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Category: Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

FARM MANAGER AT THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN-MA’S FARM

UNIVERSITY FARM The University requires the services of an Individual who would manage research facilities and equipment as well as human and material resources. He/She will manage plant and animal species being kept for research. The Position will be answerable to the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology. POSITION: THE FARM MANAGER Farm Manager is a career position on CONTISS 09 and would be subjected to career progression as stipulated in the scheme of service. The candidate should have a Master degree with a minimum of 3years relevant administrative experience NOTE THAT EXCELLENT COMPUTER SKILLS INNOVATION AND TEAM SPIRIT ARE DESIRABLE FOR ALL POSITION LISTED ABOVE. ALSO, CANDIDATES MUST ATTACH EVIDENCE OF POSSESSION OF NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, IN LINE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER REGULATIONS 2017 METHOD OF APPLICATION Candidate should apply online vide the following address;- www. fudutsinma.edu.ng/careers In addition, candidates should submit 20 hardcopies of their applications with all the relevant details to: The Registrar Federal University Dutsin-Ma P.M.B…

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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER, A FIRST CLASS INDIGENOUS GROUP OF COMPANIES

VACANCIES: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER Our Client is a FIRST CLASS INDIGENOUS GROUP with core operations spanning various sectors of the economy including: Oil and Gas, Maritime, Finance, Real Estate and Hospitality, Agriculture, Power and Services. With a combined staff strength of more than 3000 employees spread all over the country, the Group has consistently achieved its growth objectives. As a result of strategic repositioning and its desire to continue to expand its business aggressively, we seek immediate employment of the following exceptional individuals to join its existing team: LOCATION: ABUJA & BENIN CITY POSITION: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO) RC001 SUMMARY OF ROTE: The Chief Operating Officer (COO) supports the work of the Group's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) focusing on the establishment and optimization of day-to-day operations in the Group's. A senior management position, the role is for seasoned and qualified professional with visionary leadership skills in business development, project management, organizational development, strategic planning, change management, and strong financial analysis and financial…

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER IN A FIRST CLASS INDIGENOUS GROUP OF COMPANIES

VACANCIES: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER Our Client is a First Class Indigenous Group with core operations spanning various sectors of the economy including: Oil and Gas, Maritime, Finance, Real Estate and Hospitality, Agriculture, Power and Services. With a combined staff strength of more than 3000 employees spread all over the country, the Group has consistently achieved its growth objectives. As a result of strategic repositioning and its desire to continue to expand its business aggressively, we seek immediate employment of the following exceptional individuals to join its existing team: LOCATION: ABUJA & BENIN CITY POSITION: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER: RC007 TASKS / KEY RESPONSIBILITIES The Business Development Manager shall concentrate on developing new revenue streams and markets from the products and services through identification of project opportunities and analysis of the marketplace for pertinent strategic opportunities, while optimizing income from existing lines through innovative marketing and rapid exploitation of changing customer needs. He or she must have considerable sales experience,…

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HEAD INTERNAL CONTROLS AND SYSTEMS, HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, HEAD ADMIN, CORPORATE SERVICES AND LOGISTICS IN A FIRST CLASS INDIGENOUS GROUP OF COMPANIES

VACANCIES: HEAD INTERNAL CONTROLS AND SYSTEMS, HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Our Client is a First Class Indigenous Group with core operations spanning various sectors of the economy including: Oil and Gas, Maritime, Finance, Real Estate and Hospitality, Agriculture, Power and Services. With a combined staff strength of more than 3000 employees spread all over the country, the Group has consistently achieved its growth objectives. As a result of strategic repositioning and its desire to continue to expand its business aggressively, we seek immediate employment of the following exceptional individuals to join its existing team: LOCATION: ABUJA & BENIN CITY POSITION: HEAD INTERNAL CONTROLS AND SYSTEMS: RC009 JOB SUMMARY & PURPOSE: To provide management reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of the Hotel and Apartments and Group objectives by continually monitoring set controls and evaluating improvement opportunities RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide assurance services on whether the Group's internal control and governance processes are in line with industry and regulatory practices and standards Carry out due diligence and value for…

