Agri Extension Manager needed at Olam Nigeria Limited – Apply Now

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Job title : Agri Extension Manager

Job Location : Not specified

Deadline : June 25, 2023

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Job Description

  • Mobilize farmer groups to get into & increase Soybean production
    • Develop a package of best agronomic practices for Soybean cropping and advise/ train the growers to adopt the same to ensure increased yield & productivity
    • Conducting detailed cost of production studies and find avenues for increasing farmer profitability
    • Monitoring of weather & other developments to update production estimates and assess the impact of various scenarios on yields
    • Input distribution and credit accounting, if needed
  • Build and sustain a reliable Soybean out-grower base in the catchment areas (Kwara & Niger) and ensure a sustainable supply of high-quality produce for IFP’s Soy crush facility
    • Quality seed production through out-growers for the participating farmers
    • Build an operational team to run the farming out-grower program – Scheduling operations as well as resources and monitor the activities in the field to achieve production and buyback targets
  • Acquire funding for the Soybean agri-extension through multi-lateral agencies and stake holder management (International donor organisations/ Developmental agencies, social/ community organisations, Nigerian governmental agencies & Statutory bodies and internal departments)

Key Deliverables

  • Improved productivity and increased production volumes for farmers
  • Management of out-grower program and volume of buyback from the farmers
  • Donor funding from Global developmental agencies/ NGOs and through domestic schemes in Nigeria to sponsor farmer programs


  • Must have expertise in Soybean cropping and 7 10 years of experience in managing farmer / out-grower / contract farming and agricultural extension services
  • Proven experience in obtaining donor funding from NGOs and multi-lateral agencies
  • Understanding of seed production, crop management and buyback of produce
  • Knowledge on agro-climate, soil fertility, disease & pest control
  • Master’s degree in agriculture

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