Legal Affairs and Compliance Director (Cairo, EG)

  • FIFA
  • 22 Jul, 2021

Job Description

CAF is looking to recruit a Legal Affairs and Compliance Director.


  • Represent and advise CAF on all legal matters, support the work of the organization, and manage the full range of legal activities.
  • Renew CAF's contractual agreements with its sponsors and partners.
  • Ensure the application of CAF's statutes, regulations and disciplinary codes and keep them up to date.
  • Advise and assist CAF in disputes and cases of its members before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
  • Manage disputes related to CAF Member Associations in collaboration with FIFA.
  • Manage the accompaniment of Member Associations and African regional organizations in the compliance of their regulations with CAF requirements.
  • Inform and advise CAF officials and staff on their rights and obligations.
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of the compliance program.


Requirements (profile):

  • Master's degree in law, Bar admission and proven experience in a law firm.
  • Ideally experience as a Legal Director in an international organization or corporation.
  • Experience in sports law would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken); fluency in another official CAF language (French or Arabic) is an asset.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Proactive and solution oriented.
  • Strong sense of accountability, responsibility, and integrity.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.


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.