Filcro Media Staffing’s Middle East Broadcasting Executive Search Group has been retained to identify a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead a newly created TV Network in all business and technical aspects of a digital terrestrial broadcast network to DVB-T2 standards in Kabul, Afghanistan. TV Network C-Level jobs in Afghanistan offering this level of growth, leadership and autonomy are rare.
Filcro Media Staffing with Tony Filson as Officer in Charge will be recruiting globally to attract a gifted TV executive seeking a challenging COO role who can lead in this dynamic, emerging media market in Kabul, Afghanistan.
COO Chief Operating Officer Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcast Network
Substantial six-figure base with outstanding incentives, benefits and corporate relocation package for you and your family
The Chief Operating Officer is responsible to oversee all aspects of a commercial broadcasting company in a unique and developing market.
This experienced broadcasting executive will lead a newly created subsidiary broadcasting company in all business and technical aspects of a digital terrestrial broadcast TV Network.
With an aggressive role out schedule, the COO will work with vendors, networks and a talented existing technical team to rapidly bring DVB-T2 standards to Afghanistan.
Plan, direct and coordinate all operating activities including:
Establish, negotiate, and maintain contracts with national and international broadcast networks
Coordinate with vendors and service providers to create, maintain and expand the digital television platform
Oversee all technical transmitting aspects including signaling to and from current networks
Coordinate distribution hub to rent and or sell set top boxes to various distributors
Oversee the customer care service function
Prepare reports which summarize and forecast Company business activity and financial position(s) based on past, present and expected operations
Work collaboratively with members of the Parent Company’s management team
Oversee activities of cash management, general accounting, disbursement (accounts payable, payroll), commercial billing, accounts receivable, and tax administration; including revenue collection through mobile telecommunication providers
Oversee all reporting including; technical, financial and tax to local and national regulatory bodies.
Skills and Experience
10+ years of progressive broadcast television experience with a demonstrated ability to manage all facets of the business
A clear understanding of international broadcasting markets
Political, cultural and social awareness of Afghanistan and the broader Middle East markets
A leader and executive decision maker who quickly assesses issues, analyzes alternatives and executes based upon past experiences and business acumen.
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
Fluency in Dari or Pashto highly desired. English required
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