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Senior Institutional Reform Advisor to MoMP Minister


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

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is seeking an Afghan national for the post of Senior Institutional reform advisor to the Minister. The Adviser will be responsible to the Minister of Mines and Petroleum and will work closely with other advisers and colleagues in the Ministry on a range of programs and activities in increasing capacity in theMoMP including: (1) Formulation and implementation of strategic approach towards good governance and institutional reform, (2) strengthened contract management and inspectorate functions in the MoMP, and (3) improved sustainable financial potential of Afghanistan's extractive industries.

Job Details

Date Posted: 28 Nov 2018 Reference: MoMP/PSU/Senior Institutional Reform Advisor to Minister
Closing Date: 11 Dec 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Adviser Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Short Term Years of Experience: 10 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Technical advice contributing to the formulation of strategic approaches and coordinated programmatic inputs towards good governance and embedded organizational capacity of MoMP
2. Strengthening capacity of contract management and inspectorate functions in the MoMP and providing recommendations on conflict and natural resource governance in Afghanistan.
3. Analyze and advice on policy and implementation options for reform along parameters of institutional structure, system, process, human resource and E-governance/ technology
4. Lead a policy review and gap analysis within MoMP in order to provide the ministry with a prioritized list of policies required for the extractive sector development in Afghanistan.
5. Support the development of MoMP's Strategic Plan and follow up the implementation extractive sector related development plans.
6. Design and to implement a proper / effective M&E system within MoMP to enable the Ministry monitors its progress against its plan.
7. Promoting good governance in all its aspects, including by ensuring the rule of law, improving the performance, efficiency and accountability of the extractive sector, and tackling corruption
8. Prepare an action plan to implement governance reform agenda along with timeline and guide/support the government to implement the action plan.
9. Advice on the improvement of administrative management, to develop better performance measures and coordinating mechanisms
10. Incorporate international best practices and lessons learnt on institutional reform and use them to inform implementation
11. Undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on a variety of projects
12. Performing any other tasks assigned by the minister on the basis of laws, regulations and objectives of organization.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and develop relationships at the highest level with government and industry.
• Multi-task oriented individual, with strong organizational and coordination skills.
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to work quickly and effectively to meet tight deadlines and work independently as well as part of a team of professional and technical personnel.
• Strong focus on tact and discretion.
Judgment and decision-making ability


• Well-qualified professional with an accredited university degree from a reputable institution in Economics, Finance, or Business, Public Policy or any other related field. MA will be preferred.
• Minimum of seven (7) years of broad governmental work experience with at least some experience in development and implementation of reform strategy, and a track record of increasing responsibilities and leadership.
• Additional experience in NGOs or privates sector will be an advantage
• Sound understanding of improved sector governance, sustainable hydrocarbon upstream, midstream and downstream development and capacity development within the sector.
• Knowledge of corporate affairs, regulatory design and frameworks.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills – must be proficient in written and spoken Dari/ or Pashto and English.
• Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, hardworking and interpersonal skills.
• S/he must be well versed in MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint and etc.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Management

Submission Guideline

Expressions of interest (including CV and three references in word file) should be sent to the email address below by no later than 11/Dec/ 2018 at 16:00 hrs. Reference MOMP/PSU/ Senior Institutional Reform Advisor must be quoted on all correspondence and the Expression of interest.
Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Project Support Unit (PSU)
Attention:Development Projects HR Unit, Second floor, Laboratory Building, Afghanistan Geological Survey (AGS), at Abdul Haq Square.

only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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