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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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MIS/ICT Officer (State), Administrative Officer (State), Facilitators at

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 (State) at Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture

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) at Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture

  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…

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Productivity Enhancement Specialist (State), Women and Youth/Livelihood Specialist (State) at Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture

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 at Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture

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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Aquaculture Expert at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST National Project Personnel: Aquaculture Expert Contract Duration:  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 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…

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Monitoring and Evaluation Expert at FAO in Collaboration with UNWOMEN and WFP

National Project Personnel: Monitoring and Evaluation Expert- Contract Duration: 11month (with the possibility of extension) Deadline for Application: 28th 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 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: 26 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 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…

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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: 28 February 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…

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Ticketing/Administrative Assistant at IITA

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 guesthouse in Lagos. Position: Ticketing/Administrative Assistant Location:   Lagos Contract:   3-year renewable contract Responsibilities: Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Liaise with project manager to ensure that activities are completed on time Handle air tickets and reservations for clients; Give advice on the best and most economical reservation options; Ensure prompt and excellent customer service to IITA travelers; Liaise with corporate airlines and travel partners for issuance of tickets; Perform all necessary administrative…

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FARM MANAGER in an Indigenous food and agribusiness company

An indigenous food and agribusiness company requires the services of a FARM MANAGER. Qualification: B.Sc. Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop Science or any related field and with a minimum of 10 years' experience in Crop Farming and Greenhouse Management. Adequate knowledge of relevant Agriculture software Must have a strong analytical and decision making skills. Job Profile Excellent farm management best practice skills to ensure profitability and steady growth of the business. Optimal knowledge of key performance areas related to agribusiness. These include soil management, disease control, seed and fertilizer and weed control. Outstanding maintenance culture of all farm equipment Sound managerial skills to manage human resources for optimal performance. Must be a self-starter. REMUNERATION IS HIGHLY ATTRACTIVE, BASED ON EXPERIENCE Interested persons with the above requirements should forward their CVs to the email below: mkjobdesk@gmail.com not later than 27th February 2018. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Staff Vacancies at Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Lokoja

Advertorial Kogi State Government of Nigeria Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Lokoja S/N POSITIONS DUTIES, QUAUFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 1 State Project Coordinator (State Project Office) Overall Function and Responsibilities of the Position: The State Project Coordinator (SPC) is responsible for the coordination of Project activities in the State, as well as managing the Agro- Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support Office. Specific Duties of the Position: (i)      Head the secretariat of the State Steering Committee (SSC) (ii)     Overall implementation of Project within the State. (iii)    Supervise staff of state office. (iv)    Liaise with other relevant programmes and technical departments in the State. (v)     Oversees contracting of support staff and consultants, particularly Agro-Processing Service Providers. (vi)    Ensure timely reporting and quality of reports to NPC/SSC Qualifications and Experience Required: M.Sc. degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economies, Economics or other relevant discipline. Minimum of 8 years post-qualification experience, including at least 3 years in a management position. Proven track record in the field of…

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DRIVER, CLEANERS, SECURITY GUARD/WATCHMEN at Oyo State Government (Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP))

Oyo State Government Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) E-mail: oyoramp@gmail.com VACANCIES Oyo State Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development invite application from the suitably qualified members of the general public for the under listed positions. POSITION: DRIVER (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Candidates must have: Primary School First Leaving Certificate JSSC, SSCE, Trade Test I, II, III POSITION:  CLEANERS (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Candidates must have Primary School First Leaving Certificate JSSC, SSCE POSITION:  SECURITY GUARD/WATCHMEN (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Candidates must have Primary School First Leaving Certificate JSSC, SSCE METHOD OF APPLICATION Interested applications should send their CV's to the administrative of OYO STATE GOVERNMENT RURAL ACCESS AND MOBILITY PROJECT (RAMP), Ibadan not later than 2nd February 2018  

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ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE, ASSISTANT MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER,

Oyo State Government Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) E-mail: oyoramp@gmail.com VACANCIES Oyo State Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development invite application from the suitably qualified members of the general public for the under listed positions. POSITION:  ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Candidate must possess OND in Accountancy or Business Administration with Accountancy as one of the subjects obtained from a recognized Institutions POSITION:  ASSISTANT MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD A good Bachelor's Degree in Economic, Engineering, Agriculture, Forestry, Agricultural Economics and related field A minimum of 6years of post- qualification experience in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of externally assisted projects and 3years of which must have been with donor funded programme For masters degree holder 5 years of post-qualification experience out of which 2 years must have been with donor funded programme as stated above. POSITION: ASSISTANT PROCUREMENT OFFICER (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD The candidate must possess first Degree in Civil/Agricultural…

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ENVIRONMENT & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, PROJECT INTERNAL AUDITOR, MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST, AGRONOMY SPECIALIST at Oyo State Government (Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP))

Oyo State Government Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) E-mail: oyoramp@gmail.com VACANCIES Oyo State Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development invite application from the suitably qualified members of the general public for the under listed positions. POSITION: ENVIRONMENT & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD HND or BSc in Environmental Health, He must have a minimum if 6years post qualification experience in financial management of externally assist projects, at least three (3) of which must have been acquired after obtaining professional qualification Ability to Produce and interpret financial reports and good understanding of financial procedure under externally assisted projects Compute Literacy POSITION:   PROJECT INTERNAL AUDITOR (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Minimum of HND, BSc or BA in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration or Economics. Possession of post graduate degree in relevant discipline and any of the following professional qualifications, ICAN, CMA, ACCA or any other professional qualification will be an advantage POSITION:  MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST…

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PROJECT ACCOUNTANT, PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST , DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST at Oyo State Government (Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP))

Oyo State Government Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) E-mail: oyoramp@gmail.com VACANCIES Oyo State Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development invite application from the suitably qualified members of the general public for the under listed positions. POSITION:PROJECT ACCOUNTANT (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Minimum of HND, BSc, or BA in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration or Economics Possession of Postgraduate degree in relevant discipline and any of the following professional qualifications, ICAN, CMA, ACCA or any other professional qualification will be an advantage. Applicants must have a minimum of 6years post qualification experience in financial management of externally assisted project, at least three (3) of which must have been acquired after obtaining professional qualification POSITION: PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD The candidate must possess first Degree in Civil/Agricultural Engineering, Economics Purchasing/Marketing and related fields, with at least 6years of working experience of which a minimum of 3 years in World Bank Group procurement policies, process and practices.…

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STATE PROJECT COORDINATOR, INFRASTRUCTURE/SITE ENGINEER (CIVIL/STR), MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST at Oyo State Government (Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) )

Oyo State Government Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) E-mail: oyoramp@gmail.com VACANCIES Oyo State Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development invite application from the suitably qualified members of the general public for the under listed positions. POSITION: STATE PROJECT COORDINATOR (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD More than 10yearss'experience in planning, such as preparation of Rural Transport Infrastructure, LG/State Periodic Plan etc with the background of Socio- Economic or engineering: He must have completed Master's Degree in any one of the following Subjects Regional/Transport Planning, Civil Engineering, Economic, Sociology, Rural Development or Management. Applicants must have good computer Literacy An ability to work with WORD, EXCEL and other similar software is also considered and would be an added advantage POSITION:  INFRASTRUCTURE/SITE ENGINEER (CIVIL/STR) (CORE STAFF) WORLD BANK QUALIFICATION STANDARD Should have more than 8 years' experience in rural road engineering and preparation of Rural Transport Infrastructure He must have a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and must be registered with COREN Post…

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