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Confederation of African Football (CAF) Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • Africa

Website Confederation of African Football

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN or AFCON), the most popular competition. It maintains very close links with FIFA in coordinating tournaments for different events such as the World Cup, Youth and Women competitions and the Olympic Games Football Tournaments.

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Confederation of African Football Job Recruitment

 

 

Job Title: Inter-clubs Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit an Inter-clubs Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Application of the competitions’ management policies and competitions’ regulations.
  • Communications with the national associations and Clubs in relation to Interclubs. competitions organization.
  • Managing all aspects of the Interclubs Competitions.
  • Taking part of “inspection visits” when required.
  • Managing the drawing of lots of the Interclubs competitions.
  • Planning the match schedule, match operations, Match-day -1 activities, Match Day, and post rounds.
  • Creating report updates for the Director and/or Management as well as circular letters.
  • Preparations of post event de-briefing.
  • Follow up on of the preliminary rounds, group stage and knock-out rounds of the Interclubs competitions.
  • Being part of missions to other countries when required.
  • Ensuring that overall General Coordinators administration requirements are met.
  • Workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Organizing Committee meetings, inter-division, inter-department coordination meetings.
  • Reviewing regulations and ensuring content alignment.
  • Assisting in other competitions department’s collaborations when needed.
  • Follow up on the Competitions software (CMS management).
  • Formation and training of match officials.

Requirements (profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree / Certificate or Diploma in Sports management
  • Event management certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 10 years of proven experience in football event management /or other sports event management of competitions or related matters.
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & officials’ communication, and the resulting relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Brand Operations Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a Brand Operations Manager.

Responsibilities
Brand Management:

  • Analyze brand positioning and consumer insights.
  • Translate brand elements into plans and go-to-market strategies.
  • Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess ROI and KPIs
  • Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities.
  • Oversee new and ongoing marketing and advertising activities.
  • Monitor brands presence before and during competitions and all CAF events.
  • Manage Brand protection.
  • Manage Brand Licensing.
  • Align CAF around the brand’s direction, choices and tactics.
  • Coordinate creative process, timelines, and budgets for CAF competitions and other projects.

Brand Licensing:

  • Tracking of various partnerships, licensing for CAF: Music, Merchandising, etc.
  • Be the project lead on various special projects designed to improve process and capabilities.
  • Evaluate new opportunities, meet with potential partners, and make a recommendation to CAF brand leadership.
  • Tracking of the implementation of CAF competitions branding.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Management, or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in project management & event planning/Sports Marketing.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and adapting to changing priorities.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient graphic design skills: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and/& InDesign.
  • Ability to attend various corporate conferences and events (including air travel).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products Curiosity, quirkiness, confidence.
  • Fluent in English and/or French language both written and spoken; command of any of the other CAF official languages (English, French or Arabic) is a plus.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications in English (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas, and Reference Letters) to: careers@cafonline.com using the job title as the subject of the email.

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Job Title: African Schools Program Manager (Freelancer)

Location: Remote

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit an African Schools Program Manager (Freelancer).

Responsibilities

  • Support in the delivery of African Schools Football Championship.
  • Manage the Prize Money process of the African Schools Football Championship.
  • Oversee the implementation of the Prize Money Project.
  • Be the focal point of contact for the Zonal Union in the implementation of the Prize Money.
  • Design a work plan for the delivery of each project.
  • Provide project updates to stakeholders as per demand and requirement.
  • Administer the email mailbox African Schools Football Championship.
  • Create and manage contracts with suppliers and vendors, ensuring timely deliveries.
  • Track project performance periodically to ensure both short-term and long-term goals are met.
  • Create and maintain detailed project documentation.
  • Perform regular assessment of project execution.
  • Undertake risk management to minimize potential risks.
  • Ensure project delivery is on time, as per scope.
  • Manage interdepartmental coordination to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Order the needed material for the various stages of the competition Final tournament (Such as equipment, flags, stationery, trophies, and medals) and follow up with Logistics.
  • Ensure all match-related forms are submitted or received.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Sport Administration or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in project management
  • Proven experience in using popular project management tools.
  • Knowledge of project management frameworks and best practices.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient at managing time and resources.
  • Detail-oriented and the ability to draw up detailed project plans and schedules.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Capable of managing crises as and when they arise.
  • Fluent in English spoken and written, command of the French is an advantage.
  • Interest in Football is a plus.

