Technical Marketing Manager, Wheat Development at Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc

 Technical Marketing Manager, Wheat Development

Location: Nigeria

The Job

  • Rapidly establish 1,000 demonstration farms across 16 states, ensuring proper site selection and good agronomic practices for optimal yields – converting many farmers nationwide to wheat production
  • Maintain demonstration farms and relationships with demo farmers to ensure maximum yields and optimal effectiveness as marketing and training sites
  • Facilitate the training of thousands of wheat farmers on site at the demo farms in collaboration with state ADP staff, CBN and FMAN/WDG teams
  • Track and report on all farm operations and ensure proper escalation of urgent issues to FMAN/WDG leadership
  • Contribute farmer/customer insights to WDG nationwide wheat development strategy
  • Lead and develop a team of up to 20 people based in northern Nigeria
  • Support the Program Director with other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Agriculture or any other related field.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent is an added advantage.

Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in agriculture, including successful management of irrigated demonstration farms and large scale farmer training programs
  • 10 – 15 years of professional experience, including leading geographically dispersed teams

The Person:

  • Must be results-oriented and take pride in achieving targets despite unexpected challenges
  • Must be passionate about bringing new ideas and technologies to farmers with clear understanding of what it takes to change farmers’ mindsets
  • Must be a hands-on leader ready to travel significantly in northern Nigeria to support team
  • Must be fluent in English and Hausa

Application Deadline
Not Specified.


Method of Application

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