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Job Openings at KOICA Nigeria

KOICA Nigeria is looking to recruit suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Crop Extension Expert (Cassava, Shea, and Spice)

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Temporary

Academic Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 5 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 7 years’ Experience
  • Proven experience with an INGO or NGO on Agric. and Crop program.
  • Experience working with women groups

Experience:

  • Organize crop-related training as per the crop calendar, besides arranging, exposure visits and farm field visits
  • Provide extension & advisory services to farmers regularly as per the work plan
  • Facilitate soil testing and recommend the correct use of fertilizer and pesticide doses
  • Train farmers for keeping records of their crop and assist them in filling Farmer’s Diary and Farmer Activity Report
  • Sensitize the farmers about the benefits available to them under various Government Schemes
  • Motivate the project farmers for collective marketing
  • Experience of assisting capacity building of Women’s groups/ Farmer cooperative

Competencies:

  • Ability to undertake technical policy-focused research related to value chains and business operations
  • Demonstrable basic research skills, the capability to interpret public policies and understand the role of stakeholders (private and public) relevant to Agriculture Ability to work under pressure and to deliver on time without compromising quality standards
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders in both the private and public sectors
  • Willing to travel within Nigeria
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proficiency should be in English

Salary

  • $1,200 monthly.

 

Job Title: Agriculture Value Chain Expert

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Temporary

Academic Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 5 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 7 years’ Experience
  • Practical experience supporting the development of farmers and farmers’ enterprises
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions, exporters, buyers, traders, transporters, input suppliers or processors)
  • An understanding of climate-smart agriculture principles is preferred
  • Relevant experience Agric value chain

Experience:

  • Operationalize overall enterprise and marketing development strategy; encompass market led / value chain development approach to be integrated in all outcome areas
  • Under the supervision of the Agribusiness Advisor; facilitate development of commercial/business linkages
  • Contribute to designing a strategy to strengthen linkages between stakeholders – governments’ representatives and the private sector
  • Infuse commercial orientation in projects activities and undertakings;
  • Facilitate, identify, and maintain strong partnerships with private sector organizations, cooperatives partners throughvalue chain platforms
  • Contribute to the formulation and delivery of training modules for project staff related to the key decision-making tools for market analysis and program intervention design
  • Motivate the project farmers for collective marketing
  • Ability to design, apply and implement project management tools, including for example work breakdown structure and Gantt charts
  • Experience of assisting capacity building of Women’s groups / Farmer cooperative
  • Experience working an International Organization or INGO
  • Increase the income of farmers or beneficiaries through improving the value chain

Competencies:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including budgeting, due diligence, and reporting
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders in both the private and public sectors
  • Ability to undertake technical policy-focused research related to value chains and business operations
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency should be in English
  • Willing to travel within Nigeria

Salary

  • $1,200 monthly.

Job Title: Agriculture Loan & Funding Expert

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Temporary

Academic Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 5 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Crop or Agric. Extension, Crop Production and 7 years’ Experience
  • Practical experience supporting the development of farmers and farmers’ enterprises.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions)

Experience:

  • Role Occupant is to provide support to the organisation by identifying grants and funding opportunities, prepare and process grant application and oversee grant management and implementation for all projects
  • Relevant experience Agric funding projects
  • Strengthens and maintains the necessary administrative structures and interdepartmental processes to ensure grant transparency, smooth implementation, and reporting Experience working with women’s group or farmer cooperatives
  • Serves as primary point of contact for partners and donors and will ensure that all grant files are complete, accurate, and up-to-date
  • Experience working with an International donor organization or INGO

Competencies:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including budgeting, due diligence, and reporting
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrable basic research skills, the capability to interpret public policies and understand the role of stakeholders (private and public) relevant to Agriculture Ability to work under pressure and to deliver on time without compromising quality standards
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders in both the private and public sectors
  • Proficiency should be in English
  • Willing to travel within Nigeria

Salary

  • $1,200 monthly.

Deadline: 14th November, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover letter to: koicanigeria2020@gmail.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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