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Job Advertisement – Head of Women’s Football

Botswana Football Association invites suitably qualified professionals to apply for the position of WOMEN’S FOOTBALL MANAGER / HEAD OF WOMEN’S FOOTBALL.

Reporting to the General Secretary, the successful candidate in the position will be tasked with a unique opportunity to work in football and drive the women’s game forward within Botswana Football Association.

 FUNCTION: Project lead and manager


Job overview

The Women’s Football Manager will be responsible for driving the growth and development of the women’s game in Botswana. This exciting new position comes with various responsibilities, cutting across all areas of football. Delivering and implementing a long-term women’s football strategy will lead to the successful growth of women’s football in our country. Ensuring that the whole population has access to this sport, for any level, age or background, is part of our mission. This role is therefore of great importance to the Botswana Football Association.


  • Work in collaboration with relevant internal and external stakeholders, for the development of women’s football, namely to create and implement an overarching women’s football strategy.
  • Oversee, manage and improve women’s football activities, such as grassroots programmes or local and national competitions.
  • Collect and build a database on relevant statistics on girls and women’s football, in view to continuously track progress of the country.
  • Work with the Technical Director to identify areas of priority to improve the elite youth pathways system.
  • Work together with the marketing/communications department(s), to create an effective campaign which raises awareness and promotes women’s football and its benefits.
  • Establish a women’s football network and ensure communication flows across the organization, including the Women’s Football Committee.
  • Work with local NGO(s) to identify common goals for girls and women’s empowerment within society.


  • Bachelor degree from university or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working experience as a project manager
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of resilience, with an ability to manage multiple projects are once
  • Has a “can do attitude”, is open minded and has an intrinsic motivation to develop the women’s game
  • Able to adapt to different working environments, with an ability to manage upwards, but also able to lead discussions and individuals.
  • Has a good understanding of the football landscape. Experience as a player or a coach is a plus.
  • Driving license


Three (3) year contract.

Qualifying candidates should deliver their applications, curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates and Identity Card to:

The Chief Executive officer
Botswana Football Association
PO Box 1396

Or email to

Only qualifying candidate/s will be contacted.

Closing date is 17 May 2019.

For Further information required contact the CEO Office on: Phone: 3900279

All applications will be treated in strict confidence


Senior & U-20 women name final squads

Botswana women’s senior national team coach Jacqueline Gaboinelwe, and women’s under-20 national team coach Taphaphiwa Gaebolae have both named their final squad to compete at the 2019 COSAFA championships in Port-Elizabeth South Africa.

The women’s national team has been drawn in group Zambia, Namibia and Mauritius. They will play from July 31 – August 11.

The under-20 has been drawn in group B alongside Eswatini, Tanzania and Zambia. They will play from August 1-11.

The two teams are in the camp until they depart for Port-Elizabeth on the 28th July 2019

Women’s senior national team squad

Women’s U-20 national team squad

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