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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

Gender Specialist

Contract: Full time and fixed term

Location: Kanungu district, Uganda

Salary: competitive

Farm Africa is seeking a Gender Specialist for the Coffee & CSOs Project in Kanungu district.

For more information, please see the Job description and person specification here. Please submit your CV, salary history and supporting statement to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org by Tuesday 30th July 2019– 5.00pm EAT.

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 12th August 2019 at Farm Africa's office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Should you have any enquiries, please use the following address during work hours (Mon-Fri) or email ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org.

Farm Africa Uganda Office, Plot 80 Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya, Kampala.

Farm Africa is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from a wide range of diverse people, including women.


Programme Design Coordinator x 3 (one Ethiopian and two Regional roles)

Contract: Full time

Salary: Competitive

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 are looking for three Programme Design Coordinator to play a central role in the development of programmes for Farm Africa. If you are an experienced programme funding professional with strong proposal writing, project design and project management skills then we would love to hear from you.

As a Programme Design Coordinator you will work as part of Business Development team and will collaborate closely with Farm Africa’s technical and programmes experts to develop high quality technical project designs and to secure grant funding.

These three roles are crucial to Farm Africa’s strategy to become the leading European NGO specialising in agriculture, environment and business in rural Africa.

We are looking for three individuals, one to be based in, and focused on supporting our Ethiopian programme. The further two roles will have a regional focus and can be based in either Dar es Salaam, Kampala or Nairobi.  

If you are interested in the Addis Ababa based Programme Design Coordinator, more information can be found in the job description. If you are interested in the Regional Programme Designer Coordinator roles a full job description can be found here.

If you would like to apply for any of these three roles, please submit a CV and cover letter to recruitment@farmafrica.org.

The deadline for applications is 9:00 am BST on Monday 5th August 2019. Interviews are currently planned to take place during week commencing 12th August.

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.


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

Salary: 1,176,906 – 1,287,241 ETB per annum, commensurate with experience

Duration & Hours: Fixed term contract with potential for extension

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with frequent travel (approx. 50% international)

About Farm Africa

Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) that reduces poverty in rural eastern Africa by helping farmers grow more, sell more and sell for more: we help farmers to not only boost yields, but also gain access to markets, and add value to their produce. We place a high priority on environmental sustainability and develop approaches that help farmers to improve their yields and incomes without degrading their natural resources. Achieving this means it is vital that our work delivers lasting positive change for the communities we work with. Farm Africa is committed to understanding what difference we are making on the ground and using sound evidence to identify opportunities to improve our impact.

The Role

The overall purpose of this role is to lead the direction and development of programme monitoring and deliver high standards of monitoring, learning and evaluation reporting on a variety of projects and programmes. Providing analytical support, quality assurance and capacity building to our field teams to ensure Farm Africa’s monitoring, evaluation and learning systems deliver credible, useful and accessible evidence of project results, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced MEL professional to apply proven analytical and communication skills to real world challenges. Although initially fixed term for 2 years, there is the possibility of transition into a permanent role within the team.

If you are interested in this role, more details can be found in the job description. To apply, please submit a CV (no more than 2 pages), a Covering Letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role (no more than 2 pages) and a recent sample of written work* to recruitment@farmafrica.org by 9am on Monday 22nd July 2019.

*The sample written work should be written exclusively by you and be no more than 1,500 words in length – an excerpt from a longer piece is acceptable. It should demonstrate your ability to communicate technical or analytical information clearly. Any documents submitted for this purpose will be treated as confidential and used solely for the purposes of assessing your application for this role.


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

Salary: attractive and commensurate with experience

Duration & Hours: Fixed term contract with potential for extension

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with frequent travel (approx. 50%)

About Farm Africa

Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization (INGO) that reduces poverty in rural eastern Africa by helping farmers grow more, sell more and sell for more: we help farmers to not only boost yields, but also gain access to markets, and add value to their produce. We place a high priority on environmental sustainability and develop approaches that help farmers to improve their yields and incomes without degrading their natural resources. Achieving this means it is vital that our work delivers lasting positive change for the communities we work with. Farm Africa is committed to understanding what difference we are making on the ground and using sound evidence to identify opportunities to improve our impact.

The Role

The overall purpose of this role is to support staff throughout the organisation to continuously develop, learn and deliver robust data, processes, and analysis to demonstrate the impact of the organisation's work.

To be successful as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator, you will have experience in designing, planning, monitoring and reporting, and have strong interpersonal and networking skills. With demonstrable expertise in generating and utilising quantitative and qualitative monitoring and impact data to evaluate projects' success, you will guide and train staff in designing and using MEL tools and processes. As the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator, you will be highly organised and able to manage large complex pieces of work, be skilled at motivating and managing staff and enjoy leadership.

Initially fixed term for 3 years, there is the possibility of transition into a permanent role within the team.

If you are interested in this role, more details can be found in the job description. To apply, please submit a CV (no more than 2 pages), a Covering Letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role (no more than 2 pages) and a recent sample of written work* to recruitment@farmafrica.org by 9am on Monday 22nd July 2019.

*The sample written work should be written exclusively by you and be no more than 1,500 words in length – an excerpt from a longer piece is acceptable. It should demonstrate your ability to communicate technical or analytical information clearly. Any documents submitted for this purpose will be treated as confidential and used solely for the purposes of assessing your application for this role.