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What You Will Be Doing
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  • Collaborate with the district's agricultural directorate and AEAs to identify and select credible Farmer Based Organizations(FBOs) and large-scale commercial farmers to benefit from Grow For Me input financing.
  • Oversee the distribution of input financing to qualified and selected farmers.
  • Find and establish the best method/structure to retrieve commodities due Grow For Me prior to and during the harvesting of crops.
  • Oversee the collection of portions of harvested commodities that belong to Grow For Me as repayment for inputs given.
  • Retrieval success per season shall not be below ninety-five (95)% per cent per season.
  • Provide overall support and direction in the successful implementation of all projects (farming, trading, infrastructure development) in your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure Weekly monitoring and reporting on the state of sponsored farms and commodity aggregation in your area of responsibility.
  • Identify potential risks and implement risk mitigation measures for crop production, commodity aggregation and infrastructure development. E.g. crop production risk, climate risk, credit/sponsorship risk, environmental risks, social risks etc.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports covering sponsored farms, commodity aggregation and infrastructure deployment.
  • Work closely with the Agric Extension Agents (AEAs) and all relevant technical personnel in the region to train and coach farmers in advance and innovative production techniques/technologies to improve farmer capacity.
  • Monitor project activities and impact (economic, social and environmental).
  • Create and manage a zonal database for all agents, farmers, commodity suppliers, aggregators, service providers, partners and warehouse facilities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local leaders, farmers and others.
  • Support and facilitate the identification of challenges and constraints faced during field visits to farms, commodity aggregators and infrastructure development. 

  • Any Agricultural-related Degree, or Master's Degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND).
  • Good people skills and the ability to simply get things done with limited resources.
  • Passionate about Agriculture, technology and outdoor life.
  • Able to or willing to learn to ride a motorcycle safely across significant distances
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in crop production
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in aggregating any of the following commodities: Rice, Soybean, Sorghum, Cashew, Maize, or Cocoa
  • Experience in farmer-based organisations management
  • Knowledge in precision agriculture and the ability to read and interpret maps  

  • Good monthly salary
  • Insurance cover for the job
  • Out-door life across the country
  • Opportunity to learn and create impact
  • Access to satellite technology and its application. 

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