Project Management Specialist

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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 Afghanistan Gas project is a 5-year, IDA funded operation. The estimated cost of the project is US$ 52.5 million; the project will be implemented by ministry of mines and petroleum.

The project development objective (PDO) is to facilitate a sustainable supply of gas through targeted investments in gas infrastructure and enhanced gas sector governance.

The following key project PDO level indicators:

a) Increased capacity to deliver commercial-quality natural gas through to off-

   Takers in Sheberghan and Mazar; and 

b) Improved institutional, regulatory and contractual framework for gas sector 

   Management and oversight. 

The project started its implementation from January 2020 for a period of 5 years and is being monitored by Worlds Bank. The project will be closing by Dec 2024. 

The project has three components as follows:

Project Component 1: SUSTAINING GAS SUPPLY

The objective of this component is to support the sustained supply of gas through targeted transactions Support to hydrocarbons related investments in the near and mid-term, and supporting reform of the AGE through financing of both technical assistance and investment activities into gas processing and transport Infrastructure (Sheberghan-Mazar Gas Pipeline (SMPL). This sub-component will finance both technical assistance and investment activities. This Component will also finance infrastructure (pipeline and gas processing) needed to ensure the sustained Supply of natural gas for power generation.

Project Component 2: STRENGTHENING SECTOR GOVERNANCE

The objective of this component is to address the institutional, contractual and regulatory gaps that have emerged in the management of Afghanistan’s mineral and hydrocarbon resources, thereby improving predictability, transparency and functionality of the sectors. Emphasis will be given to the MoMP upstream role as policy-maker and establishment of sector regulatory bodies as part of the MoMP mining sector Roadmap, such as the AOGRA. This component will support the restructuring, reinvigoration, and development of those institutions responsible for managing the hydrocarbons and mining sector, in particular the MoMP and AOGRA. Further attention will be given to those governance activities conducted outside of Kabul, for instance inspectorate services in improving occupational health and safety. Such interventions, with an integral approach, can be used to manage the extractive industries value chain to transform the sectors' potential into sustainable development outcomes. 

Project Component 3: PROJECT MANAGEMENT, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Project management is embedded within MoMP and MoIC, to include funds to cover incremental operating costs, PMO staff costs, monitoring and evaluation of project activities, and compliance with Bank fiduciary and safeguards requirements. This component will also finance direct capacity building to be implemented through direct contracts with qualified NGOs on citizen engagement to enable more effective public information disclosure as well as related public consultation processes. District level in the Project Area.The recruitment of this position will be done as per NTA guidelines. 

Job Summary:

The Project Management Specialist will act as liaison between Afghan Gas Enterprise and third-party vendors/consultants engaged under the WB’s AGASP project to provide support to AGE for the optimization of gas supply capacity and completion of construction of the SMPL.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Project Management Specialist will act as liaison between Afghan Gas Enterprise and third-party vendors/consultants engaged under the WB’s AGASP project to provide support to AGE for the optimization of gas supply capacity and completion of construction of the SMPL. 

1. Coordinate the selection and organization of internal AGE technical teams and the provision of tools and equipment required for AGASP activities related to the optimization of field facilities and completion of construction of the SMPL.

2. Support AGE activities as per the recommendations/guidance of third party vendors/consultants to successfully fulfill AGE gas supply obligations. 

3. Support the development of reports for Afghan Gas Enterprise (AGE) by third party vendors/consultants related to the optimization of field facilities and pipeline construction.

4. Participate in meetings between AGE staff and third-party vendors/consultants to discuss the economically and technically feasible solutions, recommend the best solution to issues, and maintain constant coordination.

5. Supervise the activities of third-party vendors/consultants, and ensure all the activities are conducted according to their ToR such as deliverables, and review and approve reports.

6. Support AGE with IPP projects, supervise activities performed by the project companies and support AGE activities as per the Gas supply obligations in the contract. 

7. Arrange and coordinate required meetings with IPP project companies, serve as interpreter in the meetings, teleconferences between AGE and project companies. 

8. Arrange and coordinate required meetings and workshops for relevant stakeholders during implementation of third-party vendor/consultant activities under the AGASP project.

9. Act as AGE counterpart of third-party vendors/consultants for the preparation of briefings or prepares through reading and study on subject to be discussed prior to interpreting session, meetings. 

10. Serve as interpreter at seminars, meetings, and teleconferences between AGE and third-party vendors/consultants providing consecutive or simultaneous translation between languages.

11. Arrange for the translation of documents, reports and official correspondence with third-party vendors/consultants and for simultaneous translation during meetings, training, seminars and workshops for AGE employees.

Job Requirement:

At least a Bachelor degree in one of following fields: project management, Business Administration, Geology, Petroleum Engineering, pipeline engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering. Preference will be given to those with Oil and Gas sector experience.  

Minimum of five years of relevant experience.

Fluency in written and spoken English and in national languages (Dari, Pashto) is mandatory.

Experience in the usage of Computer programs relevant to the job.

Sound decision-making, managerial and negotiating skills.

Fluency in written and spoken English and in national languages (Dari, Pashto) is mandatory.

Experience in the usage of Computer programs relevant to the job

Sound decision-making, managerial and negotiating skills

Note: Frequent travel to Kabul.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Jawzjan

Submission Guideline:

Expression of interest (including CV and three references with official email addresses in word file) should be sent to the email address below by no later than September 1, 2020 at 16:00 hrs.

Applicants must mention (Project Management Specialist, re advertised2 MoMP/PSU/AGASP82620) in the subject line of their emails if not, the candidate application will not be consider.

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

Shafiqur Rahman Qaseri: Projects HR Coordinator

Contact Numbers: 93 (0) 783130104, 708080074

Submission Email:

recruitment@momp.gov.af

Submission Email:

   recruitment@momp.gov.af