Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Country Director Careers at Farm Africa in Tanzania

Job Title: Country Director, Tanzania

Employer: Farm Africa

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Application Deadline: 4th August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Farm Africa is a different kind of charity, working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa.

The impact that we are making with our long-term sustainable, community-led projects in sub-Saharan Africa is enabling communities to significantly improve their livelihoods and manage their natural resources sustainably.

Tanzania is one of our growing programmes, and we need someone who can help us bring our pipeline of projects into fruition.

Responsible for the delivery of the country strategy, managing all operational aspects of the Tanzania country programme, including relationships with multiple partners and an income target of around £2m per year.  

We are looking for skilled senior manager who has the ability to build the capacity of staff to achieve Farm Africa’s strategic objectives; whilst proactively managing relationships with external stakeholders, including institutional donors, civil society partners and the private sector.

Of particular importance in the Ethiopia context is someone who can maintain and further develop a constructive relationship with our most important partner- the Government of Ethiopia.

We are looking for someone with the ability to drive and prioritise innovative engagement with the multiple partners including rural communities, the private sector and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector along with a proven track record of providing broader input into leadership, contributing to the overall strategy and Farm Africa’s future growth.

You will have a successful track record of working in long-term development and a strong understanding of donor environments, working closely with communities, government and the private sector.

You will have lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa, have excellent hands-on programme, financial, strategic and human resource management experience.

Exceptional multi-tasking, networking, relationship-building and financial management skills are pre-requisites.

If you are interested in this role, more information can be found in the appointment details.

How to Apply:

If would like to apply, please send a CV and one page covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to recruitment@farmafrica.org by 5pm on Monday 18 August 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please submit them in writing to recruitment@farmafrica.org.

*Note: we will not be answering telephone enquiries about this role, all questions must be emailed.