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.
Programme Information Assistant, Part-time (21 hours per week)
Farm Africa is recruiting a part-time (21 hrs per week) Programme Information Assistant based in London. The primary purpose of this role is to support the Programme Department with the management of programme information.
Accurate and up to date programme information is essential to programme management, financial management, donor management, and the communications function of Farm Africa. The Programme Information Assistant will play an integral part in maintaining up to date programme information, mainly via the implementation of the programme database. Due to the part time nature of the role it would suit a post graduate who may currently be studying and would welcome the time commitment of three days per week. The role offers the opportunity to gain a solid foundation of experience for someone who is keen to build a career in international development, providing practical experience in the operations of an organisation with a focus on rural prosperity in eastern Africa.
To apply for this role please submit an application form and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org specifying PIA 2013 in the subject heading and for the attention of the Programme Officer in the email body. Alternatively, please submit via post to Farm Africa, 9th Floor, Bastion House, 140 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5DN; for the attention of the Programme Officer. CVs will not be taken in to consideration via email or post. Please pay particular attention to addressing the person specification in the job description. Download an application form and job description here.
The deadline for applications is midnight GMT, Friday 3 May 2013. We anticipate holding interviews on Friday 10 May 2013.
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.
Location: Kisumu County, Kenya
Farm Africa is a different kind of charity, working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work with different types of farmers (pastoralists, agro-pastoralist, smallholders adn foresee dwellers) in a range of regions in eastern Africa. Their specific situations vary but most are facing increasing economic, health adn environmental vulnerabiliby. We work with them, and other stakeholders, to develop, test, and support the roll-out of successful solutions to achieve long-term improvements in their lives. We believe Africa has the power to feed itself.
We are currently seeking a Project Accountant/Administrator for the Farm Africa Aquashops Project, to ensure a high standard of financial management in the Farm Africa Aquaculture Project and to provide administrative support to the project staff team.
- To ensure compliance with the basic standards contained in the Farm Africa finance procedures manual
- To maintain comprehensive and up to date project financial records
- To assist the Project Co-ordinator with budgeting and reporting
- To perform routine administrative and logistical tasks
- To ensure safe custody of Kisumu Office assets
- To play an active role as a member of the Farm Africa Kenya Finance team
- Bachelors degree in relevant field
- CPA (Part 2 Section 4) qualification
- Atleast 2 years experience in project/fund accounting
- Computer literacy in MS-Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Excellent Quickbooks competence
- Experience in planning, budget preparation and monitoring
If you are interested in this role, further details can be found in the job description. If you would like to apply please submit a 3-page Curriculum Vitae, a one page application letter with the reference: ‘2013 PA - AS’ in the subject line to: email@example.com by 5.00pm, Friday 3 May 2013.
Consolidated Gross monthly salary is Kes. 87,876
Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and all enquiries regarding the role must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
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