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Graduate Recruitment at Ornamental Agro-Allied Enterprises (Updated)


Ornamental AgroAllied Enterprises is a full service agriculture firm offering professional farm management, Dairy Operation, livestock operations management, agricultural consulting. We have a practical understanding across the whole range of farming disciplines.

Ornamental AgroAllied Enterprises currently recruiting to fill the job positions below:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee
Job Description

  • Ability to think indicatively, pay attention to detail and seek continuous improvement.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • High level of integrity and transparency.
  • Dedication of time and knowledge.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Promptness and dependability.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be ready to be part of a team and work with a team to meet tight schedules.
  • Must be able to handle tough fast environment. Participate in training sessions to understand the objective of the project.


  • Minimum Second Class Lower degree or HND in any discipline
  • Be analytical minded and be a fast learner.
  • Be confident and possess leadership skills.
  • Intelligent dont confuse with academic.
  • Must be hardworking, diligent and trustworthy.
  • Must be ready to be part of a team and work with a team to meet tight schedules.
  • Must be able to handle tough fast environment.
  • Participate in training sessions to understand the objective of the project.
  • Must be resident in Lagos State.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Job Description

  • Function in an active & influential business advisory role with management in order to drive business results as it affects human resources.
  • Maintain a pay plan by conducting periodic pay- surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Maintain human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job performance.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource Federal & State requirements.
  • Maintain professional & technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


  • Must have a LL.B or B. Sc/ B.A in Social Sciences or related field.
  • Professional certification in HR (such CIPM, CIPD, SHRM) is an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 2-5 years HR related experience.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge about the operational needs of the Business; Buisiness driven with strong financial acumen.
  • Must have a good knowledge of Human Resource Business Manuals, organizational development, talent management, performance management, workforce planning, retention strategies etc.


  • Demonstrates integrity, leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence senior management.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates organisational and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to architect and drive change.

Job Title: Chief Security Officer 
Location: Lagos 
Job Description 

  • Devise policies and procedures regarding areas such as business continuity planning, loss prevention and fraud prevention, and privacy.
  • Oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company, including information technology, human resources, communications, legal, facilities management and other groups.
  • Identify security initiatives and standards.
  • Oversee network of vendors and directors who secure the company’s assets.
  • Oversee safeguarding of intellectual property and computer systems.
  • Develop procedures to ensure physical safety of employees and visitors.
  • Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure security is maintained and updated.
  • Create workplace violence awareness and prevention programs.
  • Implement video surveillance.
  • Prioritize security initiatives.
  • Develop network access and monitoring policies.
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.
  • Develop emergency procedures and incident responses.
  • Investigate security breaches.
  • Implement disciplinary procedures.
  • Conduct audits to find holes in security platform.
  • Develop risk management assessments.
  • Create global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.


  • Bachelor’s degree or HND in a related field such as business or Computing.
  • Specific certifications in IT security or particular technological programs may also be necessary.
  • Chief security officers providing physical security might need a background in law enforcement or criminal justice.
  • In general, a chief security officer should have excellent communication, persuasion and public-speaking skills.
  • He or she will need to build relationships quickly and should possess a quick analytical mind and a decisive.

Job Title: Crop Quality Supervisor
During peak season: 

  • Analyze & sampling of crops, with the help of farms quality specialists;
  • Monitor quality and conditions of crops from harvest till their realization;
  • Accountable for quality and conditions of crops ;
  • Maintain inventory of crops samples;
  • Composite and prepare production samples for required testing at outside lab;
  • Proceed with regular on-site quality analyses of crops under storage (temperature, humidity, infestation);
  • Report of all quality database, using excel or any other appropriate software;
  • Improve goods quality parameters when ever feasible;
  • Manage farms quality specialists;
  • Represent the Company interest on quality issues vis a vis 3rd parties or official authorities.

During off-season: 

  • Provide training program to farms quality specialists;
  • Maintain all lab equipment and/or calibration of such equipment;
  • Perform the compliance review and approval of all batch documentation related to quality of the goods;
  • Outside of his/her Crop Quality Supervising duties, the employee will assist OA regional office management in other Operations and/or Productions issues.


  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or Diploma from an Agricultural College;
  • Two or more years experience in agriculture or the agricultural service industry.

    Job Title: Senior Analytical Chemist
    Job Descriptions 

    • Familiar with and has experience in fire science and/or UL certification testing and capable of problem solving using reliable analytical data obtained by various analytical techniques (X-ray fluorescent, inductively coupled plasma instrumentation, etc).
    • Must write clear and concise reports from analysis of the data.
    • Responsible for providing timely responses to internal and external requests and for providing accurate quotes for external customer projects.


