Agronomist at an FCMG Company – Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our client, a premier producer of dairy product in Nigeria and a leading player in the FCMG Industry with its head office in Jos, Plateau State, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agronomist

Location: Jos, Plateau
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary

  • The Agronomist/Team Lead for Forage Operations will oversee and manage all aspects of forage crop production.
  • This includes planning, implementing, and optimizing forage production practices to ensure high-quality yield.
  • The role involves leading a team, conducting research, and applying innovative agronomic practices to improve productivity and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement forage production plans.
  • Monitor and manage forage crops from planting to harvest, ensuring optimal growth and yield.
  • Apply innovative techniques to enhance forage quality and productivity.
  • Lead and mentor a team of agronomists and field workers.
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to ensure high performance and adherence to best practices.
  • Conduct soil tests and recommend appropriate soil management practices.
  • Monitor plant health and implement pest and disease management strategies.
  • Collect and analyze data related to forage crop performance.
  • Use data to make informed decisions and adjust management practices accordingly.
  • Promote and implement sustainable farming practices.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and industry standards.
  • Manage resources effectively, including labor, equipment, and inputs.
  • Optimize resource use to maximize productivity and reduce costs.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders, including farm managers and other agronomists.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners, such as suppliers and research institutions.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in agronomic management, crop production, and sustainable farming practices, preferably in a dairy farming or livestock feed production environment.
  • Strong knowledge of agronomy principles, crop physiology, soil science, and plant nutrition.
  • Familiarity with agricultural technologies, precision farming tools, and data analysis soft ware.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Commitment to environmental sustainability, animal welfare, and ethical farming practices.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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