|Date Posted:||Apr 15, 2019|
|Reference:||MoMP/PSU/Senior Legal Advisor to MoMP Minister|
|Closing Date:||Apr 28, 2019|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyAF|
|Years of Experience:||5 - 10 Years|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
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.
The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is seeking an Afghan national for the post of Senior Legal Adviser to the Legal MoMP Minister. The Senior Legal Advisor will be responsible to the Legal Services Directorate and will work closely with other advisers and provide advice and support in all matters related to legal issues affecting the extractive industries in Afghanistan.
Requires travel to provinces:
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Organizational and planning skills.
Information gathering and monitoring skills.
Problem analysis and problem solving skills.
Judgment and decision-making ability.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Develop an action plan
on Legal Advisory based on job description.
2.Provide advice and support in all matters related to legal issues affecting the extractive industries in Afghanistan
3.Assist in the drafting and revision of laws and other technical documentation
4.Review documents for compliance with the law
5.Undertake assigned research relating to the extractive industry legal framework
6.Undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on a variety of projects
7.Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
8.Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been
identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
9.Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on
contract management, agreements and other tasks and issues as and when it is
10.Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff.
11.Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
12. Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or
13. Performing any other tasks assigned by the minister on the basis
of laws, regulations and objectives of organization.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Masters Degree in Law. Masters in Law particularly commercial law, business law, international trade law, international investment law would be a plus and preferred.
Work experience in or outside Afghanistan.
At least 10 years experience in the application of law in the public or private sector, for Masters 5 years of experience in relevant field is required and for Bachelor 10 years of related experience is required.
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.