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Category: Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

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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Analysts and Specialists needed at Chemonics International.

CHEMONICS FEED-THE-FUTURE NIGERIA AGRIBUSINESS INVESTMENT ACTIVITY Project Overview The Feed-the-Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity is an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). In supporting conducive enabling environments, the Activity will broaden opportunities and incentives for firms and entrepreneurs to invest in the agriculture sector, and thus contribute to employment and income growth. The project is expected to have three objectives: Ease of Doing Business Access to Finance Investment Promotion Chemonics is presently accepting applicants with experience working with agribusinesses, financial institutions, private sector, business development services, state and federal level partners on policy and financial reform. Experience working in and around either Benue, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger is preferred. Areas of technical expertise: Agriculture Policy Specialists Business Enabling Environment Specialists Agribusiness Enabling Environment Specialists Business Finance Analysts Agriculture Investment Analysts Project Operations Expertise: Subcontracts Finance Logistics Procurement Human Resources Administration Qualifications for Technical and Operational Experts: Technical specialists: minimum 5 years professional experience in a…

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PRODUCTION MANAGER NEEDED at DUSTOP Farm

PRODUCTION MANAGER NEEDED In our quest of ensuring food sufficiency in the agricultural sector, and as such facing over future challenges of food insecurity, thereby ensuring the availability and predictability of poultry foods with the use of biotechnology, DUSTOP farm is in need of a Production Manager. JOB DESCRIPTION Evaluate the Chemical and the nutritional value of animal feeds Formulate diets and ratios maximize growth, reproduction, health and Performance Assess the relative, nutritional and economical value of feeding systems Conduct animal based studies and laboratory tests Liaise with marketers and customers to understand their target and objectives, and the specific needs of the market Rationalize animal feeds manufacturing techniques Expend existing ranges and agricultural food product and develop new ones Carry out sales and marketing strategies following the launch of a new product Balance a growing consumer interest in quality with the need to develop competitive agricultural; systems Maintain expertise in nutritional trends and keep up to date with regulatory changes Use computer software to…

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PROFESSORS, READERS AND SENIOR LECTURERS AT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN-MA

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN-MA P.M.B 5001, DUTSIN-MA KATSINA STATE (OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR) INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSITIONS OF PROFESSORS, READERS AND SENIOR LECTURERS (1.0) Preamble: The Governing Council of Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA) hereby notifies the general public of the following vacancies: (a)  Professors (b)   Readers ( c)   Senior Lecturers In compliance with the directives of the Council and in line with relevant regulations, applications are hereby solicited from interested and qualified candidates to fill the vacancies. (2.0) The University! FUDMA was established by the Federal Government in 2011 and is located in Dutsin-Ma, katsina State. The institution is ICT-driven, envisioned to be a top ranking, world-class university, committed to excellence in research, teaching and learning as well as the production of generations of leaders with passion for service and nationalism. (3) The Positions: There exist vacancies for the positions of Professor, Reader and Senior Lecturer in the following academic departments/fields: (i)  Agronomy (ii)  Horticulture (iii) Agricultural Engineering (iv) Agricultural Economics…

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Farm Administration Manager, Agronomy/Crop Scientist Field Workers in a Reputable Agricultural Company based in Koton- Karfe, Kogi State

Vacancies: Farm Administration Manager, Agronomy/Crop Scientist Field Workers A Reputable Agricultural Company based in Koton- Karfe, Kogi State has opportunity for appointment in the following vacant positions. Position: Farm Administration Manager Basic Requirements: An Experienced farm Administrator from a reputable higher institution with at least 3 years post graduate experience. Qualifications: BSc or HND, Agric. Economics Position: Agronomy/Crop Scientist Field Workers Basic Requirements: An Experienced Agronomy/ Crop Scientist from a reputable higher institution with at least 3 years Post Graduate field experience. Qualifications: BSc or HND in related field Salaries and entitlements are very attractive. How to Apply: All applications and detailed CV. Should be forwarded not later than February, 2018 to: Emails; ebispekelalliedventures@gmail.com , ebikfest@yahoo.co.uk  

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Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is required suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions: Position Title: Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) Organization Unit:       FAO Representation in Nigeria Grade Level:       NO-B Duty Station:       Abuja Duration:             Fixed Term: One year renewable Post Number:      1073621 Ccog Code:                   1A02   Issued on: 20 December, 2017 Deadline For Application: 19th January, 2018 The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of appointments Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities depending on the evolving needs of the Organization. Organizational Setting The position is located in Abuja Reporting Lines The Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) reports to the FAO Representative in Nigeria with wide leeway for independent action, autonomy and personal initiative, the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) is responsible for…

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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR AND FARM SUPERVISOR NEEDED AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA).

