Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria 2019 for Full-Time and Part-time

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria 2019 for Full-Time and Part-time 2019

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria 2019 – Agro-based jobs vary from engineering to veterinary science, plant science to sales careers in this sphere span a vast range of skill sets. Herein this article contains some of the best jobs in agriculture, which offer substantial income potential and a positive employment outlook both as part-time workers or full-time workers.

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria 2019

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria 2019

A degree in agriculture gives you the knowledge and skills to either manage agricultural businesses or work in the areas of agricultural sales, food production, and farming journalism.

Full-Time Agriculture jobs in Nigeria

1. Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The job requires a qualified, experienced individual who has experience of financial control and administration activities in a commercial environment. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Finance and Administration Officer is to provide Finance and Administrative support functions.

Ensure that all financial transactions, procurement, and administrative processes comply with set company policies and procedures as well as development partners’ regulations.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of budgets
  2. Preparation of monthly management accounts in line with GAAP and IFRS regulations, highlighting performance against budget.
  3. Prepare regular forecasts of revised financial position.
  4. Administration of payments, payroll, pensions, and petty-cash.
  5. Responsibility for audited financial statements and external audit processes.
  6. Preparation! submission of statutory returns for the government, revenue services, etc

Job Requirements

  1. Degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or related field;
  2. CPA Finalist, ACCA Finalist or other relevant qualification; and
  3. At least Five (5) years of progressively responsible finance and admin experience at the national or international level, two (2) of these at supervisory or managerial level.
  4. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).
  5. Advance knowledge and use of accounting software(s), spreadsheets and database packages and experience in handling of web-based management systems will be an added advantage.

2. Job Title: Senior Manager, Farm Operations

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Senior Manager Farm Operations is responsible for providing leadership and direction to their farm operation staff and driving implementation of operational decisions on the ground across the different Farmcrowdy Project Sites

This role is challenging because it combines a strategic planning function across the whole farm system with the requirement to provide leadership and management to the farm operations staff.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Assist the Chief Operations Officer with long-term planning and play a contributory role in the development of the Farm Projects across different locations
  2. To conduct feasibility & viability studies of all Farmcrowdy Projects
  3. Set-up agreed on KPIs for each of the Farm Projects
  4. Perform long and short-term project management to optimize farm profit and minimize loss
  5. To coordinate management of all farm operations. This will include but not limited to Crop production and Livestock production
  6. Work in strong collaboration with the Technical Field Specialist(s), Farm Managers, Farm Supervisors, Extension Officers, etc. to ensure the overall high performance and smooth running of the farm.

Job Requirements

  1. At least 5 years of hands-on experience in agricultural processes and farms operations with a focus on grain production.
  2. Must be able to provide evidence on a previous farm project/research work in agriculture with reference from the farm management about a successful outcome on such farms
  3. A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred.
  4. Must have knowledge of Irrigation Farming
  5. Must have expert knowledge of all or some crops; /livestock peculiar common to the region.
  6. Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound decisions and solve problems

3. Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Quality Assurance Manager, will inspect the final product to make sure it has been built with compliance to legal standards and meets customer expectations. He/She must fully understand the requirements for the product or service and have a sense of responsibility towards our potential and existing customers as well as the competition.

The goal is to help preserve our reputation by ensuring that our products and services are capable to drive sustainable growth.

Job Requirements

  1. Qualified and interested candidate must possess a minimum of HND/B.Sc in SLT/Food Science &Technology or related disciplines.
  2. Minimum of five-years Quality Management experience.
  3. Current CQA or similar certification is required.
  4. Candidates must not be older than Thirty-five (35) years
  5. Proven of Quality Management experience in a reputable table water factory in Nigeria is a must
  6. Must be thorough and observant with an eye for detail.
  7. Understanding Customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes.
  8. Ability to set requirements for raw materials or intermediate products for suppliers and monitoring their compliance.

4. Job Title: Associate Scientist, Agricultural Markets Economist

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The overall objective of the position is to lead strategic and applied research on market economics on IITA mandate crops and related activities.

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other social scientists and biophysical scientists as needed such as agronomists, crop breeders, soil scientists, and IPM scientists.

He/she will be a member of the IITA Social Science and Agribusiness Core Competency. He/she will report to the Senior Agricultural Economist and to Director of Western Africa Hub.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conduct market economic studies of commodities along the value chain.
  2. Monitor economic changes in agriculture in relation to the markets and vice versa.
  3. Devise methods and procedures to conduct different types of markets surveys and value chain assessments.
  4. Create, as well as use, various econometric modeling techniques to develop forecasts.
  5. Apply models of economic behavior to agricultural markets changes and developments.
  6. Promote market development using experimental economic methods.
  7. Develop business plans for project and activities in commodity value chains

Job Requirements

  1. The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics or other relevant fields from a highly recognized university.
  2. He/she will demonstrate experience of at least three years in markets economic studies relating to agricultural issues, preferably in Africa.
  3. Good knowledge of market studies.
  4. Competence in the development of socio-economic and/or market surveys.
  5. Ability to perform a thoughtful critical analysis of market economics related data.
  6. Conversant with tools and approaches applied in market studies.
  7. Knowledge and experience with economic evaluation of agricultural technologies.

