Ministry of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Science (CDO (CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER)

Leading the digital team of the Ministry of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Science and supervising the management and process of digital transformation throughout the country

OrganizationMinistry of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Science
No. of Opportunity1
GenderMale And Female
SalaryAs Organization Salary scale
Vacancy No0183-2
Contract Duration
Deadline 21. April. 2021

Duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the High Council of Information and Telecommunication Technology in creating an overview of digital governance and advising all relevant bodies in this area;
  • Develop policies, strategies, guidelines, and standards in consultation with the ministry and relevant departments;
  • Arranging related programs, plans, projects, and services in the digitalization sectors throughout the country;
  • Supervise the performance of the relevant departments in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology as well as other relevant bodies;
  • Optimizing digital technologies to focus on people/citizenship;
  • Focus on innovation and stimulate and encourage training centers, startups, individuals, and related institutions to innovate;
  • Analysis, consolidation, and arrangement of reports related to the country’s digitalization programs;
Ministry of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Science (CDO (CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER)
Ministry of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Science (CDO (CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER)

Management duties:

  • Preparation and arrangement of the work plan of the relevant department on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis in accordance with the general plan to achieve the strategic goals of the Ministry;
  • Identifying and proposing budget requirements based on the annual work plan of the relevant departments;
  • Achieving the goals and programs of the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Strategy and the National Anti-Corruption Strategy in the relevant field of work;
  • Leading and providing timely information within government departments, civil society, media, and citizens of the country, taking into account the objectives of the law on access to information and the policy of the relevant department;
  • Observing and ensuring the implementation of the Administrative Enforcement Law, the Law on the Prevention of Harassment of Women and Children and the regulation of conduct in the relevant field of work;
  • Development and transfer of professional skills through workshops, seminars, and workflow training;
  • Evaluate the performance of affected employees in order to motivate them to improve performance, increase efficiency and productivity, determine training needs and increase capacity building;
  • Provide quarterly, annual and, if necessary, work reports on activities and achievements in order to inform the leadership of the department of the progress of activities and achievements of the relevant departments of the Ministry;
  • Perform other duties assigned by the competent authorities in accordance with the laws, regulations, and objectives of the department.

Employment conditions (level of education and work experience):

  • Have at least a bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Computer Science, Computer Software Engineer Information Technology Management, Information Systems, Networking, Software, Computer Science, Computer Programs Database and other related fields and higher education in the fields This is preferred
  • Relevant work experience in one of the departments (similar or specialized management of telecommunications and information technology or other materials mentioned in the objectives and responsibilities of this position) at least four years for a bachelor’s degree, three years for a master’s degree, and two years for a doctorate
  • Fluency in one of the official languages ​​(Pashto or Dari) and fluency (writing and speaking) in English;
  • Computer skills in task-related applications.

How to Apply

The Female applicant are required to apply online via the official website of the Independent Administrative Reform Civil Service Commission or visit the official website of the Ministry of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Science

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