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.
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.
Head of Agriculture
Full time, permanent
Location: Africa (we are flexible about location and this role can be based in our Addis Ababa, Nairobi or Dar es Salaam offices)
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 16 November
Farm Africa’s mission is to reduce poverty permanently by unleashing African Farmers’ ability to grow their income and manage their natural resources sustainably.
To enable us deliver our mission effectively, we need a Head of Agriculture to advise our field and in-country teams on the most effective ways to work with farmers to boost productivity across a range of crops.
This is a newly created role, based in Africa. The Head of Agriculture will work closely with our Director of Programmes, our Country Directors, The Head of Programme Quality and Impact and programmes staff, this role will provide technical leadership and implementation oversight for all of Farm Africa’s crop-based initiatives.
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 cover letter that explains how you are suitable for the role to email@example.com by Midnight on Sunday 16 November 2014.
Note: If you are interested in applying for this role and have any questions, please submit them in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will not be taking any telephone enquiries in respect of this vacancy.
Note: we kindly request no contact from third party agencies in respect of this vacancy.
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.
We offer a full day's training and ongoing support for all of our speakers.