Senior Manager - GS Office Job in Nigeria

 The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by four nations: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Africa. As the administrative body of the region, CAF manages competitions, offers technical and administrative training courses while actively fostering the promotion and practice of football. The Confederation organizes championships such as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN or AFCON), the most popular competition. It maintains very close links with FIFA in coordinating tournaments for different events such as the World Cup, Youth and Women competitions and the Olympic Games Football Tournaments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager - GS Office

Location: Cairo, Egypt


  • Fulfil secretarial duties, such as writing of correspondences, coordinating tasks, taking minutes, and managing files, planning of the calendar of meetings and travels.
  • Prioritize and respond to all communications sent to the General Secretary's Office in a timely manner, while ensuring that all relevant information is properly escalated, documented and filed for future reference.
  • Draft various legal documents
  • Manage communication between CAF Secretariat and external stakeholders
  • Anticipate legal concerns from an institutional point of view
  • Examine national, international, and local laws to identify any rules that must be followed and identifying conflicts that might arise
  • Assist in the overall legal coordination of CAF Executive Committee and Executive Committee meetings' organization
  • Assist in the overall coordination of the organization of CAF General Assembly
  • Ensure compliance with the statutory procedures for the proper conduct of CAF General Assembly
  • Review and prepare meeting files
  • Draft meeting minutes if necessary
  • Assist in supervising the organization of CAF events and report to the General Secretary
  • Act as a relay between the Head of GS Office and the operational teams
  • Assist the Head of GS Office with any additional tasks necessary to deliver the organization's strategic and administrative objectives.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Master’s Degree in Law.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Previous ex in an international organization.
  • Fluent in English spoken and written is a must. Command of French or/and Arabic is an advantage.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
  • Organization and prioritization: Ability to manage administrative tasks under pressure.
  • Communication skills: Ability to draft, format, and review legal and communication documents in English and create communication templates.
  • Policy development: Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective office operations.
  • Attention to detail: Ability to properly escalate, document, and file relevant information for future reference.
  • Knowledge of Diplomacy and Government relations is a plus. 

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.

Application Closing Date
29th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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  • 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).