Saro Youthpreneur at Saroafrica International Limited (Kaduna and Niger)

At Saroafrica International Limited, we are constantly on the search for best talents whilst ensuring that all talents remain at their best. Saroafrica International Ltd is a group of companies with interests in Agribusiness which includes Heavy Agro-Industrial Manufacturing and Consumer Goods. Our organization is driven by delivering high performance and value in a sustainable manner to our all stakeholders.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Saro Youthpreneur

Locations: Kaduna and Niger
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Saroafrica has a plan to empower youths through her ‘Saro Youth-preneur Initiative’ (SYI) platform by providing training, mentorship and access to initial inputs for business start-up (in both FMCG and Agric value chain) as part of its strategic direction. This initiative is set to empower 10,000 young Nigerians who are self-motivated and currently unemployed over the next 5 years. The initiative will also ensure 50% of the target beneficiaries are women.

The responsibilities of the ‘Saro Youth-Preneur’ include but not limited to:

  • Commercial drive: Must be able to sell benefits to both Farmers and consumer goods customers hence ability to sell is a desirable skill.
  • Knowledge Transfer: Must be able to replicate and transfer acquired skills and knowledge to others to produce desirable results
  • Mobilisation for activities: Must be able to mobilize target audience and resources for demonstration and other related activities
  • Extension service: Must be able to organise logistics needed for the field day, host audience and transfer knowledge on Good Agricultural Practices
  • Entrepreneurship: Must be able to apply acquired entrepreneurial skills to build own enterprise and improve livelihood
  • Collaborator Engagement: Identify and engage relevant collaborators and multilateral agencies that will partner with us in the initiative.
  • Budgeting: Must submit budget for approval and do reconciliation of account within agreed timelines
  • Reporting: Leverage IT platform to develop comprehensive reports on ongoing programs and submit to line manager based on agreed timelines

About You
As the Ideal Candidate, You Must:

  • Be a self-starter, visionary, tenacious, smart and agile with basic communication and numeric skills.
  • Be self-motivated, driven by values of integrity and also possess strong interpersonal relationship.

Other Desirable Skills Include:

  • Mastery of motor bike riding.
  • Experience in sales
  • Crop farming or extension services will be an added advantage.
  • You must be resident in locality and understands the local language.

Qualifications / Experience

  • SSCE holders
  • OND Graduate of College of Education, Polytechnic
  • HND graduate (previous sales or Agric extension experience is desirable)
  • Age: Must be within 18 – 35 Years Old

Location: Mokwa, Kutigi, Bida, Lafiaji, New Bussa, Kontangora, Rafingora, Kabogi, Tegina, Manegi, Zaria, Makarfi, Anchau, Giwa, Pambegwa

Deadline: 15th June, 2021.

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

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