Samuelson Consulting Limited Massive Recruitment (Over 40 Positions)

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28 Jun, 2011

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The SONGHAI Rivers Development Initiative is an integrated World Class farm; a centre for agribusiness enterprise training and transfer of skills to local farmers and a research centre focused on improving agricultural techniques and varieties. The initiative which is sited on 341 hectares of land is the largest of its kind in West Africa.

It is a partnership between the SONGHAI Centre in porto Novo, Benin Republic and the Rivers State Government, which is developing the farm as the main hub of the State Agricultural Revolution. The 1st phase of the Centre will also include a Technology Park, an Industrial Area and a Production Facility. The Centre has openings for over 200 skill and semi-skilled agribusiness professionals and workmen. SAMUELSON has been engage by an Agency of the Rivers State Government to identify exceptional, hardworking, experienced and versatile individuals to fill the positions below. The Centre will offer a competitive remuneration package including exceptional career development opportunities.

Vacancy Position: Position: Community Liaison Officers
Education:
• Applicant should possess OND / HND or B.sc in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Economics, Business Education, Community Relations, Rural Sociology or related field.
Experience:
• 3 -5 years experience but must be local indigenes with the willingness to ride a motorcycle.
Vacancy Position: M and E Officer
Education:
• Applicant should have B.sc in Project Planning, Agricultural Economics or related field
Experience:
• 3 to 5 years experience in M&E and in conducting Impact Assessment Studies
(Marketing, Sales & Product Outlet)
Vacancy Position: External Sales Executives
Education:
Applicants must possess B.sc in Marketing / Business Administration
Experience:
• Should have 5 years experience. Strong strategic thinker with the ability to plan ahead and be good at time management.
• Must have people skills, the ability to negotiate, persuasiveness and a drive for success.
• Candidate must be dynamic, easy going, quick thinking with the ability to listen and think out of the box. Ownership of a Driver’s license is essential.
• Young females are highly encouraged to compete for this role.
Vacancy Position: Garden Sales Assistants (Female)
Education:
• Applicant must possess WASCE/GCE/OND.
Experience:
• Should have 3 to 5 years post – WASCE / GCE / OND. Must pay attention to detail, be pleasant and friendly.
(Human Capital Development/Training)
Vacancy Position: Training Coordinators
Education:
• Applicant must possess B.sc or M.sc in Education, HRM, Development Management or relevant discipline
Experience:
• 7 years of proven track record in stimulating and sustaining a training strategy and maintaining a pipe of intended trainees.
Vacancy Position: Training Officers
Education:
• Applicants should possess BSc in Education, HRM, Development Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Education. Agriculture Economics or relevant discipline.
Vacancy Position: Assistants/Officers (Fabrication and Maintenance)
Education
• Applicant must possess OND/HND in Agricultural/Mechanical Engineering of Farm Mechanization.
• Candidates with Trade Test/City & Guilds/NABTEB recognized certificate in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering will be considered
Experience:
• 3 to 5 years of experience on a mechanized farm mechanization with licence to operate heavy farm equipment.

