Director of Programmes, Farm Africa UK, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania

Organization Name: Farm Africa
Location: Flexible (London, Ethiopia, Kenya or Tanzania)
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Start Date: 19-March-2017
Closing Date: 27-March-2017

Duration & hours: Permanent, full time

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 a Director of Programmes who has outstanding technical expertise, 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.

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.

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, as part of a team of directors, drive technical expertise and excellence throughout the organisation and you will play a key role in influencing investment and funding by being an envoy for our work.

We’ll make change happen.

If you want to be part of this change, please visit the jobs page of our website for details.

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.

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