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FINANCE AND ADMIN ASSISTANT, PROJECT ASSISTANT AT DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

VACANCIES: FINANCE AND ADMIN ASSISTANT, PROJECT ASSISTANT Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) invites applications for the following positions in order to implement the Stabilization and Reconciliation in the Lake Chad Region (STaR) Project in the North East. The Project will contribute to the stabilization and reconciliation of areas most affected by the on-going violence and negative Impact of climate change in the region. STaR will target areas that are accessible and secure, and where the environment is most favorable for recovery and resilience. The following qualifications and levels of experience are desired: POSITION: FINANCE AND ADMIN ASSISTANT (To be based in Adamawa State) QUALIFICATION: A degree in Accounting, Business administration or related field. Relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage e.g. ICAN, ACCA. At least 5 years of experience with a reputable NGO or donor agency. Knowledge of grant and donor fund management. Knowledge In the use of QuickBooks and other accounting software. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and…

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PROJECT COORDINATOR, PROJECT OFFICER, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER AT DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

VACANCIES: PROJECT COORDINATOR, PROJECT OFFICER, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) invites applications for the following positions in order to implement the Stabilization and Reconciliation in the Lake Chad Region (STaR) Project in the North East. The Project will contribute to the stabilization and reconciliation of areas most affected by the on-going violence and negative Impact of climate change in the region. STaR will target areas that are accessible and secure, and where the environment is most favorable for recovery and resilience. The following qualifications and levels of experience are desired: POSITION: PROJECT COORDINATOR (To be based in Yola, Adamawa State) QUALIFICATION: A Masters degree in Crop production, Agronomy, Extension or related field. At least 5 years of direct involvement in community development work. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and have a high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Power point. Evidence of practically managing similar project or have held such position in…

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INVENTORY MANAGER, AGRICULTURAL PROCUREMENT OFFICERS IN A CASSAVA PROCESSING COMPANY

VACANCIES: INVENTORY MANAGER, AGRICULTURAL PROCUREMENT OFFICERS A CASSAVA PROCESSING COMPANY located in Uzere, Isoko South LGA Delta State is seeking applications for the following positions: POSITION: INVENTORY MANAGER Responsible for creating schedules, receive and record stock as it is delivered and shipped out, monitor stock levels, evaluate shipments and analyze supplies. REQUIREMENT A post qualification experience of not less than 3 years as an inventory Manager/Supervisor in manufacturing and a first degree in accounting or related discipline is required. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel. POSITION: AGRICULTURAL PROCUREMENT OFFICERS Responsible for sourcing agricultural produce from Farmers at the best possible price. REQUIREMENT A post qualification experience of not less than 3 years in agricultural Procurement and extension and a first degree in Agriculture, Marketing or related field. HOW TO APPLY: All applications and CV’s should be forwarded to: niftech3@gmail.com job title should be the subject of the email or not later than 27 June 2019.

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FARM MANAGER IN A FAIRLY LARGE POULTRY/LIVESTOCK FARM

A FAIRLY LARGE POULTRY/LIVESTOCK FARM located at Aba, Abia State, needs the services of a farm manager. POSITION: FARM MANAGER QUALIFICATION: Interested Persons who possess. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M), B.Sc in Animal Science or HND in Animal Health and Husbandry Technology with at least 5 years relevant experience HOW TO APPLY: Candidate should apply to jennissifood@gmail.com attaching CV within 2 weeks of this publication (16 May, 2019).

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EXPERTS IN DIFFERENT FIELDS ARE NEEDED IN DIA

CALL FOR EXPERTS DAI is an international development company, For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and Economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is calling for experts for upcoming program opportunities in the agricultural sector, which includes USAID's Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services program. We are looking for both short consulting and long term/full time availability. Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of ten years of experience in their area of expertise, exposure to donor programming, and a relevant Master's degree. Direct field experience with farming, input, extension and/or marketing systems in the north and southern regions of Nigeria is key, as is prior work with public and private actors in agriculture. Areas of technical and managerial interest are the following: Team Leads/Chiefs of Party Deputy Team Leads Agribusiness Expert Agricultural Value Chain Experts Extension Experts Market Information Experts Knowledge Management Experts If you meet any of the…