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ZONAL PROJECT ASSISTANT AT CULTIVATING NEW FRONTIERS IN AGRICULTURE

VACANCY POSITION: ZONAL PROJECT ASSISTANT ABOUT CNFA: CULTIVATING NEW FRONTIERS IN AGRICULTURE (CNFA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to stimulating economic growth in the agricultural sector by nurturing entrepreneurship, private enterprise and market linkages. CNFA specializes in fostering private sector investments in training, new technologies and marketing as a means to increase the overall competitiveness of agricultural value chains, to expand exports, and to develop skills in the rural workforce. CNFA assists small holders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new seed varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations (FBOs) and strengthened linkages to markets. PROJECT BACKGROUND: CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for the positions of Zonal Project Assistant for the USAID and Nestle funded 'Feed the Future Nigeria and Nestle Maize Quality Improvement Partnership' project. This project is focusing on enhancing the quality and safety of maize and soya beans in Kaduna State by reducing the levels of…

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Programme Manager needed at Solidaridad West Africa (SWA)

SOLIDARIDAD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Programme Manager, Oil Palm - Nigeria This is your opportunity to use your special talents to help promote sustainable supply chains. Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the sustainable development of production systems in West Africa. We play a catalytic role by partnering with private sector companies and other stakeholders to foster the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. Our activities in West Africa are focused on cocoa, gold, oil palm, cotton, soy and other commodities. As one of the Regional Expertise Centres (REC) within Solidaridad's international network, we are part of a growing global organization advocating and supporting sustainable and responsible production and trade. SWA focuses on stimulating sustainable supply chains through introduction of innovations in good practices, robust infrastructure, sustainable landscapes management and enabling policy. The Solidaridad regional office is based in Accra, Ghana and currently has programmes and operations in Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria. The Solidaridad…

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STATION ADMINISTRATOR AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IITA is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa's most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more details. The Institutes seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position below at the Institute's station in Abuja. POSITION: STATION ADMINISTRATOR LOCATION: ABUJA CONTRACT: 3-YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Assist the Head of station in managing Station financial and operational strategies; Coordinate the overall function of the station support systems and ensure logistics back-up; Organize the preparation and implementation of the Station work program; Maintain efficient information flow between the station, hosted institution and projects…

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MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IITA is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa's most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more details. The Institutes seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position below at the Institute's Headquarter in Ibadan. POSITION: MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER LOCATION: IBADAN CONTRACT: 2-YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT RESPONSIBILITIES Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Review objective hierarchy and logical framework matrices (activities, processes, inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts) of projects implemented by IITA Determine information needs of project managers, partners, and collaborating institutions; Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets for each project Agree with stakeholders…

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FARM MANAGER IN A MODERN INTEGRATED FARM

POSITION: FARM MANAGER A modem Integrated Farm in Akwa Ibom State requires the services of a Farm Manager. The ideal candidate for this position should hold a good first degree in any of the agricultural science He/she would have had a minimum of five (5) years demonstrable experience in senior management in a similar establishment. Computer literacy is an absolute requirement for this Position. He/she should be willing to immediately relocate to live and work in a rural environment. Candidates aged over 40 years need not apply. HOW TO APPLY If you feel that you meet the aforesaid requirement and relish the challenge of a pioneering effort in modem agriculture, please forward your resume in PDF format to lestouwem@yahoo.com

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AGRONOMISTS, COOKS, BAKER AND SALES EXECUTIVES NEEDED IN A FAST FOOD BUSINESS

VACANCY Our client, a group with interest in agriculture and fast food business in Ogun and Lagos States needs the services of: TWO (2) AGRONOMISTS FOR THEIR FARMS The right candidate must Have a B. Sc in Agronomy or Soil/Crop Science. Have 5 years’ experience in crop farming, plantation management and green house management. Have the experience of growing different types of vegetables and fruits especially those that do not have their origin in Nigeria. Be able to create strategies in strengthening crop production and crop management. Be able to initiate newer techniques in managing the soil for higher yield. THREE (3) COOKS FOR THE FAST FOOD: The right candidate must have vast knowledge of Nigerian and continental cuisine SALES EXECUTIVES: OND/HND/BSc. with 2 years product sales experience. Must know the Lagos terrain and be able to meet set target BAKERS with vast experience in the production of different types of pastries (phyllo, shortcrust, puff), bread and cake baking. The right candidates should send their…

