Agronomist, Site Manager and Agricultural Engineer needed in GBFOODS.



“Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods, the group that brings together the multi-local essence and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that has accompanied the various companies and local brands that shape it since its creation 80 years ago. Today, we are present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics and in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

Do you have what it takes to join our team in Kaduna/Katsina?

Site Manager

Main Tasks

  • Oversee operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done timely, safely and within budget while maintaining quality standards
  • Design and implementation of project activities including the development of site, work plans, recruitment and management of team activities
  • Monitor progress, oversee delivery of materials and carry out safety checks and sort out any problems which could hold up work as they arise

Ideal Educational Background, Experience and Languages

  1. Minimum of 7 years’ experience in civil construction related projects.
  2. Degree in Engineering.
  3. Ideal candidate must be able to speak Hausa fluently

Agricultural Engineer

Main Tasks

  • Handle preventive and corrective maintenance of farm machinery
  • Installation and management of irrigation equipment
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling for farm machinery

Ideal educational background, experience and languages

  1. Minimum 4 years’ experience in similar capacity with relevant certifications
  2. Knowledge of tractor and farm machinery repairs and maintenance.
  3. Degree in Agricultural Engineering, or related discipline Ability to speak Hausa language will be an added advantage


Main Tasks

  • Conduct soil test and experiment to ascertain soil quality
  • Collect samples from the field, identify problems and their causes, talk to farmers and others involved in the industry or introduce unique techniques and products that could improve soil quality.
  • Identify best ways to plant, cultivate, harvest and improve yield
  • Develop working methods to control weeds and pests to keep crops disease-free.
  • Work closely with farmers to develop better farming conditions through improved farming practice.

Ideal educational background, experience and languages

  1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in vegetable farming
  2. Working knowledge in Mechanised farm operations like ploughing, seeding, spraying, harvesting etc.
  3. Degree in Agronomy or Soil Science
  4. Ability to speak Hausa language and interact with local farmers is key

Interested applicant should apply through our website; on or before 2nd May, 2018.