Competitions Strategy & Planning Officer

Federations & Major Events
Cairo , Egypt
Competitive
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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. 

 

 

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COMPETITIONS STRATEGY & PLANNING OFFICER

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 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.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

The position will be based in CAF Headquarters – Cairo, Egypt. 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, please send your C.V. to apply for the vacancy please click the ‘apply’ button below.

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