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MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER NEEDED IN NIGER STATE AGENCY

VACANCY COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (CSDP) NIGER STATE AGENCY (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROJECT) Following the successes recorded by the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) which was implemented in close partnership between the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), 26 States and the FCT, between 2009 to 2014, the Federal Government of Nigeria sought and obtained additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group to continue to support project implementation. Therefore, CSDP Additional Financing (AF) became effective on August 17, 2015. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase access by poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. The Niger State through the Federal Government sought and obtained additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group to support the implementation of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). In order to ensure effective implementation, the Niger State Community and Social Development Agency (NGCSDA) invites applications from suitably qualified…

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Research Associate, Program Assistant at The International Potato Centre

The International Potato Centre (CIP) is seeking to recruit an agronomist/seed system specialist Research Associate (RA) to implement Nutrition Sensitive Kitchen Garden Interventions with Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) and Other Vegetables under Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) Program'. This rA will be based in Jigawa State, with occasional training and supervision duties in Yobe State. She/he will work under the supervision of the CIP Country Manager (WINNN-Kitchen Garden Coordinator) and co-report to the WINNN Deputy Chief of Party. The Project: The overall goal of this orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) ledA garden product project is to improve food and nutrition security and livelihoods for women and children, especially improved diet diversity in two of the five WINNN states implementing during the cost extension period. The project seeks to catalyze broad support for OFSP and its use in strategic initiatives including Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program (first cohort), mothers/care givers of recovered Severe and Acute Malnourished (SAM) clients in small scale food processing, school…

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER AT IITA

The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) is a program initiated by the African Development Bank (AfDB) as part of its Feed Africa Initiative. The main objective of the program is to improve the business of agriculture across Africa by raising agricultural productivity, mitigating risks and promoting diversification and processing in 18 agricultural value chains within 8 Priority Intervention Areas. The program will be implemented by IITA in close collaboration with other CGIAR Centers, FARA, AGRA, national agricultural research and extension systems and private sector partners. It will involve close partnership between the AfDB and other developmental partners such as the World Bank, BMGF, USAID and others IITA on behalf of ENABLE-TAAT project seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute's Headquarter in Ibadan. POSITION: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER LOCATION: IBADAN CONTRACT: 3-YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT RESPONSIBILITIES; Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Work with the Youth Agripreneurs and trainees to refine their business ideas and facilitate in developing business investment…

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Sales Executives and Poultry Veterinarian are needed in a Modern Integrated Farm

Vacancies: Sales Executives and Poultry Veterinarian A large, modern integrated farm located near Awka, Anambra State seeks to recruit qualified and experienced professionals for the following positions: Position: Sales Executives Required Skills and Qualifications: 3+ years work experience in sales roles Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word Possess valid driving licence BSc./HND in relevant field Position: Poultry Veterinarian Required Skills and Qualifications: 3+ years active poultry veterinarian work (layer & broiler) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word Qualified and registered DVM How to apply Interested candidates should forward their resume (with cover letter and a recent passport sized photo) on or before 15th May, 2018 to prembrands@yahoo.com Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Financial Controller, Graduate Trainee (Accounting) And Poultry Feed Mill Manager needed in a Modern Integrated Farm

Vacancies: Financial Controller, Graduate Trainee (Accounting) And Poultry Feed Mill Manager A large, modern integrated farm located near Awka, Anambra State seeks to recruit qualified and experienced professionals for the following positions: Position: Financial Controller Required Skills and Qualifications: 4+ years experience with an excellent knowledge of Nigerian accounting principles, tax laws and regulations, and payroll requirements Effective people management and organizational skills Result-oriented, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Relevant first degree (Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration) with ICAN/ACCA certification Position: Graduate Trainee (Accounting) Required Skills and Qualifications: Knowledge of basic book keeping procedures Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word BSc./HND in Accounting, Finance or relevant field Position: Poultry Feed Mill Manager Required Skills and Qualifications: 3+ years work experience in a poultry feed milling environment Demonstrable ability to co-ordinate accurate implementation of feed formulations Excellent organizational, planning and reporting skills BSc./HND in relevant field How to apply Interested candidates should forward their resume (with cover letter and a recent passport sized photo) to…

