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Agricultural Facilitator at Kiara Rice Mills Limited

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Rossland Screening Solutions – Our client, Kiara Rice Mills Limited, was established in 2019 with the capacity to process 120,000MT of paddy rice per year and produce 72,000MT of stone-free parboiled rice per year, making it Nigeria’s fourth-largest stand-alone operational mill. Because of the milling plant installed capacity, the need to avoid downtime in the processing capacity and the inaccessibility to paddy rice in the Nigerian market – demand outweighs supply, informed the design of the Kiara Rice Mills Out-grower project.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Agricultural Facilitator

VN No: KR06012022
Location: Jabba, Niger
Employment Type: Contract

Job Summary

  • Facilitator responsibilities include designing team and individual courses, maintaining records of curriculum and materials and gathering feedback on the quality of training from trainees on the Kiara Rice Project.
  • To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with various educational techniques for different roles and skillsets.

Job Description

  • Develop a manual of not more than six (6) pages on any of the following topics. The manual is to be developed using the following format: Expected learning outcomes, topics to be covered, evaluation.
  • Develop a Powerpoint presentation of not more than ten (10) slides based on the manual earlier developed.
  • Work with the graphics editor to develop a 2-page illustration that is to be shared to farmers.
  • Train farmers on the chosen topics.
  • Each facilitator is to choose one topic

The topics are as follows:
Topics of focus:

  • Good Agronomic Practices for pre-planting, planting and post-harvest paddy rice production
  • Business skills development
  • Risks and Risk management
  • Equipment, machinery and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Environmental and health safeguards in processing.
  • Processing and measures to minimize safety and health risks.
  • Environmentally sound use of fertilizers and incorporation of Measures from the USAID Fertilizer Fact Sheet.
  • Best farm water management practices.
  • Climate SMART rice farming.
  • Adequate equipment maintenance and waste disposal with emphasis on how Irrigation equipment -Equipment’s will be kept away from waterways and wetlands
  • Best practices in on-farm water management and crop residue/biowaste disposal and management.
  • Safe pesticide usage – Lambda Cyhalothrin – and application of the agrochemical being stored correctly.
  • Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • Group management and dynamics
  • Environmental sound management.
  • Pre-season training and training of Extension Agents
  • Maintenance and management of trash and recyclables, prohibitions against hunting and fishing, and sociocultural issues.
  • Responsible fuel management and handling.
  • Safe use and maintenance of personal protective equipment for improved indoor air quality.
  • Safe use and maintenance of personal protective equipment for improved outdoor air quality.
  • Sustainable use of fossil fuel.

Qualifications

  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with 2 – 5 years work experience.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV in a single document not more than 5 pages to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail. 

 

Application Deadline 5th April, 2022.

 

Note: Due to the urgency of the vacancy, CV will be reviewed as they come in and positions would be filled immediately.


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