Millar Cameron is the global leader in Agricultural recruitment for Emerging Markets, focusing on regions such as Africa, South America and the Middle East.
Supporting some of the largest Agricultural firms around the world in their operations we are always in search of new talent with specific skillsets.
At present one of our key clients, a reputable European agricultural group, requires a Wheat Value Chain Coordinator to oversee the development of their wheat value chain program in Nigeria and commercialise crop production.
The Coordinator will be pivotal to the success of a new smallholder / out grower, through ensuring the profitability of farming operations and consistent attainment of high yield.
Your responsibilities will include : · Set up structure and processes for the wheat value chain initiative · Recruit and manage SPV team · Develop robust Commercial Wheat Seed production pipeline (large scale and outgrowers) · Develop sustainable Market for local wheat producers pricing, quality and funding · Lead Government engagement (at different levels) on effective policy framework to support domestic wheat production and protect downstream industry · Maintain effective links with major stakeholders in value chain The ideal candidate will have the following profile : · A degree in Agriculture, or equivalent · Experience with managing outgrower / smallholder farming operations · Demonstrated success in overseeing wheat value chain programs · Experience in agronomy management within tropical / sub-
tropical environments · Previous experience working in sub-Saharan Africa What our client can offer : · Long-term growth, our client understands that the environments they operate in present a challenge and are always willing to help people grow in their role.