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

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

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State Project Coordinator (State) and Procurement Officer (State) needed for APPEALS Project.

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 underlisted 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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Irrigation Expert at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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 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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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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State Project Coordinator and Procurement Officers needed at Kano State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources

KANO STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT. The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kano State wishes to announce that a new Project named Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Projeet(APPEALS) in collaboration with the State, Federal and World Bank has been approved for implementation in six selected States (Kano, Kaduna, Kogi, Enugu, Lagos and Cross Rivers), It is on this note all interested candidates within and outside the State Civil Service are requested to apply for various positions provided under the project with the following qualifications and experience: State Project Coordinator (State) Qualifications and Experience Required: M.Sc. degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, 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 agriculture or rural development. Good writing skills and computer literacy will be an advantage. Fluency in local language is a major advantage. Procurement Officers (State) Qualifications and Experience Required:…

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VACANCIES FOR THE POSTIONS OF TRUCK SPECIALIST SALES MANAGER AND TRUCK SPECIALIST SALES EXECUTIVE.

We are a reputable conglomerate with interests in various sectors of economy which include Automobile, ICT, Logistics, Agriculture, Food & Beverages, Properties, Health amongst others. The roles stated below are to be filled by qualified candidates with the required skills/ knowledge. TRUCK SPECIALIST SALES MANAGER Key Responsibilities, Skills/Knowledge Ideal candidate for this position must be able to develop and manage truck sales as well as high profile key clients within Nigerian Automobile Industry; oversee day -to- day sales, monitoring and forecasting to better understand the market; work collaboratively with sales team to assess current projections; own ultimate responsibility for successfully meeting or exceeding sales goals; meet general sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures , initiating corrective actions; establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and activities for different regions in Nigeria in support of annual objectives; maintain and expand customer base by advocating National sales, building and maintaining rapport with high profile clients and decision makers; monitor competitor…

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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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Farm Head, Farm Supervisors in a Reputable Company

Vacancies: Farm Head, Farm Supervisors Our Client in Agro & Allied business is searching for well groomed and experienced Farmers who will work at various levels to manage a newly established farm which occupies 220 hectares of land in Imeko/Afon LGA of Ogun State. Only those who have managed similar sizes for CROP PRODUCTION should apply. Position: Farm Head Ref: FH.001 Location: Afon, Ogun State Responsibilities: Directs and coordinates workers activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping Ensures that the Supervisors are monitoring and coordinating the Farm Hands effectively. Coordinates the activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments. Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops. Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports. Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production. Qualifications and Requirements:…

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General Manager, Operations Manager at Benue State Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA)

Vacancies: General Manager, Operations Manager Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies in the Benue State Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA), Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Makurdi, Benue State Summary of required qualification and experience and the major responsibility for each position are as follows: Position: General Manager Qualification: A University Degree in Social Sciences, Project Management, Engineering and/or any other relevant Degree with at least fifteen years post - qualification experience in the private or public sector, five of which must be at Management level. Computer literacy is compulsory. The GM is in-charge of general administration/personnel of the CSDA and the accounting officer of the State Agency; He authorize expenditure in accordance with the annual budget and work programme of the SA as approved by BOD; Position: Operations Manager Qualification: A University degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Extension Services, Social sciences, Project Management and any other relevant degree, with at least twelve years post qualification experience. Previous experience…

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Nigeria Country Coordinator, Ag Youth Lab Program at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on behalf of the Michigan State University

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT Michigan State University, USA, is seeking dynamic, experienced candidates to apply for three key team positions in a new 5-year program to expand youth entrepreneurship and employment in Nigeria. Ag Youth Lab will focus on major food shed areas in Oyo, Ogun and Osun States. The primary objective is to assist more than 10,000 unemployed, out-of-school, disadvantaged youth ages 18 to 24 to access higher-wage jobs or start their own businesses in high-potential horticulture, aquaculture, poultry, cassava or oilseeds sectors. The program will aim for equal representation of young men and women across its programs. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on behalf of the Michigan State University invites applications for the position below: Position: Nigeria Country Coordinator, Ag Youth Lab Program Duties The Country Coordinator will directly oversee the Ag Youth Lab project office in Lagos and two staff members. The position is responsible for managing technical programs, human resources and program funds in accordance with MSU…

