Director of Programmes
Location: Flexible (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda)
Salary: £81,000 - £86,000
Sustainable agriculture and integrated landscape management has the power to change lives and underpin prosperity, food security and climate resilience the world over. Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture, building links to markets and the sustainable management of natural resources in eastern Africa. We champion a holistic approach that boosts yields, protects the environment and connects smallholder farmers to thriving markets.
We are looking for a Director of Programmes who has outstanding technical expertise in one or more of our priority strategic approaches, the integrity, maturity and confidence to inspire and motive a team of specialists; and who has a real passion for sustainable rural development in Africa.
The Director of Programmes will lead the work to build our portfolio of high quality programmes, ensuring that they deliver maximum impact for the communities we work with. You will demonstrate a deep understanding of Farm Africa's work, an excellent understanding of programme finances, have exceptional people management skills and a wealth of experience of being an envoy for the organisation and influencing donors.
We have an ambitious strategy to deepen our impact over the next five years. We'll reach more people; lift more communities out of poverty; work with more corporate partners who share our vision; and, open up more agricultural markets.
We'll make change happen. Farm Africa. Growing Futures.
Prospectus welcomes candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply.
If you are interested in applying for this Director of Programmes position, please submit your CV in the first instance. If your experience is suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.