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Confederation of African Football

Confederation of African Football

Executive Director - Zone West B (WAFU B)


posting Date

role Type

Côte d'Ivoire


Jan 22, 2024


Ready to lead a new era in African football?
You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit anExecutive Director.

Leading the administration of the Zonal Union
Act as a focal point and liaise between the CAF HQ, and Member Associations of the Zonal Unions.Report to the Director of Member Associations
Support CAF HQ in obtaining supporting documents from its Member Associations and communicate with the different MAs and Zonal Unions to receive the documents necessary for the payment of the annual subvention.
Provide CAF with updates on the scheduled meetings and activities in the Zonal Union including but not limited to general assemblies, executive committee meetings, and any other activities.
Establish, after consultation with the Zonal Union President, the agenda of the meetings of the General Assembly, the meetings of the Executive Board and the meetings of the ad hoc committees, draw up their respective minutes in due time and share them with CAF.
Ensure the administration of the Zonal Union is managed in conformity with CAF standards and global financial governance best practices.
Assist / coordinate / implement activities that contribute to Football Development in the Zonal Unions (such as Workshops, Courses, etc.) in coordination with CAF HQ.
Ensure CAF regulations are respected by the different Member Associations of the Zonal Union and report any issues to CAF HQ.
Organize at least one women competition and two youth competitions annually; any other Zonal Union competition requested by CAF
Provide support to CAF in the elaboration of Zonal competition regulations and ensure they are being adhered to once they are approved
Secure sponsors and generate revenues for the Zonal Union competitions

Requirements (profile):

Higher Education such as (Master degree in Business Administration, Sports Management or equivalent)
Extensive experience as a manager or director in the sports field, preferably football
Experience in Event Coordination, Management, and budgeting
Willing to relocate to Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire
Willing to travel within the respective Zone

We offer:

An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization.
High-value terms of employment.
The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
Excellent Pension Plan solution.

The position will be in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire. 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.

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