Job Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Finance and for positions within our Africa team.

HEAD OF FINANCE

Do you have a high level of senior experience in charity or company finance, a commercial mindset, and the proven competence to deal confidently and expertly with a substantial volume and variety of finance tasks?  Could you thrive in an extremely diverse role, requiring flexibility and the ability to build rapport and confidence among a wide range of stakeholders? Would you like to use your skills and experience to contribute to change in the UK and Africa that could benefit millions of people?

Gatsby is recruiting for a crucial new role to oversee the effective operation and development of our financial systems across a portfolio that includes not only the main grant-making foundation, but also social investments and a number of operational companies and programmes in both the UK and East Africa. The Head of Finance will also coordinate investment management, and provide ongoing advice, guidance, support and mentorship on all financial matters.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Recruitment Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

HEAD OF HR - GATSBY AFRICA

Are you a senior HR professional with experience in both the UK and East Africa?  Do you have strategic leadership experience and technical expertise in a broad range of HR areas?  Would you like to use your skills and creativity to help our staff grow and thrive, contributing to change across East Africa with the potential to benefit millions of people?

We are recruiting a new Head of HR based in London to guide, manage and develop strategy on the people and talent function across GA.  The Head of HR will lead and support significant organisational change – pulling people together and motivating and inspiring them to deliver common goals.  They will lead on developing and implementing effective HR practices that draw on the latest thinking and best practice and reflect the organisation’s unique needs, ensuring we attract and retain top talent and that all staff can fulfil their potential. 

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

HEAD OF PROGRAMME - FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Do you have the strategic vision, private sector development experience and management skills to drive a programme taking on the challenge of transforming a key sector in Tanzania? Could you coach and develop a team to innovate and cultivate a range of partnerships and intervention strategies to make a real impact on Tanzania’s commercial forestry sector?

The Gatsby-founded Forestry Development Trust is recruiting for a Head of Programme to strengthen the team at a political, technical, commercial and management level. The role will provide strategic leadership and operational management across all programmatic areas of the Trust, ensuring successful delivery of FDT’s interventions while fostering strong collaborative relationships across the sector.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Appointment Brief, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

MARKETS INTERVENTION MANAGER - FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Are you an analytical and strategic thinker with experience in private sector development and M4P?  Do you have a strong private sector mindset, knowledge of market development, and the drive to design and implement solutions to market constraints?  Do you have a desire to contribute to real change that will create jobs, raise incomes and benefit tens of thousands of people for the long-term?

The Gatsby-founded Forestry Development Trust is recruiting a Markets Intervention Manager to join the Management Team and lead the Trust’s Markets component that targets the portion of the value chain focused on the sale and processing of standing trees into high-value wood products.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Appointment Brief, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.

SENIOR MANAGER, SECTOR AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT - TANZANIAN TEXTILES PROGRAMME

Do you have a track record in working with both the public and private sector in policy analysis? Could you build relationships and influence change at various levels across the private sector and government? Do you have a passion for development with a results-orientated approach?

We are recruiting a Senior Manager to develop long term relationships within the textiles and garments sector in Tanzania.

For more details please see the job advert by clicking here. You can also download the Candidate Pack, with a full job specification and details on how to apply, by clicking here.  This post remains open and we are still accepting applications.