Country Director, Tanzania
Location: Dar es Salaam with significant national travel and some international travel
Full-time, fixed term (3 years)
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 have the ambition to be the leading international NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. We are looking for someone with the drive and ability to engage with donors, the private sector and other agriculture sector stakeholders, to create and lead on opportunities to build on existing initiatives, grow the pipeline and expand both our geographical and technical footprint.
The Country Director, Tanzania plays a key role within Farm Africa’s global senior management team and you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for Farm Africa’s Tanzanian country programme, in line with our global strategy of becoming the NGO of choice for donors and businesses.
You will have a successful track record of working at Country Director level within the NGO sector and a strong understanding of donor environments, working closely with communities, government and the private sector. You will 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 job description. If you would like to apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter that explains how your experience fits this role to [email protected].
The deadline for applications is 9:00am BST on Friday 21 August 2020
Farm Africa will not accept third party application and recruitment consultants are respectfully asked to not get in touch with regards to this role.