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Project Operations Expertise at Chemonics International

Project Overview Nigeria Agribusiness Investment activity is an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Its objective will be to strengthen the business enabling environment to promote private sector investment in agriculture in four broad but inter­related areas. The project is expected to have four objectives: Promote smart and efficient regulation in agriculture. Expand access to finance by mitigating credit risks of agribusinesses and supporting the growth of innovative financing schemes. Provide firm level assistance to agribusinesses to strengthen their readiness to expand and scale. Integrate various cross-cutting themes into all Agribusiness activities. Chemonics is presently accepting expressions of interest for this anticipated project. Experience working with private sector, market driven, and results oriented activities in and around either Abuja, Kano, or Lagos is preferred. Areas of expertise: Position: Project Operations Expertise In the following Areas: Subcontracts Finance Logistics Procurement Human Resources Administration Qualifications for Operational Experts: Technical team leaders: minimum 10 years professional experience in a relevant field Operational…

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Farm Manager in a Reputable Agriculture firm located in Delta State

Our Company is a highly reputable Agriculture firm located in Delta State. Our business areas include. Oil palm (both plantation production and processing) Livestock (poultry, piggery and fishery) Soap manufacturing. Due to on-going expansion, we require qualified and self-motivated individual to fill the following vacant Position: Farm Manager Qualification/experience A minimum of HND in Agriculture 5 years-experience in Agriculture Business 2 years of the above to be in executive position Remuneration: Remuneration is based on the industrial standard. How to Apply: Interested and qualified persons should forward their applications (with CV) to fabiandikel963@gmail.com not later than 2nd March, 2017.  

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Head, Agriculture, Leasing & Extension Services in a Microfinance Bank

The Following Vacancy Exist in a Microfinance Bank which is about to be Established in Toto, Toto Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. Position: Head, Agriculture, Leasing & Extension Services QUALIFICATIONS (i.) First Degree required for the head of departments, while professional qualifications will be added advantage. (ii.) Microfinance Banking Certification required (iii.) 10 -15 years banking experience with some years in Microfinance banking (iv.) Cognate experience in Agriculture Extension Services required for Head, Agriculture, Leasing & Extension Service How to Apply Any qualified and interested persons can apply for the positions stated herein by sending their CVs and photocopy of certificates to this e-mail: haggframes@yahoo.com. Please note, only qualified persons will be contacted. Not later than 15th February, 2017

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Nigeria Nutrition Analyst Consultant at the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis. Created in 1985 in response to famines in East and West Africa, the project provides global coverage with a mix of presence and remote monitoring countries. The FEWS NET implementing team includes NASA, NOAA, USGS, USDA, Kimetrica, and Chemonics International, the last of which manages the Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices. Based on in-depth understanding of local livelihoods, FEWS NET analysts monitor information and data on factors that affect food security, such as weather conditions and climate, crops, pasture, markets and trade, and nutrition. FEWS NET produces regular reports including Food Security Outlooks and Outlook Updates, emergency alerts, market and price updates, and global weather hazards. The project also produces specialized research products on food security drivers and crosscutting issues, such as climate change and resilience. FEWS NET makes all…

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Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL) Officer at Oxfam

Oxfam, one of the leading global development organizations, mobilizes the power of people against poverty. We are a diverse confederation of 17 strongly interconnected national affiliates working in over 90 countries, either directly, or with partners to enable transformational change, using a unique combination of long-term development, campaigning and humanitarian programs. Background Over the past year, Boko Haram (BH) has intensified attacks which have spread from North-East Nigeria to Cameroon. Chad and Niger, affecting some 20 million people. Suicide bombings and raids targeting civilians in villages and in cities around the Lake Chad basin have caused widespread trauma, prevented people from accessing essential services and destroyed infrastructure. Across the region, over 2.8 million people are displaced: most of who are sheltered by communities that count among the world's most vulnerable. The combined effect of growing insecurity, fast population growth and severe vulnerability resulting from a changing climate, environmental degradation, poverty and under-investment in social services is translating into record numbers of people in need of…

