The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in the different agro-ecological zones in Nigeria. The schools are located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe States are co-financed by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the schools offer training to young people (male and female) desirous of making a good career in farming. The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses.
The objective of the training, which isFREE OF ALL COSTS, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.
Admission is open to both male and female candidates. Tuition and boarding (including feeding) is providedfree of chargefor successful candidates throughout the duration of the course.
Job Specification for Business Development Officer – Leventis Foundation Nigeria
i. drive sales of products from school’s farms
ii. Identify business opportunities for the foundation’s operations.
iii. Seek out markets
iv. Develop and implement growth strategies for the achievement of revenue goals.
v. Develop and deliver pitches for investments.
vi. Analyse current and past financial data, such as sales reports and provide strategies to cut cost and increase revenue.
Minimum of HND or Degree is required with relevant experience in business development.
Format of Application Submission
Application letter written in applicants own hand writing and CV addressed to the Executive Director should be submitted at:
Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte
2, Leventis Close,
Central Business District,
Phone No: 0708 552 4233
All deadline for application submission is 7th of February, 2018.