13 Jan 2021

Head of Business Development at Farm Africa

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Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture. We help farmers to increase their harvests, protect the environment and sell their produce in thriving markets. By providing support, training in effective farming methods and links to markets, we help to build more profitable farming businesses so that whole communities can lift themselves out of poverty. Farm Africa is different. We are a specialist practitioner, focusing on four east African countries and concentrating only on farming. Our 170 staff on the ground are highly qualified east African experts with a deep understanding of the region. Sustainability We promote ‘climate-smart’ approaches so farmers can manage their natural resources sustainably, become more resilient to climate change and build long-term food security.

Salary: £49,000 – £53,000

Job Description

For more than 35 years Farm Africa has worked with farmers, helping them to increase their harvests, build their incomes and sustain their natural resources. We do this by working closely with local communities, partnering with governments and the private sector to find effective ways to fight poverty. We are now seeking a highly skilled Head of Business Development to join our team.

You will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities, working with and guiding your team and senior staff to develop and manage bid development and secure restricted income for Farm Africa.

You will be a highly skilled in building an effective and innovative pipeline of concepts/ proposals for funding and adept at liaising and coordinating with in-country teams. You will be responsible for originating and developing Farm Africa’s relationships with a global range of multilateral institutional donors and partners.

This is an ideal position for somebody with the entrepreneurial skills, capability and tenacity to drive an effective and innovative pipeline of proposals for funding within an ambitious specialist organisation.



Method of Application

If you are one of the best at what you do but have grown tired of the bureaucracy and red tape involved in getting it done, then please send your CV to

[email protected]

because this could be the perfect role for you.

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.

Closing Date : 1st February, 2021






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