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Leventis Foundation Job Recruitment 2019/2020 | 6 Positions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position of Trainers, supervisors and Feed mill operator in The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/GTE 2019/2020


The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/GTE is a charity with focus in promoting sustainable agricultural development and rural development through the training of youths and farmers in modern farming methods. The Foundations programs are in support of the Federal Government policy and efforts on Agricultural Development and Poverty Alleviation.
Presently, the Foundation has six Agricultural Training Schools in Nigeria (and plans to have more). The Schools are located in Osun, Ondo, Kaduna, Kano, Gombe States and the FCT. For over 30 years the Foundation has been offering quality practical training in small- and large-scale agriculture in broad technical areas such as:
Crop production & Agroforestry
Animal/Livestock Production
Agricultural Economics/Extension
Agricultural Engineering
To this end, there are vacancies in the above departments for candidates with proven practical agricultural knowledge and skills, and hands-on experience


1.1 Trainer in Crop Production and Agroforestry
Requirements
MSc Agronomy/Crop production
Minimum of 5 years (minimum of 8 & 10 Years for BSc and HND respectively) relevant job experience


Job Description


Teach/Train the students/trainees in theoretical and practical areas of crop production and agroforestry
Implement LFN training strategies in crop production and deliver on its objectives
Partake in crop production department curriculum review and development
Partake in day-to-day operations of the school crop farm
Supervise annual program of work in the department
Partake in crop production workshops, short courses, symposium and seminars
Make input in planning, designing and supervising the execution of departmental projects of the crop production department
Participate in the preparation and implementation of the annual budget of the crop department


2.1 Trainer in Animal/ Livestock Production


Requirements


MSc Animal/Livestock production
Minimum of 5 years (minimum of 8 & 10 Years for BSc and HND respectively) relevant job experience


Job Description


Teach/Train the students/trainees in theoretical and practical areas of livestock production
Implement LFN training strategies in livestock department and deliver on its objectives
Partake in livestock production departmental curriculum review and development
Partake in the successful implementation of LFN livestock programs and activities
Partake in day-to-day operations of the school livestock farm
Coordinate annual departmental work plan
Partake in livestock production workshops, short courses, symposium and seminars
Coordinate the preparation and implementation of the annual budget of the crop department


2.2 Supervisor in Animal/ Livestock Production


Requirements


MSc. / B.Agric. Agronomy/Crop Production
Minimum of 3 years (minimum 5 years for HND) relevant experience.


Job Description


Assist Trainers and Assistant Trainers in class and field work.
Make input and supervise review and development of livestock department training curriculum
Monitor attendance and assess trainees course works to ensure all departmental practical works are thoroughly carried out
Make inputs in the management of the organizations livestock infrastructures and enhancement strategies.
Supervision of training activities of the livestock department
Make input in planning, designing and supervision of livestock department programs
Make input and oversee workshops, short-courses, symposia and seminars.


3.1 Trainer in Rural and Enterprise Development Department


Requirements


MSc Agricultural Extension and Farm Management
Minimum of 5 years (minimum of 8 & 10 Years for BSc and HND respectively) relevant job experience


Job Description


Implement LFN training strategies in Rural Enterprise Development (RED) department
Partake in rural enterprise development department curriculum review and development
Training Students/Trainees in theory and practical areas of enterprise development
Partake in day-to-day operations of the schools enterprises
Supervise annual implementation of program of work of the department
Partake in RED workshops, short courses, symposia and seminars
Make input in planning, designing and supervising the execution of departmental projects of the Rural Enterprise Development department
Ensure timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and annual departmental reports to aid management decision making process in the Rural Enterprise Development (RED) department.


4.1 Trainer in Agricultural Engineering Department


Requirements


MSc Agricultural Engineering
Minimum of 5 years (minimum of 8 & 10 Years for B.Sc and HND respectively) relevant job experience


Job Description


Implement LFN training strategies in the Agricultural Engineering to Trainees
Partake in Agricultural Engineering department curriculum review and development
Training Students/Trainees in theory and practical areas of Agricultural Engineering
Supervise jobs and activities in both training and school Agricultural Engineering department
Partake in the successful implementation of LFN programs and activities
Partake in day-to-day operations of the schools engineering department
Supervise annual implementation of program of work and of the department
Partake in workshops, short courses, symposium and seminars
Make input in planning, designing and supervising the execution of departmental projects of the Agricultural Engineering department
Ensure timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and annual departmental reports to aid management decision making process in the Agricultural Engineering department.


4.2 Supervisor in Agricultural Engineering Department


Requirements


BSc. / B.Agric (Agic. Engineering)
Minimum of 3 years (minimum 5 years for HND) relevant experience.


Job Description


Assist Trainers and Assistant Trainers in class and field programs
Make input and supervise review and development of training curriculum
Assists Trainers and Assistant Trainers to ensure all Agric. Engineering departmental practical are thoroughly carried out by the Trainees
Assist in the coordination of all training activities of the department
Assist in planning, designing and supervision of Agric. Engineering departmental programs.
Assists and oversee workshops, short-courses, symposia and seminars in the Agric. Engineering department.


5.1 Feed Mill Operator


Requirements


HND Animal Nutrition or relevant qualification.
Have minimum of 5 years in feed mill operations
Must be very conversant with machine operations for livestock feed production.
Must be vast in feed formulation and compounding of rations for various classes of livestock, including fishery


Job Description


Responsible for sourcing of feed ingredients
Responsible for the technical operation of the feed mill machines
Responsible for ration formulation in feed production for all classes of livestock
Coordinate operations within the feed mill


NOTE

  1. Ability to speak local language where the schools are located will be an added advantage for the Trainers and Supervisors.
  2. Computer literacy is a must.
    Application letter in applicants handwriting accompanied with photocopies of relevant credentials and current detailed curriculum vitae (with functional phone number and personal e-mail addresses) should be submitted at the office address below.

Closing Date

Deadline for Submission of Applications is 22nd March, 2019.

The General Manager

Technical and Training
Leventis Foundation Nigeria Ltd/GTE
2, Leventis Close, Central Business District
P.O. Box 20351, Garki, Abuja.


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