5. Job Title: Product Development Officer

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: The product development officer of AACE Foods will be expected to innovate, generate and manage new products, processes and product improvement projects that expand customer base and contribute to profitability.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Generate ideas for new products and research feasibility in terms of profitability, resource availability and compliance with regulations
  2. Plan, organize and oversee process or production trials, making improvements or modifications to current processes and formulating new production processes or stages within processes
  3. Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans, and preparing return-on-investment analyses with sales, advertising, production, and accounts.
  4. Recommend the scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes

Job Requirements

  1. Creativity and innovativeness
  2. Excellent project management skills
  3. Fast paced and analytical
  4. Good use of Microsoft suites for reporting.
  5. Minimum of a First degree (B.Sc./HND) in Food Science and Technology or related fields
  6. Proven work experience in the food manufacturing industry.

Part Time Agriculture Job in Nigeria

6. Job Title: Farm Intern

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The suitable Intern would be responsible for supporting all aspects of agriculture activities while being trained and coached on the best practices and methods of farming.

Job Requirements

  1. Currently studying or recently graduated from college majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science or related field;
  2. Basic knowledge of Agricultural practices;
  3. Candidate should be able to carry out any cropping operation;
  4. Dependability & Reliability.
  5. Candidates must be willing to be fully committed throughout the program.

7. Job Title: Farm Internship

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The goal of this internship is to offer an educational opportunity to those interested in gaining a season’s worth of experience on a small, organically run the farm.

Opportunities to engage in on-site farm tours, community workshops, and student- and grant-funded research projects housed on the farm are additionally available. Please note this position may require working hours during evenings and weekend due to the nature of agricultural work.

Job Responsibilities

  1. This includes weeding, watering, seeding, transplanting, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and customer service related to CSA distribution
  2. Interns will work 40 hours per week and will participate in all aspects of organic-practice vegetable production, from seed to market.

Job Requirements

  1. Ability to work 40 hours/week. Farm work primarily takes place outdoors in all weather conditions.
    Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. and participate in a physically demanding job that requires bending, standing and lifting for long periods of the day.
  2. Must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and good communication skills.
  3. Must by 18 years or older.

8. Job Title: Farm Crew

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The farm crew is involved in all aspects of organic vegetable production, including greenhouse growing, field operations, harvest, CSA distribution, and farm projects. Please note that the CSA farm crew does not work in livestock operations. There is an opportunity to take on additional responsibility over the season such as leading harvests or managing a production arena

Job Responsibility

  1. Each crew member will be trained in the safe operation and maintenance of one of its tractors and its implements
  2. Farming experience is not required. Applicants with farm experience must be open-minded and interested in relearning skills to fit into the  systems

Job Requirements

  1. Passionate and motivated to work on a production-oriented farm. Eager to learn and receive constructive feedback
  2. Works well in a team-oriented environment and possess strong communication skills
  3. Detail oriented and proactive
  4. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs, and be able to crouch or bend for long periods of time in all types of weather
  5. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

9. Job Title: Livestock Steward

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description: The Livestock Steward works to assist the Livestock Manager, as well as other property staff to manage the diverse livestock program based at Weir River Farm.

This position requires building new infrastructure, maintaining existing farm infrastructure and facilities, operating equipment, and general care of livestock at Weir River and other properties.

The Steward will assist with daily chores including, but not limited to, cattle rotation, barnyard feedings, egg collection and washing, meat sales, fencing, tree work, and data collection.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Assist with and conduct weekly animal rotations, feeding, and general care at all working locations.
  2. Assist with building and improving infrastructure and resources at all farm properties.
  3. Assist with management of all livestock at Weir River.
  4. Clean and maintain all livestock program buildings, equipment, and facilities.
  5. Operate farm machinery and equipment responsibly and safely.
  6. Report animal health issues and assist in administering treatment.

Job Requirements

  1. Strong interest in sustainable livestock management and working landscapes
  2. Experience with carpentry, construction, equipment operation, or related trade.
  3. Other Valid driver’s license required for driving TTOR vehicles.
  4. Ability to operate farm equipment safely.
  5. Background check required.

10. Job Title: Farm Helper

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description: To assist the DPS farmer with farm-related activities such as preparing and maintaining crops and fields so that harvest for the school program is maximized.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Pull weeds, water crops, thin plants, and Assist with Harvest. Must maintain small equipment such as rakes, hoes, hoses, etc. Assist with maintaining greenhouses and hoop houses. Travel between farm sites as required to support the school farms function

Job Requirements

  1. Ability and flexibility to work in a dynamic changing environment
  2. Must be able to work outside in hot weather
  3. Must be able to push, pull, lift or carry up to 50 lbs. through the shift
  4. Must have a valid Driver’s License
  5. High School Diploma or GED

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