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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 reach 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.

Our values are very important to us as an employer and they are also very important to our employees. All prospective employees should take some time to carefully consider our values and how they fit with your own personal values before attending interview with Farm Africa.

Farm Africa’s London office recruits staff for posts in Britain and senior posts in Africa. Full job details will be posted here, the BOND network and CharityJOB.

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.

Current vacancies

Country Representative, Uganda

Location: Kampala

DURATION & HOURS: half-time, 6 months fixed contract

Farm Africa operates significantly sized programmes in Ethiopia and Kenya, and we are vigorously pursuing pipeline development opportunities in Tanzania. Although we have been working in Uganda since 2003, Farm Africa has decided to invest in strengthening our profile, and building our programme there, with a view to opening a full formal country presence by mid-2016.

We are looking for a part-time Country Representative, based in Kampala, to focus entirely on building business development opportunities. This role would report directly to the Director of Programmes (DoP) (based in Addis Ababa), and would be expected to liaise closely with the Programme Funding (PF) team based in London, and the Country Directors based in Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam and Nairobi.

If you are interested in this role, more information can be found in the job description. If you would like to apply, please submit your CV and a one page supporting statement to michellew@farmafrica.org, by midnight on Sunday 16 August 2015. 


 

Programme Funding Assistant

Location: London

Duration: 1 year fixed-term contract, 35 hours per week

Salary: c£21,000

Farm Africa has an ambitious strategy - by 2016 we want to be directly supporting 1.5 million people each year to significantly improve their household income, move out of poverty and better withstand climate change challenges by implementing sustainable agricultural and forestry management practices.  In order to realise this we have set an organisational target to double the organisation’s programmatic funding by 2016 by building on our strong stable of funders which include DFID, the EU, Irish Aid, Comic Relief, Big Lottery Fund and other UK, US and European Foundations. The strategy document can be found at http://www.farmafrica.org/governance/.

The Programme Funding Assistant will provide much needed support to our busy Programme Funding team, growing our portfolio of small and medium trusts and foundations and managing information systems. We are looking for a bright and ambitious fundraiser with a passion for development to build relationships with new and existing donors and produce high quality requests for funding. The role requires flexibility and a proactive approach, and would suit someone who can excel in a team environment and work cross-culturally. Your written and oral communication skills must be excellent, and strong attention to detail is essential.

More details can be found in the job description. If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV and a short supporting statement to recruitment@farmafrica.org with the job you are applying for in the subject heading

The closing date for applications is Midnight GMT Sunday 2 August and interviews will be held w/c 10 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. 

Volunteering

 

Speaker

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 day's training and ongoing support for all of our speakers.