Hydrocarbons Exploration Expert

Mon, May 09 2022 12:33 PM

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Start date: 10 May 2022

End date: 25 May 2022

Number of vacancies: (1)

Salary Scale: NTA

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 accountable fiscal regime.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform geophysical & geological studies and interpretation resulting in the estimation of prospective resources, the probability of success, and the risks.
  • Rank prospects, drilling candidates, and new ventures opportunities.
  • Participate and give input to the definition of the exploration strategy within the asset.
  • Work with a high degree of autonomy and maturity concerning G&G analysis.
  • Provide technical support and training to the APA staff.
  • Reviewing, recommending and approval of Exploration works in the Work Program & Budget (WP&B)
  • Provide technical support in reviewing applications from operators for licenses permits and approvals pursuant to the law and regulations
  • Ensuring that all technical work is of a high and consistent standard.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development of guidelines for exploration activities and G&G surveys.
  • Technical assistance in the administration of Exploration activities and G&G surveys according to EPSC, Hydrocarbon Law and Hydrocarbon Regulation
  • Review commercial discover declared by the contractor along with the related reports and provide recommendations
  • Develops and maintains inventory of petroleum prospects.
  • Leading and managing geoscience team and providing information and recommendations to the Executive Management team.
  • Overall responsible for monitoring and regulation the exploration activities and G&G surveys.


Recruitment Qualifications and Core Competencies:

Master’s degree in Geology and petroleum and Gas with 4 years of relevant work experience.

Needed skills:

  • Supervision of Junior staff
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to summarize disparate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to create organizational work plans based on higherlevel goals
  • Ability to lead and coordinate multiple offices through multiple step processes without being a direct supervisor (although appropriate authority will be given).
  • Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated experience in the use of training and information dissemination to transfer concepts and skills in the public and private sectors
  • Selfmotivating, reliable, consistent and mature approach to work
  • Able to work independently and in teams Self-motivated with a drive for results, improvement and innovation
  • Excellent knowledge of Dari/Pashto and English languages and must be able to communicate fluently in English.
  • Excellent computer and presentation skills, with MS. Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Submission guideline:

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application package which must include all required documents (provided below) to recruitement.momp@gmail.com

Your email subject must be: MoMP/ Sr. Legal Specialist


Required Documents:

A current resume or curriculum vitae.

Note: In order to have your application considered, you must submit all required documents, mentioning the subject line. If you omit any of the required documents, cover page, cv. Your application will not be considered.


Human Resources Department, Development Projects HR Unit, first floor, Main Building Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), Abdul Haq Square.

For more information, please contact  +93785744742

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