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Nutrition Analyst Consultant (NAC) at USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

USAID's Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis to in­form decisions on humanitarian response and other assistance programs. FEWS NET collaborates with international, regional and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and analysis of potential, emerging, and/or evolving food security issues in order to inform decisions and guide response. More information on FEWS NET can be found at www.fews.net. Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm based in Wash­ington, DC, has been contracted by USAID to manage FEWS NET'S technical and field activities. Chemonics seeks applications from qualified and experienced Niger­ian national professionals to fill at least one Nutrition Analyst Consultant (NAC) po­sition. Chemonics seeks to engage at the NAC consultant for an initial contract to last up to II months, with the possibility of an extension. The NAC will work closely with regional and U.S. teams to support FEWS NET activities in Nigeria. In particu­lar, successful candidates…

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Program Manager – Agriculture and Livelihoods (4 positions) at Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Nigeria

  Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS/Nigeria, is implementing the USAID Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project. Based in rural communities in Northern Nigeria's Sokoto, Kebbi and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the possibility of expansion to Northeast, the project is using a multi-sector approach to support 42,000 very poor households (HHs) through agriculture production, incomes generation, nutrition and community and government systems strengthen to support these gains Position: Program Manager - Agriculture and Livelihoods (4 positions) Duration:                  One Year Location:                   Adamawa (1), Yobe (1)…

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Nutrition Analyst Consultant at Chemonics International Inc.

USAID's Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a leading global provider of objective, evidence-based food security information and analysis to in­form decisions on humanitarian response and other assistance programs. FEWS NET collaborates with international, regional and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and analysis of potential, emerging, and/or evolving food security issues in order to inform decisions and guide response. More information on FEWS NET can be found at www.fews.net. Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm based in Wash­ington, DC, has been contracted by USAID to manage FEWS NET'S technical and field activities. Chemonics seeks applications from qualified and experienced Niger­ian national professionals to fill at least one Nutrition Analyst Consultant (NAC) po­sition. Chemonics seeks to engage at the NAC consultant for an initial contract to last up to II months, with the possibility of an extension. The NAC will work closely with regional and U.S. teams to support FEWS NET activities in Nigeria. In particu­lar, successful candidates…

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Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods Officer (4x) at Oxfam

Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good governance, adopting a right based approach. Position: Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods Officer (4x) Location(s):          Maiduguri (2x) Dam boa (2x) Duration:              3 Months with possibility of extension Team Purpose: To ensure implementation of food security activities, to identify gaps in the response and to support stability for crisis-affected households in North East Nigeria. Job Purpose: To implement food distributions and other food assistance projects Key Responsibilities: To support the implementation of food security/livelihoods programming, including cash transfers and market assessment. Promoting social mobilisation, beneficiary targeting process, and post-distribution monitoring. Conducting food security and livelihood assessments, market prices surveillance monitoring, trader and money transfer assessment. To lead on community-level data collection and ensure adherence to work plan Prepare weekly and monthly plans, including mapping of areas To apply gender-sensitive…

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Research Associate at World Bank Country Office in Abuja

The World Bank Group is seeking to recruit a highly qualified Research Associate(s) to be based in the World Bank Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria to contribute to the priorities of the Livestock-Micro reforms in Agribusiness (L-MIRA) project. The L-MIRA project is a non-lending, advisory project fully funded by the Gates Foundation. The project is led by the Trade & Competitiveness Practice Group, and designed in partnership and with input from the WBGs Livestock Working Group and staff of the Agriculture global practice (GP). The objective of the project is to support the growth of the Dairy and Poultry Value Chains through targeted regulatory and institutional reforms to increase access by smallholder farmers/ livestock producers to improved services/technologies and market opportunities. Position: Research Associate Short Term Consultant Local Appointment, Abuja, Nigeria  Scope of Work Task 1:       Conduct research on tariff structure and taxes on poultry inputs including drugs, vaccines, maize, soybeans, additives, vitamins, poultry cages. Task 2:       Conduct research on the government agencies involved in…

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Agricultural Manager (AM) in a Multi-faceted, Dynamic Conglomerate