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA)

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA) JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) is a program initiated by the African Development Bank (AfDB) as part of its Feed Africa Initiative. The main objective of the program is to improve the business of agriculture across Africa by raising agricultural productivity, mitigating risks and promoting diversification and processing in 18 agricultural value chains within 8 Priority Intervention Areas. The program will be implemented by IITA in close collaboration with other CGIAR Centres, FARA, AGRA, national agricultural research and extension systems and private sector partners. It will involve close partnership between the AfDB and other developmental partners such as the World Bank, BMGF, USAID and others. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute's        Headquarter in Ibadan: POSITION:              BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Contract:                    2-year renewable contract Location:      …

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Management Controller and Store Manager needed in an Agro-Allied Company

Vacancies: Management Controller and Store Manager We are an Agro-Allied Company operating in Ondo, Edo, Delta and Ogun States in Nigeria. As a result of expansion, we urgently require suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts: Position: Management Controller (To be based in Araromi-Obu, Ondo State) Job Scope The position entails the provision of reliable financial and non-financial information with respect to providing key measures to improve the performance of respective activities within the company. The position holder will also advise Management with respect to investments and put in place the necessary strategies and tools to minimize the operational costs of the company. Person Specification: Must have excellent analytical ability High level of Integrity Adaptability High level of confidentiality Good team Player Attention to details Presentation and communication skills Responsibilities: Carry out analysis on the Company's performance Participate actively in the establishment of annual budget Perform budgetary control analysis for the company Implement reporting and studies for Management Qualifications: Minimum of First Degree…

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Agronomist, Site Manager and Agricultural Engineer needed in GBFOODS.

VACANCIES “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 Minimum of 7 years' experience in civil construction related projects. Degree in Engineering. Ideal candidate…

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Conservation Agriculture/Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Specialist at The International Fertilizer Development Center

Conservation Agriculture/Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Specialist - Nigeria Rural Resilience Job Description The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Conservation Agriculture/Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Specialist for the anticipated USAID/Nigeria Rural Resilience Project in northern Nigeria. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval. Key Responsibilities: Determine the integration of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices and technologies with farmers and key stakeholders, such as donors and development partners Identify CSA outcomes on sustainable agricultural production, adaptation and mitigation; and Access to adoption of CSA in Nigeria and suggest ways to strengthen early warning systems as part of the program's sustainability and exit strategy plan Plan, implement, and monitor agricultural measures * Manage and train local staff on conservation agriculture and other important methodologies Support the planning and drafting of new projects in the fields of agriculture and food security Identifies areas for improvement of agricultural…

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DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL SERVICE AT NATIONAL SUGAR DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

NATIONAL SUGAR DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, ABUJA Sugar House, 45, Oro Ago Crescent, Off Muhammadu Buhari Way, Garki II, P.M.B. 299, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria Web site:  www.nsdc.gov.ng : Email: contact@nsdc.gov.ng VACANCY FOR THE POST OF DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL SERVICE About Us National Sugar Development Council is a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment established under Decree No. 88 of 25th August 1993 (Now Act No. LFN 78 of 2004 as amended). The Council was established to facilitate the rapid development of the sugar sub-sector to ensure self -sufficiency. Job Description The prospective candidate will head the Technical Services Department and will invariably oversee all technical issues relating to field and factory development/operations. He/She will in addition be involved in the following; Formulating and implementing government policies to achieve the objectives of the Council in the sugar sector; Advise Council on dynamic changes in the global sugar industry; Formulate, execute, coordinate and monitor Council's projects; Liaise with relevant MDAs, States and Local Governments on land…

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Agronomy Expert at FOA in collaboration with UNWOMEN

