Public Relations Expert
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 Public Relations Expert will be responsible for developing PR policy for the TAPI Project Office/MoMP in order communicate key messages related to the development of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project to the project stakeholders and media channels. He/she will also be responsible for developing a mechanism to closely collaborate with the government and private sector entities in order to establish goodwill and understanding between TAPI Project Office and stakeholders of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project.
Team Working Skills
Requires travel to provinces:
High command in written and spoken Dari/Pashto and English languages.
Competency with MS-Office packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare Public Relations policy for the TAPI Project Office both at central and sub-national levels
Develop six months and yearly action plan for the implementation of the media/PR policies and programs
Maintain durable communication with PR Directorate of MoMP, stakeholders, and media agencies.
Attend all meetings and gatherings related to TAPI Gas Pipeline project that require media coverage
Identify and prepare annual budget for implementation of PR activities
Plan and organize public outreach programs to create and maintain a favorable public image of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project.
Create and deliver press releases, media content, billboards, booklet, brochure etc., corporate newsletter content and social media content.
Lead development of a media campaign to raise public awareness about TAPI Gas Pipeline Project in different provinces.
Preform any other duty assigned by supervisor in accordance with the laws, regulations and objective of the TAPI Coordination Office/MoMP.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
At least bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Mass Media, Communication, Journalism, International Relations or any other closely-related field. Preference will be given to the candidates with higher studies. The candidate shall have at least 5 years’ experience of working in related field. Preference will be given to the candidates with additional years of experience.
Expressions of interest (including CV and three references in word file) should be sent to the email address below by no later than 05/January/ 2020 at 16:00 hrs. Reference MoMP/PSU/TAPI-Public Relations Expert must be quoted on all correspondence and the 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.
Phone: 0093 (0) 708080074
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted