Farm Africa is a different kind of charity, working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural eastern Africa. Our sustainable, community-led projects help Africa’s farmers feed Africa’s people – for the long-term.
We want to double our impact by 2015 and are looking for talented staff to help us achieve this. We can reach more farmers by being experts in our field, pushing boundaries, working flexibly and sharing knowledge.
Posts in our country offices are recruited in-country and advertised in national papers, as well as ReliefWeb.
We cannot respond to unsolicited requests and applications for employment or volunteer opportunities.
Finance & Administration Manager
Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Farm Africa is looking for an ambitious Finance & Administration Manager committed to delivering the best possible outcomes. The post holder will be passionate about strong financial management and as .a key member of the Tanzania and Uganda senior management team will help to drive both our financial and our wider strategy there. The post holder will also be responsible for IT, HR & office administration.
We are looking for a strong qualified, finance, with proven experience in financial control and management (minimum of five years). You should be comfortable with project accounting & reporting, producing statutory accounts and managing the budgeting process. You will have some familiarity with SUNv5 and QuickBooks accounting package.
You will be clear on the need for control and compliance, as well as the importance of the finance and non finance teams understanding what the numbers mean. You will identify and seek to resolve the diverse financial issues that can arise within a complex, grant funded programme. You will have strong people management skills and be eager to help build the capacities of others within your team. You will have demonstrable experience of successfully balancing a number of competing priorities. You will recognise the importance of frequent communication with all your stakeholders throughout the programme and the wider Farm Africa organisation.
The role will entail frequent travel within Tanzania and Uganda, occasionally to other countries where Farm Africa operates. This is a competitive national package based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with no relocation offered.
More detailed information about this role can be found in the job description. If you are interested in applying, please submit a one page motivation letter indicating why you are most fit for the job and CV of maximum three pages to The Country Director, Farm Africa Tanzania/Uganda at Tanzaniarecruitment@farmafrica.org. The application must include your current or most recent salary and meet all the essential requirements as outlined in the full job description. Any applications not meeting the above will NOT be considered and only short listed applicants will be contacted.
The deadline for applications is Thursday 5 December 2013, 5pm East African time (electronic only). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately with interviews scheduled for 12th and 13th of Dec 2013.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please submit them in writing to Tanzaniarecruitment@farmafrica.org *Important: we will not be answering telephone enquiries about this role, all questions must be emailed.
Note: Farm Africa will not be accepting any applications from third parties and request that we receive no contact from third parties in respect of this vacancy.
Special Events Volunteer
Voluntary position, travel and lunch expenses paid
Commitment of time: part-time, three-four month placement Farm Africa is seeking a confident, proactive and organised Special Events Volunteer to join our Corporate and Community Fundraising Team.
Your support will be critical to the smooth running of our upcoming Food for Good Ball which will be hosted at the Victoria and Albert Museum on March 27th 2014.
Since launching in 2011, the Food for Good campaign has raised over £500k for Farm Africa through various challenges and events. Leading executives from the sector have gone extreme lengths to demonstrate their commitment and we’ve been overwhelmed by their inspired colleagues also showing their support. The Food for Good Ball is a chance to celebrate the success of the campaign and an opportunity to look towards 2014 and how the food and hospitality industry can once again come together to help end hunger, for good.
You will play a key role in ensuring every guest has a wonderful evening by assisting in core elements of the event planning procedure. This will include sourcing exclusive prizes, researching potential sponsors and helping to create event materials. There will also be the potential to play a role on the night and assist the event manager in delivering a flawless and memorable event.
We’re looking for someone with a strong interest in special events, who will share our ambition to deliver a high class evening with the intention to raise essential funds for Farm Africa. In return for your commitment, we will work with you to develop your experience of working with a leading NGO in a fundraising capacity. If this sounds like a suitable role for you, we would love to hear from you.
If you are interested in this role more information can be found in the job description. If you would like to apply, please send a CV and one page supporting statement detailing how you meet the personal specification to email@example.com by Monday 9th December 2013.
Location: UK wide
We’re looking for new speakers throughout the UK. You don’t need any previous public speaking experience, just a passion for Farm Africa and our work.
More information about being a speaker can be found here.
We offer a full days training and on-going support for all of our speakers.
We work with volunteers in our London office. We’re looking for people of all backgrounds who can spare some time to join our valued team of volunteers.
Find out more about volunteering