International Economic Advisor to the MoMP Minister

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1076
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2018
Reference:MoMP/AEITI-005-International Economic Advisor
Closing Date:Apr 30, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration: 6 Months
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP):

Founded: 1923

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 for an international consultant for the post of International Economic Advisor. The consultant will work with MoMP authority with a close working relationship with other advisers and colleagues in the Ministry on a range of programs and activities to address the challenges and opportunities for the sustainable economic development, investment promotion, aid coordination and governance of extractive industries in line with international best economics practices.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

English Language proficiency

Time management skills

Good communication skills

Research skills

Office administrative and computing skills

Flexibility and enthusiasm

Ability to participate in discussion and operate as part of a multinational team

Duties & Responsibilities:

To assist the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum in building strategic partnerships with national and regional organizations, civil society and donors and possible investors;

To support the incorporation of international best practices and lessons learnt on policy and economic development and donor coordination;

To assist in the drafting and revision of technical documentation related to economic promotion, marketing and donor coordination;

To help the Ministry in formulating strategic approaches and coordinating programmatic inputs towards good governance and embedded organizational capacity of MoMP;

To help to provide a comprehensive mechanism for meeting the international benchmarks set for the extractive industry;

To assist in monitoring economic issues affecting the extractive sector in Afghanistan;

To encourage the promotion of accountability of different stakeholders within the extractive sector in Afghanistan, in accordance with monitoring and evaluation procedures in place;

To support the research related to the marketing development and investment promotion of the extractive sector;

To undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on relevant projects;

Performing any other tasks assigned by the MoMP authority.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


At least Bachelor or Master’s degree in economics, Finance, Public administration, international development, or a related field

At least 7 years of experience with Bachelor degree and 5 years of experience with Master degree in the public or private sector related to the field

Experience of project-based work

Ability to review and contribute to economic policy and strategy development

S/he should possess excellent writing, editing, and speaking skills in Dari, 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 Keywords:

Economic Advisory
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