Agronomist / Farm Manager 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: Agronomist / Farm Manager

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

Job Description

  • Plan and coordinate farming operation planting, cultivating, harvesting and storage of crops on large farms.
  • Recommend new or replacement plantings, changes in crop mix and/or cultural practices where necessary.
  • Ensure availability of seed, pesticides, fertilizer and other supplies required for farm operations.
  • Assist with recruitment, training and management of farm staff.
  • Ensure farming operations complies with government regulations and health and safety standards.
  • Organise maintenance, repair or replacement of equipment and machinery.
  • Keep detailed records on farm operations and prepare budgets and reports.
  • Ensure financial targets are met and farm is profitable.
  • Assist with marketing and sales of farm produce.
  • Keep abreast of developments in agriculture.
  • Any other assigned responsibility related to agronomy and/or farm operations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Crop Science, Crop Production, Agronomy, Agriculture or directly related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in a large-scale crop production environment (Experience working with known brands is an added advantage.)
  • Knowledge of crop production under dry and wet season conditions, soil adaptation, chemical application, pest control, land measurement, crop yield estimation and farm mechanisation.
  • Ability to improve crop yield, quality of seed and nutritional value of crops.
  • Knowledge of how to counter the effect of pests or changes in soil, weather and climate on crop production.
  • 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 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 Agricultural Economist / Profit Centre Officer – JKH” as subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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