Internal Audit Manager

Ready to lead a new era in African football?

You believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards? CAF is looking to recruit an Internal Audit Manager.


CAF Risk Management:

  • Ensure that a major review of CAF’s risk map is undertaken at least once a year.
  • Ensure risk areas in relation to CAF’s operational and strategic management are regularly and carefully monitored.
  • Ensure that risk register is properly maintained and report monthly outcomes of the risk register to the line manager, and the Audit & Compliance Committee.
  • Develop an assessment framework that brings together the assurance activities of CAF Departments where they are related to the risk register and report against this to the line manager.
  • Support and liaise closely where risk maps are required for specific programmes.

CAF Internal Audit:

  • Present an annual internal audit plan by reference to the risk management framework to the Audit & Compliance Committee for their approval.
  • Develop and maintain the Internal Audit Procedures to ensure that best practice is taken account of and that the audits address specific areas of risk management.
  • Undertake the approved internal audit plan in line with agreed procedures liaising with the relevant Departments
  • At the conclusion of audits to provide a full briefing to the management and relevant Committees ensuring that recommendations are recorded as part of the review.
  • Agree action plan necessary to implement the audit recommendations with the relevant Directors.
  • Recommend methods to enhance and improve control procedures.
  • Present the audit report to the Directors, highlighting any areas of concern and the resultant action plan.
  • Monitor the implementation of any recommendations.
  • Identify common features across audits and organisation-wide issues, proposing appropriate process improvements.

Other activities:

  • Provide advice and training to CAF staff on internal control procedures.
  • Ensure that issues of internal control are considered during all work and in the development of new policies and procedures.
  • Stay abreast of new and relevant best practice on matters of audit.
  • Contribute to continuous review of the organisations systems and to recommend changes as necessary.
  • Perform any relevant other tasks as requested by line manager.
  • Carry out any other task necessary to deliver CAF’s strategic and administrative objectives.
  • Protect the property, and assets of CAF at all times.

Requirements (profile):

  • 10+ years of experience in internal auditing, with a proven track record of leading and managing internal audits.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Professional Accounting qualification (ACCA, CPA, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of International Internal Audit Standards (IIA Standards).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present complex audit findings to senior management and the CAF Audit and Compliance Committee
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess internal control weaknesses and recommend improvements.
  • The ability to build relationships with staff across different departments within CAF and maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and compliance requirements for corporate entities
  • Strong professional judgment and the ability to maintain independence when conducting audits.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and other modern IT tools.
  • Proficiency in English and French spoken and written. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.
  • A passion for African football and strong understanding of CAF's mission and values (preferred but not mandatory).

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


Application deadline 22/07/2024