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Project Manager


About Ministry of Public Works (MoPW)

Governmental officeThe Ministry of Public Works (MPW) is responsible for the planning, monitoring, maintenance and development of the various transport infrastructure projects such as Roads, Bridges, Culverts, Railway and Airport in the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Therefore to enhance the capacity to strengthen its ability to deliver effective, efficient and transparent services in MPW the Human Resource Directorate wishes to recruit the following staff on contract basis from development Budget for the Ministry of Public works.

Job Summary

As a Project Manager, he will be responsible for the management, quality control and delivery of feasibility study, detailed design and construction supervision projects. His management role is to ensure that deliverables are produced with quality and on time by monitoring progress and providing advice and support. He must be proficient in the identification, analyses, and resolution of problems and effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of project activities.

Job Details

Date Posted: 12 Nov 2017 Reference: MPW/RCBIP/96 - 043
Closing Date: 25 Nov 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Management Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy
Contract Type: Contractor Years of Experience: 7 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 6 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities


The duties and responsibilities of Project Manager will include but not limited to:
• Handle procurement activities for selection of contractors and consultants, Monitor project implementation;
• Undertaking a technical review of the submitted designs by Consultants/Contractors to ensure consistency and a high standard of output.
• Assisting in options analysis and value engineering of the designs
• Review progress reports submitted by the Consultants to assess project implementation and assist the technical deputy minister office in communicating important decisions of the Employer (MPW) to the Consultants to avoid potential delays.
• Coordinate/liaise with Consultants, Contractors, other Ministries and other relevant departments concerning technical matters of the project.
• Ensure that the works are implemented in accordance with the technical specifications specified in the contract and interim road standards of MPW.
• Interact with the Consultants on a day-to-day basis concerning implementation and take corrective measures.
• Ensuring that the Supervision Consultants perform in accordance with the contract.
• Processing of various contractual matters including approval of variations, grant of extension of time etc.,
• Periodical visits to the site to assess implementation of the project and resolve any issue relating to the Contractors/Consultants. Review the recommendations of the ‘Engineer’ on designs prepared by the civil works contractors, a method of implementation, final testing, commissioning of the project, etc., and accord Employer’s approval.
• Review the IPCs/invoices submitted by the Consultants/Contractors and recommend for payment. Ensuring compliance with loan/grant covenants.
• Assisting in the analysis of field data, reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects.
• Responsible for other general office duties as may be assigned.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces



Qualification: A Master degree in a related field (Civil Engineering and Road Construction);
Planning & Organizing - Ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities;
Communications - Good communication (spoken and written) skills, including ability to prepare written documents/communications;
Technology Awareness – Good computer skills using MS Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Civil3d, Primeavira, Ms Project and the Internet,
Teamwork - Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people;
Fluency in English language is required;
Fluency in written and spoken Dari/Pashto is required;
Ability to draft letters in Dari/Pashto and English;
Ability to coordinate with senior officials (who are members of bids evaluation committees, and consultant selection committees)
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure;
Willingness and ability to travel inside Afghanistan.
Proven background in similar positions.
Must have technical knowledge in relevant field.
Motivation/Self Reliance
Team Work Ability
Verified copy of University degrees
Copy of Afghan ID (Tazkera)
Copy of last posting contract’s


Qualification: A Master degree in a related field (Civil Engineering and Road Construction);

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)


Masters Degree, Engineering

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications and detailed CV, to (mentioned E-mail) and copy to (mentioned E-mail) kindly indicate the vacancy number (MPW/ RCBIP/96-043) and the post title (Project Manager) in the subject line when applying by email. To the Human Resource Unit - Reform and Capacity Building Implementation Directorate of Ministry of Public Works first Macroryan Kabul Afghanistan.

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