The Director of Legal Affairs at CAF needs an excellent command of legal expertise and fair knowledge of football law, in order to achieve the following duties :
1- Creation and development of the Legal Affairs division that will provide expert and strategic legal advice to the President, the Secretary General, the Deputy General Secretary(Administration & Finance).
2- Study and review of contractual agreements with CAF sponsors and partners.
3- Review the agreement with CAF medical and insurance partner.
4- Analyze and suggest improvement of CAF contracts for personnel.
5- Ensure delivery of legal agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights of the administration.
6- Master CAF Statutes, Regulations and Disciplinary Codes for continuous update and improvement.
7- Overview Club Licensing regulations.
8- Manage and supervise the Disciplinary and Ethics departments.
9- Supervise Trademark registration and follow up.
10- Assist in litigations and Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) cases.
11- Manage in cooperation with CAF lawsuits related to CAF National Associations.
12- Anticipate and Identify proactive solutions to avoid potential legal risks.
1- A bachelor’s degree preferably In low.
2- At least 5 years of work experience in providing legal counsel to international Organizations.
3- Very good understanding of commercial law, sports law, licensing and broadcasting agreements.
4- Ability to set and deliver plans and objectives in an efficient and timely manner.
5- Resilient and able to work under pressure.
6- Excellent judgment and analytical skills.
7- Strong knowledge and passion for Football.
8- Great sense of accountability and responsibility.
9- Utmost level of ethics, integrity and seriousness.
IT Skills :
1- MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
Language Skills :
1- Fluent in written and spoken English and French.
2- Other languages such as Arabic and Portuguese would be an advantage.
General CAF obligations :
6- Remain contactable at all times via the mobile phone or email.
Note : The employee may be required to work outside his / her official working hours and / or job description as deemed necessary by the management.
Kindly send your CV to : CAF targetdhr.com