Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited Junior Agronomist Jobs

Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited Junior Agronomist Jobs


  • Farm Innovation Nigeria Limited was birthed to develop innovative solutions that see farmers improve their processes, increase their yield and subsequently increase their income.

  • We provide a range of services including Research, Agribusiness development, E-extension services and Agric value chain development.

  • We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Junior Agronomist

    Location Abuja

    Job Description

  • We are looking for Junior Agronomists to join our project team in the implementation of an agricultural extension project in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.

  • As an organization, our mission is to change the African agricultural narrative by building successful Agri-preneurs through increased access to information, markets, resources and affordable Agtech products.

  • Our vision is to be Africa’s foremost hub and catalyst for Agricultural technology innovations.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support in disseminating crop management practices at the project location to serve as a basis for the identification of improved and appropriate crop production, Good Agronomic Practices (GAP) and post-production technologies.

  • Provide support and participate in on-field tests and demonstrations of the identified technologies and transfer them to farmers.

  • Provide support for the development of value chain content for GAP and Farmer Service center for selected value chain.

  • Provide support for training and technical backstopping for Small Holder Farmers on improved and appropriate crop production and post-production technologies.

  • Actively foster the active participation of women in the project activities;

  • Promote proper adoption of GAP, advanced agro-techniques identified by the project as well as Farmers Service Centre of the Project;

  • Conduct support visits to the project areas to ensure maximum impact of the project

  • Participate in the establishment of mechanisms to collect appropriate information of the monitoring and evaluation system of activities under outcome so the project;

  • Contribute to periodic project progress reports

  • Undertake any other related duties arising within the context of the
    project

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture (preferably with specialization in agronomy) Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Crop Science, Food Science, and Food Security or related discipline

  • At least 3 years’ experience in agriculture, with specialization in Agronomy, crop science, extension services, soil science, animal science, or Agric value chain developmentCompetencies:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and reporting skills

  • Knowledge about climate change adaptation, climate-smart agriculture techniques, etc.

  • Knowledge in computer (MS word, excel and powerpoint)

  • Fluent written and oral communication in English and Hausa is required

  • Willingness to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially with primary stakeholders;

  • A team player and self-starter able to inspire and influence action;

  • Broad geographic experience of Gombe or Adamawa states

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send in a single document of not more than 3 pages containing their CV and Cover Letter as one document to:

  • agrijobs2019@gmail.com The document should be saved in the following format First Name -Surname_Position applied for.


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