Job Type: Full Time

Location: Jos, Plateau State

Salary Range: N500,000 to N600,000 (Monthly Gross)

Job Purpose:

The Agronomist/Team Lead for Forage Operations will oversee and manage all aspects of forage crop production at Integrated Dairies Limited. This includes planning, implementing, and optimizing forage production practices to ensure high-quality yield. The role involves leading a team, conducting research, and applying innovative agronomic practices to improve productivity and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

●   Develop and implement forage production plans.
●   Monitor and manage forage crops from planting to harvest, ensuring optimal growth and yield.
●   Apply innovative techniques to enhance forage quality and productivity.
●   Lead and mentor a team of agronomists and field workers.
●   Provide training, guidance, and support to ensure high performance and adherence to best practices.
●   Conduct soil tests and recommend appropriate soil management practices.
●   Monitor plant health and implement pest and disease management strategies.
●   Collect and analyze data related to forage crop performance.
●   Use data to make informed decisions and adjust management practices accordingly.
●   Promote and implement sustainable farming practices.
●   Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and industry standards.
●   Manage resources effectively, including labor, equipment, and inputs.
●   Optimize resource use to maximize productivity and reduce costs.
●   Work closely with internal stakeholders, including farm managers and other agronomists.
●   Build and maintain relationships with external partners, such as suppliers and research institutions.

Qualifications and Skills:

●   Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science, or related field.
●   Minimum 5 years experience in agronomic management, crop production, and sustainable farming practices, preferably in a dairy farming or livestock feed production environment.
●   Strong knowledge of agronomy principles, crop physiology, soil science, and plant nutrition.
●   Familiarity with agricultural technologies, precision farming tools, and data analysis software.
●   Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
●   Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
●   Commitment to environmental sustainability, animal welfare, and ethical farming practices.

Interested and Qualified candidates should kindly send their applications with CV to, using the job title as the subject of the mail not later than May 28, 2024.

Note: Only Qualified candidates will be contacted.

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