Contract type


18 April 2022

at 17:00:00


The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) based in Abuja, Nigeria, is recruiting new staff for the following position:

Technical Assistant (Reference ANOCA / HR / TEA / 001/2022)


This recruitment (new position) is part of the restructuring of ANOCA Administration and its professionalisation. The assistant will work under the direct supervision and responsibility of the Technical Director. He / She will be responsible for assisting the Technical Director in the implementation of programs in the Technical Department of ANOCA.

This appointment also aims at strengthening the principle of good governance and separation of powers within the organisation.


The successful candidate will work at the ANOCA headquarters located in Abuja, Nigeria


Main Responsibilities

  • To assist the Technical Director in the implementation of programmes in the Technical Department. The programmes include but not limited to Continental Activities Programme, ANOCA Athlete Support, ANOCA Continental Games; Special Projects;
  • Analysis of Olympic Solidarity programmes and monitoring of uptake by the African NOCs;
  • Assist and co-ordinate activities of relevant Commissions and sub-committees to achieve ANOCA’s mandate and objectives; These are: Athletes, Women, Medical and anti-doping, Games Co-ordination, Paris 2024 Athlete support Commission and other Commissions as shall be assigned;
  • Facilitate programmes aimed at supporting athletes, coaches and support teams;
  • Liaise with NOCs to ensure proper reporting on athlete support programmes, continental activities programmes and other programmes as shall be assigned;
  • Provide technical input and support to NOCs where required;
  • Manage ANOCA Recognition System of key technical service providers;
  • Collate and input data on the ANOCA Database of athletes, coaches, technical officials and training centres;
  • Liaise with training centres to ascertain progress on athlete preparation;
  • Liaise with Tertiary institutions on the training programmes for athletes and officials
  • Maintain relations with key stakeholders on relevant technical matters as shall be directed by the Technical Director;
  • Compile weekly rankings of African athletes in all Olympic sports. From time to time, you may be required to include non-Olympic Sports;
  • Assist in the compilation of monthly and quarterly reports of the Technical Department
  • Provide accurate and relevant information for inclusion in all technical reports as shall be required;
  • Provide any other reasonable assistance as shall be required by the operations of the Association


  • A Bachelors Degree in Sports Science/ Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology
  • An equivalent Bachelors qualification in Sport will be considered, e.g., Sports Management
  • Use of computer, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of other computer software will be an added advantage, in particular databases
  • Excellent command of French or English. Intermediate command of the other will be an added advantage
  • Experience in sports development/ athlete support programmes
  • Understanding of sport in general, in particular Olympic Sports


When submitting their applications, candidates must provide:

– A cover letter not exceeding one page, signed and dated (in PDF)

– A CV of no more than four pages (in PDF)

– The contact information of two references


All documents must be submitted in French or in English


Applications should be sent only in electronic format and to:

Candidates who have not received acknowledgment of their applications at the closing date

must notify ANOCA at

When submitting, candidates must specify in the subject’s area of the email: the position that they are applying for (in this case- Reference ANOCA / HR / TEA / 001/2022).


The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 18 April 2022 at 17h00 GMT

N.B.: Outside standard acknowledgment of receipt for applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be notified on the fate of their applications.