Overview

Connect is an APn-led initiative that helps Afghan professionals find volunteering, internship and full time career opportunities in Afghanistan across a range of sectors, including government, professional services, information technology, finance, law, and creative sectors.


Finding a job in Afghanistan

There are several paths to finding a job in Afghanistan, including attending APn events, visiting jobsite portals, checking the websites of the Afghan Government as well as Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) operating in Afghanistan.

Jobsite Portals: Jobs.af, Kar.af, Wazifa.af and ACBAR (Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Reliefs), United Nations (UN) Jobs.

NGOs: UNDP Afghanistan (UNDP provides attractive incentive packages and career opportunities), United States International Development Agency (one of the largest donors to the development efforts in Afghanistan), NATO/ISAF Afghanistan.


Connect events held to-date

APn held Mobile Business symposium and Jobs Fair in Kabul.


Follow Connect

You can follow the Facebook page for the latest updates.

Contact Connect

You can email the connect team directly on connect@apn.af.


Connect Team

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Kudsia Kaker

Kudsia Kaker is an entrepreneur and currently director of an international corporate events company, Qatalyst Global. Her role is continuously evolving as the company grows and launches into new industries and regions. Her main objective is to meet clients expectations at an event by perfectly executing onsite delivery. She works...

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Dr. Hamdullah Mohib

Before being appointed Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Hamdullah Mohib served as Deputy Chief of Staff to H.E. The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The role included oversight of the spokesperson’s office, the office of correspondence and diplomatic communications, protocol office, petitions office, and the Presidential secretariat....

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Farshid Ghyasi

Based in Kabul, Farshid is the CEO of NETLINKs and Afghanistans largest jobsite www.jobs.af. He has previously worked at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as Deputy Project Manager in Information and Communications Technology. His specialties include: ICT Strategy & Policy Planning, eGovernance, eCommerce, ERP, CRM, Financial Management, eLearning, Mobile Government,...

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Fereshta Omar

Based in London, Fereshta Omar is part of the Human Resources (HR) team at Accenture, a global consulting firm, and managing ~500 employees within the Financial Services operating group. She has extensive experience in coaching employees on career progression, professional development, and disciplinary procedures. She has a BSc in Psychology...

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Farhad Timuri

Farhad has extensive entrepreneurial, investment and corporate advisory experience. He is a mentor to a number of early-stage companies globally and has a successful track record of investing in new ventures. He also acts as an independent advisor to corporate and charitable organisations. Farhad has served as the Managing Director...

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