Procurement Officer

  Roshan (TDCA)
  Afghanistan Unspecified 368
Date Posted:Jan 31, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 27, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Roshan (TDCA):


Roshan (Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd) is Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, with coverage in over 230 cities and towns and approximately 3.5 million active subscribers. Roshan directly employs more than 1,100 people and provides indirect employment to more than 25,000 people. Since its inception six years ago, Roshan has invested approximately $430 million in Afghanistan and is the country’s single largest investor and tax payer. Roshan is deeply committed to Afghanistan’s reconstruction and socio-economic development. The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is a major shareholder of Roshan and promotes private initiatives and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world. Also owned in part by Monaco Telecom International (MTI) and TeliaSonera, Roshan brings international expertise to Afghanistan and is committed to the highest standards of network quality and coverage for the people of Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

o Manage the procurement of network equipment, construction projects and marketing resources
o Streamline current procedures and drive change and cost savings
o Negotiation of procurement contracts for necessary materials/products at the best price/quality balance and on the most favorable Terms and Conditions
o Evaluate existing suppliers to determine whether to consider other suppliers or continue with the same supplier
o Managing ongoing and new supplier relationships
o Working with and supporting Management to ensure the contracts and vendors are being managed correctly
o Working with departments to review/qualify opportunities and keep informed of industry and technology trends
o Preparation and distribution of RFPs and RFQs
o Driving the planning, budgeting and goal setting processes that establish and communicate organizational procurement goals

Duties & Responsibilities:

o A more streamline and robust purchasing process
o Reporting on CAPEX and OPEX spending
o Management of cash flow within the financial and budgetary constraints
o Evaluation of tenders and supplier performance
o Assisting the Procurement Director and the Procurement Management with budgeting functions and contract follow up.
o Turnaround of purchase orders in line with company policy and SLA
o Equipment cost benchmarking
o Half year and yearly closings to be done within 15 days of ending
o SLAs on payments and contracts to be met in line with company standards

Job Requirement:

o Degree in Engineering or Finance
o Relevant qualification in procurement is a plus


o 2 years experience in GSM operator environment

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