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CAF: Vacancy Alert: Senior Manager – Travel and Accommodation.

You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit a Senior Manager – Travel and Accommodation.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a standard documentation defining responsibilities, timelines, and operational workflows.
  • Manage travel business workflow for all CAF Tournaments & Events where travel arrangements are requested in line with CAF Travel Policy.
  • Liaise with Transportation and Guest Management departments.
  • Create and develop a checklist for the specifications of the rooms and service level for the different groups (CAF Officials, Teams, Referees, VVIP/VIP guests, etc.) together with CAF relevant departments.
  • Assess and manage cost effective accommodation needs for all CAF Tournaments and Events.
  • Maintain trustworthy relationships with travel agencies and vendors.
  • Negotiate hotel rates and contracts with direct vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with different relevant travel policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the delivery of visas for CAF Officials, VVIP/VIP Guests, delegates, etc. whenever needed.
  • Conduct inspection visits and generate reports.
  • Manage budget planning and expenses reconciliation.
  • Prepare travel budget and post-events reports.

Requirements (profile):

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or similar.
  • Master’s Degree or any additional certification related to traveling is an advantage.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in the travel industry.
  • Experience in the sports industry is an advantage.
  • Experience in organizing accommodation arrangements for large numbers of delegates is an advantage.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
  • Fluent in English and/or French languages both written and spoken is a must; command of any of the other CAF official languages (English, French, Arabic) is an asset.
  • Strong project management skills with a clear focus on delivery
  • Excellent understanding of dealing with high-profile guests with complex itineraries
  • Ability to build strong relationships in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Leader, team builder, strategic and conceptual thinker, service minded and able to understand the needs of the business.
  • Resistance of stress.
  • Willingness to travel anywhere, anytime whenever the work needs.

We offer:

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative international organization.
  • Attractive employment conditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team.
  • Quality social security coverage.
  • An excellent pension schemes.

The position will be based in CAF Headquarters – Cairo, Egypt. Only qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, or on any other grounds.

If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for a top international sporting organization, submit your application in English (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas, and Reference Letters).

Only direct applications who meet all the required criteria will receive consideration, please send your C.V. to careers@cafonline.com

Application deadline 13/06/2023

 

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Mfolo and Mamelodi Attends COSAFA Workshop

JOHANNESBURG: Botswana Football Association (BFA) CEO, Mr Mfolo E. Mfolo and the former leading administrator on the African continent who also served as FIFA Development Officer for many years, Mr Ashford Mamelodi are currently in attending a 5 days COSAFA’s Regional General Secretaries workshop.

The workshop kickstarted on the 17th and will complete on the 21st July 2024 at Johannesburg where Regional General Secretaries of member associations will be unlocking excellence in football governance and administration.

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