Position Title: Mining Expert
Activation Date: 14 Mar, 2019 Announced Date: 14 Mar, 2019 Expire Date: 28 Mar, 2019
About Afghanistan Airfields Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) :
About AAEDC: Afghanistan Airfields Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) was established on 23rd July 2015 by the presidential decree number 43 of Afghanistan National Unity Government (NUG). The commission is responsible to facilitate and lead responsible transition of Airfields. AAEDC efficiently and economically uses the Airfields which were previously transferred to GIRoA and the Airfields which are supposed to be transitioned to GIRoA in near future. The commission is mandated to convert Airfields into Special Economic Zone (SEZ), facilitate the creation of SEZ Authority, creating efficient business environment, capacity building/technical assistance, policy analysis, reforms and development and building relations with national & international counterparts. Conversion of these Airfields into SEZ will play a significant role in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which will increase Gross Domestic Product (GDP), jobs creation, export promotion, infrastructure development, knowledge transfer, technology transfer and inclusive economic growth. AAEDC has formed a well-functioning Afghan Secretariat to work on day to day activities of base transfer, preparing comprehensive plans, development of SEZ Authority, SEZ laws, Financing and SEZ promotion on national and international levels.
General: The incumbent will work effectively under supervision of Project Management Department, the Executive Director and will report to the Project Management Department. The responsibilities of Mining Expert include but are not limited to:
Collection of data about the different mines in different parts of Afghanistan (Mine reserves, extraction, production and exports).
Preparing a comprehensive reports on the mining sector of Afghanistan.
Analyze provincial mining sector
Identify potential businesses in mining sector
Prioritize the export oriented mining products of Afghanistan
Keep and update the AAEDC on current mining exports, markets, productions and laws
Working closely with the ministry of mines of Afghanistan and other provincial directorates for the data collection in mining.
Arrange individual or group field visits to the project sites to monitor the progress.
Translate related documents in three languages (Pashto, Dari and English).
Work closely with project management members to facilitate fulfilment of the objectives.
Support activities related to organization of conferences, seminars, training courses etc.
Work as a team member to support smooth and timely implementation of the activities.
Prepare various output reports (graphs, Slides, Tables etc.)
Prepare timely detailed or summarized technical reports, letters and documents per demand (Pashto/ Dari/ English)