National Project Personnel; Agronomy Expert Contract Duration:                11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application:      27th March, 2018 Duty Station:                          Maiduguri, Borno state. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement. This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) Since 2013. FAO's strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, while mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region, FAO continues to play a key part in the 2017…

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Irrigation Expert at FOA in collaboration with UNWOMEN

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Position:   National Project Personnel: Irrigation Expert Contract Duration: 11 month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 28 February 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are imparted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) since 2013. FAO's strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, while mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region. FAO continues to play a…

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Aquaculture Expert at FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST National Project Personnel: Aquaculture Expert Contract Duration:  month (with the possibility Of extension) Deadline for Application: 27TH MARCH 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement. This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) since 2013. FAO strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, while mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region, FAO continues to play a key part in the…

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Driver at FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN

Call for Expression of Interest National Project Personnel: Driver Contract Duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 27th MARCH, 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background Following a joint appeals launched by the Government of Nigeria, FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN and WFP has received support from the European Union Development Fund to implement a 3 year programme to improve the food  Security, nutrition and resilience of conflict affected populations of Borno State. The programme will enhance the productive safety nets in LGAs affected by the Insurgency. For the effective field management of project implementation, FAO requires the services of a Driver. Under the overall supervision of the Deputy FAO Representative, the direct supervision of the International Operations Officer, in close collaboration with the Assistant FAOR (Admin) and other national and international consultants in the project team, the incumbent will perform following duties and responsibilities: Drive and transport FAO personnel/missions to various meetings and other locations as may be required…

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Communication and Reporting officer at FAO in collaboration with Unwomen and WFP

Call for Expression of Interest National Project Personnel: Communication and Reporting officer Contract duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application 27th MARCH, 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by Climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) since 2013. FAO’s strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities, and these are critical priorities, Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, while mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region, FAO continues to play a…

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Logistics Assistant at FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN and WFP

National Project Personnel: Logistics Assistant Contract Duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 27th MARCH 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN and WFP has received support from the European Development Fund (EDF) under the EU Support to Response, Recovery and Resilience in Borno State, to implement a 3 year programme to restore and improve sustainable agriculture-based livelihoods for food security, employment, and nutrition improvement in Borno State. FAO's interventions include supporting small holder farmers (men, women and youth) to have skills and knowledge to implement good agricultural, nutrition and gender practices: have diversified food source and income through reinforcing crops production; supporting small holder farmers have opportunities for markets and business development;, and diversification through the provision of quality agri-inputs amongst others. For the effective field management of project implementation, FAO requires the services of a Logistics Assistant. In particular he/she will be responsible for supporting the planning, management and monitoring of the…

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Monitoring and Evaluation Expert at FAO in Collaboration with UNWOMEN

National Project Personnel: Monitoring and Evaluation Expert- Contract Duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 27th MARCH, 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement. This area is one of the poorest in the world- Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) Since 2013. FAO's Strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative Coping strategies, While mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region. FAO continues to play a key part in the 2017 Humanitarian…

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Agri-business Development Expert at FAO in collaboration with UNWOMEN

Call for Expressions of Interest National Project Personnel; Agri-business Development Expert - Contract duration: 11 month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 27 MARCH 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Lake Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, violence and displacement. This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the Situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) since 2013. FAO's strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery will facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, while mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region. FAO continues to play a key…

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Livestock Expert at FAO In collaboration with UNWOMEN

Call for Expressions of Interest National Project Personnel; Livestock Expert Contract Duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 27TH MARCH 2018 Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State. Tasks and Responsibilities: Background The crisis in Nigeria, located mainly around the Late Chad Basin, is a complex emergency characterised by food insecurity, Violence and displacement. This area is one of the poorest in the world. Subsistence based livelihoods are impacted upon by climate-induced desertification, drought, receding lake/water stress. Compounding the situation is the high incidence of violence from None-State Armed Groups (NSAG) since 2013. FAO's strategy 2017-2019 includes ensuring sustainable and equitable access to resources and services as well as sustainable growth of livelihood opportunities are therefore critical priorities. Strengthening resilience by linking emergency interventions to lasting recovery win facilitate immediate efforts to address food insecurity and reduce negative coping strategies, white mitigating the impact of the root causes of the conflict and instability in the region. FAO continues to Play a key part in the…

