Deputy Spokesperson for MoMP/ Information and Public Relation Directorate

  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 941
Date Posted:Jul 22, 2017
Reference:MoMP/ Deputy Spokesperson (Information and Public Relation Directorate)
Closing Date:Aug 1, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Public Relations
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

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 position of Deputy Spokesperson in the Ministry’s Information and Public Relation Directorate. Deputy Spokesperson is responsible of providing communications and media relations support to the Ministry and the Information and Public Relation Directorate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop an action plan based on job description.

Assist Spokesperson in conceptualizing, planning, developing, managing and implementing the public information and communication of the directorate, and produce information products: study and analyze communication needs and develop strategies;

Responsible for the management, development and production of the communication activity of the directorate;

Provide information about the work of the Ministry to the media and represent Ministry on behalf of spokesperson for on camera, radio and/or newspaper interviews;

Supervise the translation and interpretation services and Supervise the Ministry’s website and assist Spokesperson in maintaining and updating the content and information for the website;

Provide advice on the content of information materials and activities of the Information and Public Relation Directorate;

Identify and develop new approaches and methodologies for monitoring and evaluation of information and communication activities;

assist and supervise staff in collecting and analyzing data and preparing reports on information and communication activities, for reporting and information purposes;

Overseeing content for Web site, Facebook, and Twitter

Reporting directly to the Spokesperson

Performs such other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirement:

 Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relation, Journalism, Law or related field;
 Minimum 5 years professional experience;
 Strong background in communication and Public Relation as well excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 Fluent in written and spoken Dari/Pashto and English languages.

Highly developed communication skills

Leadership and strong interpersonal skills

Excellent Organizational and Management skills.

Understanding of Government functions

Analytical skills and negotiation skills.

Excellent evaluation and reporting skills

Research and planning skills.

Understanding of social media

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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