Job Title : General Manager (Government Relations and Liaison)
Location : Abuja, Nigeria
Industry : Agriculture / Agro-Allied
Roles and Responsibilities
Strategizing and development of Product and Marketing concepts including global positioning of our Products and Brand.
Represents the organization in all International Forums, Conferences, Fertilizer Associations, Research Institutions and in Government programs.
Representing the organization’s view in the global community in relation to the various fertilizer regulations (new and existing).
Keynote Speaker in all the major fertilizer and agricultural conferences / forums.
Developing and maintaining relationships with high-level dignitaries (Ministers) in all the countries in West Africa, NGOs and DFIs.
Mentoring the Agronomy team in Nigeria and West Africa and developing white papers on agriculture in Africa to be published in international journals.
Guide the marketing team in Nigeria and West Africa in the formulation of marketing and branding strategies, benchmarking as per global standards.
Responsible for identifying innovative products / new advancements in technology and facilitating the implementation of the same in the company.
Scouting growth opportunities in the fertilizer and Agro-sector which can make the organization a global leader in the sector
Minimum Job Requirements
Master Degree in Agronomy from Reputed University
Doctorate / MBA from top B schools preferred
20 years' experience in Strategy Building & Business Development of Fertilizers & Agro Products
Experience working with policymakers in the government & NGOs
Experience in developing and publishing white papers in international journals
Specialized Knowledge :
International Exposure in fertilizer and Agro-sector.
Exposure in Africa will be an added advantage.
N120,000,000.00 P / A