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Sales Associates – Home and office appliances in a Pesticide Firm

A firm is looking to fill the position below: Job Title: Sales Associates - Home and office appliances Location: Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja Job Responsibilities Initiate new sales leads, coordinate and effectively execute sales to build business success. Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors. Maintain relationships with clients by providing information, support and guidance. Source for new business opportunities with current and prospective customers. Responsible for brand management by maintaining quality service and enforcing organization standards. Requirements Bachelor's degree in a related field Minimum of 2 years' experience in marketing. Excellent prospecting skills. Ability to communicate, negotiate and build excellent client relationship. Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to princedevice1@gmail.com not later than 28th March 2018

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Manager – Fumigation/Pest control in a Pesticide Company

A firm is looking to fill the position below: Job Title:  Manager - Fumigation/Pest control Location:  Lagos Job Responsibilities Responsible for management and operations, including planning and administration, of all fumigation services in the assigned locations. Implement a comprehensive framing program for fumigation employees to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, strong customer service, and minimize risk. Ensure employees follow standard operating procedures, operate within label and legal compliance. Monitor the safe storage of fumigation chemicals as established by company and regulatory agencies. Ensure increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction, while improving the efficiency of manpower, equipment, and service routes. Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate quick and appropriate improvements. Develop new business opportunities. Participate in formulating and administering company policies. Additional duties will be assigned or deemed necessary for effective business operations. Requirements Bachelor's degree in a related field Minimum of 5 years' experience in fumigation/pest control. Certifications and/or licenses of expert training is required. Team Building Skills. Ability to…

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Project Officer Gender and Vulnerable at Bauchi State Community and Social Development Agency

BAUCHI STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA VACANCY POSITION AT THE COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY Bauchi State Community and Social Development Agency is responsible for the implementation of the World Bank Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The objective of the agency is to increase access by the poor people, and particularly displaced and vulnerable people, to improve social and natural resources infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. The Agency invites applications from suitably qualified applicants from civil service and others to fill the position below: Position:  Project Officer Gender and Vulnerable (PO G&V) (a) Qualifications and Experiences At least a first degree in Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Rural Environmental Development, Agric extension with at least 5 years post qualification experience part of which must have been spent in CDD related areas. Computer literacy/experience in Gender/Vulnerable Mainstreaming and Safety nets will be an added advantage. (b)  The Responsibilities of the Officer Includes: Develop and action plan for mainstreaming vulnerable groups and gender activities in…

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FARM MANAGER in a reputable fast growing farm

A reputable fast growing farm requires the service of an experience Position: FARM MANAGER Requirements: 10 YEARS post qualification Responsibility: (1)     To be in charge of a big farm that hatches and breeds fishes to maturity. (2)    Must have relevant experience. (3)     Must have worked in a structure environment (4)    Must be ready to face challenges. (5)    Must be passionate about work to meet the set target. (6)    Must be able to work without supervision Remuneration: Attractive with residence close to the farm. Method of application: Interested applicant should send their applications attached with verifiable CV, phone number and address to: farmteam18@yahoo.com not later than 13th of March 2018    

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Scientific Officer in Market Development/Linkages at ICRISAT-Nigeria

Position: Scientific Officer in Market Development/Linkages The research associate in market development and linkages will work under the supervision of icrisat Country Representative. Job Responsibilities Led in profile 4000 to 6000 farmer for NADIRA Support the design of selected commodity sectors market development strategy within the context of NADIRA project in Nigeria. Support marketing activities for selected commodity development hubs in Nigeria. Support establishment of contracts with potential partners (e.g. market actors), and develop concrete offers for partnership and negotiate agreements between key actors. Initiate contract farming arrangement between seed companies, seed out growers, farmers groups, banks, insurance company's agro-input companies and off-takers based on best practices and trust. Actively participate in monitoring and evaluation of project implementation KEY QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications Degree in Agricultural Economics /Agricultural Extension/Agronomy or related fields, and/or additional training in Agricultural Market Development/ Entrepreneurship Development or a related field. Should have a minimum of 2 years working experience with relevance in agriculture and agribusiness; Previous experience with private sector…

