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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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Magang to attend Women in Football Leadership Programme

Since the approval of the FIFA reforms by the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in February 2016, FIFA has placed great emphasis on bringing more women into football’s decision-making bodies, as evidenced by the increased presence of women on the FIFA Council, FIFA
Standing Committees, FIFA Management Board, as well as in the wider FIFA administration.

The success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 has further raised the awareness of women’s football and its unique qualities, both on and off the pitch, including the positive impact the game has on girls and women around the world.

Following these successes of women’s national teams, the Botswana Football Association is delighted to inform the media and public that FIFA has invited National Executive Committee members Mrs Tsoseletso Magang to the second edition of the Women in Football Leadership Programme. This workshop reinforces Botswana’s as well as FIFA’s commitment to increase women’s participation in senior decision-making positions within football.

Mrs Magang’s participation in the programme will prove to be of great importance to advance women’s football in Botswana. She will be provided with the opportunity to grow as a leader in football in a multicultural and international environment.

Good progress has been made in women’s in recent times but the Football Association believes there is still a long way to go and more efforts are required. Mrs Tsoseletso Magang will be heading to Switzerland to attend the 2019 Women in Leadership program from 18th-22ndNovember 2019

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