National Geophysics Specialist (C-932-18)(378 Views)
About Ministery of Energy and Water
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Energy & Water has applied for a grant from the International Development Association toward the cost of Irrigation Restoration and Development Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this “grant” to payments for hiring the services of following qualified national individual consultants.
|Date Posted:||06 May 2018||Reference:||MEW/PCU/REOI/593|
|Closing Date:||26 May 2018||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||Engineering||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Afghan||Salary Range:||As per company salary scale|
|Contract Type:||Long-term||Years of Experience:||5 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||Yes|
Duties and Responsibilities
Government of Afghanistan has been implementing the Irrigation Rehabilitation and Development Project UTF/AFG/070/AFG (IRDP) with the financial assistance from the World Bank. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) is providing the technical assistance to this project.
The support to groundwater management of Afghanistan has been added as a sub-component under Component C1, in additional financing stage.
Afghanistan is appreciably rich in groundwater. The yield potential of the unconsolidated aquifer systems in the country is expected to be significantly higher than the crystalline and carbonate rocks.
The project has planned to carry out groundwater investigations in Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, Kandahar, Farah and Zaranj.
1. Review existing data and plan for field work;
2. Supervise geophysical survey;
3. Check and finalize geophysical report;
4. Maintain harmony with Focal Point, Hydro-geologist and GIS Specialist;
5. Work together with government counterpart;
6. Pre-plan field visits
7. Interpret VES data and produce 2D and 3D maps
8. solve problems carefully with limited resources
9. Work closely with other staff in the field
10. Any other duties required by the Hydrogeology Department/PCU Management, and conveyed and coordinated by the Focal Point.
Travels to Provinces
Require Travels to Provinces
The National Geophysics Specialist should have minimum Bachelor Degree of geology, Hydrogeology, Surveying, Civil or Geophysics (preferable Master Degree of Geophysics/Geology) with total experience of 5 years in relevant field.
Knowledge of English and computer literacy are essential.
Afghanistan - Kabul
The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of Project: Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP) under Ministry of Energy and water now invites National eligible consultants to indicate their interest. Interested eligible candidates must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services and are invited to submit their CV (Curriculum Vitae), including employment records, description of similar assignments carried out, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills etc.
The covering application letter should indicate that he/she meets all the required qualifications and experience (as mentioned above) quoting references to various paragraphs of CV to demonstrate this.
A consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V Selection of Individual Consultants procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004 as revised in October 2006 and May 2010).
Interested eligible consultants may obtain further information from the address below during the office hours 08:00 am to 16:30 pm from Saturday to Wednesday or by e-mail.
Expressions of interest must be delivered or sent by e-mail to the address below no later than
Eng. Nasir Ahmad “Ahadi”
Acting Director of Project Coordination Unit PCU
Ministry of Energy and Water
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Rohullah.firstname.lastname@example.org
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