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27 Feb 2018

Full-time Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture Ongoing 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 : Women and Youth/Livelihood Specialist

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

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

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, MBA, Economics, Sociology, Gender and Development Studies, and other related disciplines
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in development projects (with livelihood components)
  • Experienced in participatory stakeholder consultation and engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilise group for action e.g. group formation, credit administration or social action
  • Excellent facilitation skills and experience in preparing and reviewing business plans or proposal
  • Good knowledge of social development/safeguard issues such as gender and youth policies & issues
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications including Geo-enabling or Geographical Information System skill is an added advantage
  • Experience in coordinating stakeholder feedback or inquiries

The Job : Agro-processing 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

  • First degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Mechanization, Agronomy, Food Technology, Agricultural Economics, and other related disciplines.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in agribusiness, agro processing and supply chain management
  • Previous experience in value chain development including vertical and horizontal coordination of farmers group and backward integration
  • Ability to build partnership with technology innovation centres, agro-allied commercial technology businesses and financial institutions.

The Job : State Project Coordinator (SPC)

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

  • M.Sc degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years post-qualification experience, including at least 3 years in a management position.
  • Proven track record in the field of agriculture or rural development.
  • Good writing skills and computer literacy will be an advantage.
  • Fluency in the local language is a major advantage.

The Job : Facilitator

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

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop or Animal Science including Fisheries.
  • Minimum of seven (5) years post-qualification field experience.
  • Fluency in English and local language widely spoken in the project area.
  • Experience in specific value chains selected by the state is a major advantage.
  • Knowledge and application of computer will be an advantage.
  • Higher qualification will be an advantage.

The Job : Procurement 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

  • A first degree or HND in Engineering, Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration or other relevant qualification. Possession of higher degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience in procurement for developmental projects.

Competence:

  • Demonstrated competence in procurement under externally assisted projects with specific experience in IDA/Donor funded agency.
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively and Computer literacy.

The Job : Rural Infrastructure Engineers (Civil and Electrical)

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

  • B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering and Electrical.
  • Professional qualification: COREN, MNSE, etc.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years field experience in construction and power/energy supply for Civil and Electrical Engineers respectively.
  • Higher qualification will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications including engineering design software, etc.
  • Fluency in local language is a major advantage
  • Ability to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders

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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