Senior Technical Mining Specialist/PSU/MoMP

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 562
Date Posted:Jan 2, 2019
Closing Date:Jan 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Mining
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

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:


Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Adaptability to corporate setting is a must.

Strong negotiation and client management skills.

The ability and desire to complete projects within deadlines.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

The incumbent should have sound presentation skills and ability to present to a large group of audience (national and international).

The incumbent should be able to manage and work in working groups.

The incumbent should be able to write reports, briefing paper, correspondence, and research paper as required.

The incumbent should be fluent in speaking, reading and writing in English.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Liaise with LSMU on lease of mines.

Technical data analysis of minerals and generate a comprehensive report.

Create and manage the process for project development and launching the tenders for large scale mining projects.

Assessment of EoIs, RFPs, PQQs and proposals (from technical point of view) in full compliance with Minerals Law, Regulations of Mineral Processing.

Actively work to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders including government agencies, regional bodies, key industries and business organizations.

Attend negotiation meetings.

Provide technical assistance to the negotiation team in order to protect the benefit of GoIRA.

Providing facilitation in Preparation of Model Mining Contract.

Preparation of action plans for different mining projects.

Ensuring the contracts management process to be transparent.

Any other activities as assigned by supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering, Master degree in mining engineering is preferred.

At least 7 years with Bachelor and 5 years of work experience with masters in relevant fields.

Fluency in English, Dari, Pashto languages and Microsoft Office programs.

The incumbent should have sound knowledge of the extractive sector.

The incumbent should have sound knowledge of mining contracts management system.

The incumbent should have strong written and oral communication and other interpersonal skills.

The incumbent should be able to represent MoMP in intra-government and non-government meetings, conference etc.

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Senior Technical Mining Specialist/PSU/MoMP
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