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Agri Extension Manager-Olam Nigeria Limited Master's Degree Job

2023-05-25 11:42   Other categories   Lagos   77 views
Job Details

Location: Nigeria

Employment Type: Full-time

Function: Not Applicable

Sub-Function: Not Applicable

Job Description

Mobilize farmer groups to get into & increase Soybean production

Develop a package of best agronomic practices for Soybean cropping and advise/ train the growers to adopt the same to ensure increased yield & productivity

Conducting detailed cost-of-production studies and find avenues for increasing farmer profitability

Monitoring of weather & other developments to update production estimates and assess the impact of various scenarios on yields

Input distribution and credit accounting, if needed

Build and sustain a reliable Soybean out-grower base in the catchment areas (Kwara & Niger) and ensure a sustainable supply of high-quality produce for IFP’s Soy crush facility

Quality seed production through out-growers for the participating farmers

Build an operational team to run the farming out-grower program - Scheduling operations as well as resources and monitoring the activities in the field to achieve production and buyback targets

Acquire funding for the Soybean agri-extension through multi-lateral agencies and stakeholder management (International donor organizations/ Developmental agencies, social/ community organizations, Nigerian governmental agencies & Statutory bodies and internal departments)

Key Deliverables:

Improved productivity and increased production volumes for farmers

Management of the out-grower program and volume of buyback from the farmers

Donor funding from Global developmental agencies/ NGOs and through domestic schemes in Nigeria to sponsor farmer programs


Master’s Degree in Agriculture

Must have expertise in Soybean cropping and 7 – 10 years of experience in managing farmer / out-grower / contract farming and agricultural extension services

Proven experience in obtaining donor funding from NGOs and multi-lateral agencies

Understanding of seed production, crop management and buyback of produce

Knowledge on agro-climate, soil fertility, disease & pest control

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
Olam Nigeria Limited is located in Lagos, Nigeria and is part of the Farm Support Services Industry. Olam Nigeria Limited has 3,000 employees at this location and generates $222.01 million in sales (USD).