Vacancies at The Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Cairo, Egypt

Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was created in 1957 by four African countries: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, and South Africa. CAF, the region's administrative authority, oversees tournaments, provides technical and administrative training courses, and actively promotes and practises football.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was created in 1957 by four African countries: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, and South Africa. CAF, the region’s administrative authority, oversees tournaments, provides technical and administrative training courses, and actively promotes and practises football. The Confederation organises tournaments such as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN or AFCON), the most popular competition. It maintains tight ties with FIFA in arranging tournaments for various events like as the World Cup, Youth and Women competitions, and Olympic Games Football Tournaments.

1). Financial Accountant

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Employment Type: Full-time

Job 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 Financial Accountant.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial statements in line with Company Statute.
  • Profit and loss (P&L) and cash flow analysis.
  • Balance sheet accounts reviews and reconciliations.
  • General Ledger (GL) and Cost Center (CC) master data management.
  • Month-end closing processes.
  • Quarterly reporting of financial Accounts.
  • Support the Head of Finance in annual Audits.
  • Participation in annual budget preparation.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting is a must.
  • 3+ years of experience with SAP is a MUST
  • Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • An understanding of receipts and payments Account is a plus
  • Fluent in English and French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of Arabic and/or Portuguese is an asset.

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
16th December, 2023.

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.

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2). Corporate Legal Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Responsibilities

  • Support and assist the Head of Corporate Legal in the overall discharge his or her duties.
  • Review, draft, negotiate, renew, and update all legal instruments (Contracts, Demand Letters, Host City Agreements, MoU’s, IP registrations, etc.)
  • Advise on corporate and commercial matters including not limited to intellectual property, securities offerings, customs, tax, finance, social security, procurement, insurance, sponsorship, service providers, partnerships, competition law and real estate.
  • Assist the regulation and litigation division on any litigation matters of a corporate or commercial nature.
  • Maintain and file corporate records (leases, title deeds, contracts, IP portfolio, etc.)
  • Research, anticipate, and protect the organization against corporate and commercial related legal risks.
  • Research and draft presentations for zones and member associations on workshops aimed at training on best corporate and commercial practices.
  • Any other legal duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • Master’s Degree in Commercial/Corporate/Business law.
  • Admission to the bar as a practicing advocate.
  • At least 4 years’ experience as a proven and practicing corporate or commercial lawyer.
  • Fluent in both English & French spoken and written, command of the Arabic is an advantage.
  • Committed to quality and results.
  • Good communicator and able to explain the view of the department.
  • Leader and team builder.

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
14th December, 2023.

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.

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3). Professional Football Manager

Location: Cairo, Egypt (CAF Headquarters)

Responsibilities

  • Support the Head of Department with all aspects of the CAF Club Licensing system, Stadium Licensing, and League Development, and contributing to the department’s programme and activities.
  • Provide administrative support to the Department direct line manager.
  • Help the CAF member associations as licensors to implement the CAF club licensing system at national level, ensuring regular communication and exchanges within the club licensing network.
  • Help to organize and run club licensing education activities.
  • Compile and update the club licensing, stadiums, leagues and clubs’ database and historical statistics.
  • Revise the national club licensing regulations submitted by the member associations.
  • Assist in the follow-up on club licensing compliance audits.
  • Supervise the core club licensing process and the application of club licensing criteria, coordinate activities internally and with external partners and stakeholders.
  • Manage the implementation of the club licensing system including reporting and analysis.
  • Administer the CAF Club Licensing Online Platform (CLOP), assist in the preparation and implementation of the CLOP and provide support and assistance to the users.
  • Gather and register Coaches license copies for the Clubs participating in CAF Interclub competitions.
  • Set up and manage the Spectators and Coaches approval process for all CAF Competitions on CAF CMS.
  • Conduct stadium matchday monitoring for CAF matches through the available streaming platform and submit report to Head of Department.
  • Support the compilation and publication of department reports (internal and/or benchmarking).
  • Gather, develop, and monitor research on club licensing, clubs, leagues, players, and stadiums.
  • Handle general administrative and organisational tasks of the department, manage Department calendars and meetings, office administration (including the scheduling of meetings and preparation of relevant documentation).
  • Assist in the organization, scheduling, and coordination of the Department activities, such as courses, seminars, workshops and virtual meetings: planning, correspondence and the activity itself.
  • Correspond with other CAF Divisions and Departments to obtain necessary information on Department inter-related activities such as: expenses, flights, arrangement of services, requests, payments, and other.
  • Coordinate and assist in travel-related requests, including flights, ground travel, accommodations, visas, vaccinations/medical requirements for travel, agendas and itineraries for the department instructors and inspectors on CAF missions.
  • Provide general administrative support such as procurement processes, invoices and expenses management, contract management, and others.
  • Type, compile, and prepare letters and circulars, record meeting minutes and prepare mission reports.
  • Keep track and record of documents submitted by the Member Associations and Clubs related to club licensing, coaching licenses, stadiums, and other Department projects.
  • Keep track and records in organised manner of all the Department developed activities and the related costs.
  • Manage the department mailbox and prioritize action / info / follow-up while ensuring information flow in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Implement and maintain office operations/administrative systems and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as instructed by direct line managers.
  • Contribute to any project run by the Technical Football Division.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Must possess at least a Degree in Sport / Business Management or any other Sport / Business related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the football industry, with sound knowledge and understanding of the sector.
  • Experience in a financial, legal, infrastructure, sporting, or other club licensing pilar.
  • Understanding of football law and regulations.
  • Proficient in Football administration and management with record in competitions and development.
  • Ability to develop ideas for football professionalisation projects.
  • Efficient use of MS-products (word, excel, ppt, visio).
  • Fluent in English and/or French language both written and spoken; command of any other CAF official languages (English, French, Arabic) is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational/administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Administration and project management skills.
  • Supportive, thorough, and service-minded approach.

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.

Deadline: 5th December, 2023.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to:  [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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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.