Agriculture General Manager in an Agribusiness Start-Up in Ogun


Pivotage Consulting – Our client, an Agribusiness Start-Up focused at solving food poverty crisis across Africa. Its vision is to become one of the leading privately-owned livestock farms in Nigeria renowned for the quality and quantity of agricultural produce, products, and services; job creation and involvement in corporate social responsibilities.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Agriculture General Manager (Poultry & Fishery)

Ref: GFR/1927/AGM
Location: Ogun
Type: Full Time

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a team player with extensive experience in developing and running a livestock farm with hand on experience in fishing and poultry farming.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development of Farm’s first farming development in Ogun State and effectively running the farm as the general manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the effective and successful development of the Farms first farming facility.
  • Planning and implementing breeding programs.
  • Implementing new technology which minimizes cost and enhances yield.
  • Negotiating with suppliers.
  • Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records.
  • Ensuring compliance with government regulations.
  • Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • Ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets.
  • Recruiting and managing staff and ensuring they work safely and effectively.
  • Managing cash flow and developing and monitoring budgets.
  • Monitoring the health and welfare of the livestock.
  • Organizing marketing and sale of livestock, farm equipment, crops and agricultural products
  • Organizing maintenance/repair of farm property, equipment and machinery.
  • Keeping records on the movements of all livestock in to and out from the farm.
  • Advertising and marketing farm products.
  • Managing any farm diversification activities.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Qualifications & Competencies

  • A foundation degree/HND in an agricultural, horticultural, land or animal related subject will be beneficial.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • The ability to apply technical knowledge of the environment and legislation/public policy matters in a practical environment
  • Marketing and sales skills
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Analytical skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT skills

Deadline: 31st July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV only to: using “Agriculture General Manager” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Please ensure CVs are in MS Word format only.


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