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  • Posted: May 24, 2024
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    Norsworthy Farms & Agro-Allied Industries Limited is an integrated agro-industrial establishment. A 3,000 Hectare Oil Palm Plantation and processing facility-palm oil mill & palm kernel crushing plant.
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    Plantation Supervisors

    Job Description

    • In the agronomist role, you will collaborate with farmers and crop researchers to conduct a detailed analysis of crop data.
    • You will be expected to maintain a deep understanding of soil productivity principles and keep tabs on the latest trends and technologies in agronomy.
    • Success in this role will be determined by providing valuable insights that lead to solutions that drive higher crop yields.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Maximize crop production from a given acreage of soil.
    • To maximize a deep understanding of soil productivity, principal and keep tabs on the latest trends and technologies on agronomy.
    • To evaluate and improve seed quality and perform experiment to determine and then maximize plant nutrient and soil health.
    •  To initiate procurement processes of government approved farm supplies such as fertilizer, seed (non-GMO) weed chemicals and pesticides, and take effective management of such supplies when needed.
    • To organise and supervise chemical weed and pest controls operation in the farm according to National policy on integrated pest management.
    • To prepare activity and technical report on monthly, quarterly, bi-annually, and annually to the organisation.
    • Identify an accurate set of targets in terms of crop yield in conjunction with the organisation,
    • To understand the implication of the weather and making contingency plans such as planning for irrigation.
    • Develop planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
    • Evaluate and improve keeping detailed records regarding fields and crop samples.
    •  Assisting with the plant sourcing, testing and selection
    • Managing teams of scientist while conducting field visit
    •  To perform quality control for seed calibre and soil standards and assesses crop production of the farm.
    • To develop an effective and efficient farming practices, conduct research take and text samples and solve complex agricultural problems.
    • To Develop a better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yields of the farm.
    • To generate reports and presenting findings to Management, clients or other interested parties.
    • To conduct detailed analysis of crop data presentation
    • Research on planning programming and executing measures for maximum for utilisation of lands, labour, capital, sunshine, rainwater, temperature, humidity, Transport and marketing facilities.
    • Assisting with the plant sourcing, testing and selection.
    • Conduct any other activities as may be assigned by the supervisor.
    • Conduct yearly estimation of crop yield.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of four (4) years post-NYSC experience in a similar role.
    • Minimum of a Degree in Agronomy / Agriculture, or a related field
    • Experience working in a Palm plantation is an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Basic Reporting Skills.
    • Computer Literacy Skills i.e., Excel, MS Office and High level of integrity and honesty.
    • Good Communications and interpersonal skill.
    • Team Player and good at time Management and Organizational Skill.
    • Initiative, Drive, and ability to work with Minimal supervision.
    • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel and stoop for extended periods.

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    IT Support Officer

    Job Summary

    • To manage and maintain the network infrastructure of Norsworthy Farms, as well as the acquisition, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware devices.
    • To manage all software applications running on the hardware devices and ensure that they provide adequate support to Norsworthy Farms in order to achieve set objectives.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides robust IT platforms and infrastructure to support Norsworthy Farms’ business operations.
    • Assists in implementing IT strategies, policies and procedures.
    • Provides technical support to users on network issues.
    • Administers day-to-day operations of networks and servers
    • Implements LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures.
    • Establishes and maintains user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges on the company applications.
    • Installs, supports and maintains physical servers and appliances.
    • Oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks within Norsworthy Farms.
    • Oversees the Enterprise Security application (Sophos) for Norsworthy Farms.
    • Maintains computer peripheral equipment such as scanners, printers and ensures that these are prepared and ready to be used.
    • Assists the Head, Information Technology in the deployment of computer hardware around the company.
    • Maintains logs and records of daily data communication transactions, problems, and remedial actions.
    • Provides support and maintenance to the business’ software and applications.
    • Creates accounts for new users in the company’s active directory server and assigns access rights to software applications.
    • Installs client/server applications and essential software patches, carries out any required maintenance of applications and identifies compatibility issues, escalating appropriately
    • Supervises and performs hands on training for computer users and operators.
    • Develops and executes company-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plans with respect to software, data and applications.
    • Performs the addition, removal and updates of staff data and access rights in line with the information security policy

    Qualifications
    Required:

    • Minimum of Two (2) years’ experience in the information technology department of a similar organisation
    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Computer Science or a related discipline
    • Preferred Candidate should reside within Asaba and environs

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: recruitment@norsworthy.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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