Mining Senior Economist

Wed, Mar 29 2023 9:54 AM

Publish Date

Closing Date


Start date:29/03/2023

End date:09/04/2023

Contract: one year

Salary Scale: NTA

Report to: Director of Aynak Copper Project

Grad B

  1. Background:

The MoMP intends to promote the development of Aynak Copper project in order to generate increased revenue to the government and lead to developmental outcomes that benefit the people of Afghanistan. It has been agreed that a dedicated unit will be created within the MoMP to focus on managing Aynak mining contract.

Aynak copper project directorate recently established as coordination unit at the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum to determine, control, and maintain the standards and processes related to mining contract management, provide technical support for the implementation of Aynak mining contract and other appendix agreements.

The overall goal of Directorate is to manage all Terms of mining contract activities systematically and efficiently to increase research, exploration, development, exploitation copper/other minerals and improve the economics of project.

  1. Scope of Work

Mining Senior Economist is responsible to liaise with the economics terms of Aynak mining contract and feasibility study of project (evaluate and Analysis of economics dimension, Revenue, cost, royalty, taxis, Auditing …etc.).



  1. Detailed duties and responsibilities: 
  • Best knowledge about ACCA Analyses and evaluate of audit reports  


  • Analyse and evaluate financial performance of the feasibility study of project according to national and international standards & practises.
  • Analyse and evaluate financial performance of the project during exploration/mining operation and selling to LME market.
  • Evaluate for the potential or banks for loans and political risk insurance in project.
  • Develop economic modules, write market and financial reports for the projects.
  • Calculate CAPEX/OPEX for the Aynak projects.
  • Identifies economic indicators in respect to trends of the national and local economies
  • Understanding of laws and regulations for transit, taxation, custom/duty, port charges and other fees of Afghanistan and neighbouring countries.
  • Any other tasks assigned by line Director or Managing Director
  • Other execution that is provided by law and regulation


4. Job Requirements:

  • Master’s or bachelor degree in mining economics, Mineral economics, General Economist/ACCA  or natural resources.
  • A minimum experience of 3 years’ for master & 5 year for bachelor, and a proven track record of financial analysis and economic module development or in a similar business development role.
  • Basic understanding of mining operation and international markets for minerals consumption.
  • A polished professional with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Fluent English oral and written skills.
  • Strong Excel and software skills.
  • Strong Analytical skills.


Please send your CV and Cover Letter to the email address below not later than 09/03/2023 at 16:00pm. Please write in subject line: “Mining Senior Economist , Aynak Copper Project, MoMP”.

Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Email: Cell#: 0093786060202

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