on a regular basis. A senior specialist will be required to provide value added to the company and stay updated on local regulatory requirements and development trends.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Managing projects throughout a project life cycle: project proposal preparation, proposal negotiation, field preparation, conducting and monitoring, report writing, document review, public consultation and a contract close out.
  • Being a subject-matter expert and providing inputs throughout a project life cycle
  • Supervising field surveys and collect data on a site or area of consideration
  • Carrying out desk-based research, interpreting data which can include using software-modelling packages as appropriate
  • Developing and improving project management tools
  • Developing and maintaining connection mainly with government counterparts and a pool of experts
  • Representing the company and communicating with stakeholders in all levels
  • Presenting and attending technical seminars and public events.
  • Initiating in any company value added activities.
  • Documenting lessons learned and supporting in the company’s strategic planning.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Master degree in social relation or similar field
  • Proven track record in consultancy services and/or research in social field (at least 3-5 years experiences)
  • Have good interpersonal and management skills;
  • Fluent English speaking and writing (report writing) including the translation revierr;
  • Able for travel to join the field survey and visit the project site;
  • Good understanding on social requirement for project development


Remuneration will depend on qualification of applicant. Interested candidates should send Cover Letter, CV and two references in English by through email: attention to Vilaxay Rattana or directly submit the application to EL main office at: 26 Sibounheuang Rd, 393/25 Sibounheuang Village, Chanthaboury District, Vientiane Lao PDR. Tel: 021 413 723 or Mob: 020 97860802 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information, please visit our ESL Facebook and visit our website.