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Chief of Party, BRACED Programme
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with frequent travel
Duration: to December, 2017
Salary: Attractive salary & benefit package
Due to the incumbent relocating abroad, Farm Africa is now recruiting a Chief of Party (CoP) for its “Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes & Disasters” (BRACED) programme in Ethiopia, which is for 3 years duration from 1 January, 2015. This is an exciting and groundbreaking opportunity for Farm Africa, targeting around 340,000 climate vulnerable people in the Afar, Somali and SNNP regions of Ethiopia.
The CoP role is an exciting opportunity for a well qualified and experienced development professional, who has proven leadership and project management skills and experience, has excellent relationship skills as well as knowledge and experience of delivering projects that enhance community resilience.
If you are looking for a chance to lead an innovative and demanding project at the cutting edge of development, this could be the role for you. You will be responsible for a team of around 30 people, a budget of £6.9million (±$10m) and will be working closely with the commercial, financial and public sectors and stakeholders as well as development partners.
If you are interested in this role, full details can be found in the role details. If you believe you have the skills and experience required, please submit a CV (maximum 3 sides of A4) and a covering letter (maximum 1 side of A4) that explains how you meet the job requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight, Sunday 10 July 2016.
Farm Africa is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.
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.