Senior Program Development Advisor to Minister

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 238
Date Posted:Apr 15, 2019
Reference:MoMP/PSU/Senior Program Development Advisor to Minister
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):

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:

Senior Program Development Advisor provides technical advice and support to Program

Management Team and provincial and district governments on monitoring and evaluation of program implementations and their outcomes, The Senior Program development Advisor, with support from the R & D team, will be responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and reporting-related activities and requirements of the project. He/she will also contribute to the design and assist in managing program assessments and evaluations and promote a culture of evidence-based decision making.

Skills Required:

Policy and Planning Communication Monitoring

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



team member

attention to detail and accuracy


Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Develop policies and policy guidelines with relevant directorates;

2.Review, revise and provide recommendations on policies and policy related documents;

3.Support the directorates in identifying policy issues and guiding them towards acquiring the right

skills and expertise for policy development, implementation and review;

4.Coordinate policy development initiatives in the ministry to ensure the minister’s office is kept

up-to date

5.Develop and design systems to address specific program goals.

6.Develop organizational and operational plans, grants, contracts and procedures to attain program


7.Prepare and evaluate materials and information to comply with required reports, surveys and


8.Provide technical support to project staff in organization and partner organizations to

strengthen routine immunization.

9.Develop strong monitoring and evaluation system including periodical reports.

10.Develop and maintain strong partnerships with public agencies, donors, project partners and industry


11.Support management with administrative and financial monitoring of project.

12.Be responsible for ensuring program reports are submitted to related departments on time.

13.Review project reporting schedules, templates, and requirements, and guide the Program

14.Manages in their fulfillment of these requirements to ministry and donor standards in reporting.

15.Lead the development of short and long range plans for delivery of project services, and provide

guidance to the Program Managers in management of immediate and future

strategies for effective project impact.

16.Review program monitoring and evaluation systems and record keeping methods that support

internal, interagency, and donor reporting. Provide a summary of recommended areas of improvement.

17.Provide feedback and mentoring to Program Managers to help them to develop their project management, team leadership, logistics planning, reporting, and systems capacity.

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

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


The candidate must have excellent analytical and drafting skills, ability to listen, be a team player as well as having management and leadership skills.

University degree in Financial Management, Public Administration, Business Administration Economy or related subject; Master’s preferable.

Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in related field. 10 years of related experience with bachelor degree and 5 years of related experience with Masters degree is required.

Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

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.

Job Keywords:

Senior Program Development Advisor

Submission Guideline:

Expressions of interest (including CV and three references in word file) should be sent to the email address below by no later than 28/April/ 2019 at 16:00 hrs. MoMP/PSU/Sr. Program Development Advisor must be in the subject email of applicants.

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Project Support Unit (PSU)

Attention: Development Projects HR Unit, 4th floor, Main Building, Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), at Abdul Haq Square.

Ahmad Siar Najib, Projects HR Expert

Phone: 0093 784 84 6000

Female Candidates are highly encourage to participate.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



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