Commercial Horticulturist at Rossland Screening Solutions

Rossland Group since the year 2000 provides market research and management consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors within and outside Nigeria. In 2013, it expanded the scope of its services to include Professional Background Screening and Business Brokerage. In 2015 and 2016, it added franchise consulting and recruitment services respectively.We are recruiting for the position below:Job Title: Commercial HorticulturistLocation: RiversJob DescriptionCommercial horticulturists will be involved with cultivating, packaging crops ranging from food and vegetables to decorative plants.At the top levels, they are business-minded managers who monitor all aspects of the production process, helping to make sure that crops go smoothly from seedbed to market.ResponsibilitiesOverseeing the cultivation and maintenance of plants and cropsManaging weed/pest/disease control programmesOrganising horticultural trialsAnalysing horticultural yields, operational costs and financial returnsMaintaining financial and administrative recordsSupervising and training staffDeveloping new productsNegotiating contracts with buyers and suppliersLiaising with colleagues, local officials, customers, professional groups etcEnsuring that deadlines and quality standards are met within set budgetsOrganising/giving presentations and demonstrationsMarketing and selling produceAttending conferences.

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