Senior breeder

Value Seeds Limited

Job Summary

Value Seeds Limited is recruiting to fill the position of a Senior Breeder with good research skills.

  • Minimum Qualification: MPhil / PhD
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Value Seeds Limited is an indigenous crop seed production solution and development Company incorporated in 2009. The Company is engaged in seed research, multiplication, processing and distribution of hybrids and seeds of improved varieties. We are focused on increasing farmers’ yields, nutrition, and livelihood. Our products offerings are two-fold: field crops and vegetables with technology dissemination. 

The Company has a wide range of seeds that have become popular with farmers and agro-inputs dealers in Nigeria. Our focus field crops are Maize, Rice, Soybean, Cowpea, Millet, Sorghum, Cassava and Wheat. Vegetables include tomato, okra, onion, cabbage, cucumber, lettuce, hot pepper, sweet pepper, watermelon, carrot, amaranthus, and spices.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Plant Breeding
  • M.Sc Plant Breeding
  • Relevant working experience in plant breeding and agricultural trials with special emphasis on Maize and/ or Rice

Required Skills

  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to manage a laboratory
  • Patience and resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications
  • Driving skills with a valid 5 years Class D or E driver’s license.

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