Agric Economist / Profit Centre Officer at an Agricultural Company – Menzon Limited

Menzon Limited – Our client, a player in the Agricultural industry, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agric Economist / Profit Centre Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Analyse and develop agricultural business plans and propositions to guide investment decisions.
  • Analyse and prepare financial projections of costs and revenue for agricultural business propositions.
  • Identify and explore opportunities and incentives within the agricultural industry the company can take advantage of.
  • Propose viable and profitable agricultural business initiatives for Management consideration.
  • Identify agricultural business opportunities and prospects.
  • Market and ensure availability of ready markets/off-takers for company’s agricultural products.
  • Manage relationship with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective management and supervision of farms and other agricultural projects of the company to maximise profitability.
  • Achieve cost reduction in production, processing, storage and distribution of farm products.
  • Ensure availability of farm inputs, equipment, machinery for smooth operations.
  • Analyse data and statistics to establish industry trends and use same to influence, improve and inform business decisions.
  • Identify business risks and provide mitigants to avoid business or financial losses.
  • Keep abreast with developments in the industry.
  • Keep detailed records and prepare budgets and reports.
  • Handle other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Agric Economics, Economics and related fields. MBA (preferably in Agribusiness) is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in agro/food production, processing and distribution (sales & marketing).
  • Understanding of commodity pricing, market dynamics and supply chain.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of value chain for all crops of interests
  • Ability to analyse industry data and predict market behaviour
  • Ability to conduct feasibility studies.
  • Proper understanding of the agriculture industry linkages and value chains.
  • Strong marketing and sales skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills and ability to apply technical knowledge.
  • Fluent English and ability to communicate effectively across different levels.
  • Effective leadership and ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Solid planning and organisational skill including keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in use of computer software.

Application Closing Date
16th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter as an attachment to: recruitment@menzonlimited.com using “Application for the Post of Agric Economist / Profit Centre Officer” as subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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