A Multi-faceted, Dynamic Conglomerate with interest and investment in Property/Real Estate, Hospitality, Agriculture and Educational sectors of the Nigerian economy is looking for individuals who will occupy the following position in the company: Position: Agricultural Manager (AM) Qualifications & Experience: Bachelors or Master's Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Food Science, Business or related field. Three (3) years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related field. OR 5 years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related field. Mode of Application: Email your Cover Letter and CV (Passport Photograph/References inclusive) to: handleon@outlook.com (Email Subject: Job Title). Use the address below for the cover letter: The Admin Manager, Plot 2022 Cadastral Zone A06, Maitama District, Abuja. Interested applicants should email their application not later than 8th November 2016 and please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.    

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National Consultant Agronomist Horticulture for North East Nigeria at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)

The below vacancy is available at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) Position: National Consultant Agronomist Horticulture For North East Nigeria Location:                       Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria, with frequent travel in North East Nigeria Expected Start Date:    14th November 2016 Duration:                      3 months with possible extension Background Massive population displacements and insecurity in the Lake Chad basin are putting livelihoods and food security at high risk. In northeast Nigeria alone, the impact of the conflict on agriculture is estimated at USD 3.7 billion due to livestock losses and reduced agricultural production, destruction of irrigation and farming facilities, and collapse of extension services including veterinary health facilities. As of June 2016, 4,6 million people are severely food insecure in the Lake Chad basin, of which 65 percent are located in Northeast Nigeria, especially in the Borno and Yobe States. As a result, FAO is increasing its field presence by setting up a field office in Maiduguri, Northeast Nigeria, to ensure adequate coordination to its…

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Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods (EFSL) Coordinator at Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach. Position: Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods (EFSL) Coordinator Fixed Term:         One Year Location:             Abuja JOB PURPOSE: To ensure quality and impact in the country's work on resilient livelihood and food security through supporting country in EFSL programs, facilitation of technical support and capacity building to Oxfam and partners' teams, provision of sound national analysis through supporting linkages from program work to policy influence. The EFSL Coordinator will be the main liaison person for the EFSL programming between Oxfam and relevant stakeholders and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in livelihood programs and may assist them in coordinating EFSL activities. S/he will ensure that the notion of "gender at the heart of our work" is present in all work taken forward. Experience and Qualifications:…

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Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods Coordinator (Abuja) at Oxfam

Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good governance, adopting a right based approach. Position: Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods Coordinator (Abuja) Job Purpose: To ensure quality and impact in the country's work on resilient livelihood and food security through supporting country in EFSL programs, facilitation of technical support and capacity building to Oxfam and partners' teams, provision of sound national analysis and through supporting linkages from program work to policy influence. The EFSL Officer will be the main liaison person for the EFSL programming between Oxfam and relevant stakeholders and Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in livelihood programs and may assist them in coordinating EFSL activities. S/he will ensure that the notion of "gender at the heart of our work" is present in all work s/he takes forward. Experience and Qualifications:          Bachelor degree in agriculture,…

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Team Lead – Agricultural Livelihoods at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International Non-governmental Organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. Position: Team Lead - Agricultural Livelihoods Location:           Abuja Project:               Feed the Future Project Position Band:  E-1 Reports to:        Technical Director - Feed the Future Project Job Summary: CRS/Nigeria is seeking an Agriculture Team Lead who will provide the technical guidance in the production and post-harvest activities, facilitate smallholder farmers' linkage to small, medium and large markets (including processors), ensure sustainable input and output markets, coordinate local resources for maximum input and ensure high quality project implementation that…

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Senior Program Manager at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the positions below. Full Job Descriptions can be downloaded at the links provided for each position. Position: Senior Program Manager Department: Emergency Programs Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria Position Band: E-l Reports To: Emergency Coordinator Job Description Link: https://goo.gl/r6cUH5 Primary Function: Under the direction of the Emergency Coordinator the Senior Program Manager will ensure high quality implementation of CRS FFP emergency program in Borno state, Nigeria. The Senior Program Manager will be responsible…

