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  • Posted on: 27 August, 2019 Deadline: 5 September, 2019
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  • Value Seeds Limited was incorporated in 2009 and started business same year.  We are in the business of research, multiplication and distribution of field crops; importation and distribution of assorted vegetable seeds. We are licensed by National Agricultural Seeds Council. We are a member of SEEDAN (Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria) and one of the 8-member Ad hoc Committee set up to run the affairs of seed industry in Nigeria today

    Warehouse Manager

     

    Details

    • The Warehouse Manager will maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing programmes, operational and personnel policies and procedures. He or she will also be involved in maintaining warehouse staff by selecting, orienting and training.

    Job Description

    • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
    • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
    • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
    • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
    • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
    • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
    • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
    • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in an Agricultural Engineering with at least a Second Class Upper Division
    • His undergraduate must be on seed or grain storage
    • Between 1-3 years working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Sales Representative

     


    Details

    • The Sales Representative will sell seeds on both retail and commercial basis. He or she will work with clients find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. He or she will work to find new sales leads through business directories and client referrals.

    Job Description

    • Generating leads.
    • Meeting or exceeding sales goals.
    • Negotiating all contracts with prospective clients.
    • Helping determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
    • Preparing weekly and monthly reports.
    • Giving sales presentations to a range of prospective clients.
    • Coordinating sales efforts with marketing programs.
    • Understanding and promoting company programs.
    • Obtaining deposits and balance of payment from clients.
    • Preparing and submitting sales contracts for orders.
    • Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.
    • Maintaining client records.
    • Answering client questions about credit terms, products, prices and availability.

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in an Agriculture or Business related fields
    • At least 2 years working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Pest Controller

     


    Details

    • The Pest Controller will ensure that appropriate chemicals are sprayed to combat infestation or pest attacks, identify invading pests and ensure safety measures are observed during spraying application.

    Job Description

    • Spray chemical solutions, powders, and gases on or near farms or warehouse
    • Identify invading pests, including rats, termites, snakes, wasps, ants, spiders, mosquitos, or bed bugs.
    • Remove dead rodents after extermination.
    • Ensure farm or building is empty when product is applied.
    • Air out residence after application.
    • Inspect property to ascertain wall and roof porosity and possible sites of pest invasion.
    • Access infested locations.
    • Pore pesticides over location.
    • Clean and remove pesticides after application.
    • Study preliminary reports and diagrams of infested area and determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of infestation.
    • Measure area dimensions requiring treatment.
    • Clean and remove blockages to facilitate application.
    • Position and fasten edges of tarpaulins over building and tape vents to ensure air-tight environment and check for leaks.
    • Manage workers involved in application.
    • Check for possible leaks or exposure.
    • Utilize appropriate protective gear and equipment during application.
    • Power-spray chemicals onto surfaces.

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in an Agriculture related field. A degree in Pest Control and Management will be an added advantage
    • At least 2 years working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Soil Scientist

     


    Details

    • The Soil Scientist will examine different soils from a diverse range of terrains and geographical locations in order to study their physical composition and chemical properties. He or she will assess and evaluate the impact of certain soils on agricultural enterprise.

    Job Description

    • Collecting, assessing and examining samples
    • Analysing and interpreting data
    • Modelling information using specialist computer applications and preparing reports, maps and publications
    • Advising professionals in related fields, such as archaeologists and hydrologists
    • Recording and presenting findings
    • Keeping up to date with developments in soil science and relevant legislation or environmental issues

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Soil Science or Civil Engineering. Having an M.Sc. will be an added advantage
    • At least 2 years working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Extensionist

     

    Details

    • The Extensionist will work directly with farmers ensuring farmers make right decisions in order to increase agricultural production. He or she will keep the farming community up to date with latest and innovative knowledge and farming techniques.

    Job Description

    • Appropriate latest technology in an indigeneous manner to farmers
    • Create an enabling environment whereby farmers can share their challenges and seek proper and collective solutions
    • Apply various extension to teach farmers best agronomic practices
    • Maintain relationship with farmers through farming cycles
    • Any other duties that will be assigned

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have at least an OND in an Agriculture related field
    • At least 1 year of proven working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill most especially in indigeneous language
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to ride a motorcycle
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Weed Scientist

     

    Details

    • The Weed Scientist will be responsible for deploying all necessary strategies in properly ensuring that weed is properly controlled

    Job Description

    • Leads in planning, implementing, and evaluating on weed control technologies
    • Work with Farmers, Extension Officers, Agronomists and other agricultural stakeholders on unmet weed management systems
    • Develop a competitive research program on weed control and management

    Qualification
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in an Agriculture related field
    • At least 2 years of proven working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

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    Agronomist

     


    Details

    • The Agronomist will be responsible for the production of certified class of hybrid and OPV seeds that meet strict genetic and physical quality parameters for domestic and international use.
    • His/ her activities include but are not limited to selecting fields, coaching growers, giving fertility recommendations, field scouting, scheduling harvest, performing production research and analyzing quality on the produced seed.

    Job Description

    • Lead the development, implementation and management of on-farm and demonstration trials
    • Collect and analyse spatial data
    • Maintain Agronomy related databases
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Prepare research summaries and presentations to highlight R&D research results.
    • Evaluate and troubleshoot current agronomic system for both our seeds
    • Conduct research through test plots to systematically improve our production system
    • Develop seed and soil fertility programs and monitor the effectiveness of the programs throughout growing season
    • Coordinate with production team on the timing of production cycles
    • Manage quality control for crops during harvest and throughout storage process
    • Annual year end analysis of production cycle
    • Crop inspection and documentation
    • Oversight of grid soil sampling and disease prevention programs
    • Prepare and submit daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and yearly reports
    • Any other duties that will be assigned

    Qualifications
    The candidate:

    • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in an Agriculture related field
    • At least 2 years working experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Good Communication Skill
    • Professionalism
    • Accuracy
    • Stability and Agility
    • Organisation
    • Ability to drive
    • Good and Timely Reporting
    • Attention to Details
    • Deadline-Oriented
    • Confidentiality
    • Time Management
    • Team spirit.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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