ITTA is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovators 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 positions below at the Institute's station in Kano. POSITION: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Contract:   2-year renewable contract Location: Kano DUTIES Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: -Operate Tractor for mowing, ridging, spraying and harrowing; -Mark fields using marker; -Trail and Plough for research field operation; -Spray research field with spraying machine; -Apply fertilizer to research field; -Carryout harvest operations with harvester; -Attend to minor repairs when necessary; -Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the…

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COMMUNICATION OFFICER, MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND ACTION OFFICER, CROP DELIVERY OFFICER NEEDED AT HARVEST PLUS.

COMMUNICATION OFFICER, MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND ACTION OFFICER, CROP DELIVERY OFFICER HarvestPlus is an interdisciplinary, global alliance of more than 200 scientific and implementation partners in over 40 countries that seeks to reduce hidden hunger and provide micronutrients to billions of people directly through the staple foods that they eat. HarvestPlus uses a novel process called biofortification, based on conventional plant breeding, to achieve higher levels of micronutrients in high-yielding, high-profit varieties of key staple foods. HarvestPlus is a joint venture between two CGIAR Centers, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) based in Cali, Colombia and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, D.C. Both Institutions are committed to reduce hunger and poverty around the world through their research activities. These positions will be based at HarvestPlus country office in Ibadan and its office location in Abuja These positions are 1 year renewable contract POSITION: COMMUNICATION OFFICER LOCATION: IBADAN Responsibilities: Develop and direct the implementation of the communities strategy for HarvestPlus,…

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COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT, ADVOCACY AND EVENTS ASSISTANT , PROJECT ACCOUNT OFFICER at HarvestPlus

COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT, ADVOCACY AND EVENTS ASSISTANT , PROJECT ACCOUNT OFFICER HarvestPlus is an interdisciplinary, global alliance of more than 200 scientific and implementation partners in over 40 countries that seeks to reduce hidden hunger and provide micronutrients to billions of people directly through the staple foods that they eat. HarvestPlus uses a novel process called biofortification, based on conventional plant breeding, to achieve higher levels of micronutrients in high-yielding, high-profit varieties of key staple foods. HarvestPlus is a joint venture between two CGIAR Centers, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) based in Cali, Colombia and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, D.C. Both Institutions are committed to reduce hunger and poverty around the world through their research activities. These positions will be based at HarvestPlus country office in Ibadan and its office location in Abuja These positions are 1 year renewable contract POSITION:  COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT  LOCATION: IBADAN Responsibilities: Assist in producing various communication materials including brochures, flyers, posters, articles, news…

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National Remote Sensing and Mapping Expert/Consultant-Service Contract (NPP) at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)

Post Title: National Remote Sensing and Mapping Expert/Consultant-Service Contract (NPP) Duty Station:       FAO Country Office in Abuja Duration:             6-7 months General Description of task(s) and objectives to be achieved The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) is supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria to develop her REDD+ readiness process by expanding the process initiated at Cross River State (through UN REDD Programme) to Nasarawa and Ondo States; and by upscaling the sub-National FREL initiated at CRS to the entire Nigeria. Part of the Readiness funds have been allocated to undertake forest land cover/land use mapping and change detection for the entire country; and FAO will be supporting the implementation of this activity through a Technical Assistance (TA) Agreement Signed with the Federal Government of Nigeria. More specifically, Output 1 of the TA Agreement is concerned with forest cover change analysis to generate activity data and to build capacity of government technical staff for periodical monitoring of REDD+ activities. Under the overall supervision of the FAO…

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Operations Assistant – Service Contract (NPP) at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)

Post Title: Operations Assistant - Service Contract (NPP) Duty Station:       FAO Country Office in Abuja Duration:             Eleven (11) months General Description of Task(s) and Objectives to be achieved Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative, the direct supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative (Admin) and collaboration with other national and international consultants in the incumbent will perform following duties and responsibilities: Finance and Budget Monitoring Maintenance and reporting of shadow budget to the supervisor; Monitor the project budget utilization and level of expenditure; Operate and report on the petty cash expenses to support day-to-day operation activities; Review/check the relevant documents of all training, workshop & meeting related adjustments voucher; Process payment Status against FAO's commitments, i.e. Letter of Agreement (LoA), Contracts (MoU) etc.; Examine and process a variety of payment/reimbursement/ disbursement vouchers for various vendor payments; Prepared various payment requests by DV (Disbursement voucher) and ensure accuracy of coding in line with FAO regulation/chart of accounts with clear supporting documentation; Logistic and…

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Supervisor in a Poultry Farm in Delta State Nigeria

