|Date Posted:||Dec 20, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Dec 30, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||Fresh|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
The Budget Department within the Ministry of Finance (MoF) is responsible for the preparation of the national budget and for monitoring and reporting on its implementation. The national budget activities, at present, are largely donor/aid co-ordination function with considerable liaison and involvement of international partners. The budget is used as a major co-ordination mechanism of the Government through which it consults, agrees and articulates to all national and international stakeholders the expenditure programmes and priorities of the Government for the year ahead. The National Budget is also the primary instrument for the Government to allocate and manage its financial resources (both internal and external revenues) in a balanced, transparent and accountable manner within a short to medium term framework. The Budget Team is composed of Directorate General Budget, Budget Execution Sectors, Budget Policy, Coordination & Reporting Unit, Provincial Budgeting Unit and Program Budgeting Unit. In addition, the Project Management, Office Management and IT Units provide administrative support to the Budget Department including plan development trainings and office and logistics management. The Project Management, Office Management and IT Unit also coordinate and implement a public information strategy on the National Budget and develop mechanisms to measure and monitor the effectiveness of the delivery of Budget Department’s products and services to key stakeholders and clients.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Summary of Key Functions:
â€¢ Studying and assessing financing agreements/ development cooperation agreements that are to be signed between the government of Afghanistan and donors;
â€¢ Getting legal opinions of the Ministry of Justice in terms of loans/grants of the ADB
â€¢ Brief minister/deputy ministers on financing/development cooperation agreements
â€¢ Taking part in the meetings about signing financing agreements/development cooperation agreements which are to be signed between Afghanistan and donors;
â€¢ Holding short-term training programs and liaise with the donor representatives about design and funding of training programs for the staff of AMD inside and outside of country;
â€¢ Liaise with Revenues and Customs Directorates about the issue of tax exemption of external organizations and companies who want to operate in Afghanistan and liaise with law and justice organizations in particular with the Ministry of Justice.
â€¢ Any other tasks and responsibilities as required for the implementation of the project and requested by Aid Management Director
Direct Reports to Aid Coordination Manager, Aid Management Director and MBAW Project Manager.
Education and Experience:
â€¢ Masterâ€™s or Bachelor Degree in law, International rights or its equivalent.
â€¢ With Master Degree Up to 3 years and with Bachelor Degree 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level.
â€¢ Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required.
â€¢ High knowledge of National Languages and full knowledge of English language.