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Legal Advisor


About Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) Reform and Capacity Building Implementation Project (RCBIP)

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

• The legal advisor is responsible for all relevant activities related to legal part of the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW).

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Reference: MPW / RCBIP / 96-036
Closing Date: 19 Nov 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Legal Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Contractor Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 6 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

• The legal advisor is responsible for all relevant activities related to legal part of the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW).
• Must have proficient knowledge of Afghanistan and international laws to provide verbal and written advices to the leadership board and other relevant departments of MoPW.
• Support relevant departments in review the contracts and confirm that all prepared contracts are made according to the Afghan laws and regulations.
• Responsible to resolve all legal and legislative issues and obstacles, Liaise with the government legal and legislative offices, president, parliament and other relevant organs.
• Insure that all official verbal and written communications and correspondents are according to the law and regulations and process legal terms and cycles.
• Provide legal support to the relevant departments which mostly deals with legal activities.
• Provide legal support in reviewing all relevant Scribble, Protocols, internal policies, agreements, Memorandum of understanding and other official documents of MoPW and issue legal approve to each.
• Analyses, Identify and make solution for any legal previsions exists in the current system.
• Attend meetings, workshops and other events related to legal and legislative issues inside and outside of the MoPW.
• Provide legal protection and risk management advices especially on contract management, agreements, land acquisitions and other relevant activities and report the higher management.
• Establish a coordination network with other relevant department of governmental deals with legal, law and legislative issues.
• Preparing monthly, quarter and annual work plan according to ministry general plan to achieve goals.
• Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work reports and submit to higher management.
• Must be familiar with legal issues of government and international donor’s procurement procedures.
• Any other assignment as required by the supervisor.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• Excellent Computer skills in operating MS Windows and MS Office programs.
• Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS project.
• Proficiency in English, Dari and Pashto (Reading, Writing and Speaking)
• Excellent interpersonal Skills
• Self-discipline, integrity and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Job Requirements:

• At least 5 years’ Experience and Bachelor’s degree.
• Education degree in Law and legislative, Justice, Islamic law.
• Motivation/Self Reliance
• Team Work Ability
• Verified copy of University degrees
• Copy of Afghan ID (Tazkera)
• Copy of last posting contract


• Education degree in Law and legislative, Justice, Islamic law.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Law

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/96-036) and the post title (Legal Advisor) 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.
"Women are highly encouraged to apply"

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