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MIS/ICT Officer, Administrative Officer, Facilitators needed at APPEALS Project

Vacancies: MIS/ICT Officer (State), Administrative Officer (State), Facilitators APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: MIS/ICT Officer (State) Qualification And Experience BSc degree in Agricultural Economics, GIS, Computer Science, Information technology or other related disciplines Minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience in MIS and ICT Microsoft certifications is a requirement Install and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults. Replace parts as required. Support the roll-out of new applications. Set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues Test and evaluate new technology Conduct electrical safety checks on computer…

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Environmental Officer (State), Commercialization and Business Development Officer

Vacancies: Environmental Officer (State), Commercialization and Business Development Officer (State) APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: Environmental Officer (State) Qualification and Experience: Master's degree in Agricultural economies, engineering, environmental management, environmental sciences or oilier related disciplines Manage and conduct environmental safeguard, due diligence of new investment proposals Identify all key potential environmental impacts and risks of a projects and ensure that their appropriate mitigation measures are in place. Ensuring regular site inspections and environmental sampling anti analysis is carried out. Preparation of environmental reports and tracking project performance against environmental key performances indicators and targets. At least 3 years of relevant experience in working with public or private sector firms across industry…

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Communication Officer (State), Rural Infrastructure Engineers (Civil and Electrical) (State) needed for APPEALS Project.

Vacancies: Communication Officer (State), Rural Infrastructure Engineers (Civil and Electrical) (State) APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: Communication Officer (State) Qualification and Experience: Master's degree in Development communication, mass communication, MBA, Agricultural extension, and related discipline. A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in development communication. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to prepare multimedia content e.g. features, articles, press releases, blog etc. Demonstrated ability to develop maintain partnership with media organizations. Well-developed understanding of social media and digital communication Communication experience in a private or public sector environment highly regarded. Experience with Content Management Systems. Manage and maintain the website in collaboration with ICT/MIS officer. Responding to media queries.…

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Vacancies available at APPEALS Project.

Vacancies: Productivity Enhancement Specialist (State), Women and Youth/Livelihood Specialist (State) APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: Productivity Enhancement Specialist (State) Qualification And Experience: Master's degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Mechanization, and other related disciplines. Experience working with agro-input or advisory services companies, research institute or CG center. A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in technology dissemination projects. Ability to build partnership with research centers, extension organizations and technology innovation centers and agro-allied commercial technology businesses Clear understanding of cropping calendar, weather information and climate smart agricultural practices. Excellent understanding of value chain analysis, development and Good Agricultural Practices. Position: Women and Youth/Livelihood Specialist (State) Qualification and…

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (State), Agro-Processing Specialist (State) needed for APPEALS Project.

Vacancies: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (State), Agro-Processing Specialist (State) APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (State) Qualification And Experience Required: Masters' degree in Agricultural Economies, Economics, Statistics, Agricultural extension or other relevant degree. PhD degree is an added advantage At least 5years of post-qualification experience in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Developmental Projects. Excellent knowledge of statistics and research methodology including skills in sampling techniques and use of computer software for statistical and other relevant applications: Ability to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders: Demonstrated ability in report writing and presentation Position: Agro-Processing Specialist (State) Qualification And Experience: First degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural mechanization.…

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State Project Coordinator, Procurement Officer at Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture

Vacancies: State Project Coordinator (State), Procurement Officer (State) APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank Agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of Rice, Fishery, and Poultry. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies into the under-listed posts: Position: State Project Coordinator (SPC) (State) Qualification and Experience Required: M.Sc degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economies, Economics or other relevant discipline. Minimum of 8 years post qualification post-qualification experience, including at least 3 years in a management position Proven track record in the field of agriculture or rural development. Good writing skills and computer literacy will be an advantage. Fluency in local language is a major advantage Position: Procurement Officer (State) Qualifications And Experience Required: A first degree or HND in Engineering, Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration or other relevant qualification. Possession of higher degree will be…

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