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Project Manager (Shah wa Aros Dam Project )

Ministry of Energy and Water
  • Post Date: January 10, 2018
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Job Overview

About Ministry of Energy and Water:

In accordance with the Decree 4 of the presidential office of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in view of national politics and strategy of the country during 1383, the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) has been established from two existing ministries: Ministries of Energy, Water Resources and Environment.

The Government of Afghanistan has identified the rehabilitation and expansion of the country’s physical infrastructure as one of its highest priorities for the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. As part of the basic economic infrastructure of the country, the energy sector occupies special prominence in the Government’s development plans. Several major power sector projects, funded by the National Development Budget and by international financial institutions and donors, are presently under implementation and planning under the general oversight of the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW).

Given the technical complexity of the Energy and Water sector and the particular demands posed by the coordination of the projects that are being funded by various sources, the MEW assists its administration that will be based in Kabul and will reinforce MEW in its internal and external activities and projects smoothness and speediness in fulfilling its obligations for energy and water sector development.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the overall management of the contract in accordance with GoA procedures and regulations.
  • Responsible for the completeness, quality and timely submission of project reports
  • Monitor project progress and take action to address shortcomings.
  • Overall responsibility for financial control, withdrawal applications, payments, etc issues of the Project.
  • Co-ordinate project activities and maintain a high level of co-operation and commitment from the various stakeholder including the contractor, MEW and associated ministries, local authorities, NGOs, traditional leaders and affected communities.
  • Ensure the works are constructed in accordance with best practice and to a high standard.
  • Work with the district liaison committee to (i) ensure the community’s requirements are incorporated into the designs; (ii) address problems that may arise during the construction phase; (iii) seek support for implementing the reticulation system. Co-ordinate measurement of quantities and prepare monthly payment certificates. Control expenditure and prepare budgets in accordance with MoF regulations.
  • Contract administration, preparation of instructions, variation orders (within financial limits), etc.
  • Approve Design, materials and equipment to be installed by the contractor in coordination with the Technical Advisory Board of the Client.
  • Manage and direct the team of construction supervision engineers; collate daily diaries and prepare monthly progress reports for Deputy Minister of Energy.
  • Paying regular visits to the sites as and whenever requested/required.
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.

Reporting Directly to Director of Supervision on Implementation of Energy projects.

Job Requirements:

  • BSc degree or preferable master level education in Civil Engineering,
  • At least 8 years of work experience in the area of civil engineering and managerial position at construction projects.
  • Experience in participatory appraisals, problem analysis and project design, a good understanding of developmental and relief concepts.
  • Strong leadership, team management and staff development skill and familiar with government administration procedures.
  • Familiar with FIDIC regulation for construction contract.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in national languages as we as English.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • PM certificate or PMP certify will be preferred.

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants should submit filled MEW Standard Job Application Form and one page cover letter explaining their suitability and availability directly to: {vacancies@mew.gov.af & vacancy.mew@gmail.com}.

Applicants can download form of job application from below link http://mew.gov.af/en/documents/category/publication

Please indicate position title and vacancy No. in the subject line of the e-mail.  Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the above criteria will be contacted for further consideration. MEW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hard copies of application can be delivered to MEW at:
Human Resource Department, Ministry of Energy and Water
Dar Ul Aman Road, Kabul – Afghanistan.
For more information please contact: +93(0)777 86 91 91

Submission Email:

vacancy.mew@gmail.com / vacancies@mew.gov.af

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Job Detail
  • Experience8 Years
  • GenderMale/Female
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
  • SalaryAs per NTA salary scale
  • Contract DurationOne Year (Extendable)
  • Vaccancy NumberMEW/MSU-1395-049
  • Number of positions1
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