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Effective agriculture has the power to change lives. It underpins prosperity, food security and stability the world over. Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture and managing natural resources sustainably. We champion a holistic approach that boosts yields, protects the environment and connects smallholder farmers to thriving markets.

We work with different types of farmers in a range of regions. Their local situations vary, but the problems they face are all too familiar: lack of training and technology, inadequate inputs, no finance, vulnerability to climate change and poor links to markets.

We have an ambitious strategy to expand our work over the next five years. We’ll increase our impact. Lift more communities out of poverty. Work with more corporate partners who share our vision. Open up more agricultural markets. Provide more expertise.

We’ll make change happen.

Current vacancies

Programme Design Manager

Locagion: Farm Africa, London office with some international travel

Contract and hours: Full time, permanent

Salary: £40,500

Effective agriculture has the power to change lives. It underpins prosperity, food security and stability the world over. Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture and managing natural resources sustainably. We champion a holistic approach that boosts yields, protects the environment and connects smallholder farmers to thriving markets.

Farm Africa is looking for a highly accomplished proposal writer to join its growing Design Team based in the UK. As a highly skilled and experienced development project design leader with a technical proficiency in the areas of agriculture, natural resources management or market engagement, the successful candidate will bring a track record of winning multiple high value bids from international institutional donors (DfID, EU, USAID).

The Programme Design Manager plays a prominent leadership role in the design and delivery of strong proposals across the organisation. The PDM is responsible for overseeing the process for the converting concepts and donor leads into full proposals. Liaising closely with the Business Development team in matching proposal ideas to donor demand and specifications, they coordinate design staff, in-country teams and Technical Managers to produce proposals of the highest competitive standards on assuring their relevance and alignment with Farm Africa’s approaches. The PDM, with the Head of Programme Design, is also responsible for the development of proposal design tools and process to extend the capacity of Farm Africa to be able to embed quality assurance into design processes.

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 single page cover letter that explains how your experience fits with this role to recruitment@farmafrica.org.

The deadline for applications is 9:00 a.m. Monday 4th December.

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.

 


Accounts and Administrative Assistant (Growing Futures project)

Location: Kitale, Kenya 

Farm Africa has received funding from the Medicor to implement the Growing futures project and as such, a position for an Accounts and Administrative Assistant has arisen.  We are therefore seeking to recruit a suitable individual to fill it.

The purpose of this position is to ensure proper books of account are maintained in the Farm Africa Growing Futures (YESA III) project.  Support the project in procurement, administrative, office management, asset management at field office, logistics, IT and fleet management related roles.

For more details please see the attached job description. To apply please send your expression of interest and a detailed CV and a cover letter to kenyarecruitment@farmafrica.org  by 5pm (GMT+3) 24th November 2017.