Crop Officer

Saro Agro Sciences Limited
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Job Description

Saro Agro Sciences Limited is the leader in the Nigerian Crop Protection Industry. We are a wholly indigenous company, committed to the provision of dependable solutions to crop production problems in a distinctive, rewarding and responsible way. We have our Head Office located in Ibadan and offices across Nigeria as well as in the West and Central African countries.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Crop Officer

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Description

  • The Crop Officer is saddled with the task of working with a selected farmer ecosystem to provide complete agro input solution to them in an innovative manner using Crop Science Approach and ensuring adoption of input bundle by farmers to improved farm yield and quality.
  • He will work with other relevant collaborators within his ecosystem and supervise the technical officer at delivering on their Objectives.
  • The Crop Officer will also advise on other crops of interest, current gaps that the company can leverage and better influence the farmers’ decisions.
  • He's the project Manager of the Entrenchment activities within designated areas and Crops and reports directly to the Business Head of Saro Agrosciences.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Farmer registration and documentation
  • Input assortment and distribution to the customer/farmers
  • Maintain linkage and contacts with Farmers connected through Licensed Buying agents or Organizations.
  • Monitor and make input bundle available to farmers for their farm use
  • Train farmers Good Agric Practices and improved agronomic practices that will enhance yield and quality
  • Input assortment and delivery to the demo plot
  • Demo monitoring and evaluation
  • Organized field days
  • Identify drop point of interest for seeds
  • Prepare Sales Plan per DP
  • Review sale plan and aligned
  • Distribution of seeds to Drop Points for quick off take by farmers

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Other Requirements

Qualifications

  • B.Agric (Extension, Agronomy, Rural Development)
  • Technical Knowledge in Agronomy
  • 3 - 5 Years’ experience
  • 25 - 30 years old

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Summary
Published
July 11, 2017
Offer Type
fulltime
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Oyo
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
Deadline
November 30, 1899
Specialization
Agriculture / Agro Allied
Industries
Agriculture/ Agro Allied
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