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Market Officers (6 positions) at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International nongovernmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS is expanding its activities in the North-East in the area of Food Security, Nutrition, Non Food Items, Water and Sanitation. CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the position below. Position: Market Officers (6 positions) Department:        Programs Reports to:           Senior Market Manager Location:             Maiduguri, Borno State Band:                   C-1 Primary Responsibilities: Vendor Selection, Registration & Training The Market Coordinator, in collaboration with the FSPO will coordinate the vendor selection through the development and implementation of the vendor selection…

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Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at Borno State Community and Social Development Agency

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a credit/loan from World Bank/International Development association (IDA) towards the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The Project Development objective is to increase access of poor people to social and natural resources infrastructure service in a sustainable manner. This will be achieve through the provision of grant support to beneficiary communities based on their identified, prioritized micro projects in the Community Development Plans (CDPs) which are to be implemented, maintained and utilized by them using Community Driven Development (CDD) approach. In this regard, the Borno State Community and Social Development Agency invites application from suitably qualified candidates from public and private sectors for recruitment into the following position: Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Qualifications: A university degree in Agriculture, Statistics, Social Sciences, Engineering, Extension Services or Project Management, with at least twelve years post qualification experience. Previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation shall be an added advantage and must be computer literate. Responsibilities The…

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Operation Manager at Borno State Community and Social Development Agency

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a credit/loan from World Bank/International Development association (IDA) towards the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The Project Development objective is to increase access of poor people to social and natural resources infrastructure service in a sustainable manner. This will be achieve through the provision of grant support to beneficiary communities based on their identified, prioritized micro projects in the Community Development Plans (CDPs) which are to be implemented, maintained and utilized by them using Community Driven Development (CDD) approach. In this regard, the Borno State Community and Social Development Agency invites application from suitably qualified candidates from public and private sectors for recruitment into the following position: Position: Operation Manager: Qualifications:  A university degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Extension Services, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Project Management and any other relevant degree, with at least twelve years post qualification experience. Previous experience in rural development projects or extension services shall be considered se additional advantage Responsibilities…

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Project Manager/Team Leader at Oxfam in Nigeria

Oxfam is an International Confederation of 17 independent aid and development organisations networked together to fight poverty and injustice around the world, working with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries, the mission of Oxfam is a just world without poverty. With a conviction that people are well capable of building a life devoid of poverty on their own once given the chance to do so, Oxfam works with partners on projects in developing countries, lobbies companies and governments to take into account the interests of the poorest people and campaigns to ensure men and women are involved in decisions on issues that affect their lives. In Nigeria, Oxfam’s focus areas are Economic Justice/Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming, Gender Justice / Female Leadership and Good Governance, adopting a rights-based approach. The overarching goal is to enable people exercise their rights and manage their own lives. Oxfam in Nigeria with funding support from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is implementing a five year Livelihoods and Nutrition Empowerment…

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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), Anambra State

Anambra State Government is implementing a World Bank Assisted Additional Financing of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The Project has the objective to increase access by the poor to improved social and natural resource infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. This will be achieved through the provision of grant support to benefitting Communities for implementation of community-driven micro projects under approved Community Development Plan (CDP). In order to commence State-level implementation of the additional financing, the below position is advertised: Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager Duties: Ensuring the maintenance of records of all types of data and information on SA Activities; Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation department of SA and coordinating the activities of the MIS and M & E units; Providing guidelines and guidance tor the operations of the MIS and M& E units for them to meet the expectations of the SA; Liaising with the LGRC and other Departments of the SA for M&E purposes and working with the communities to ensure…

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Operations Manager at Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), Anambra State

Anambra State Government is implementing a World Bank Assisted Additional Financing of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The Project has the objective to increase access by the poor to improved social and natural resource infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. This will be achieved through the provision of grant support to benefitting Communities for implementation of community-driven micro projects under approved Community Development Plan (CDP). In order to commence State-level implementation of the additional financing, the below position is advertised: Position: Operations Manager Duties: Supervising and coordinating the overall activities of the operations department; Supervising the processing of applications seeking SA funding and technical/management support: Ensuring conduct of desk and field appraisals and forward reports to the Project Management Committee for review based on set criteria: Provide overall supervision of formulation and implementation processes of CDPs and micro projects by CPMCs; Ensuring the maintenance of records on all CDPs and micro-projects on a continuous basis; and passing on such information to the…

