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Cascading Of The New BFA Constitution

1. Reference is made to Circular No. 12 of 2016, which Circular was notifying all the Botswana Football Association (BFA) structures about the approval of the new BFA Constitution by the Director of Civil and National Registration.

2. Further to the approval of the new Constitution, an urgent plan has been drawn to cascade the Constitution to the Regions ahead of the Annual General Assembly (AGA) to be held on Saturday 30th July 2016. The schedule will be as per the table below:

Friday 29th April 2016, Eastern Block, Mahalapye, 17h00hrs
Saturday 30th April 2016, Southern Block, Jwaneng, 09h00hrs
Sunday 1st May 2016, Western Block, Tsabong, 09h00hrs
Saturday 7th May 2016, Northern Block, Kasane, 09h00hrs

3. Block Chairpersons shall be expected to identify and communicate the venues, and to advise on accommodation needs of their respective regional representatives. They shall also be expected to join the BFA delegation in this exercise.

4. All regions are therefore invited to send their Chairpersons and/or Secretaries to their respective Block cascading meetings at the stated times. Debswana National First Division Clubs and beMOBILE Premiership Clubs are expected to send their Chairpersons to the cascading sessions within their respective Blocks; e.g. Motlakase, Green Lovers and Miscellaneous will be expected to attend meetings of the Eastern Block.

5. These meetings will also serve the purpose of Blocks evaluating their readiness for their respective play-offs.

6. All BFA structures are once again urged to peruse through the Constitution and familiarize themselves with its contents in readiness for the cascading of the Constitution.

7. Should any of the Structures wish to seek clarity pertaining to the foregoing, they should feel free to contact the BFA Executive office.

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Vacancy – Secretary General

Football is Botswana’s most popular sport by far: the game of the people. This is a position that will put you in the spotlight and challenge you, like no other. Botswana Football Association (BFA) is the supreme authority on matters of football in the country, and controls all aspects of the game. It is affiliated to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of African Football (CAF), and Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA).

The BFA seeks to recruit a Secretary General, who will lead and manage the operations of the Association, and drive mission to promote and develop the game of football across the country.

You will report to the President of the BFA as well as being responsible to the Executive Committee. Responsibilities will include: directing the BFA to deliver its commercial objectives including consolidating and growing existing revenue streams (especially broadcast and sponsorship) as well as identifying and exploiting new income steams; attending Exco meetings and providing a detailed overview on the operations and performance of the BFA; building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; developing and implementing strategies aimed at promoting and developing football in the country; developing and leading structures to help secure the success of national teams at all levels; ensuring sound financial management and cost control; leading the communication & PR strategy; leading major projects at national and international level; and serving on committees and football bodies as appropriate across the country and, where required, within the confederation and worldwide.

A Botswana citizen you will need a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce or related field, and have proven experience of succeeding in a high profile, complex, multi-stakeholder organisation. Proven success in football administration, business development, and revenue generation will be advantageous.

To progress your interest please visit www.hrmc.co.bw where you can download a more detailed advert for the position. To register your application, enclose your curriculum vitae. Closing date for applications is Friday, 12 February 2021.

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