Sr. Policy Adviser to MoMP/ Policy and Programs Deputy Minister

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 321
Date Posted:May 11, 2019
Reference:MoMP/PSU/Sr. Policy Adviser to MoMP/ Policy and Programs Deputy Minister
Closing Date:May 25, 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:

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is seeking an Afghan national for the post of Sr. Policy Adviser. The Policy Advisor will be responsible to the Deputy Minister, Policy and Programmes and will work closely with other advisers in the Strategy 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:

Time managementEffective Communication Skills

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

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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Develop an action plan on policy advisory based on job description.
  2. Provide advice and support in all maters related to policy formulation and implementation affecting the extractive industries in Afghanistan.
  3. Assist in the drafting and revision of policies and other technical documentations.
  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 MoMP authorities.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


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

At least 10 Years experience with Bachelor degree and 5 years of 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.

Job Keywords:

Sr. Policy Adviser

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 25/May/ 2019 at 16:00 hrs.

MoMP/PSU/Sr. Policy adviser to MoMP/ Policy and Program Deputy must be quoted on all correspondence and expression of interest

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.


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