Pension Regulations Expert (International)

  Afghanistan Unspecified 249
Date Posted:Apr 8, 2010
Closing Date:Apr 27, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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Job Summary:

Based on the initial round of consultations, and in close collaboration with the national Pension Regulations Officer, the consultant will produce initial list of the existing and required regulatory documents, and based on the review and comments from the PCU team will proceed to the work of detailing the required provisions in a set of the draft regulations and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance of the senior Ministry officials and the Project Manager, as well as in coordination with the PCU technical team, the consultant will perform the following tasks:

• Provide advice on legal and regulatory matters pertaining to the implementation of the pension reform;
• Assist the national Pension Regulations expert in the process of analysis of the Pension Department operation (including schemes for Civil Servants, Security Sectors, and pensions for Martyrs and Disabled). This will cover legal, institutional, administrative, and HR arrangements.
• Analyze existing regulatory structure and develop a list of existing and required new supplementary rules and regulations to ensure effective implementation of the new pension program at the institutional level of the Pension Department.
• Participate in meetings and discussions leading to recommendations and decision-making on the rules and procedures of the reformed program
• Support the national Regulations expert in drafting required rules and procedures for the Pension Department
• Advise on the training program for the staff of the Pension Department to ensure fluency and compliance with the new procedures
• Any other related task that may be required by the PCU team

Job Requirement:

The required qualifications for this position are as follows: (a) a legal degree equivalent to minimum 5 years of university education, (b) professional fluency in spoken and written English, including strong technical writing skills and strong verbal communication abilities, (c) experience of work within a public sector and a government lead program of legal or regulatory review or reform.
The consultant should be capable of reading technical reports and translating policy recommendations into draft regulatory provisions. Experiences of the post-conflict institutional environment are highly valued.

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