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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 1, 2022
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  • ReelFruit’s had its humble beginnings in a small apartment in Surulere, Lagos. In 2012, our founder birthed the idea of a new snack company; A first-of-its-kind that would offer dried fruit snacks, made in Nigeria but sold to the world. With this dream in mind, we launched our first range of dried mango and pineapple in March 2013, our first lucky brea...
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    Agricultural / Field Agent

    Job Summary

    • The Agricultural / Field Agent is responsible for organizing, conducting and monitoring all assessment activities on each farm.

    Duties / Responsibilities

    • To organize, conduct, and monitor all assessment activities on each farm, including the allocation of inputs as needed.
    • To assist in collecting assessment data from both demonstration farms and farmer’s farms in the area of operations.
    • Maintaining positive relationships with farmers to enhance Reelfruit's positive reputation.
    • To conduct and supervise the dissemination of information, skills and techniques to farmers based on the Reelfruit protocol.
    • To demonstrate the right usage and application of agro-inputs on farms.
    • To distribute and account for all inputs delivered to all farmers in your operational area
    • To improve the long-term performance of farmers' farms by increasing their capacity to adopt and apply better practices through exposure to new knowledge, information, skills, inputs, and procedures.
    • To encourage farmers to adopt better practices through exposure to new knowledge, information, skills, inputs and processes to improve the long-term performance of their farms.
    • To serve as “eyes and ears” of Reelfruit, raise red flags and troubleshoot in situations that will require such attention to preempt the occurrence and recurrence.
    • To work with the project associate to ensure all necessary data have been collected appropriately
    • To prepare farm reports on activities progress.

    Educational Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's Degree or HND in Agricultural Extension and Crop Production or any related field.
    • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Special skills or expertise in Pineapple with a proven crop yield history.

    Skills:
    As the Agricultural/Field Agent, you'll need to show:

    • Strong communication, presentation and liaison and interpersonal skills
    • Tactfulness
    • Keen interest and knowledge of farming especially in Pineapples value chain
    • Knowledge of, and experience in the application of good agricultural practices (GAP) relating to Pineapples of interest to ReelFruit
    • Ability to integrate and work within rural areas and farming communities
    • Ready to visit farmers within your operational area in Edo State
    • An open, flexible and innovative working style
    • Ability to take initiative and work without constant supervision
    • Must be able to communicate fluently in English and the local language
    • Willingness to ride a motorbike.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ReelFruit on docs.google.com to apply

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