A Poultry Farm in Delta State Nigeria requires the services of a: Position: Supervisor Qualification: OND/HND/B.Sc in Animal Health/Animal Science/Animal Husbandry Experience: Minimum 5 years Age:  Maximum - 45 Years Contact: Sparrow Agro Vet. Services Suite 13 Good Luck Shopping Center No. 314/316 Effurun/Sapele Road, Effurun, Warri or Email: esegbuejohn@yahoo.com Duration: Not later than 12th December, 2017. Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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Librarian at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

The position of University Librarian of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria will soon be vacant. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position. The University: The Federal University of Agriculture. Abeokuta, was established on 1st January, 1988. It has attained a position of eminence in various Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering and Management Sciences. The University presently hasten (10) Colleges: Position: Librarian The Position The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University library and the coordination of the library services in the University and its Campuses, Colleges, Departments, Institutes and other Teaching or Research Units. Qualifications: Candidate must possess a good honours Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division, Master and Doctorate Degree in Library or Information Science or related field from a recognized University. Candidate must also have at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in an academic library. A strong proof of continuing research with…

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Director Physical Planning at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

The post of the Director of Physical Planning of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike is vacant. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates. Position: Director Physical Planning The Director of Physical Planning is the Head of the Department of Physical Planning and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the conceptualization, Design, Supervision and Management of the University's Architectural, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Projects. The Candidate Candidates for the Post of Director of Physical Planning must have a Degree or its equivalent in any of the following areas: Architecture, Engineering, Building, Quantity Surveying, Estate Management, Urban and Regional Planning, plus at least 15 (fifteen) years of relevant experience especially on Campus Planning and Development Candidates must not be below the rank of a Deputy Director of Physical Planning in a University or Similar Institutions. Possession of Higher Degree(s) will be an added advantage. In addition, candidate must be a registered member of relevant Professional bodies such as Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON…

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BRANCH MANAGER AND AGRICULTURE INSURANCE OFFICER NEEDED AT PRESTIGE ASSURANCE PLC.

Prestige Assurance PLC, a reputable insurance company with its head office in Lagos requires the services of successful, versatile and highly experienced persons for the following positions: (1)     BRANCH MANAGER, not more than 37 years in age to head our Kano branch. Candidate's Profile The ideal candidate must be fully resident in Kano State and must be conversant with the Kano Insurance Market; possess a minimum of 10 years cognate experience in marketing of diverse products. Qualification Degree in Insurance or any other Social Science with a minimum of 2nd Class division. Possession of ACIIN is a condition precedent. Postgraduate qualification is desirable. Good knowledge of Insurance products. Proficient in the use of MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Powerpoint. Ability to generate desired reports independently. Excellent communication, presentation, leadership and organizational skills. Some Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities Plan and carry out effective marketing of all the various products of the Company. Developing new businesses, servicing existing accounts and growing customer base. Monitor renewals, processes renewal policies and adjust rates and…

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Management Information System Officer, Senior Agricultural Officer, Rural Infrastructure Engineer at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD)

Vacancies: Management Information System Officer, Senior Agricultural Officer, Rural Infrastructure Engineer The Federal Republic of Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Appointment of Project Staff for FGN/IFAD Value-Chain Development Programme (VCDP) The Federal Ministry of Agriculture' and Rural Development (FMARD) has been implementing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)- assisted Value Chain Development Programme since 2014 in six (6) participating States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba and in five (5) Local Government Areas each in all the States. In keeping with the provisions of the financing agreement between IFAD and Federal Ministry of Finance, the FMARD is implementation the programme through the national programme management unit. The primary goal of VCDP is to reduce poverty and sustainably enhance accelerated economic growth, whilst the specific programme development objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes and enhance food security for 45.000 rural poor households engaged in. the production, processing and marketing of rice…

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Procurement Assistant, Planning Officer at Federal Ministry of Agriculture’ and Rural Development (FMARD)

Vacancies: Procurement Assistant, Planning Officer The Federal Republic of Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Appointment of Project Staff for FGN/IFAD Value-Chain Development Programme (VCDP) The Federal Ministry of Agriculture' and Rural Development (FMARD) has been implementing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)- assisted Value Chain Development Programme since 2014 in six (6) participating States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba and in five (5) Local Government Areas each in all the States. In keeping with the provisions of the financing agreement between IFAD and Federal Ministry of Finance, the FMARD is implementation the programme through the national programme management unit. The primary goal of VCDP is to reduce poverty and sustainably enhance accelerated economic growth, whilst the specific programme development objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes and enhance food security for 45.000 rural poor households engaged in. the production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava in the targeted LGAs…

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Assistant Manager, Manager, General Manager and Laboratory Officers needed in Agriculture Development Laboratory.

