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Job Advertisement – Legal & Compliance Officer

Botswana Football Association invites suitably qualified professionals to apply for the position of LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER. 

DESCRIPTION:

The position of LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER for Botswana Football Association (BFA) is a full-time position:

To provide general legal advice to the association and, inter alia, facilitation and resolution of legal matters; corporate governance; supporting the strategic and operational objectives of the BFA; and ensuring statutory and policy compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in law.
  2. At least 3 years’ experience in a legal environment.
  3. Knowledge of BFA and FIFA Rules and Regulations, will be an added advantage.
  4. The Applicant must be an admitted Legal Practitioner by the High Court of Botswana.
  5. Private practice experience, will be an advantage.
  6. Botswana citizen.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring the efficient delivery of legal and secretarial support to the Secretary General, the BFA NEC, and various committees.
  • Ensuring that well researched recommendations be made available to the BFA, its committees and stakeholders.
  • Using internal and external resources and research to provide legal and technical support to the BFA its committees and stakeholders.
  • Compiling agendas and minutes on meetings.
  • Co-ordinating all meetings of the BFA, NEC, committees and stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that the BFA constitution, is adhered to.
  • Ensuring that the Rules of the BFA are adhered to.
  • Ensuring compliance with the strategic vision and mission of the BFA and with governance principles.
  • Providing technical and legal support to the Association.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Calm and measured when working under pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team working – effective at leading project teams and working cross functionally.
  • Strong work ethic and can do attitude – Proactive and solution orientated.
  • Effective and confident communicator.

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

Gaborone

Or email to bfa@bfa.co.bw.

Only qualifying candidate/s will be contacted.

Closing date is 07 February 2020.

 

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

News

BFA attains CAF C Diploma.

Botswana Football Association on Friday received news that 45 of the 57  coaches who enrolled in the CAF C Diploma coaching course have passed with flying colours.

The course that took place in 2019 had been under moderation. The achievement of the 45 coaches marks an important milestone in the Botswana Football Association strategic scorecard as this translates to the achieving the pillars of Coach education and importantly the strategic objective of people learning and growth is attained.

Being a signatory to the CAF convention on the coaching manuals the Football Association in 2019 conducted CAF B and A coaching course which CAF has to reassure through that it will send an assessment team meaning coaches who were involved in the courses will be able to complete the course in due course.

12 of the 57 coaches did not crack the pass mark, and will have to retake the course in order to attain their CAF C.

Botswana Football Association congratulates coaches on their achievement.

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