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VP – Wireless Division of Afghan Telecom Corporation



Afghan Telecom Corporation was incorporated in 24 September 2005 to provide unified telecommunication services throughout Afghanistan under the stewardship of Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. Current service structure includes wireless, 4G/LTE, fiber optics, copper and satellite operations.
Accordingly, Afghan Telecom adopted a challenging program aiming to transform its business from government system to the recognized commercial business standards. The company has developed clear strategies focusing on internal re-organization, re-skilling and development of its staff, enhancement of its internal processes and studying its customers' needs and requirements while continuing carrying out its national and social duties and responsibilities. Afghan Telecom Corporation is the leading national provider of telecommunication services in Afghanistan. The company is working continuously to fulfill and satisfy the market requirements, keeping pace with the emerging technologies in the telecommunications sector and satisfying the customer's needs. Afghan Telecom Corporation understands that the world is changing very fast & rapid and telecommunication is the only medium which can adapt to the changing times. Afghan Telecom is the pioneer in implementing new telecommunication services in Afghanistan & a leader in the Afghanistan telecommunication market. The role & use of telecommunications is significant for the development of the people & the country. Believing in the importance of its customers and fulfillment of their needs, Afghan Telecom Corporation is constantly adopting different Strategies that aim to support and re-enforce its competitive position. Based on its strategy, Afghan Telecom strives to enhance customer- oriented culture in all its business aspects & modus - operandi. This culture has been reflected in the organizational design of the company that comprises the best expertise in the Management level, a number of Functional Departments and Four Key Business development & Sales Units focused on the Key Afghan Telecom Customer Categories & sale points which are:

1. Teleshops sale points
2. Key Account - Corporate sale points
3. Individual sale points
4. Dealers sale points

In the last two years, Afghan Telecom has gone beyond its local borders to the international markets, forming a network of businesses to international carriers with the OFC backbone with the total project length 4,700 Km in Afghanistan. Currently interconnected with neighboring Countries Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan with its National Optical Fiber and working to connect Republic of China in near future.

Job Summary

Coordinate overall leadership and vision in developing, in concert with the VP - wireless of Afghan telecom, the Company's vision, strategic direction, the Company’s values and business plans necessary to realize corporate objectives.

Job Details

Date Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Reference: 321
Closing Date: 25 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Telecom/Engineering Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 10 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Coordinate overall leadership and vision in developing, in concert with the VP - wireless of Afghan telecom, the Company's vision, strategic direction, the Company’s values and business plans necessary to realize corporate objectives.
b) Review the financial and operational conditions of the Wireless Division of AFTEL, maintain profitable operation and recommend viable alternatives for cost effective operations.
c) Develop and execute efficient and robust waste and corruption prevention mechanisms to ensure transparency, good governance and accountability of the company.
e) Ensuring that the results are monitored and reported to the CEO of Afghan Telecom, and that financial and operational objectives are attained.
g) Develop and recommend strategic plans to the CEO of Afghan Telecom that ensures the Company's profitable growth and overall success. This includes updating and making changes as required, and involving the Board in the early stages of developing strategy.
h) Successfully implement the corresponding business and operational plans for Wireless Division of Afghan Telecom. Review and report regularly to the CEO of Afghan Telecom on the overall progress and results against operational and financial objectives and initiate courses of action for improvement. This should include identification of future opportunities and threats.
j) Develop mechanisms for sharing the AFTEL infrastructure with other service provider companies at a reasonable cost.
k) Develop annual operating forecasts of revenue, expenditures, operational results and financial performance and ensure financial growth of the company.
m) Ensure that high quality and uninterrupted ICT services are provided at all time in the country.
s) Keep the CEO of Afghan Telecom fully informed on all aspects of the Wireless Division’s operational and financial affairs, and on all matters of significant relevance to the Wireless Division including those items emanating from the government and regulators on issues such as fiscal, monetary and environment policies, legislation affecting operations and regulating oversight, etc.
z) Obtain CEO of Afghan Telecom & Board approval prior to acceptance of significant public service commitments and/or outside Board appointments.


Performance Focus, Managing Change, Teamwork, Communication, Vision, Leadership, Market/Customer Orientation, Risk Management, Commercial & Financial Orientation, and Corporate Social Responsibility


Master or Bachelor of Telecommunication, Electronics, Public or Business Administration, preference will be given for Master of Telecommunication from a recognized university.
At least 10 years of related working experience with minimum of 4 years at the senior executive level (an executive position: CEO, Executive Director, Managing Director, President, Vice President) in any national or international level telecom company.
Extensive experience in people management in a commercial setting. Demonstrated ability to manage multi-million budgets and increasing and maintaining top-line growth in the competitive environment.
The VP must be minimum 30 years of age on the closing date of the submission of applications.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Telecom/Engineering

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications explaining their interest (cover letter) and detailed CV . Kindly mention the vacancy number (321)VP – Wireless Division of Afghan Telecom Corporation in the subject line of your email.

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