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Confederation Africaine de Football

Confederation Africaine de Football

Interclub Competition Officer


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Oct 27, 2023


Do you think you have the training and professional experience necessary to raise the organization to the highest international standards?

CAF is recruiting an interclub competition officer.


Enforce management policies and regulations governing competitions;
Communicate with National Associations and clubs regarding the organization of interclub competitions;
Assist the Interclub Competitions Manager in all aspects relating to interclub competitions;
Participate in “inspection visits” as needed;
Provide support for the draw for interclub competitions;
Help define the match schedule, match operations, match day (D -1), match day and post-match activities;
Help produce updates/reports and circular letters to the Director and/or management;
Help prepare the post-event debriefing;
Monitor the preliminary rounds, group stage and knockout rounds of interclub competitions;
Participate in missions in other countries, as needed;
Ensure compliance with the overall administrative requirements of the general coordinators;
Help organize workshops and develop competition management tools;
Help organize committee meetings, inter-division and inter-department coordination meetings;
Examine the regulations and ensure the consistency of their content;
Participate, if applicable, in other joint activities with the competitions;
Monitor competition software (content management system-CMS);
Assist in the training and capacity building of match officials.
Requirements (profile):

Bachelor's or master's degree (university degree) / certificate or diploma in sports management;
A certificate in event management will be an added advantage;
At least two (2) years of proven experience in managing football or other sporting events, competitions or similar activities;
Excellent knowledge of areas related to competition management, such as match operations, tournament/event management, communication between teams and officials, and resulting relationships;
Passion for organizing professional football events;
Ability to manage dynamic and ever-changing situations in a multicultural environment while maintaining high energy levels and a positive spirit;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Team spirit;
Fluency in English and French, both written and spoken, is essential; fluency in Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset;
Organisational skills;
Ability to work under pressure;
Management of time;
Problem-solving skills;
Ability to take initiatives;
Decision-making skills;
Good computer skills - Ability to use all CAF online tools.

An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization;
Attractive employment conditions;
The opportunity to be part of a very committed international team;
Quality social coverage;
An excellent pension plan.
The position will be based at CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, age, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other reason.

If you have the necessary qualifications and want to work for a leading international sports organization, submit your application in English (cover letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

Only direct applications meeting all required criteria will be considered. Please send your CV to the following address:

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