    • Knowledge of UL certification testing.
    • Ability to execute testing in the area of Polymer fire science utilizing Cone Calorimeter, Oxygen Index and other tests to resolve issues.
    • Understand chemistry as it relates to flammability of polymers.
    • Responsible for the safe operation of the XRF and ICP labs providing solutions for problems involving metals analyses.
    • Understand inorganic chemistry as it relates to the performance of polymers.
    • Provides project management for analytical projects from within the organization as well as from external customers.
    • Prepares and presents technical documents to customers.
    • Perform the routine and experimental analytical methods and protocols in an accurate and reproducible manner.
    • Contributes ideas to members of a group formed to resolve analytical problems.
    • Sets priorities for analytical projects to help bring them to completion in a timely fashion.
    • Assists senior scientists within the group as the demands of the businesses change.
    • Directs the work of junior staff assigned to them.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other related field.
    • Advanced degree is a plus.

    Technical Competence: 

    • Can apply multiple theories and concepts in experimentation and trouble-shooting.
    • Has more in-depth scientific understanding and relevant experience.
    • Has technical proficiency to be self-sufficient.
    • Understands Design of Experiment.
    • Work speed is faster with better accuracy.
    • Familiar with EHS standards and codes.

    Leadership Skills: 

    • Understands customer requirements and translates them into technical projects.
    • Capable or leading project teams.
    • Expands technical network beyond his/her own Business Unit.
    • Capable of developing new tests and approaches.
    • External Awareness
    • Developing network of customer and vendor contacts.
    • Growing understanding of customer markets and applications.
    • Has attended conferences and industry shows and begun to build market knowledge and trends.
    • Has visited customers and presented technical work.


    • Gets buy-in from others for personal projects.
    • Comfortable giving oral presentations.
    • Provides clear communication on larger projects to wider audiences.


    • Had demonstrated ability to complete more complex experimentation/projects on time and within budget.
    • Completed projects have resulted in direct financial gains for Business Unit.
    • Clearly understands how project outcome impacts business unit top and bottom lines..

    Business Acumen: 

    • Can explain PolyOne’s strategies externally from a high level.
    • Aware of testing and other technology costs and strives to minimize them.
    • Aware of options of IP protections.
    • Provides necessary input for technician performance.

    Job Title: Front Office Manager 
    Location: Lagos 
    Job Description 

    • Managing and training the Front Office staff
    • Ensuring the front desk provides a professional and friendly service for guests
    • Dealing with guests
    • Arranging staff scheduling
    • Acting as liaison between General Farm Manager and staff


    • Proven working experience in similar roles
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Professional appearance
    • Solid communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
    • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
    • Proven working experience in similar roles
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Professional appearance
    • Solid communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
    • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
    • Degree or HND in any relevant act courses

    Job Title: Accountant 
    Location: Lagos 
    Job Description

    • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
    • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
    • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
    • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
    • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
    • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
    • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
    • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
    • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
    • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
    • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
    • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
    • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.


    • Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills.

      Job Title: QA/QC Supervisor

      • Supervises and coordinates all activities related to Quality Control and Quality Assurance of inspection of work packages completed and to be sold off to the client (i.e. all welding and bolt-up assemblies).
      • Works with craft foreman of workers engaged in construction, installation to ensure the Gulfspan Quality Control program is executed and client quality requirements are achieved.
      • Examines blueprints and inspection data to ensure uniformed program compliance.
      • Inspects work to ensure conformance with specifications defined in the job package.
      • Assembles test packages and coordinates with production for initial testing and 3rd party inspection (i.e. NDE) of the completed work.
      • The QAQC supervisor acts as a liaison between Gulfspan field supervision, and client representative(s)to ensure that quality issues are identified and corrected through the construction, repair proces .


      • A general knowledge of construction.
      • In-depth understanding of welding and/or work specific, client requirements.
      • QA/QC Supervisor credentials are driven by client specific requirements per discipline.
      • Certification of ASMP, EPIA, LEVEL 2 VP, LEVEL 2 RT FILM INTERPITATION, AWSCWI, AWSAWI, API 510, API 570 and/or other credentials may be required.
      • Knowledge of and basic proficiency with MS office products(Excel, Project, Words, Etc) -Ability and willingness to travel , work long hours, and work weekends.
      • The ability to get along well with co-workers and management and the ability to work together with other employees as part of a group, the ability to accurately communicate ideas, instructions, questions, problems, solutions.
      • The ability to accurately receive and understand ideas, instructions, questions, problems, solutions or feelings understanding of the nature and causes of accidents, appreciative of the effects and seriousness of accidents, alert and attentive for possible hazards, takes necessary actions to prevent accidents – is not accident prone and does not have a history of chronic unsafe behavior.

