Posted on :
9 Nov, 2010
9 Nov, 2010
Akio Farms a mid-sized farm in Akio, Ogun State that will feed Lagos, Ijebu-Ode, Abeokuta, Badagry, Ibadan, Ogoomosho, Akure, lkorodu, Epe, lekki, Victoria Island and other contiguous cities, is in the works. It will produce; process and market efficiently and profitably agricultural produce for domestic and export markets.
This farm has world class aspirations and will strive for operational excellence, cost leadership, high HSE standards, honesty and integrity. To ensure that this mission is accomplished, only agro-business entrepreneurs desirous of improving the food value chain from farm to feast will be employed. We are seeking competent hands, only the best and the brightest, for immediate employment.
1.) Farm Manager
You will need to have strong proven management experience in the sector, proven knowledge of irrigation operations, basic mechanical skills, be physically fit and hands on, be able to manage and motivate a small team and have a thorough knowledge of markets, chemicals and agricultural machinery. This position requires the successful applicant to be available seven days per week and
Be happy to work a wide variety of hours
Requirments & Experience
Besides being an entrepreneur and a visionary, the right person for this job, must have
2.) Marketing Supervisor
We need marketers who understand market forces, emerging trends and issues. Marketers who are ready to serve both the Mile 12 undifferentiated mass market and the segregated supermarkets in Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island.
This is a first class opportunity for a candidate, ideally with a solid marketing background or demonstrable marketing skills and interests, who is seeking to develop a marketing career. Relevant experience in the agricultural industry and/or an agricultural-related degree, Veterinary Medicine or HND would be beneficial. Applications from recent Graduates/HNDs are welcome, but the ideal candidate will demonstrate thorough understanding of the grains and livestock market. The ideal candidate will have good people skills and confidence, will be efficient, organised and IT proficient.
Person we are looking for:
3.) Livestock Farm Supervisor
Potential candidates should possess the highest standards in bird, animal welfare and management, bio security and day to day organisational and leadership skills for the running of the farm.
A flexible working approach and self motivation, combined with a desire to exceed all standards and targets of a modem day piggery, goat feedlot, or layer/broller site are must have attributes.
4.) Fish Farm Supervisor
The Fish Farm Supervisor is responsible for the breeding and rearing of fish for the wholesale and retail trades and therefore managing fish habitats throughout the year, stock health and welfare issues, maintenance of equipment and cages and selling on to the public and trade customers. Fish farming is an intensive animal husbandry business and it is essential that applicants have an enthusiasm for fish and theirwelfare as well as experience in a similar position.
BASIS and FACTS
Qualifications will be ideal but are not essential as training will be given to those with enthusiasm, self motivation and the determination to succeed in a technical but commercially competitive sector.
5.) Technical & Quality Supervisor
Interesting and varied role within a busy production and processing environmentt working as part of the overall management team, you will assist with the implementation of robust procedures to ensure that all activities are executed at the highest standards and safety. You will maintain and update the quality management systems including policies, procedures and standards; and document all procedures relating to product safety and standards.
You will have excellent communication skills and be able to build good business relationships with internal and external suppliers, and producers. You will be responsible for ensuring that all suppliers conform to specification. You will help to promote a safe working environment and have a good knowledge of Health & Safety issues.
18th November, 2010
Method of Application
BASIS and FACTS, qualifications will be ideal but are not essential as training will be given to those with enthusiam, self motivation and the determination to succeed in a technical but commercially competitive sector (we rate ability above qualifications).
Qualified candidates should send their resumes to [email protected] or send by post to:
Udegbunam Amalu Chambers
65 Kofo Abayomi Street,
Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.