Job Openings at Agbeyewa Farms

Job Openings at Agbeyewa Farms

  • Agbeyewa Farms is a world-class agribusiness with farm operations in Ekiti State, Nigeria. We have foresight for expansion into Africa whilst we create decent jobs and economic opportunities for local communities and become a force to reckon with in the agribusiness on a global scale.

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Community Engagement Manager
      2. Community Engagement Director
    • Method of Application

    Community Engagement Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 – 8 years
    • Location Ekiti
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Job Brief

    The Community Engagement Manager is responsible for overseeing a range of community relations, marketing, communications, supervisory and social awareness. In this role, you will be tasked with developing programs that help build trust between the organization and the community we serve.

    Responsibilities

    • Managing the creation and execution of an overall plan for community outreach and engagement, including raising awareness about the organization, and the development of engagement and partnership pathways for individuals and organizations that align with Agbeyewa’s mission and vision
    • Conducting community needs assessments to determine areas of need in the community
    • Developing relationships with community leaders to build support for community initiatives
    • Planning and coordinating activities that promote community involvement in nonprofit organizations or government services
    • Responsible for supervising community relations activities and initiatives
    • Facilitates the development of new ideas and methods for program enhancement and adjusts and adapts to changes
    • Oversees community engagement events internally and externally
    • Undertakes any secondary tasking and responsibilities deemed necessary for a robust Community Engagement program

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • 5-8 years’ experience in a related position, prior community organizing, and campaign organizing experience. Experience in agribusiness is a plus.
    • Proven ability to network with community resources, build relationships and create community partnerships
    • Ability to work as a positive team leader, facilitating a team environment through personal behavior, work contributions, and the sharing of experience and knowledge
    • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely and efficient manner
    • Demonstrates a high degree of personal initiative with good planning and organizational skills

    Additional Information

    • Competitive Compensation.
    • 5 – day workweek.
    • Flextime.
    • Competitive Health Insurance (Employee + Spouse + 4 children).
    • Wellness Programs
    • Employee Training Programs
    • Growth and Development
    • Mentoring and Counseling

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    Community Engagement Director

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 8 – 12 years
    • Location Ekiti
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    Job Brief

    As Director of Community Engagement, you will provide leadership and vision for Agbeyewa Farms engagement team to successfully respond to the needs and goals of individuals and neighborhood groups. You will work closely with all Departments and staff to deepen community relationships, strengthen ongoing neighborhood connections whilst providing top notch advise for long-term success of community projects.

    Responsibilities.

    • Coordinating with staff members at the company’s main office to ensure that community outreach activities are implemented successfully.
    • Detailed Reporting on community outreach activities and outcomes to leadership and top management.
    • Researching and implementing an operating model and governance structure to support the needs of an integrated service delivery model centre based on feedback from the community.
    • Design and drive the external stakeholder engagement plan to expand and strengthen relationships with local elected officials, community-based organizations, advocacy groups, and industry and trade associations to advance the strategic goals of the Agbeyewa business.
    • Monitor, anticipate, understand, and report out on local policy activities, proposed ordinances and regulations, community issues and priorities, and competitive market information to develop recommendations and shape our positions, responses, and business development opportunities.
    • Serve as a primary point of contact and liaison to interface with local community’s officials, county government program administrators, community leaders, advocacy groups, and industry and trade associations.
    • Work in close collaboration with Brand/Marketing, Communications, Government Affairs, and Strategic Partner Engagement to develop and implement effective outreach strategies to enhance Agbeyewa’s reputation and public awareness.
    • Anticipate and manage issues and threats to Agbeyewa’s reputation, proactively prepare for potential issues, and respond quickly to unforeseen issues, in coordination with multiple departments and internal stakeholders. If necessary, quickly organize, manage, and lead cross functional teams.
    • Plan and promote Agbeyewa initiatives in respect to corporate social responsibilities and shape our community investment strategy and   other strategic goals.
    • Lead, mentor, coach, and develop a mid-sized team responsible for executing tactical community outreach and local government engagement plans.
    • Manage strategic advisers and local government relations consultants.
    • Represent Blue Shield Promise at internal and external meetings, events, presentations, and other such activities as requested or required to increase visibility and elevate the profile of Agbeyewa

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
    • Minimum of 8-12 years of community engagement experience.
    • Understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral parts of effectively executing our work, this position will require ease and familiarity with connecting and relating to people of diverse backgrounds.
    • Exceptional project management and time management skills. Proven ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize competing tasks, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
    • Highly organized, self-motivated, and able to develop and implement strategic goals
    • Flexibility in both work schedule and project implementation
    • Strong listening and communication skills
    • Ability to initiate action and work independently or as part of a team
    • Experience with group presentations and providing training and technical assistance
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

    Additional Information

    • Competitive Compensation.
    • 5 – day workweek.
    • Flextime.
    • Competitive Health Insurance (Employee + Spouse + 4 children).
    • Wellness Programs
    • Employee Training Programs
    • Growth and Development
    • Mentoring and Counseling

    Method of Application

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