Oil and Gas Legal Specialist:

Thu, Feb 01 2024 10:54 AM

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Job Title:

Oil and Gas Legal Specialist:



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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


Duties & Responsibilities:

The candidate required to perform the following:

  • Providing legal input and lead in preparation of hydrocarbons sector masterplan.
  • Provide Legal input in hydrocarbons contracts and related matters.
  • Contributing the international expert in the area in carry out an analysis of the overarching laws and regulations relating to hydrocarbons in Afghanistan
  • Contribute towards the Information’s, Memorandum, Lease, Transaction Principles, Policy Document etc.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for additional consulting assignments and technical studies related to the legal and regulatory reform to be executed under the oil and gas projects.
  • Contribute in legal contracts and transaction document reflecting the spirit of the Government Policy.
  • Work together with international counterpart in Supporting MOMP management in legal matters related to hydrocarbons development.
  • Drafting and translating oil and gas Contracts.
  • Any other duty assigns by the upper management.


Minimum Requirements:

The Candidate must hold at least Bachelor level degree in Oil and Gas law or relevant and possess solid experience in energy sector especially hydrocarbons.

Minimum of five years of proven experience in oil and gas field (Law).

Experience in solving issues related to energy contracts.

English language fluency with the capability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.



Please send your CV and Cover Letter to the email address below not later than 12/02/ 2024 at 16:00pm. Please write in subject line: Oil and Gas Legal Specialist

, MoMP”.

Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Email: recruitement.momp@gmail.com

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