Consultant, World Bank Agricultural Research Development Project – Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria at the AlbertaTalent Insights (4 Openings)

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant, World Bank Agricultural Research Development Project – Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria

Locations: Gombe, Kebbi, Sokoto & Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria is one of Africa’s leading Academic Impact Investment and Advisory Organization operating exclusively in the agriculture sector across Africa, particularly in Nigeria.
  • We are seeking to create positive economic impact and long-term value for private investors from the project planning to commissioning stage executed by carefully selected experts specific to each project and business unit within the Group.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive agricultural strategy aligned with Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Agro’s vision and SAO Group’s overall goals.
  • Oversee all aspects of farm operations for various agricultural projects, including production, processing, and sales within the framework of SAPZ (Special Agricultural Processing Zones).
  • Implement best practices in sustainable agriculture to ensure efficient resource utilization, high-quality yields, and environmental responsibility.
  • Joina team of over 50,000 agricultural professionals accross africa, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous learning, and high performance.
  • Drive profitability by optimizing resource allocation, cost control, and revenue generation strategies.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, identify new technologies, and implement innovative practices that enhance agricultural productivity and sustainability.
  • Represent Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Agro at presentations with agricultural agencies, actively seeking funding opportunities and grants for further agricultural development.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, suppliers, local communities, and investors.

Who You Are

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the Faculty of Agriculture, Agribusiness, or a related field; a master’s degree is a strong plus. A seasoned agricultural leader with a minimum of 2+ years of experience in managing diverse agricultural operations.
  • Ability to learn, and grow atrack record of success in developing and implementing strategic agricultural plans for profitability and growth.
  • Strong understanding of sustainable farming practices and a commitment to environmental responsibility.
  • Excellent financial acumen with experience in budgeting, cost control, and achieving financial targets.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a large team.
  • Proficiency in agricultural software and data analysis tools (a plus).

USD1,500 – USD2,250 / Month

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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