      Job Title: Operations Manager, Finance
      Job Description 

      • The Operations Manager (Finance) will play the strategic role of ensuring that the day-to-day operations and administration of the organization runs smoothly.


      • Provide direction and supervision for all the team leads including skill and competency development, so that each team member is continually growing into higher responsibility in the organization.
      • Implement measure to provide motivation for employees
      • Prepare, revise and submit reports,budgets and other documentation
      • Negotiate SLA between Finance Operations and other groups/units within the business in accordance to the set business objectives
      • Communicate information to the departments filtered for management
      • Perform training and administering sessions
      • Implement quality management and regulatory compliance strategies

      Candidate Must: 

      • Have prior experience in operational management from the financial sector
      • Effectively communicate both verbally and in written form
      • Have comprehensive knowledge of quality assurance principles, methods, design, testing and implementation
      • Have leadership and supervisory skills
      • Have interpersonal skills
      • Be able to work with teams
      • Be able to coordinate with other departments
      • Excellent project, planning, change and time management capabilities
      • Be cordial and professional
      • Be innovative
      • Have good judgement and decision making skills


      • A University degree
      • 2-5 years financial services operations experience
      • Exposure to global best practices
      • Prior experience, working in a semi-managerial capacity in a structured organization

      Job Title: Assistant Agricultural Fieldman
      Job Description

      • To work with the Manager Agricultural and Environmental Services in the implementation of Agricultural Service Board Programs and duties appointed by the company and assume the Managers responsibilities when the manager is absent for an extended period of time


      • Facilitate the delivery of the Agricultural Services offered to the customers
      • Direct and supervise the service board employees
      • Plan and budget for programs
      • Ensure the proper equipment is available and maintained
      • Keep track of the loaned and rented units
      • Control stocks of pesticides and sprayer repair parts
      • Maintain a daily log of activities and accurate spray records
      • Complete work orders on a timely Basis for invoicing
      • Reports quarterly, annually and on special projects

      Services Offered:

      • Coordinate these jobs between manpower, equipment, materials and time for everything offered
      • On farm cattle weighing for herd records
      • Sprayer calibrations and service / modification advise
      • Shelterbelt trees (selection) – receiving, distribution and planting
      • Soil sampling – and fertility interpretation
      • Seed plant emergency help
      • Control weeds on public land
      • Custom weed control on private land only if not in direct competition with locally offered services
      • Identify weeds, pests, and diseases for the community
      • Provide advice for suitable control of the above
      • Maintain current information on modern farming techniques
      • Order, maintain and use materials required for predator control under the authority of the Agricultural Pests Act


      • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or Diploma from an Agricultural College
      • Two or more years experience in agriculture or the agricultural service industry
      • A valid pesticide applicators license
      • Excellent communications skills are required
      • Being able to work with other agricultural groups is an advantage
      • Competence in giving / taking directions and self motivation is a benefit
      • Computer literacy and advanced writing skills are required

      Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Manager
      Job Description 

      • Maintains electrical systems by providing electrical power and equipment; offering engineering support; managing staff.


      • Accomplishes electrical maintenance human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
      • Achieves electrical maintenance operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
      • Meets electrical maintenance financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
      • Provides electrical power by maintaining electrical equipment and outlets; including energy management system for lighting, security gates, security console, and mail conveyor system.
      • Wires work station cubicles by studying blueprints; laying-out circuitry for common and dedicated electrical outlets; providing raceways for telephone communications.
      • Provides lighting by maintaining electrical lighting fixtures.
      • Provides engineering support by responding to requests for mechanical and electrical problems.
      • Complies with codes by adhering to requirements; advising senior management on needed actions.
      • Maintains supplies inventory by checking electrical material stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for electrical material; reviewing and approving invoices;
      • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
      • Updates mechanical engineering job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
      • Enhances facilities services and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

      Skills/ Qualifications 

      • Electronics Troubleshooting, Staffing, Technical Leadership, Technical Understanding, Developing Budgets, Equipment Maintenance, Safety Management, Attention to Detail, Conceptual Skills, Supply Management, Facilities Management Systems.

      How to Apply
      Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s to: careers@ornamental.com.ng

      Application Deadline  19th November, 2016 


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