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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

Project Accountant & Administrator (Livestock for Livelihoods)

Location: Moroto Field Office, Karamoja sub-region, Uganda

Duration: 4 year fixed-term contract

Farm Africa is currently seeking an experienced project accountant and administrator to join our team in Uganda. The post-holder will responsible for ensuring a high standard of financial management on Farm Africa’s US $3.2 million Livestock for Livelihoods project in Karamoja sub-region.

Key duties will include: establishing financial and administrative systems in a new project office, maintaining accurate financial records, budgeting, financial reporting, procurement, payment processing, audit planning, managing personnel records, facilities management and line management of three staff.

A degree in accounting or finance degree essential, and CPA (III) qualification, or equivalent, is desired.

More information can be found in the job description. To apply, please send a CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including ‘Project Accountant & Administrator’ in the subject line. Please note that the deadline for applications is 5.00pm EAT on Friday 3rd November 2017.

Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 20th November 2017 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.