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Job Advertisement – Referees Manager

Botswana Football Association invites suitably qualified professionals to apply for the position of REFEREES MANAGER. Reporting to the Secretary General, the successful candidate in the position will generally be responsible for the administration of the Referees Desk and coordination of the various related activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Provide support to the Secretary General in the day-to-day management of Referees Affairs.
Judiciously disseminate information from regulators and stakeholders including FIFA and CAF refereeing departments to the referees, BFA Management, the Refereeing Committee and any other relevant structure.
Coordinate, direct and support all BFA refereeing events, courses, competitions.
Implement the directives from the referees committee.
Prepare, manage and present documents, forms, refereeing data and reports, annual plans and budgets associated with department activities as required.
Oversee activity logistical requirements including travel, training sites, compensation of officials, expense reports.
Assist in the coordination and availability of match officials, instructors, assessors, and referees to all BFA Regional Associations
Coordinate the BFA refereeing program with the Regional Development Officers (RDO’s) and Instructors

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
The candidate will be a retired referee and:
Fluent in Microsoft Office with an ability to communicate in both official languages (both written and oral)
Experienced in various aspects of event and project management
Self-directed with an ability to multi-task and solve problems
Possess a high-level competence and direct experience in creating and managing programs
Ready to travel and work irregular hours as required
Experience in and knowledge of football is beneficial

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 09th March 2018.

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

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BFA and FNBB launch partnership

Botswana Football Association and First National Bank on Thursday launched a 3-year Sponsorship worth 3 million Pula.

Speaking at the launch, FNBB CEO Steven Bogatsu highlighted that Like many of economies around the world, Botswana is grappling with youth unemployment.

“It is upon us and government to help with this unemployment, ” said Bogatsu.

He says FNBB has committed to help junior teams through the 3 years sponsorship.

This is the second initiative to sponsor youth as in June FNBB partnered with tertiary schools. Bogatsu went on to say that even though they didn’t have the budget they found it fit to look for funds to help these teams. He said their decision was inspired by the BFA’s strategic plan to improve local football.

When taking the centre stage, BFA President said Football is about partnership. It’s about human development, it’s the property of the state. To improve the sport all partner must be involved. He welcomed the commitment of FNBB as it will be a major assistance towards the junior teams.

Letshwiti highlighted that cooperate companies must continue coming to football to market themselves and to ensure the growth of sports and their different brands

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