Sales / Marketing: (Assistant Manager/Manager/General Manager) A degree or a post-graduate degree in Agriculture, with MBA and a mini­mum 15 years to 25 years of relevant experience. Exposure in marketing of fertilizer or other agricultural inputs like seeds or pesticides would be an advantage. Manager - Agriculture Development Laboratory M.Sc. (Agriculture) or Ph.D. in Soil science or Agronomy, with a mini­mum 15 years relevant experience. This role is primarily responsible for supervising soil testing, laboratories and farm advisory services. Laboratory Officers in Agriculture Development Laboratory B.Sc. (Agriculture) or M.Sc. in Soil science or Agronomy, with a minimum 9 to 12 years relevant experience. This role is primarily responsible for soil, water and fertilizer testing. Compensation: The compensation package would be quite attractive. Persons without the requisite qualification and experience need not apply, since such cases would not be considered. Method of Application: Please send your application with a detailed C.V., including contact phone numbers, copies of educational qualifications, service certificates and a photo­graph, by e-mail,…

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Assistant Accountant, Accountant at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD)

Vacancies: Assistant Accountant, Accountant The Federal Republic of Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Appointment of Project Staff for FGN/IFAD Value-Chain Development Programme (VCDP) The Federal Ministry of Agriculture' and Rural Development (FMARD) has been implementing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)- assisted Value Chain Development Programme since 2014 in six (6) participating States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba and in five (5) Local Government Areas each in all the States. In keeping with the provisions of the financing agreement between IFAD and Federal Ministry of Finance, the FMARD is implementation the programme through the national programme management unit. The primary goal of VCDP is to reduce poverty and sustainably enhance accelerated economic growth, whilst the specific programme development objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes and enhance food security for 45.000 rural poor households engaged in. the production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava in the targeted LGAs of…

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Rural Finance Officer, Market Development Officer at Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD)

Vacancies: Rural Finance Officer, Market Development Officer The Federal Republic of Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Appointment of Project Staff for FGN/IFAD Value-Chain Development Programme (VCDP) The Federal Ministry of Agriculture' and Rural Development (FMARD) has been implementing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)- assisted Value Chain Development Programme since 2014 in six (6) participating States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba and in five (5) Local Government Areas each in all the States. In keeping with the provisions of the financing agreement between IFAD and Federal Ministry of Finance, the FMARD is implementation the programme through the national programme management unit. The primary goal of VCDP is to reduce poverty and sustainably enhance accelerated economic growth, whilst the specific programme development objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes and enhance food security for 45.000 rural poor households engaged in. the production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava in the…

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Research Associate in a 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 for the position below at the Institute's headquarters in Ibadan: Position: Research Associate Contract:       2-year renewable contract Location:       Ibadan Duties: Successful candidate will among other things perform the following: Participate in the coordination of the A4NH research program in Nigeria; Ensure with stakeholders engagement and research implementation for the A4NH research program in Nigeria; Conduct literature review, preparing presentation and the materials needed; Support activities related to communication and knowledge mobilization (media engagement, stakeholders consultation, writing blogs, preparation of research and policy briefs);…

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TRANSPORTERS/HAULERS NEEDED AT CROWN FLOUR MILL LIMITED.

CROWN FLOUR MILL LIMITED TRANSPORTERS/HAULERS NEEDED Crown Flour Mill Limited is a subsidiary of Olam Group, an agro-allied industry, located at KM3, Afon Road Ogbondoroko, Ilorin, Kwara State. The company requires transporters/haulers that can provide a minimum of ten (10) trucks that can convey 30 tons of our raw materials and goods (poultry and fish feed) to any location/state across the country. Only transporters having their fleet will be considered. If interested please contact us immediately. 0701 035 2252, 0802 465 4398, Email: somnath.mandal@olamnet.com 0803 503 4419, 0907 486 32600. Email: oyedun.oyeniyif@olamnet.com  

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National Admin Manager/ Secretary for Agricultural Machineries and Equipment Fabricators Association of Nigeria (AMEFAN)

Applications are required for suitably qualified candidates to fill the post: Position: National Admin Manager/ Secretary for Agricultural Machineries and Equipment Fabricators Association of Nigeria (AMEFAN) Job Description/ Content Manage the Secretariat of the Association daily with little or no supervision. Generate ideas and innovations for the progress and growth of the Association. Communicate properly and effectively with members, non-members, local and international Organizations and Agencies for the growth and progress of the Association. Represent the President, the Secretary and any other Officer of the Association when so delegated. Execute directives of the President, and any other Officer of the Association as may be necessary. Prepare, manage and execute Association Budget with the directive of the President, and any other Officer of the Association as may be required. Manage and maintain the Web Site of the Association effectively. Relate property and effectively with Association's Partners, Collaborators, and Supporters Organize and manage Association's events and programs. Liaise with all State Chapters, and disseminate information for the…

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