Vacancies at Multinational Agricultural Firm: Rossland Placement Services [4 Positions]

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Rossland Placement Services – Our client, a multinational company interested in growing agricultural practice group in Nigeria and given our existing and future program portfolio, an opportunity has arisen within the country team for the position below:

Job Title: Plant Breeder
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
Location:  Jigawa, Katsina

Qualifications

  • M.Sc in Plant Breeding, alongside documents certifying accomplishment relating to Plant Breeding.
  • This position is open to Nigerian residents in Katsina and Jigawa State only.

Job Title: Agricultural Field Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: OND   BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
Location: Jigawa, Katsina

Job Description

  • Develop an out grower plan and train the farmers on Good agronomic practices with cluster formation for small holding farmers.
  • Provide technical support on Good Agronomic Practice training to farmers, area identification, location scouting, nutrient pest management, input distribution, buy back arrangement coordination, logistics support, storage and quality & market intelligence surveys
  •  Applicant should be ready to work and stay in remote rural areas within farming community to develop the relations with company.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Agric/M.Sc. in Agriculture, (Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology etc.) or a Diploma in Agriculture; Work experience in seed industry and Knowledge in Seed production specially hybrid seed production will be essential for vacancies in seed production.
  • This position is open to Nigerian residents in Katsina and Jigawa State only.

Job Title: Seed Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Location: Jigawa, Katsina

Qualification

  • Graduate of Agriculture and related discipline.

Job Title: Zonal Manager (Out Grower)
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
Location: Katsina

Job Description

  • The individual will develop a strong replicable out-grower function for the company that will ensure social visibility and impact on the ground
  • The individual should ideally be an agriculture graduate with experience in contract farming or out grower model
  • Must have excellent knowledge on Crop protection chemicals
  • Must be willing and able to guide & train the smallholder farmers in various basic farming technical skills
  • Must be competent in Crop assessment/Crop forecasting
  • Timely communication of risk factors with cause-consequence analysis
  • Database management (crop tour data; phone survey data; production files; trial analysis for different chemicals and crops; etc.)
  • Weather and agronomy analysis (weather monitoring; water balance response; monsoon monitoring; crop tour results by yield; planting/harvesting monitoring; etc.)
  • Team management
  • Experience of handling multiple crops

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Ag. /M.Sc in Agriculture, (Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology etc.) or a Diploma in Agriculture; Work experience in seed industry and Knowledge in Seed production specially hybrid seed production will be essential for vacancies in seed production.
  • Skills Required:
  • Excellent speaking skills in Hausa.
  • Good at MS OFFICE – word, excel and power-point.
  • Should be able to execute out grower for Rice, Maize and Soybean crop.
  • Should be conversant with the local cultures and customs in North Nigeria.
  • Should be willing to travel.
  • High integrity levels.

Method of Application
Applicants should submit a Word-formatted document consisting of; Cover letter and CV to: info@rosslandconsulting.com 

Note

  • Please identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line.
  • We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants.
  • Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications.
  • Candidates willing to relocate are encouraged.