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PostingID : 2410

Job Title:   Senior Agricultural Advisor

Job Category: Agriculture

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Main objectives of the role are: ? To create sustainable and commercially viable farming and agribusiness enterprises ? To develop and support in- and out grower schemes by increasing productivity and incomes through improved farming techniques and linking them to market Main Responsibilities 1. Project Development manager of the irrigated farming hub, day-to-day management (50%) - Oversight farm management - Oversees budgets and monthly reports - Manage health and safety and environmental policies - Responsible to progress against KPI’s and reporting to the board 2. Management support commercial agricultural businesses (40%) - Lead strategic partnerships with commercial farming companies - Responsible for budget control and control that project policies are followed - Assist with the implementation of the development of new farms 3. Agricultural Advisor for company’s Investment teams in West Africa (10%) - Assessment of agronomic and commercial potential of pipeline investment opportunities - Analysis of the business model in terms of production, management and marketing - Providing expert agronomy and commercial agriculture on investments, project assessment, due-diligence and design process

Required Skills / Experience

- A University degree in agriculture or equivalent demonstrable experiences. - Direct experience in managing agri-businesses and working with commercial outgrowers schemes in West Africa. - The person will be self-motivated with strong organisational skills and an ability to manage and deliver projects independently as well as manage other members of the team. - 10 years plus experience in managing a large private sector agricultural business - They will have the entrepreneurial drive to take an idea and turn it into a high-quality finished product.

Years of Experience : 10 Years plus   


- People person, analytical skills, business and farm management West Africa - Agricultural experience - Farm operations - Business side of things - Strong relationship with the communities


Education Level : Bachelors Degree


City: Northern Region


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: Nov 26 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 26/12/2018

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