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Project Manager (Ghazni)


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

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: 04 Feb 2018 Reference: MPW/RCBIP/97 – 010
Closing Date: 17 Feb 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Engineering 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: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for the overall and timely delivery of MPW contracts in the region;
• Undertaking a technical review of the submitted designs by Consultants/Contractors to ensure consistency and a high standard of output.
• 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, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects.
• Coordinate the development of individual road and bridge projects work plans and develop and maintain an up-to-date consolidated work plan for the project/ region;
• In coordination with the MPW QA/QC Coordinator ensure the implementation of a quality assurance plan throughout the project/region;
• Monitor and coordinate the activities of field Engineers to facilitate the achievement of sub-projects. This in viewing, and analyzing work plans, progress reports and other relevant documents.
• Ensure the timely submission of reporting and input to the Construction Manager and Head of PMD and facilitate the collection of inputs for monitoring and evaluation systems.
• Provide technical advice and assistance in the institutional strengthening of MPW staff.
• In cooperation with the contract Management unite. Ensure the timely and complete administration of all works contracts in the region.
• Establish and ensure adherence to regular communication protocols between project engineers and contractors
• Facilitate in the establishment and improvement of operational procedures that assist MPW in the development of planning and contract administration with contractors and local community.
• Ensure the provision of training and technology transfer to MPW and contractor staff in bridge and road design and construction techniques including good practices and troubleshooting methods.
• Ensure that all MPW projects in the region are implemented in full compliance with the Environmental and social Management Framework.
• Provide advice and direction good environmental practices and control during construction and mitigate environmental impacts of the works.
• Timely and accurate submission of monthly quantitative and qualitative progress report on regional portfolio.
• Timely submission of contract works schedules for all contracts implemented in the region.
• Timely submission of payment requests and regional portfolio delivery.
• Responsible for other general office duties as may be assigned.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


Job Requirements & Skills:

• NTA (5) five years’ experience and bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Civil Engineering, Construction Management)
• 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


• NTA (5) five years’ experience and bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Civil Engineering, Construction Management)

Job Location

Afghanistan - Ghazni
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree,

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/97-010) and the position title (Project Manager Ghazni) 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.

Only qualified short-listed candidates will be notified
"Women are highly encouraged to apply"

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