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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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COSAFA and LaLiga Instructors’ Masterclass gets underway

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Technical Division led by Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun today (Wednesday) joined their counterparts from the COSAFA region in a virtual Instructors Masterclass powered by COSAFA in partnership with LaLiga. The BFA participants include Alex Malete, Duncan Tshegofatso, Kaelo Kaelo, Jaqueline Gaboinelwe and Barobi Ngwako.

COSAFA and La Liga seek to improve football in the region with this exciting project where they look to equip regional instructors with training methods, academy structure, player development path, game model and overall, how to make a good instructor.

BFA acting TD Dr. Carolin Braun

The course is a pilot program which kickstarted its first of the two sessions beginning April 21st, 2021 and the second took place today, Wednesday May 5th, 2021.  The BFA Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun was today jubilant that all participants from the Botswana FA will be able to harness their skills for the betterment of the BFA development structures.

She further highlighted that the courses come at the right time when the entire football system is regenerating for the future. Dr. Braun was also confident that the BFA has chosen capable individuals who have made a commitment to take the lessons and safeguard the country’s footballing prospects. 

BFA Women development officer, Barobi Ngwako

The first day of the course was manned by Juan Florit – Head of LaLiga Football Projects and Andoni Bombín – Head of Methodology at Athletic Club, while today’s session was led by Saul Vazquez – Football Projects Specialist and Carlos Casal – Football Projects Coordinator, respectively.

 

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