SeedCo Nigeria Limited recruitment for Graduate Trainee Breeders

SeedCo Nigeria Limited is a joint venture between Seed West Africa Limited (a subsidiary of Seed CO International Limited a public listed Company incorporated in Zimbabwe and quoted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange) and Saro AgroSciences Limited a Leading Nigeria Agro Input provider.

SeedCo Nigeria Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Trainee Breeder
Job Duration: 2 Years Trainee Breeder Program
Job Profile

  • The trainee breeder will be trained on the farm to become full Breeders through exposure to Seedco breeding activities in Nigeria and other African Countries.
  • The successful Candidates will during their training work and collaborate with seasoned experienced Breeders in national and International Research institutes where Seedco currently have collaborative alliances


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Plant breeding and Genetics, Agricultural Biology, Agronomy, Crop Production, Plant breeding
  • Minimum of 2:1 in first degree
  • Required age: 30 and below as at last birthday
  • Experience required: Keen Interest in Plant Breeding Activities

Special Skills & Key Behavioural Competencies

  • Must have excellent analytical and numeric ability
  • Sound technical knowledge and reporting
  • Readiness to adapt to rural settings
  • Computer literate
  • Fast learner

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] using the position as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  11th November, 2016.

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