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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
  • BUA Cement incorporated in 2008 and commenced operations in September 2008.The company owns and operates Nigeria’s first floating cement terminal, the BUA Cement 1, which is designed specifically for bulk and bag unloading for BUA International Limited. The vessel is 200 metres long and has a storage capacity of 40,000 MT. The vessel is equipped wit...
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    Plant Breeder

    Lafiagi, Kwara

    Role Overview & Responsibilities

    • Undertake scientific research into plant and crop with the aim of improving sugarcane breeding techniques and developing new sugarcane varieties to improve plant performance.
    • Set research aims and objectives and produce plans and budgets for such researches.
    • Undertake researches for new methods of plant breeding for sugarcane and other crops in the project area.
    • Supervise and undertake laboratory, glasshouse and field trials; analyse and interpret data to identify the best sugarcane varieties for the project area.
    • Keep records of department breeding researches and findings, and present scientific findings.
    • Keep up to date with developments related to sugarcane breeding, and writing technical publications and reports; participate in related conferences and seminars.
    • Manage the technical staff in the breeding section and liaise with other plant breeders in the field.

    Role Requirements

    • BSc in Agriculture Science or equivalent.
    • Masters Degree (MSc) will be of added advantage.
    • 15 years experience in plant breeding with a minimum of 10 years in Sugarcane breeding.
    • Ability to plan and conduct research, carry out practical experimental work.
    • Strong knowledge of plant breeding researches and experimental procedures.
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: Please indicate the position in the subject of your application.


    • Qualified candidates that meet the specified criteria for each role are encouraged to apply.
    • Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
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