Agric Business Development Manager at an Agribusiness Development Company

Posted on :

30 May, 2016

Category :

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, a wholly owned Nigerian agribusiness development company, to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Agric Business Development Manager

Job Reference: 1090
Location: Lagos
Industry: Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing
Function: Commercial & Communication

Job Description

  • Identify, conceptualize and develop new opportunities and businesses in the agriculture sector
  • Co-ordinate with key institutions relevant to agricultural sector and its value chain including Government, Development partners, Communities, Financial Institutions, Regulatory Agencies etc.
  • Project coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Prepare periodic sectoral review reports and analysis for executive management’s decision making process
  • Identify and conceptualize viable and realistic projects that address market needs
  • Realization of new business projects
  • Prepare cash flow projections or financial models to model business processes or actual or hypothetical transactions
  • Identifying suitable sources of capital for new and existing businesses
  • Preparing necessary marketing materials including project concepts, proposals and business plans, pitch books and investment teasers


  • Possess a first degree in either Agronomy or Agronomics (Agricultural Economics)
  • Possess a Master’s degree in Agribusiness Management or Business Administration
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years proven track record in agribusiness development
  • Have excellent interpersonal/networking skills
  • Have good personal judgement, initiative, creativity and maturity
  • Be able and willing to travel widely within Nigeria away from Job Location for extended periods of time
  • Be versatile with Microsoft office tools
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Possess a certificate in Project Management
  • Have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and negotiation skills
  • Be strong in research and analytical skills
  • Have advanced report writing and presentation skills
  • Have project development and management skills

Attractive Package

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply below

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