Member of Mining Technical Committee – Finance

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 442
Date Posted:Jul 31, 2019
Reference:mtc
Closing Date:Sep 15, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Government
Nationality:Afghan,International
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About وزارت معادن وپترولیم :

Founded: 2014  http://www.iarcsc.gov.af

About Mining Technical Committee

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan establishes Mining Technical Committee (MTC) based on the provisions of the Minerals law as an independent entity/committee to help the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, and other stakeholders in evaluating, managing, and processing of the mining activities in Afghanistan. The Committee’s objective is to make recommendations and undertake evaluations in respect of administrative decisions under the Minerals law.


The Mining Technical Committee is comprised of seven members, five of which shall be appointed members, of which: (1) at least two must have geological, exploration or mining expertise, (2) at least one must have legal expertise; and (3) at least one must have financial expertise.


Background Information:

The Mining Technical Committee will have five appointed members; which will be recruited from each of the following fields – (1) law, (2) finance, (3) exploration, geological or mining. The members of the MTC with technical expertise and background will be providing comprehensive technical recommendations to the Committee concerning functions/activities of the MTC.


Job Summary:

Job Summary

The member of the Mining Technical Committee shall work closely with other members of the MTC, Ministry of Mines and Petroleum and other relevant stakeholders by leveraging his/her Finance experience and to review, evaluate, and provide advice on feasibility studies, mining proposals, exploration programs, small-scale work programs and declaration of mining areas. He/she will also be responsible to provide recommendation in respect of the export policies for minerals. The member shall also responsible for evaluation of tender proposals.

Skills Required:

General

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

1-     Participate in the MTC meetings on regular basis or as deemed necessary by the Chairperson.

2-     Review and recommend for approval of the committee (MTC) briefs and Memorandums developed or being in the process of development by the department of the Ministry which relate to the functions of the MTC. 

3-     Evaluate financially the tender proposals and evaluation reports in the light of the Minerals Law.

4-     Evaluate the tendering process of awarding the mining contracts and issuance of license and assure that the whole process is according the existing laws, regulations and procedures

5-     Review and facilitate for the committee revision and approval of the licensing procedure(s), is being in the drafting process/ will be drafted by the relevant department. The Committee member is also expected to provide inputs, recommendations to the MTC and to department within the ministry being responsible for the licensing procedure and to make sure to be aligned with the provisions of prevailing laws and regulations.

6-     Evaluate and provide recommendations to the MTC in respect of the suspension (being suspended or intended to be suspended) and revocation of Exploration as well as Exploitation Licenses.

7-     Provide suggestions and recommendations in relation to the execution of Mining Concessions to replace a Transitional License.

8-     Assist MTC in the management of the mining contracts. Provide opinion in accordance with the pertinent and prevailing laws of Afghanistan. The Committee member is expected to underwrite in MTC functions regarding declaration or cancellation of Large-Scale Mining Areas, Small Scale Mining Areas and Prohibited Areas.

9-     The adviser/ committee member (Finance) is expected to provide expert opinion on financial issues, evaluate the financial expect of the contracts, value assessment and contribution to the national economy and to evaluate feasibility studies and mining proposals in accordance with the national law and prevailing regulations.

10- Evaluate the financial aspect of the suspension and revocation of Exploration and Exploitation Licenses, impact analysis and share recommendations to the committee.

11- Assist MTC in the management of the mining contracts. Provide opinion in accordance with the pertinent and prevailing laws of Afghanistan. The Committee member is expected to underwrite in MTC functions regarding declaration or cancellation of Large-Scale Mining Areas, Small Scale Mining Areas and Prohibited Areas.

12- Contribute in the revision and evaluation of the applications for the grant of Small-Scale Mining licenses and making necessary recommendations in respect of any conditions relating to small-Scale work programs.

13- Making recommendations in respect to the use of existing infrastructure in extractive sector.

14- The MTC- member will focus on financial matters and will provide advices determining any short-fall in relation to Royalty as per the Minerals Law of Afghanistan. the member is also required to review of Mining Concession Agreements/Contracts and provide recommendations to replace a Transitional License.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Requirements:

1-     At least Master degree in Finance, Economics or any other equivalent degree.

2-     At least 10 years of relevant experience

3-     Effective management and communication skills

4-     Candidate should not be below 30 years of age

5-     Fluent in written and spoken Dari/Pashto and English languages

6-     Competency with relevant computer programs

Job Keywords:

Directer
This job is expired