Title Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Posted On 2024-06-09
Apply By 2024-06-24
Duty Station Peshawar
No of Positions 1
Report To Board of Directors TransPeshawar
Salary Package Market based competitive salary package
End Date 2024-06-24
Location Peshawar
Overall Role

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will report to the Board of Directors of TransPeshawar (The Urban Mobility Company). He will lead the implementation, management, marketing and service delivery of BRT System and will ensure the strategic direction, achieve business goals and meet the expectation of various stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities
  • Compliance – Ensure the meaning and intent of the provisions of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Urban Mass Transit Act, and the overall responsibility in relation to assigned Declared Projects are fully understood and implemented by all;
  • CIPOF (Cooperative, Inclusive, Professional and Outcome Focused) Approach – maintain a consultative oversight approach where personal engagement, staff skills enhancement and a Company “family team approach” is applied to all aspects of the Company in meeting the conditions of the assigned Declared Project; and
  • Professional approach – regular briefing sessions with Managers and other staff as required, on the ongoing financial and operational performance of the Company, and shall when required, ensure remedial actions being undertaken in a timely manner to ensure compliance with good Company governance principles.
Key Tasks
  • Ensure the Company complies with the conditions of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Urban Mass Transit Act, and the Companies Act 2017 and SECP requirements;
  • Ensure the implementation, operation and management, maintenance and reporting on Declared Projects which are assigned to the Company are in accordance with the conditions of assignment;
  • Ensure the sustainability of the assigned project from a financial, social and environmental perspective;
  • Implement the Board’s policies and strategies; develop and present the strategic and business plans to the Board for approval, and report on progress in implementation of the plans;
  • Act as the Board’s principal policy advisor and ensure that the approved policies and priorities are understood and implemented across the organisation;
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction for the Company to ensure all operations are appropriate, coordinated, monitored and of the highest quality;
  • Develop and direct the implementation of business strategy so that:
  • The Company is run on sound commercial and professional principles and its defined corporate objectives are pursued.
  • The Company’s financial viability and cost structure are regularly analysed and appropriate measures undertaken to monitor and control costs.
  • A regular review of the Company’s competitive environment is made and appropriate measures taken to maintain and increase its market share of passengers conveyed on its routes.
  • Take a leadership role in establishing or enhancing the Company’s culture and values and ensure that there is a fit between strategy and culture, and the Company’s processes and structure;
  • Establish a set of robust policies, procedures, practices, standards and tools that are consistent with relevant regulations, rules, policies and practices;
  • Ensure effective management and control of budgets, accounting, procurement, assets and human resources to achieve the company’s objectives;
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships with stakeholders, including passengers, funding bodies, regional and sub-regional agencies, industry associations and operators, the traffic police and local authorities;
  • Maintain and enhance the reputation of the Company by raising its external profile for inclusion in regional industry associations, international bodies and similar associations;
  • Maintain a Cooperative, Inclusive, Professional and Outcome Focused (CIPOF) team approach for the ongoing operation of the Company on a daily basis;
  • Ensure the Company establishes and maintains a reputation as a respected and professional organization;
  • Provide effective and inclusive leadership to the Managers and staff of the Company; and
  • Other matters as directed by the Board of Directors or as deemed to be required to meet the requirements of the Act.
Position Requirements




16 years of education in Civil Engineering, Business Administration or Public Administration from a recognized university.


Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration or relevant fields will be considered an added advantage.

Specialized Trainingmanagement, public /urban transport, leadership, strategic management, professional team building, financial management or any other skills considered as added advantage.


Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience, including 07 years of experience in a senior management position i.e. CEO, Director, General Manager (equivalent to BPS-19 or above) in public sector or corporate sector. Experience in project management and multinational companies will be considered an added advantage.



  • Strong experience in managing large and complex organizations with multiple functions with demonstrated experience in understanding of public sector and international contracts;
  • Excellent customer relationship and communicative skills, with proven ability to deliver complex and fast moving change/transformation programmes in a multi-stakeholder environment;
  • A proven track record of successfully working at a senior level, with good experience of developing and managing partnerships
  • Mature and proven capability to understand and articulate clearly the essential requirements of the Board of Directors and the operating culture of the Company.
  • Strong understanding of best practice principles in corporate financial, HR matters and in the imperatives of responsible project implementation, operations, management, maintenance and transparent reporting principles and be committed to act accordingly at all times.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the public transport sector in Pakistan, its challenges and opportunities
  • Clear understanding of the role of new technologies in the field of BRT operations and management;
  • Specific knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position include but are not limited to:
  • Proven experience and knowledge in the operations of a company;
  • Above average skills in consultative team building and organizational management;
  • Excellent skills in negotiations and contractual matters;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead corporate entities to achieve successful outcomes in a timely manner and within budget;
  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility and to delegate responsibility in organisations in accordance with sound management principles;
  • Be experienced in leading, managing and developing staff;
  • Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with BoD, line agencies, general public and other stakeholders; and
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person’s point of view.
  • Well-presented and business-like.


  • Fluency in English and Urdu. Pashto will be considered an added advantage.
  • Age Requirement: Up to 55 years on closing date of applications
How to Apply


The candidate shall be appointed in accordance with the Public Sector Companies (Appointment of Chief Executive Officer) Guidelines, 2015 (the guidelines) and Policy Framework for Public Sector Companies & Autonomous Bodies (Finance Department), KPK.  and must fulfil the Fit and Proper Criteria as laid down in the Guidelines and complete and send the forms (annexure A and B) along with the application as per the Guidelines.


  1. The applicant shall be required to complete and sign an Application Form, as per Annexure “A” to these Guidelines, to demonstrate his fitness and propriety for the position of the chief executive. Copies of the degrees/testimonials duly verified by the Higher Education Commission or the professional body or association, whichever is relevant, shall also be provided along with the application.
  2. The applicant shall also submit a declaration on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs 100, as per Annexure “B” to these Guidelines, that he is not ineligible to act as a chief executive, in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance, the Rules and these Guidelines.


Both Annexures are attached


Interested candidates meeting the above criteria may apply by filling the Fit & Proper Criteria Form & Declaration on stamp paper; job application form supported by CV, covering letter and copies of educational and experience certificates, CNIC and photograph shall be sent by email to hr@transpeshawar.pk. Please put post applied in the subject line, along with the candidate’s name.

Applications in hard form can also be submitted on the address below:

Manager HR & Administration

TransPeshawar, 1st Floor, KPUMA Building

BRT Chamkani Depot, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Tell: +92 91 2621393-4

Application Deadline: 5pm of 24th June, 2024


TransPeshawar is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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