Excellent written and oral English and Dari or Pashtu communication skills. Minimum bachelor’s degree (with 7-5 years of experience) in Engineering Economics Public Administration and Master’s degree ( 5-3 years of experience). Strong business and creative writing skills with a high level of attention to details. Strong public speaking and interpersonal relation skills. Must be able to engage and interact with a wide spectrum of people both internally and externally. Ability to work collaboratively with other ministries. Strong management skills. Strong time-management skills with a successful record of meeting deadlines under pressure. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a multi-cultural and multiethnic environment; Ability to work independently with strong sense of initiative discipline and self-motivation; Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive constructive attitude
The technical advisor will report to Deputy Minister of Policy or his/her designee. The technical advisor will also report and coordinate regularly to the lead of the Council at the technical level.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Construction and Infrastructure Development Council Secretariat performs the following tasks:
Analyzing the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP)
Prioritizing the list of projects that are outlined in the NIP and presenting to the Council
Providing technical support to the Council
Identifying the challenges in the infrastructure sector and providing recommendations
Working closely with the line ministries
Scope of Work
Provide technical support to the Construction and Infrastructure Development Council Secretariat;
Develop a plan for institutionalizing the Council;
Provide support to programs and projects outlined in the National Infrastructure Plan
Undertake consultative missions and meet with stakeholders and development partners to determine needs identify areas of cooperation and support and inform them regarding the Council priorities and programs;
Provide technical advice and guidance to enable Council Secretariat to define priority action programs and projects which will address economic and infrastructure development;
Collect and analyze information on infrastructure projects;
Coordinate the development of up-to-date thematic and country files;
Contribute to a dynamic process that assists Council members to think outside of the box;
Ensure consistency of Council concepts and planning approach among Council members by helping to identify linkages between National Infrastructure Plan objectives and facilitating technical coordination within and across the Council.
Coordinate issues and priorities between the High Economic Council and the Infrastructure Development Council.
Please submit your CV and Cover letter to [email protected] Please mention the title of the position in the subject line.