Farm Africa

Job Vacancy: Director of Programmes

Job Location: Flexible (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda or the UK)

Salary: £81,000 – £86,000

Sustainable agriculture and integrated landscape management has the power to change lives and underpin prosperity, food security and climate resilience the world over.

Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture, building links to markets and the sustainable management of natural resources in eastern Africa. We champion a holistic approach that boosts yields, protects the environment and connects smallholder farmers to thriving markets.

We are looking for a Director of Programmes who has outstanding technical expertise in one or more of our priority strategic approaches, the integrity, maturity and confidence to inspire and
motive a team of specialists; and who has a real passion for sustainable rural development in Africa.

The Director of Programmes will lead the work to build our portfolio of high quality programmes, ensuring that they deliver maximum impact for the communities we work with. You will
demonstrate a deep understanding of Farm Africa’s work, an excellent understanding of programme finances, have exceptional people management skills and a wealth of experience of being an envoy for the organisation and influencing donors.

We have an ambitious strategy to deepen our impact over the next five years. We’ll reach more people; lift more communities out of poverty; work with more corporate partners who share our vision; and, open up more agricultural markets.

We’ll make change happen. Farm Africa. Growing Futures

If you want to be part of this change, please visit the jobs page of our website for more information and details of how you can apply on www.farmafrica.org/jobs/jobs.

Applications should be submitted no later than 9:00 BST / 11:00 am EAT on Monday 16 August 2021.

Please note that we expect stage one interviews to take place on the 23 and 24 August.

Candidates will then be selected to take part in a final interview on 27 August.

Note: Farm Africa will not accept third party applications and recruitment consultants are respectfully asked not to get in touch with regards to this role.

Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

We also do not charge a fee at any stage of our recruitment process.