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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 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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