Out-grower Manager ( Lokoja) at an Agribusiness Firm

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa. We are currently looking for an Out-grower Manager for a client of ours, who is an agribusiness firm (Farm & Agro-Processing). Responsibility:Reporting to: General Manager (Farms) SummaryThe Out-grower manager will be responsible for designing, implementing and managing a feasible cassava out-grower programme that helps improve the productivity and livelihood of cassava out-grower farmers and integrates them as trusted and reliable cassava supply partners for the Organization’s business ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement and ensure continuous improvement of a win-win and economically viable out-grower programme for out-grower farmers within identified target communities.Identify and implement strategies to mitigate and or minimise risks and losses that may arise from exposure to environmental, social, financial and market risks for all stakeholders involved in the company’s out-grower programmeDesign and continuously fine-tune programmes and initiatives aimed at helping out-grower farmers acquire the resources, inputs, skills and capabilities necessary to improve farm utilisation, yield and the production of cassava tubers that meet the company’s quality specificationsEnsure there is alignment between the company’s specifications and requirement for cassava tubers and the harvesting and supply of cassava tubers from the farms of out-grower farmers involved in the programmeLead the process of vetting, acquiring and enrolling:Different categories of farmers in identified target locations for the company’s out-grower programmeCredible service providers and partners to collaborate with on the out-grower programmDevelop, manage and strengthen the company’s relationships with all key stakeholders central to the success of the out-grower programme, including but not limited to donors, government agencies, financiers, input suppliers, the community and the out-growersTrack, monitor and report on the activities and environmental and socio-economic impact of the out-grower scheme Key Performance Indicators:Percentage contribution of out-grower scheme to company’s total annual cassava root supplyActual vs. targeted number of smallholder farmers enrolledActual vs. targeted number of active smallholder farmers% Smallholder farmer retentionYield and % starch content of cassava harvested from smallholder farmsExpected vs. actual supply of cassava roots from smallholder out-grower farms (tonnage) 

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