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  • Posted: May 7, 2024
    Deadline: May 29, 2024
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    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as th...
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    Senior Manager - GS Office


    • Fulfil secretarial duties, such as writing of correspondences, coordinating tasks, taking minutes, and managing files, planning of the calendar of meetings and travels.
    • Prioritize and respond to all communications sent to the General Secretary's Office in a timely manner, while ensuring that all relevant information is properly escalated, documented and filed for future reference.
    • Draft various legal documents
    • Manage communication between CAF Secretariat and external stakeholders
    • Anticipate legal concerns from an institutional point of view
    • Examine national, international, and local laws to identify any rules that must be followed and identifying conflicts that might arise
    • Assist in the overall legal coordination of CAF Executive Committee and Executive Committee meetings' organization
    • Assist in the overall coordination of the organization of CAF General Assembly
    • Ensure compliance with the statutory procedures for the proper conduct of CAF General Assembly
    • Review and prepare meeting files
    • Draft meeting minutes if necessary
    • Assist in supervising the organization of CAF events and report to the General Secretary
    • Act as a relay between the Head of GS Office and the operational teams
    • Assist the Head of GS Office with any additional tasks necessary to deliver the organization's strategic and administrative objectives.

    Requirements (Profile)

    • Master’s Degree in Law.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
    • Previous ex in an international organization.
    • Fluent in English spoken and written is a must. Command of French or/and Arabic is an advantage.
    • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
    • Organization and prioritization: Ability to manage administrative tasks under pressure.
    • Communication skills: Ability to draft, format, and review legal and communication documents in English and create communication templates.
    • Policy development: Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective office operations.
    • Attention to detail: Ability to properly escalate, document, and file relevant information for future reference.
    • Knowledge of Diplomacy and Government relations is a plus. 

    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.

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    Protocol Officer


    • Under the guidance of Guest Relations Team Lead to be a key representative of the Guest Operations functional area to both external and internal stakeholders
    • Coordinate with relevant government agencies and Protocol teams of visiting VIPs to ensure all guest needs are met.
    • Enforce Protocol procedures in accordance with CAF guidelines, understanding the Order of Precedence and principles of VVIP/VIP Seating.
    • Support various Protocol tasks, including creating seating arrangements and guest profiles, providing guidance on appropriate forms of address and ceremonial procedures, warmly receiving guests, and arranging exclusive experiences.
    • Develop a thorough understanding of protocol requirements and daily operations at assigned venues, including familiarity with VIP areas such as drop-off and pick-up zones, ingress and egress routes, lounges, seating sections, and other potential VIP pathways.
    • Familiarize with CAF's Incident Management Reporting System and the escalation hierarchy for addressing issues.
    • Conduct Protocol training sessions covering specific customs, etiquette, and cultural considerations relevant to hosting dignitaries and individuals of significance, for event staff, volunteers, and service providers.
    • Collaborate closely and maintain clear communication with other functional areas, particularly those with overlapping responsibilities and roles within CAF.
    • Maintain close coordination with counterparts within CAF to ensure alignment of all protocol services and processes with the organization's expectations.
    • Implement any other additional tasks as directed by line manager.

    Requirements (Profile)

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field.
    • 7+ years of experience in protocol management, particularly in sports events, serving high-level dignitaries.
    • Proven track record in orchestrating various events, while effectively engaging with prominent individuals.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle tasks with precision and professionalism, ensuring flawless execution.
    • Extensive expertise in overseeing end-to-end protocol and VIP hospitality programs during major sports events.
    • Experience in crisis management and problem-solving, capable of handling unexpected challenges and emergencies effectively.
    • Proficiency in English, French, and Arabic spoken and written. English-Arabic and English-French speaking candidates would be preferred
    • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
    • Familiarity with protocol procedures, such as diplomatic protocols and etiquettes, with a keen understanding of cultural sensitivities particularly within the context of sports events hosting international dignitaries.
    • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility and adaptability to accommodate last-minute changes or adjustments to protocols and schedules, while still upholding the highest standards of professionalism and efficiency.

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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