Program Officer

  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 784
Date Posted:Mar 14, 2020
Reference:MoMP/PSU/Directorate of Donor Coordination and Program Management-Program Officer
Closing Date:Mar 27, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

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:

Under the Direct Supervision of Line Manager, Program Officer is responsible for the all Functions related to the Mines and Minerals operations of MoMP, Including Maintains grant-related electronic/hard-copy filing systems for the department, Performs general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing Works with other departments as needed to accomplish tasks and responsibilities.

Skills Required:

Problem-solving skills

Skills Description:

Knowledge and experience with office telephone and electronic mail protocol.

Excellent skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, working with databases and internet research

Able to produce reports and other standards documents up to a professional standard Fluency in English (written and spoken), Pashto and Dari, local language proficiency is desirable.

Duties & Responsibilities:

At all times S/he will be required to conduct themselves in a manner befitting an employee of the Ministry and demonstrate behavioral and attitudinal commitment to seeing through the Ministry’s agenda and contributing to Afghanistan’s economic growth.


Working closely with the Director of Donor Coordination of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum and Afghan Governmental entities. The Government Program officer is expected to carry out the following expected activities:

The Program officer is responsible to follow-up current programs in order to achieve goals set for the Donor coordination unit

Analyze and evaluate generated reports assess the on-going activities communicate the progresses with the Director

Work on data management tools and systems to make sure that system and existing data is up to date

Establish and maintain relationships with key contacts in strategic partner organizations

Identify capacity building needs create capacity building proposals and cooperate with donors for the arrangements of such programs

Cooperate with team in quarterly assessment and evaluation of donor programs prepare for the end year donor conference

The Program officer has to make sure that the execution of donor projects are on schedule he/she has to keep in mind the deadlines

Undertake timely forecast for the contingency situations and risk mitigations

Define and requirements and plans for the project life cycle and define resources for the department operations

Help Program Manager to prepare presentations for the ministry and donors in order to highlight the current programs projects and activities

Coordinate scheduled reporting to meet institutional donor reporting requirements

Identify and track emerging opportunities through the institutional funding strategy and action plan

Any other responsibility or duty which is assigned by the department head or the top management in the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum of Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economy, Public Administration, BA and any other related fields. With minimum of 4 years of working experience in area related to office administrative support service.

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