Communication/Agro-Tourism
Vacancy Position: Coordinator (Agro-Eco Tourism)
Education:
• Applicant must possess HND or B.sc in Marketing or relevant degree
Experience:
• 5 years of relevant experience in Tourism – business savvy and with knowledge of current development issues, as well as the culture of the Rivers people.
• Must possess valid drivers licence.
Vacancy Position: Communications Officer
Education:
• Applicant must possess HND I B.sc in Mass Communications, Journalism, Pubic Relations, Media Studies and professional qualifications
• Experience: 3 to 5 years previous experience is an advantage
(Community Relations; M and E)
(Agro-Mechanization Team)
Position: Officer In-charge (Tractors, Farm Mechanization and Instrument Fabrication)
Education:
• Applicant must possess HND in Agricultural/Mechanical Engineering or Farm Mechanization
Experience: 7 years with license to operate heavy farm equipment.
Position: Officer In-charge (Fabrication and Maintenance)
Education
• Applicant must possess HND in Agricultural/mechanical Engineering or Farm Mechanization
Experience: 7 years with licence to operate heavy farm equipment.
(Agro-Production Team)
Position: Technical Officer (Post-Harvest Handling and Processing)
Education
Applicant must possess HND or B.sc in Food Science and Processing
Experience
• Knowledge of instrumentation and quality standards in the Food sector in Nigeria. Experience in one or more of these areas would be an advantage. Dry fruits, palm oil, PKO, soya oil & cake, fruit juice, jam, pastry, diary products, cassava, rice, smoked fish, meat processing ; as well as handicraft.
(Agro-Production Team)
Vacancy Position: Technical Officer (Crop Production /Soil Management),
Education
• Applicant must possess HND or B.sc in Crop/soil Science or production
Experience:
• 3 to 5 years, with demonstrable passion for the production of cereals, roots and tubers of relevance to the food systems and agro-ecology of Rivers State
Vacancy Position: Technical Assistant/Officer (Agro-Forestry/Landscaping)
Education
• Applicant must possess OND, HND or B.sc in Forestry
Experience
• Should have 3-5 years practical experience in tree crops production including grafting techniques, landscape maintenance and lawn management.
(Project Management Team)
Vacancy Position: Maintenance Officer
Education
• Applicants should possess B.sc or MSc in Agricultural/Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Farm Mechanization.
Experience:
• Should have 5 years minimum experience in a mechanized farm plus registration with a recognized Nigerian Engineering body.
• The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, as well as a good understanding of farm facility management, fixed/movable machines will set the candidate apart
Vacancy Position: Procurement Officer
Education:
• Applicant must possess B.sc or HND and professional qualifications in purchasing and supply management
Experience
• Should have 5 years minimum experience. Familiarity with the procurement processes of international development/ donor organizations will be an advantage.
• Candidates must have strong negotiation skills
Vacancy Position: Human Resources Officer
Education:
• Applicant should have B.sc or M.sc in Education, HMR, Development Management or relevant discipline
Experience
• Should have 5 years minimum experience as Head of HRM in a large organization.
• Candidates must be conversant with labour laws, team oriented, and performance management systems. Excellent interpersonal relationship skills will be required.

