Our client, a multinational; supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive.
They provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests.
Our client measure their success by their ability to make farmers more prosperous : on average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with our client.
They are growing quickly : they serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-
time staff, and we will serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
They currently have an opening for a Nigeria Country Lead (Nigeria Pilot Manager)
Reports to : Director of Expansion
The ideal candidate :
You will oversee strategy for the pilot program on its path from 1,200 farmers in 2020 to +10,000 farmers in 2023. To reach this goal, you will guide an impassioned team of motivated professionals to understand and meet farmer demand, and create meaningful impact.
all while looking for new ways to improve the lives of Nigerian subsistence farmers.
Roles and Responsibilities :
1) Lead the pilot You will oversee strategy and lead the pilot program, guiding its pursuit of a scalable model.
2) Build the team Invest in a diverse and inclusive team of proficient professionals who can bring about transformative change to the lives of our customers, by adapting the our client's model to the Nigerian context.
3) Manage relationships Manage external relations with federal and local government, and important partners :
Our client has a culture of constant learning and they invest invest in developing people. You will have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
They hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You will directly shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.