Senior Legal Advisor to MoMP Minister

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 293
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
Functional Area:Legal
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):

Founded: 1923

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 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.

Skills Required:

Legal Familiarity

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Organizational and planning skills.

Communication skills.

Information gathering and monitoring skills.

Problem analysis and problem solving skills.

Judgment and decision-making ability.



Team member.

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

legal requirements.

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.

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