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Project Management Specialist (Food Security) at USAID/Nigeria in Abuja

USAID/Nigeria in Abuja seeks to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the Project Management Specialist (Food Security) position in the Economic Growth and Environment (EGE) Office. Note: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.  Position: Project Management Specialist (Food Security) Opening Date:     May 10th 2016 Closing Date:       May 23rd 2016 Work Hours:       Full-Time: 40 hours/week Salary:                 Or Ordinary Resident N10,948,692 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-11         In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan. Basic Function of the Position: The Project Management Specialist (Food Security) is the key person to effectively manage, monitor and evaluate Food for Peace (FFP) resources in Nigeria. He/she will monitor and give direction within the limits of the donor/recipient relationship to both emergency and potentially non-emergency food assistance programs and report on their implementation to the USAID/Nigeria Mission, Abuja, FFP Regional Office (Dakar)…

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Lecturer II/I, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Assistant Lecturer, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Graduate Assistant, (Department of Agricultural Economics) at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Vacancies: Lecturer II/I, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Assistant Lecturer, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Lecturer I/II, (Department of Agricultural Economics), Graduate Assistant, (Department of Agricultural Economics)  Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the following positions in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. ACADEMIC POSITIONS COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management Position: Lecturer II/I   - CONUASS 4/3 Area of Socialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility Qualification: Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II/I must possess at least Second Class Upper Division or higher in Bachelor Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science. In addition, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in the desired area of Soil Science from a recognised University for the Lecturer II position and with at least three publications in reputable journals for the Lecturer 1 position. Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management Position: Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 2 Area of Socialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility…

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M&E Manager at Taraba State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (TACSDP)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the existing vacant position in the Taraba State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (TACSDP) - World Bank Assisted. Applicants are to submit three copies of written application with curricular Vitae. Position: M&E Manager Qualifications: A university degree in Agriculture, Statistics, Social sciences, Engineering, Extension Services or Project Management, with at least twelve years POSI qualification experience. Knowledge of Computer is mandatory. Previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation shall be an added advantage. Duties of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager The M&E Manager shall be charged with the responsibility of: Ensuring the maintenance of records of all types of data and information on SA activities. Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation department of SA and coordinating the activities of the MIS and M&E units; Providing guidelines and guidance for the operations of the MIS and M & E units for them to meet the expectations of the SA; Liaising with the LGRC and other Departments…

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Operations Manager at Taraba State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (TACSDP)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the existing vacant position in the Taraba State Agency for Community and Social Development Project, TACSDP-World Bank Assisted. Applicants are to submit three copies of written application with curricular Vitae. Position; Operations Manager: Qualifications: A university degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Extension Services, Social Sciences, Natural sciences, Project Management and any other relevant degree, with at least twelve years post qualification experience. Previous experience in rural development projects or extension services shall be considered as additional advantage. Duties of Operations Manager The Operations Manager shall be in-charge of: supervising and coordinating the overall activities of the operations department Supervising the processing of applications seeking SA funding and technical/management support Ensuring conduct of desk and field appraisals and forward reports to the Project Management Committee for review based on set criteria; Provide overall supervision of formulation and implementation processes of CDPs and micro projects by CPMCs; Ensuring the maintenance of records on all CDPs and micro-projects on a…

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Farm Manager in a Leading and Fast Growing Agro-Processing Industry

Our company is a Leading and Fast Growing Agro-Processing Industry located in Akure Area, Ondo State. We desire to beef up our workforce with young and dynamic employees in various departments within our organization. Position: Farm Manager Requirements: BSc in Agriculture/ Agricultural Extension 5-7 years experience in cassava farming Versatile in Out-Growers Scheme Sound knowledge of General Farm Management Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office How to Apply: Curriculum Vitae and Applications are invited from interested and suitable candidates on or before 21st April, 2016 via this e-mail address: manufacturingjobs82@email.com . Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted for interview.  

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