Agronomist wanted at BANL International Limited

The Company;
BANL International Limited is an integrated farm specializing on exotic crop cultivation like; capsicum, cucumber, cabbage, lettuce, strawberries, ugu, maize, tomatoes, hot pepper, oil palm and plantain plantation, alongside livestock rearing like; turkey, catfish and tilapia. We intend to become one of the largest exotic crop producers in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

JOB TITLE

Agronomist

LOCATION

Ogun state

JOB DESCRIPTION

BANL International Limited is seeking an Agronomist who is willing to take up challenges and has strong passion in Agriculture for the establishment of a greenhouse in the above farm establishment.
Responsibilities include the follow
  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision
  • Manage relationships with government officials, regulatory bodies, community and ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • Setting budget with management and keeping of all greenhouse financial records.
  • The successful candidate will help with the day to day greenhouse operations of planting/transplanting, staking, pruning, fertigation, climate management, environment control, irrigation control, and harvesting.
  • Monitor crop health including pest and disease management.
  • Developing, managing, and mentoring the greenhouse team to ensure harvests is in line with industry forecast.
  • Overall management in the aspect of the greenhouse.
  • Ensuring good agricultural practices are implemented.
  • Coordinate crop growing, harvest and packaging.
  • Management of greenhouse personnel.
  • Greenhouse climate and crop production data collection.
  • Performing other related duties as required or assigned.
  • Document report to stakeholders on weekly basis.

PLANNING

  • You need to highlight the risks involve in crop yield estimate by working out various scenarios.
  • You also need to Assess the impact of various scenarios on yields and associate its probabilities such as weather, diseases,pests and changing costs or supply of inputs or labour and so on.

RESEARCH

continuously researching on new materials, application methods, and working with field supervisors to obtain cooperation and schedule applications.

BENEFITS AND SALARY

  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance.
  • Incentives.
  • Training opportunities.

 
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JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Willingness to work long hours in the greenhouse.
  • Ability to walk several miles per day
  • Must have practical knowledge in growing crops in a greenhouse and open field.
  • Strong passion for Agriculture, and trustworthy.
  • Team Work
  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Proficient in MS Office word and Excel.
  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology in exotic crop production, Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethics.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands on experience.
  • A degree in Agronomy or in a related field of study.
  • Any other professional qualification will be a plus.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates should send their CV's and cover letter to chrisfarmnigeria@gmail.com and azeezbusiness@gmail.com
Please Note; Application deadline is 30th of April 2017.
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