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EXPERIENCED GENERAL INSURANCE MARKETING MANAGERS, EXPERIENCED AGRICULTURE INSURANCE MARKETERS IN A LEADING PLAYER IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR

VACANCIES: EXPERIENCED GENERAL INSURANCE MARKETING MANAGERS, EXPERIENCED AGRICULTURE INSURANCE MARKETERS A leading player in the Insurance Sector requires the services of suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions POSITION: EXPERIENCED GENERAL INSURANCE MARKETING MANAGERS -LAGOS THE JOB: Market the company's general insurance products and collect premiums. Develop new markets for the company in general insurance business. Play leading role in the achievement of set production targets for the year. QUALIFICATION & SKILLS First degree/HND in insurance or any other numeric discipline from a reputable institution of higher learning. Possession of professional insurance qualification (ACIIN, ACII) will be an added advantage. Minimum of 10 years post-NYSC experience in both underwriting and marketing with a leading insurance company or insurance brokerage environment. Must have strong marketing and underwriting skills. POSITION: EXPERIENCED AGRICULTURE INSURANCE MARKETERS THE JOB: Market the company's Agribusiness insurance products/services. Develop new markets to grow the company's agribusiness risk portfolio in both crop and livestock. Develop, enhance and maximize business leads. Play leading role…

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PROGRAMME OFFICER, COMMUNICATIONS, OUTREACH AND NETWORKING IN SOLIDARIDAD WEST AFRICA

This is your opportunity to use your special talents to make the change that matters: 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 sustainable cocoa and oil palm production, responsive gold mining and food security. As one of the Regional Expertise Centres (REC) within Solidaridad’s 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, and currently has progammes and operations in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D’lvoire and Liberia. The Solidaridad Country Progamme in Nigeria seeks to recruit a highly…

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PROGRAMM MONITORING EVALUATION AND LEARNING (PMEL) OFFICER – NIGERIA IN SOLIDARIDAD WEST AFRICA

This is your opportunity to use your special talents to make the change that matters: 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 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 Nigeria Country Program, seeks to recruit a highly qualified and…

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NATIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER – INVESTIGATION NORTHEAST NIGERIA AT UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME

The UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME (UNODC) in Nigeria announces the following vacancy: POSITION: NATIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER - INVESTIGATION NORTHEAST NIGERIA (TERRORISM PREVENTION) LEVEL OF POST:       NOC LOCATION:                MAIDUGURI CONTRACT TYPE:    FIXED TERM APPOINTMENT Initial Contract Duration: Initial duration of 1year Closing Date:                3 January, 2019 For details on the job description and application process, please visit http://www.ng.undp.org/content/nigeria/en/home/operations/jobs/ and submit applications. The UN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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MARKETING EXECUTIVE, DESPATCH RIDERS IN A FAST GROWING AND DYNAMIC AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION

VACANCIES: MARKETING EXECUTIVE, DSPATCH RIDERS A FAST GROWING AND DYNAMIC AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION seeks to engage suitably qualified candidates into the following positions; POSITION: MARKETING EXECUTIVE LOCATION: LAGOS QUALIFICATION Minimum of 5 years’ marketing experience of working in a fast paced, dynamic organization with various product line. Minimum of Bachelor's Degree / HND in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Social Sciences, Agriculture or any other relevant discipline. Previous experience in the agricultural value chain and food industry will be an advantage. RESPONSIBILITIES Conceive and develop efficient and intuitive marketing strategies. Implement marketing plans and strategy with set time line. Conduct market research and analysis to evaluate trends, brand awareness and competition ventures. Initiate and control surveys to assess customer requirements and dedication. POSITION: DESPATCH RIDERS REQUIREMENTS Minimum of 5 years experience in delivery services Have a valid Riders Permit Good Communication skill Must be very familiar with Lagos mainland and Island HOW TO APPLY: Please send CV to: osinbudr@gmail.com on or before 24 of December 2018 with…

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SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYST AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

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 International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s Headquarters in Ibadan. POSITION: SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYST LOCATION: IBADAN                   CONTRACT: 3-YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Collaborate (in close consultation with software team of IT Unit) with all business departments to review identified needs of the business functions with the goal of identifying what software solutions are appropriate to meet the needs. Lead the effort (in dose consultation with software team of IT Unit) to…

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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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