Re Advertised - Sr. Economic Adviser

  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 315
Date Posted:Sep 11, 2019
Reference:MoMP/PSU/Sr. Economic Adviser
Closing Date:Sep 17, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 - 10 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
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:

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is seeking an Afghan national for the post of Senior Economic Adviser in the Office of the Minister. The Senior Economic Adviser will be responsible to the Minister of Mines and Petroleum and will work closely with other advisers and colleagues in the Ministry on a range of programs and activities to address the challenges and opportunities for the sustainable development and governance of Afghanistan’s mineral and hydrocarbon resources and extractive industries in line with international best practice.

Skills Required:

Skills Required:


Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Organizational and planning skills, communication skills, information gathering and monitoring skills, problem analysis and problem solving skills, judgment and decision-making ability, initiative, confidentiality, team member, attention to detail and accuracy, adaptability

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Develop an action plan on Economic Advisory of all MoMP Authority activities.

2. Provide advice and support in all matters related to the economic development of the extractive industries in Afghanistan

3. Assist in the drafting and revision of technical documentation

4. Undertake assigned research relating to the economic development of the extractive sector

5. Monitor economic issues affecting the extractive sector worldwide

6. Undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on a variety of projects

7. Performing any other tasks assigned by the minister on the basis of laws, regulations and objectives of organization.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


At least Bachelor degree in economics, development economics, public administration, international development, or a related field and Master’s degree is preferred in these fields.

Work experience in Afghanistan

At least 5-10 years’ experience in the public or private sector related to the field 10 years of relevant experience with bachelor degree and 5 years of relevant experience with master degree is required.

Ability to participate in discussion and operate as part of a multinational team

S/he should possess excellent writing, editing, and speaking skills in Dari, Pashto and English.

Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, hardworking and interpersonal skills

S/he must be well versed in MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint and etc.

Job Keywords:

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