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Current Job Vacancies at Value Seeds Limited

Jul 22, 2019, 11:25 PM
Value Seeds Limited was incorporated in 2009 and started business same year.  We are in the business of research, multiplication and distribution of field crops; importation and distribution of assorted vegetable seeds. We are licensed by National Agricultural Seeds Council. We are a member of SEEDAN (Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria) and one of the 8-member Ad hoc Committee set up to run the affairs of seed industry in Nigeria today. We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Location: KadunaJob Description
  • Value Seeds Limited, a top-notch agricultural seed company is looking for a skilled Mechanical Engineer to set up, maintain and operate our machinery.
  • A great mechanical engineer is reliable and able to work with attention to details and safety standards..
  • The goal will be to ensure that production procedures using the machineries and plants will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain activity logs
  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
Qualification The candidate:
  • Must have a diploma or degree in Mechanical Engineering or cognate fields
  • Work experience should not be less than 3 years in engineering discipline
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
Job Title: Head of Marketing Location: KadunaJob Description
  • We are looking for a Head of Marketing who will lead all our marketing activities.
  • His or her responsibilities shall include developing plans to help establish our brand, allocating resources to different projects and setting short-term and long-term department goals.
  • Ultimately, the preferred candidate will run our Marketing department in ways that promote higher profitability and competitiveness.
  • Craft strategies for all Marketing teams, including Digital, Advertising, Communications and Creative
  • Prepare and manage weekly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual budgets for the Marketing department
  • Set, monitor and report on team goals
  • Design branding, positioning and pricing strategies
  • Ensure our brand message is strong and consistent across all channels and marketing efforts (like events, email campaigns, web pages and promotional material)
  • Analyse consumer behaviours and determine customer personas
  • Identify opportunities to reach new market segments and expand market share
  • Monitor competition (acquisitions, pricing changes and new products and features)
  • Coordinate sales and marketing efforts to boost brand awareness
  • Participate in the quarterly and annual planning of company objectives.
  • Proven Marketing experience
  • Experience running successful marketing campaigns
  • Solid knowledge of web analytics
  • Experience with Marketing software
  • Leadership skills with the ability to set and prioritize goals
  • Analytical mind
  • Ability to drive.
Qualifications The candidate:
  • Must have a B.Sc or HND in Marketing or cognate fields with at least eight years of work experience or an M.Sc. in Marketing or cognate fields with at least 5 years of work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Packages
  • Must be financially sound to project.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
Job Title: Accountant Location: Kaduna Responsibilities Some of the responsibilities include:
  • Preparing asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing accounting information.
  • Documenting financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommending financial actions by analysing accounting options.
  • Summarising current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guiding accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Securing financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintaining financial security by following internal controls.
  • Preparing payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answering accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Preparing special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintaining customer confidence and protecting operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Qualification The candidate:
  • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Accounting, Finance or related fields. Having a Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • Working experience must not be less than 5 years in an Accounting or cognate field
  • Must be experienced in the use of SAGE50 or related accounting software
Required Competencies:
  • Good Communication Skill
  • Professionalism
  • Accuracy
  • Organisation
  • Ability to drive
  • Good and Timely Reporting
  • Attention to Details
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Team spirit.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
Job Title: Account Officer Location: KadunaJob Descriptions
  • Value Seeds Limited, a top-notch agricultural seed company is looking for an Accounting Officer to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks.
  • The preferred candidate will be saddled with the responsibilities of keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements.
  • He/ She will also run accounting software programs (e.g. SAGE50) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts.
  • A successful accounting officer should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers.
  • Ultimately, a successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.
  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge
Qualification and Experience The candidate:
  • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Accounting, Finance or related fields.
  • Working experience must be between 1-3 years in an Accounting or cognate field
  • Must be experienced in the use of SAGE50 or related accounting software
  • Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable officer or Accounts payable officer
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
Job Title: Marketing Officer Location: KadunaJob Description
  • We are looking for a passionate Marketing Officer for the organization’s marketing activities and campaigns. The preferred candidate will be saddled with the responsibility of ensuring that marketing operations are successful in meeting the goals set by management.
  • A successful Marketing officer must have great enthusiasm for all things marketing and great knowledge of relevant techniques and principles. The ideal candidate will also be an excellent communicator and will have experience in managing different marketing ventures.
  • The goal is to ensure that the marketing efforts of the company add the highest value to its business.
  • Contribute in the implementation of marketing strategies
  • Support the Head of Marketing in overseeing the department’s operations
  • Organize and attend marketing activities or events to raise brand awareness
  • Plan advertising and promotional campaigns for products or services on a variety of media (social, print etc.)
  • Liaise with stakeholders and vendors to promote success of activities and enhance the company’s presence
  • See all ventures through to completion and evaluate their success using various metrics
  • Prepare content for the publication of marketing material and oversee distribution
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for promotion and growth
  • Collaborate with managers in preparing budgets and monitoring expenses.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Creativity and commercial awareness
  • A team player with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Proven experience as marketing officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles
  • Good understanding of market research techniques, statistical and data analysis methods
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and marketing software (e.g. CRM)
  • Thorough understanding of social media and web analytics
Qualifications The candidate:
  • Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Marketing or cognate fields
  • Work experience should not be less than 3 years in Marketing discipline
  • Must be financially sound to project.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
Application Deadline 29th July, 2019.

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