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Geological Information Expert for MoMP/Geological information Directorate


About Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is an enabler of the sector’s development and steward of all mineral and hydrocarbon resources through the implementation of international best practice, policies, regulations and procedures to encourage environmentally and socially acceptable private investment.
It is the responsibility of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum to ensure progress in research, exploration, development, and exploitation of both minerals and hydrocarbons. The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum approach is to create the highest level of ministerial competence, promote clear and transparent investment opportunities through modern laws, regulation and policies; and develop a progressive and inviting fiscal regime.

Job Summary

Collecting necessary information about the field from scientific Archive directorate

Job Details

Date Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Reference: MoMP/Geological Information Expert (Support)
Closing Date: 18 Sep 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Mining Open Ended: Yes
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy
Contract Type: Short Term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 3 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

1- Conduct field studies and surveys
2- Explore for natural gas, minerals or underwater sources
3- Study data and prepare scientific reports
4- Layout geological maps
5- Monitor mining structures and procedures
6- Perform and document laboratory experiments
7- Use seismographs and magnetometers to measure characteristics of the earth
8- Design, develop, and implement systems and databases for storing and accessing geospatial data.
9- Standardize and define metadata for geographic data, and track need for data format conversion.
10- Research and test new data sources, software, and organizational tools.
11- Create and implement standards for quality of geographic data.
12- Desk-based data capture (digitizing) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets, for example, to record the location of telecoms cables or water pipelines from original maps.
13- manipulation, analysis and presentation of geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS information from one format to another;
14- developing internet applications to present GIS data and tools on corporate websites;


• organizational and planning skills
• communication skills
• information gathering and monitoring skills
• problem analysis and problem solving skills
• judgment and decision-making ability
• initiative
• confidentiality
• team member
• attention to detail and accuracy
• adaptability


• University degree in Mining and Geology and any other related fields, Master’s preferable.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field.
• Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
Able to produce reports and other standards documents up to a professional standard Fluency in English (written and spoken), Pashto and Dari, local language proficiency is desirable.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul


Bachelors Degree, Mining

Submission Guideline

Expressions of interest (including CV and three references in word file, Educational and Work experiences documents) should be sent to the email address below by no later than 18/Sep./ 2017 at 16:00 hrs. Reference MOMP/PSU Geological Information Expert must be quoted on all correspondence and the Expression of interest.
Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Project Support Unit (PSU)
Attention: Mr. Abdul Basheer “Hassam” (Projects HR Coordinator)
Development Projects HR Unit, Second floor, Laboratory Building, Afghanistan Geological Survey (AGS), at Abdul Haq Square.
Cell phone: +93 (0) 795 62 63 20
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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