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27 Feb 2018

Full-time Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture Massive Recruitment

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the Agro-processing, Productivity, Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS), invites applications for the position below:

The Job :Administrative Officer

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Project Summary

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, Sociology or other related disciplines
  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Officer, Administrator or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of office procedures
  • Experience with office management software like MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, specifically)
  • Strong organizational skills, with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The Job :MIS/ICT Officer

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics, GIS, Computer Science, Information Technology or other related disciplines
  • Minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience in MIS and ICT
  • Microsoft certifications is a requirement
  • Install and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications
  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • Replace parts as required
  • Support the roll-out of new applications
  • Set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
  • Test and evaluate new technology
  • Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment
  • Knowledge and application of computer applications such Virtual Basic, SQL is essential including familiarity with Big data.
  • Higher qualification will be an advantage

The Job : Productivity Enhancement Specialist

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Mechanization, and other related disciplines.
  • Experience working with agro-input or advisory services companies, research institute or CG center
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in technology dissemination projects
  • Ability to build partnership with research centres, extension organizations and technology innovation centres and agro-allied commercial technology businesses.
  • Clear understanding of cropping calendar, weather information and climate smart agricultural practices
  • Excellent understanding of value chain analysis, development and Good Agricultural Practices.

The Job :Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Statistics, Agricultural Extension or other relevant degree.
  • Ph.D is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of developmental projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and research methodology, including skills in sampling techniques and use of computer software for statistical and other relevant applications;
  • Ability to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability in report writing and presentation.

The Job : Environmental Officer

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences or other related disciplines
  • Manage and conduct environmental safeguard due diligence of new investment proposals
  • Identify all key potential environmental impacts and risks of a project and ensure that their appropriate mitigation measures are in place
  • Ensuring regular site inspections and environmental sampling and analysis is carried out
  • Preparation of environmental reports and tracking project performance against environmental key performances indicators and targets.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in working with public or private sector firms across industry sectors (including infrastructure, civil works, agribusiness, and/or processing) to identify environmental risk and issues and develop mitigation measures to ensure compliance with good international industry practice

The Job : Commercialization & Business Development Officer

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or Business Administration with bias to Agriculture.
  • Minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience.
  • Fluency in English and local language widely spoken in the Project Area will be a major advantage.
  • Knowledge and application of computer is essential.
  • Market facilitation (market and price information), registration and approval of product with NAFDAC, Nigeria Export Promotion council (NEPC) and Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON),
  • capacity building on product quality and standards, packaging, market linkages , and linkages to financial institutions.
  • Higher qualification will be an advantage.
  • Experience in Business/Marketing concept of specific state value chain is essential.

The Job : Communication Officer

Job Profile

  • APPEALS Project is a Federal Government/World Bank agricultural initiative aimed at improving agricultural productivity of small and medium scale (SMEs) commercial farmers and increase value addition to priority Agricultural Value Chains in Lagos State especially in the area of rice, fishery and poultry.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Development Communications, Mass Communication, MBA, Agricultural Extension, and related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in development communication
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare multimedia content e.g. features, articles, press releases, blog etc
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain partnerships with media organizations
  • Well-developed understanding of social media and digital communications.
  • Communications experience in a private or public-sector environment highly regarded.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems
  • Manage and maintain the website in collaboration with ICT/MIS officer
  • Responding to media queries

How To Apply

Applicants should forward 2 copies of their Application attached with their credentials and 2 passport photographs to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture,
Block 23, The Secretariat,
Alausa-Ikeja,
Lagos State.


Note:
 Contract duration of successful candidates is for the period of the project.

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