Application Closing Date
11th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Inter-clubs Officer

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit an Inter-clubs Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Application of the competitions’ management policies and competitions’ regulations.
  • Communications with the national associations and Clubs in relation to Interclubs. competitions organization.
  • Assist the Interclubs Manager in all aspects of the Interclubs Competitions.
  • Taking part of “inspection visits” when required.
  • Support in the drawing of lots of the Interclubs competitions.
  • Assist in planning the match schedule, match operations, Match-day -1 activities, Match Day, and post rounds.
  • Assist in Creating report updates for the Director and/or Management as well as circular letters.
  • Assist in the preparations of post event de-briefing.
  • Follow up on of the preliminary rounds, group stage and knock-out rounds of the Interclubs competitions.
  • Being part of missions to other countries when required.
  • Ensuring that overall General Coordinators administration requirements are met.
  • Assist in the workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Assist in organizing Committee meetings, inter-division, inter-department coordination meetings.
  • Reviewing regulations and ensuring content alignment.
  • Assisting in other competitions department’s collaborations when needed.
  • Follow up on the Competitions software (CMS management).
  • Assist in the formation and training of match officials.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree / Certificate or Diploma in Sports management
  • Event management certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in football event management /or other sports event management of competitions or related matters.
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & officials’ communication, and the resulting relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Job Title: National Teams Officer

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a National Teams Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Application of the competitions’ management policies and competitions’ regulations.
  • Communications with the national associations in relation to the national teams’ competitions organization.
  • Assist the National teams Manager in all aspects of the National teams Competitions.
  • Taking part of “inspection visits” of the host countries when required.
  • Support in the drawing of lots of the National teams competitions.
  • Assist in planning the match schedule, match operations, Match-day -1 activities, Match Day, and post rounds.
  • Assist in creating report updates for Director and/or Management as well as circular letters.
  • Assist in the preparations of post event de-briefing.
  • Follow up on of the Qualifiers of the National teams competitions.
  • Being part of missions to the final tournaments when required.
  • Ensuring that overall General Coordinators administration requirements are met.
  • Assist in the workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Assist in organizing Committee meetings, inter-division, inter-department coordination meetings.
  • Reviewing regulations and ensuring content alignment.
  • Assisting in other competitions department’s collaborations when needed.
  • Follow up on the Competitions software (CMS management).
  • Assist in the formation and training of match officials.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree / Certificate or Diploma in Sports management.
  • Event management certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in football event management /or other sports event management of competitions or related matters.
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & official’s communication, and the resulting relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Project management as well as motivational leadership skills.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Job Title: Youth Competitions Officer

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a Youth Competitions Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Application of the competitions’ management policies and competitions’ regulations.
  • Communications with the national associations and zonal unions in relation to youth competitions organization.
  • Assist the Youth Senior Manager in all aspects of the Youth Competitions.
  • Taking part of “inspection visits” of host countries when required.
  • Support in the drawing of lots of youth competitions.
  • Assist in planning the match schedule, match operations, Match-day -1 activities, Match Day, and post rounds.
  • Assist in Creating report updates for Director and/or Management as well as circular letters.
  • Assist in the preparations of post event de-briefing.
  • Follow up on the zonal tournaments qualifying to final tournament.
  • Being part of missions to other countries during youth final tournaments and competitions events when required.
  • Ensuring that overall General Coordinators administration requirements are met.
  • Assist in the workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Assist in organizing Committee meetings, inter-division, inter-department coordination meetings.
  • Reviewing regulations and ensuring content alignment.
  • Assisting in other competitions department’s collaborations when needed.
  • Follow up on the Competitions software (CMS management).
  • Assist in the formation and training of match officials.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor Degree or Master / Certificate or Diploma in Sports managenent Event managenemt certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in football event management / or other sports event management of competitions or related matters
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament / event management, teams & official’s communication, and the resulting relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Project management as well as motivational leadership skills.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Taking initiative.
  • Decision making ability.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization. Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension scheme.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Women’s Competitions Officer

