Technical Mining specialist (8 Vacancies)

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MoMP/ Directorate of Large Scale Mines Management / Technical Mining Specialist




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No of Vacancies:

(8 Vacancies)

Job Title:

Technical Mining Specialist



Contract Type:


Contract Duration:

One years

Probation Period:

3 Months

Salary Range:

As per NTA salary scale

Work Type:

Full Time

Extension Possibility:







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, regulations and policies; and develop a progressive and inviting fiscal regime.


Directorate of Large Scale Mines Management established as coordination unit in Ministry of Mines and petroleum under direct supervision of Deputy Ministry Technical. This Directorate determines, controls, and maintains the standards and processes related to large scale mining contracts management system, provide technical support for the implementation of large scale mining contracts to Deputy Ministry Technical and Minister of MoMP.


The overall goal of this Directorate is to manage all large scale mining contract activities systematically and efficiently in order to increase research, exploration, development, and exploitation of both minerals and hydrocarbons as safely and economically as possible.


Overall Job Description


Carry out Evaluation of technical proposals of interested companies which are submitted to the DLSMM, reporting to the Head of Committee about the Evaluation results. He will assist the DLSMM members with technical consultancy in overall process of Mineral Contracts awarding.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Liaise with DLSMM on lease of mines.
  • Technical data analysis of minerals and generate a comprehensive report.
  • Create and manage the process for project development and launching the tenders for large scale Mineral Projects.
  • Assessment of TNs, RFPs, PQQs and proposals (from technical point of view) in full compliance with Minerals Law, Regulations of Mineral Processing.
  • Actively work to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders including government agencies, regional bodies, key industries and business organizations.
  • Attend negotiation meetings.
  • Provide technical assistance to the negotiation team in order to protect the benefit of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  • Providing facilitation in Preparation of Model Mining Contract
  • Any other activities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor/ Master Degree in Mining Engineering (Master Preferred).
  • At least 3 years (if Master Degree Holder) of work experience in relevant fields. 
  • At least 5 years (if Bachelor Degree Holder) of work experience in relevant fields.
  • Fluency in English, Dari, Pashto languages and Microsoft Office programs.
  • The Incumbent should have sound knowledge of the extractive sector. 
  • The Incumbent should have strong written and oral communication and other interpersonal skills.
  • The incumbent should be able to represent MoMP in intra-government and non-government meetings, conference etc.

Skills, Knowledge & Attributes Required

  •  Adaptability to corporate setting is a must.
  • Strong negotiation and client management skills.
  • The ability and desire to complete projects within deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • The incumbent should have sound presentation skills and ability to present to a large group of audience (national and international).
  • The incumbent should be able to manage and work in working groups. 
  • The incumbent should be able to write reports, briefing paper, correspondence, and research paper as required.
  • The incumbent should be fluent in speaking, reading and writing in English.

Salary & Others Benefits


As per NTA Salary Scale Policy



Please send your CV and Cover Letter to the email address below not later than 27/05/2024 at 16:00pm. Please write in subject line: Technical Mining Specialist MoMP”.

Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.