Recruitment in an Agricultural Company in Lagos

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client that have a new crop farm established in the agricultural area along Epe, Lagos, is seeking an experienced highly motivated and result-oriented candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Farm Administrator
Location: Lagos
Level: Management
Employment type: Permanent contract
Job Purpose

  • The chosen candidate will be an experienced administrator, with a real passion for farming and proven communication and organizational skills.
  • The Farm Administrator will be able to take on responsibility, show initiative and pay close attention to detail.
  • There will be involvement in all aspects of the business, working closely with the owner and farm staff and there is possibility for further career progression in the future.

Job Duties
Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Upkeep of Entry level scheme, movement records, cattle passports etc.
  • Administer the day to day management of the activities of the farm
  • Relate with other staff to effect the running of the existing farm and execute the steady growth as may be assigned.
  • Book keeping and invoicing
  • Diary organizing and PA to farm manager
  • Input crop information into Gatekeeper, analyses data and carryout mapping and variable application plans as required
  • Produce all required reports and produce such to the executives through emails, phone or WebEx or physical meetings as may be accepted.
  • Future planning of farm business, analyzing capital expenditure and cost savings
  • Be willing to assist on farm if and when required
  • Other varied duties as required

Requirements

  • Agricultural Degree, HND or equivalent is desirable
  • Previous experience of book keeping and office administrative work would be advantageous, though training will be given
  • Excellent IT and communication skills
  • A flexible approach to work and changing priorities

Job Title: Farm Account Officer
Location:
Lagos
Level:
Management
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Job Purpose

  • Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Job Duties

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Coordinate all financial activities of the farm and generate the weekly and monthly financial reports for the farm.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Contribute to meetings and activities that move the farm forward.
  • Report efforts to the farm Administrator and the General Manager.

Education and Experience

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 2-5 years in a similar role.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Accounting,
  • Corporate Finance,
  • Deadline-Oriented,
  • Reporting Research Results,
  • SFAS Rules,
  • Confidentiality,
  • Time Management,
  • Reporting Skills,
  • Attention to Detail,
  • Data Entry Management,
  • General Math Skills.

Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Location: Lagos
Level: Management
Employment type: Permanent contract
Job Purpose

  • Public relations account executives are responsible for handling all aspects of planned publicity campaigns and PR activities.

Other Tasks Include:

  • Planning publicity strategies and campaigns
  • writing and producing presentations and press releases
  • Speaking publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations
  • Providing clients with information about new promotional opportunities and current PR campaigns progress
  • Dealing with enquiries from the public, the press, and related organizations
  • Organizing promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits
  • Analyzing media coverage
  • Commissioning or undertaking relevant market research
  • Liaising with clients, managerial and journalistic staff about budgets, timescales and objectives
  • Designing, writing and/or producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, ‘in-house’ journals, reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites and promotional videos.

Qualifications and Training Required

  • There are routes into PR for both University graduates and School leavers.
  • A Degree in any subject is acceptable, although English, Management, Business or Media Studies, Marketing or Behavioral Sciences may be preferred by some employers. A PR postgraduate qualification can also be helpful.
  • Work experience gained within the PR, marketing, fundraising, events promotion, or journalism trades may also be beneficial in your applications.

Key Skills for Public Relations Officers:

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Initiative
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Awareness of different media agendas
  • Creativity

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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