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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc was incorporated in September 1960 as a private limited liability company, and commenced operations in 1962 with an installed capacity of 600 metric tons per day. The Company was converted to a public limited liability company in 1978, and its shares were subsequently listed on The Nigerian Stock Exchange. In its 54 year history...
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    Technical Marketing Manager, Wheat Development

    The Job

    • Rapidly establish 1,000 demonstration farms across 16 states, ensuring proper site selection and good agronomic practices for optimal yields – converting many farmers nationwide to wheat production
    • Maintain demonstration farms and relationships with demo farmers to ensure maximum yields and optimal effectiveness as marketing and training sites
    • Facilitate the training of thousands of wheat farmers on site at the demo farms in collaboration with state ADP staff, CBN and FMAN/WDG teams
    • Track and report on all farm operations and ensure proper escalation of urgent issues to FMAN/WDG leadership
    • Contribute farmer/customer insights to WDG nationwide wheat development strategy
    • Lead and develop a team of up to 20 people based in northern Nigeria
    • Support the Program Director with other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • First Degree in Agriculture or any other related field.
    • Master’s degree or equivalent is an added advantage.

    Experience:

    • 5+ years of experience in agriculture, including successful management of irrigated demonstration farms and large scale farmer training programs
    • 10 - 15 years of professional experience, including leading geographically dispersed teams

    The Person:

    • Must be results-oriented and take pride in achieving targets despite unexpected challenges
    • Must be passionate about bringing new ideas and technologies to farmers with clear understanding of what it takes to change farmers’ mindsets
    • Must be a hands-on leader ready to travel significantly in northern Nigeria to support team
    • Must be fluent in English and Hausa

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Flour Mills Of Nigeria Plc. on www.dragnetnigeria.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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