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Job title : Senior Regenerative Agriculture Project Coordinator

Job Location : Kaduna

Deadline : June 02, 2023

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Job Summary:

  • The Senior Regenerative Agriculture Project Coordinator role will be part of a growing team, offering specialized (Technically and administratively) support in collaboration -building and delivering implementation of Regenerative agriculture in Nigeria under the F4F project.
  • The role will involve working with already existing SME’s under the DIGVCN project, its agronomists and farmers with common area of interest of introducing them to Regenerative agriculture practices and to translate on the ground practices into learnings that will help shape the RA Programme in Nigeria, in accordance to Nestl?’s standards.


  • Aid in identifying through the SME’s geographies and specific sectors to pilot and test the regenerative activities on demo plots and oversee all deliverables set within the Future for Farming project
  • Work with the existing DIGVCN team towards a seamless execution of the Regenerative Add-On project
  • Prepare and submit in a timely manner all Regen-Ad-on reports and present findings to Sterling Committee members’ quarterly
  • Lead gender mainstreaming in all activities to ensure that no less than 40% of total beneficiaries are women.
  • Coordinate farmer mobilization and enrollment.
  • Ensure development of training curriculum, review and approval. Also ensure delivery of training by the Regenerative coordinator is at par with TechnoServe expectations.
  • Facilitate discussions amongst the project members and farmers to ensure pilot project deliver relevant and meaningful feedback on implementation to inform the programme establishment.
  • Translate the learnings from the field knowledge that can be shared within the implementation work stream.
  • Assist with the delivery of project targets in accordance with Nestle Global Regenerative agriculture framework.
  • Support in building programs communications, in partnership with existing projects.
  • Day to day Activities
  • Oversee the implementation of the Future for farming project and provide technical assistance to team relating to Regenerative agriculture practices in line with Nestles’ RA framework.
  • Supervise and report on all data and progress of demonstration farms set up under the project.
  • Participate and ensure farmer training sessions are carried out in respect to introducing farmers and SME’s to RA practices and work towards adoption amongst farmers.

Basic Qualifications:

These are the requirements that any qualified candidate must meet. Typically includes

  • A B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics/Agronomy/Crop husbandry with 2 years experience in supporting grain value chain projects.
  • Alternatively, 4 years’ experience in supporting the delivery of agricultural focused programs to improve livelihood and reduce poverty of smallholder farmers in Nigeria
  • Knowledge of agronomic principles and practices, including crops, soils and nutrient
  • Experience working with international donors with Agriculture bias
  • Experience working in Northern Nigeria and with specific value crops as Maize, sorghum soybean, millet
  • Regenerative Agriculture practice experience is an added advantage

Required Languages: Proficiency in Hausa

Travel: within Zaria and its environs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with an established team and/or with little or no supervision
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of agronomic principles and practices, including crops, soils and nutrient
  • Strong planning and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions, buyers, traders, transporters, input suppliers, processors in agriculture value chain) and state governments.

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