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Confederation of African Football

Confederation of African Football

Research Coordinator (Freelancer) – CAF West Zone B (WAFU B)


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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?WAFU Bis looking to recruit aRESEARCH Coordinator (Freelancer)

Act as a focal point and liaison for research activities and correspondence between the WAFU B HQ, and Member Associations of the Zonal Unions.
Coordinate and identify appropriate premises and requirements for research activities at the tournament.
Liaising with the Research Lead regarding the appointment, training, and monitoring of research personnel in their Zonal Union
Read, oversee, and manage the efficient conduct of research activities in their Zonal Unions.
Ensure adherence to standard operating procedures in regulatory frameworks, data management, and overall research activities.
Preparing reports, presentations, and visualizations of research findings at Zonal level.
Assist with harmonizing data collection and research activities in the Member Associations in the Zone.
Manage the administrative needs relating to research activities in the Zonal Union.
Maintain the Zonal Union research databases and control access as relevant.
Maintain the Zonal Union calendar of research activities and deadlines.
Assisting with other tasks and project support as needed.

Requirements (profile):

Bachelor Degree in Sports Management, Sports Science, Statistics, or similar. Master degree or higher is an added advantage.
Project management, Research methodology, or Data analytics certifications are an added advantage.
At least two (2) years’ experience in a research role, preferably in African sport
At least two (2) years’ experience in a client facing role within the sports industry. Experience within a national/international environment is an added advantage.
Willingness and ability to travel within the respective Zonal Union.
Proficiency in French and English (Spoken and written). Any other relevant language from the Zonal Union would be an added advantage.

Additional requirements

Advanced MS Office skills
Experience with data collection and statistical analysis tools (e.g., Qualtrics, SPSS, Excel)
Understanding of the African football landscape
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
Comfortable presenting and communicating research findings

We offer:

An interesting and varied opportunity in an exciting and innovative organization.
The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.

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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