(Agro-Production Team)
Vacancy Position: Technical Assistant/ Officer Fisheries/Aquaculture
Education:
• Applicant should have OND/HND or B.sc in Aquaculture or Fisheries
Experience: 3-5 years of practical experience
Vacancy Position: Technical Assistant (Post Harvest Handling/Processing)
Education
• Applicant should have OND in Food/Nutrition science, Food Processing or Industrial Chemistry
Experience: 3-5 years of practical experience
(Agro-Production Team)
Vacancy Position: Technical Officer (Vegetable Production)
Education
• Applicant should possess OND/HND in Crop production
Experience
• Should have 3 to 5 years practical experience with bias for horticulture and strong knowledge and appreciation of practical techniques in organic agriculture, including the preparation and use of compost.
Vacancy Position: Technical Assistant/Officer (Livestock & Poultry Production)
Education
• Applicant must possess OND/HND in Animal Science/production
Experience
• Strong knowledge of the management of small ruminants such as grass cutters, poultry, snails and livestock with 3 to 5 years hands-on experience in Poultry production and feed mill/biogas production, especially.
(Project Management Team)
Position: Accounting
Education
• Applicant must possess OND, HND or B.sc in Accounting , Finance or related degree. ACA will be an advantage
Experience
• Should have 5 years experience in conducting financial and systems audits and liaising with External Auditors is required.
• Experience in IT Systems Audits and Audit/Technical Report writing are also required.
Vacancy Position: Secretary
Education
• Applicants must possess HND or B.sc in the humanities, Secretarial Studies, Development Management, Business Studies, HRM or related field
Experience
• Should have 3 years minimum experience working in a leading organization. The ability to keep up with a fast-paced CEO must be demonstrated.
• Excellent organizational skills are required for the position, including ICT proficiency in MS Office Suite. Ability to speak and write in French will be an asset.
(Project Management Team)
Vacancy Position: Accounts/Finance Head
Education
• Applicant should possess HND or B.sc plus ACA or equivalent
Experience
• 10 years experience with the ability to use accounting software packages and prepare management reports is a must.
• All candidates must have been head of an accounts department in a large organization, preferably a development institution, but must versatile in cost accounting.
Vacancy Position: Communication Coordinator
Education:
• Applicant should have a good Bachelor degree and professional qualifications
Experience
• 10 years post-qualification experience.
• Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills
Vacancy Position: Farm Operation Coordinator
Education
Applicant should have B.sc or M.sc in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Development Management or related discipline
Experience
• Should have 10 years minimum experience with experience in research, strategic planning, business development and corporate strategy implementation.
• Candidates must have excellent presentation skills
• Knowledge and experience in agriculture and the development sector will be a definite advantage.
Vacancy Position: Medical Officer
Education:
• Applicant must possess MBBS
Experience:
• Should have 3 to 5 years post – NYSC in a registered hospital or clinic
Vacancy Position: Nurses
Education:
• Applicant should have SRM
Experience:
• 3 years experience
Vacancy Position: Vatenary Officer
Education:
• Applicant should have DVM
Experience:
• should have 5 years post NYSC in a farm
Communication/Agro-Tourism
Vacancy Position: Coordinator (Agro-Eco Tourism)
Education:
• Applicant must possess HND or B.sc in Marketing or relevant degree
Experience:
• 5 years of relevant experience in Tourism – business savvy and with knowledge of current development issues, as well as the culture of the Rivers people.
• Must possess valid drivers licence.
Vacancy Position: Communications Officer
Education:
• Applicant must possess HND I B.sc in Mass Communications, Journalism, Pubic Relations, Media Studies and professional qualifications
• Experience: 3 to 5 years previous experience is an advantage
(Community Relations; M and E)
Vacancy Position: Community Liaison Officers
Education:
• Applicant should possess OND / HND or B.sc in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Economics, Business Education, Community Relations, Rural Sociology or related field.
Experience:
• 3 -5 years experience but must be local indigenes with the willingness to ride a motorcycle.
Vacancy Position: M and E Officer
Education:
• Applicant should have B.sc in Project Planning, Agricultural Economics or related field
Experience:
• 3 to 5 years experience in M&E and in conducting Impact Assessment Studies
Method of Application
Interested candidates, with the required experience, should send their applications with CVs and contact details (including day time telephone numbers and e -mail Address), on or before 28thJuly 2011 to: [email protected] or

P.O. Box 5924, Marina, Lagos
Attention: The Divisional Director
Samuelson Consulting Limited

Reference: Songhal Centre
CVs submitted should be presented in the order listed below:
1. Full Name of Candidate with Surname in Capital Letters
2. Postal/Contact Address
3. E-mail Address
4. Mobile Telephone Number
5. Date of Birth
6. State of Origin
7. LGA
8. Marital Status
9. Number of Children
10. Present Employment Status
11. Name of Current Employer
12. Address of Current Place of Employment
13. Current Salary
14. Names of Educational Institutions Attended / Dates / Qualifications Attained
15. Professional Qualifications Attained / Professional Body/Date Qualified
16. Earliest Date of Availability for Assumption of Duty, if Appointed
17. Other Non – Academic Interests
18. Other Relevant Information
19. Names / Profession or Occupation / Office Addresses / E-mail Addresses / Telephone Number of at least 2 Referees
Candidate sending their CVs by e-mail must do so in MS Word format (No Scanned CVs or PDF, JPG or HTTP files please).
Please note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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