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Batswana to Officiate at Regional Tournament

Fifa referee Tshepo Mokani Gobagoba and Referees physical instructor Phodiso Jonty Rasetsoga are set to fly Botswana’s flag at the upcoming COSAFA Under 17 championships built for Mauritius from July 18 to 29 this year.

The two are no strangers to Cosafa and CAF championships as they have been on the FIFA and CAF roaster for some years now. When reached for comment, Acting  BFA referees Manager Galeboe highlighted that when local referees get such assignments its always a positive as they gain experience that they are able to share with others referees which better improve the quality of refereeing in Botswana.

Gale Galeboe says the 2018/2019 season is set to be a professional and well conducted year on their part with her referees upbeat about putting FIFA standard refereeing. The match officials have returned to training to prepare for the new season.

The Mauritius bound due are expected to jet off 14 July 2018 to join other top officials in the region at the Under 17 COSAFA .

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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

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