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a Women’s Competitions Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and implement all women’s competitions under CAF’s jurisdiction.
  • Develop and implement competition regulations, rules, and procedures that meet international standards.
  • Create a competition calendar and ensure all competitions are delivered within the allocated budget and timeframe.
  • Manage and oversee competition-related budgets, including revenue generation initiatives and expenditure management.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders, including clubs, federations, sponsors, and media partners.
  • Work with relevant departments to ensure competitions are managed effectively.
  • Manage and lead the team responsible for delivering all women’s competitions in all CAF functional areas.
  • Ensure compliance with FIFA regulations and CAF statutes, policies, and procedures.
  • Evaluate competition performances and develop strategies to improve the overall quality of women’s football competitions in Africa.
  • Taking part of “inspection visits” of the host countries when required.
  • Support in the drawing of lots of the Women competitions.
  • Assist in planning the match schedule, match operations, Match-day -1 activities, Match Day, and post rounds.
  • Assist in creating report updates for Director and / or Management as well as circular letters.
  • Assist in the preparations of post event de-briefing.
  • Follow up on of the Qualifiers of the Women competitions.
  • Ensuring that overall General Coordinators administration requirements are met.
  • Assist in the workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Manage the organizing Committee meetings, inter-division, inter-department coordination meetings.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree / Certificate or Diploma in Sports Management.
  • Event managenemt certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in football event management /or other sports event management of competitions or related matters.
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & officials’ communication, and the resulting Relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Project management as well as motivational leadership skills.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Taking initiative.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

Job Title: Competitions Strategy & Planning Officer

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Description

  • You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a Competitions Strategy & Planning Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Application of the competitions’ management policies and competitions’ regulations.
  • Support in the drawing of lots of all CAF competitions.
  • Assist in planning the match calendar of CAF Competitions.
  • Assist in the establishment of CAF Competitions policies and strategies.
  • Assist in the establishment of CAF Competitions budget.
  • Assist in the formation and training of match officials.
  • Proposals of appointments of match officials in all CAF competitions.
  • Follow up on the evaluation of the performance of CAF match officials.
  • Being part of missions to other countries when required.
  • Assist in the workshops’ organization as well as developing tools for competition management.
  • Reviewing regulations and ensuring content alignment.
  • Assisting in other competitions department’s collaborations when needed.
  • Follow up on the Competitions software (CMS management).
  • Communications with the national associations and Clubs in relation to competitions organization.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree / Certificate or Diploma in Sports management
  • Event management certificate will be an addition.
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in football event management /or other sports event management of competitions or related matters.
  • Excellent understanding of Competition Management related areas such as match operations, tournament/event management, teams & officials’ communication, and the resulting relationships.
  • Passion for delivering professional football events.
  • Ability to handle ever changing and dynamic situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and positive spirit.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable team player.
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Time management.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiatives.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Good IT skills – Ability to use all CAF online tools.

We Offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  •  excellent pension schemes.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  careers@cafonline.com using the Job Position as the subject of the email.

Click here for more information

 

 

Note

  • Only qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, or on any other grounds.
  • If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for a top international sporting organization, submit your application in English (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas, and Reference Letters).
  • Only direct applications who meet all the required criteria will receive consideration.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@cafonline.com

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