Agramondis is a consultancy firm on a mission to solve complex agricultural challenges at scale, specialising in agriculture, development and agri-business advice. Our consultants support a range of projects from practical agronomy, rural development, agribusiness and food processing, to agri-supply chains and sustainability. We cover a comprehensive range of services worldwide, with a primary focus on West Africa.

We are a values-driven company, measuring all we do against our three core values: intelligence, integrity and care. We are a subscriber to the UN Global Compact, the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles and are aspiring to achieve B-Corp Certification.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant

Job Type: Full Time

The Role

  • The Consultant position is for an enthusiastic, self-motivated professional who is a quick learner in possession of a sharp mind, acute attention to detail and a passion for our scope of work: agriculture, development and agribusiness in all its facets.
  • As an Agramondis Consultant, you will have the opportunity to develop and realise strategies with clients across the private, public and social sectors.
  • You will work across multiple value chains to make a tangible impact to the agriculture sector in Africa and worldwide.
  • You will join a dynamic team of passionate consultants and experts with varied backgrounds, including agronomy, agricultural economics, extension, engineering, social sciences, marketing, commerce and banking.
  • We are united by our passion for agriculture and sustainability, and our belief that business and markets can be a source for good.
  • Founded in 2019, Agramondis is a dynamic and growing organization.
  • This opening is an opportunity to be part of the exciting process of shaping the company through its formative years.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set up, manage and contribute to research projects.
  • Write high-quality proposals and reports, including summarising results and developing recommendations for clients.
  • Quantitative and qualitative research and analysis (e.g. industry level analysis of agri-commodity sectors).
  • Interact with, and advise clients.
  • Support our business development efforts through active acquisition and networking.
  • Contributing to Agramondis external profile through blog posts, articles and participation in professional fora.
  • Going the extra mile to serve our clients by creating long-term value for their organization and their stakeholders, with a focus on building long-term partnerships.
  • Further specific responsibilities will be agreed based on candidate skills and need across the team.

Your Profile
Ideal candidates for this role will have:

  • BSc in Agriculture, Development, Business, Economics or related disciplines.
  • A total of 3+ years of professional working experience in relevantroles.
  • Working in a values-driven organisation inspires you.
  • Ability to write and speak concisely and clearly.
  • Excellent writing skills in style and form.
  • Ability to quickly grasp concepts, patterns and theories and translate them into practical advice.
  • Willingness to take responsibility and manage tasks from start to finish with diligence and attention to detail.
  • Well-developed social skills, communication skills and team orientation
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Word and Excel, working proficiency in PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Solid business ethics and commitment to working to high personal and corporate standards.

The following skills will add to your profile favourably:

  • Secondary degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Working proficiency in French, spoken and written.
  • Past consulting or advisory experience in the agriculture sector.
  • Experience in farm management or advisory.
  • Proven project management experience or qualifications (such as Prince2, IPM)
  • Experience with data management and analysis packages, such as PowerBI, Tableau, SPSS, SAS.
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation, Theory of Change and Impact Assessment.

What We Offer

  • Clear growth opportunities tailored to your ambition.
  • A working environment of passionate and diverse colleagues and global subject matter experts.
  • Inspiring, high-energy work environment (including working in the same office as Farmcrowdy and PlentyWaka).
  • Access to a large network in global markets.
  • Development of your leadership skills and profile as an expert.
  • Intellectual challenges through highly relevant and rewarding work.
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities in helping to grow the company.

Position Details

  • Contract duration: Initially 1 year, with 3 – month probation period. A permanent position will be offered to candidates with a good fit
  • Location of position: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria. Stationing in Abuja may be negotiable under certain conditions.
  • Ability to efficiently work from home is required.
  • Reports to: CEO & Consultancy Director.

Application Closing Date
21st October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online  

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