Senior Policy Advisor

  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 572
Date Posted:Apr 15, 2019
Reference:MoMP/PSU/Senior Policy Advisor
Closing Date:Apr 28, 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 Policy Adviser in the Ministry’s Strategy Policy. The Senior Policy Advisor will be responsible to work closely with other advisers in the Policy Unit and colleagues in the Ministry on a range of programmes 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:

Policy and Planning

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Research skills

English language skills

Time management skills

Good communication skills

Office administrative and computing skills

Flexibility and enthusiasm

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Develop an action plan on Policy Advisory based on job description.

2.Provide advice and support in all matters related to policy formulation and implementation

affecting the extractive industries in Afghanistan

3.Assist in the drafting and revision of policies and other technical documentation

4.Undertake assigned research relating to policy in the extractive industries

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

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

of organization.

7.Take a lead role in drafting and disseminating various materials for policy and advocacy, such as

reports, briefings, and submissions to different key stakeholders, presentations, letters, blogs and other relevant outputs

8.Provides substantive technical expertise and policy advice directly to the Minister, partner

institutions and senior staff in the Ministry in his/her technical area

9.Liaises with the Minister to identify and/or create policies that would help accelerate Liberia’s Private Sector growth as well as encourage more foreign investment

10. Generates editorials for public relations purposes such as articles

for the Ministry website, newsletters or brochures

11. In support of the aforementioned task, be responsible for

coaching and mentoring of senior Ministry staff, trainees, and junior


12. Any other tasks and duties assigned by H.E. the Minister

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


At least Bachelor or Master’s degree in public policy, political economy, government, Business Administration or a related field

At least 5-10 years of experience in relevant field. 10 years of relevant experience with Bachelor degree and 5 years of relevant experience with Master degree in the public or private sector related to the field

Ability to draft policies and other technical documentation

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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