General Manager - Seeds

  • lagos
  • Confidential
  • 10-20 years
  • 24 Apr 2016

  • Operations

  • Agriculture/ Horticulture
Job Description


Minimum 10 years experience in any Farms/Vegetation sector industry or R&D Center in same field.

Job Specification:

Overall accountability of managing functional, commercial, sales/marketing and project activities to meet objectives.
Requires minimal supervision.
Includes broad supervisory and managerial roles.

Planning and executing seed multiplication programme.

Maintaining Germplasm of selected crops.

Coordinating with Agricultural Research Institutes, ADPs, Seed Certification Agencies and Agric Ministries of the States and Federal Government related to seed multiplication, plant protection, seed processing, seed certification, etc.

Providing Agricultural Extension Services related to Crop Protection, Good Agricultural Practices, usage of Company's products like certified seeds, herbicides, insecticides, bio-stimulants and growth enhancers, spraying machines, etc.

Identifying suitable out grower farms for seed multiplication of major crops like cotton, maize, rice, soya beans and cow pea.

Establishing data base of out growers including details of location, out grower farmer, type of soil, etc.

Agricultural inputs planning related to out grower scheme.
Overseeing out grower farms for proper up keeping.

Promoting sale of Foundation/certified seeds produced through the seed multiplication programme.

Budgeting and goals/targets setting.
Building competent, effective, efficient and result oriented team/organization.
All relevant record keeping and reporting.
Implementation and maintenance of quality systems and continuous improvement methodologies with specific focus on growth, cost reduction and process improvements.
Any other job which may be assigned by the management from time to time.