Agro Extension Officer Job in Nigeria

 Contec Global Group - Established in 1984 and headquartered in London, the Contec Global Group has a worldwide presence, with operations in Asia, Africa, and Europe. As a company established on the platform of e-Governance and smart technologies, Contec Global is among the most experienced independent technology and systems organizations operating in developing countries. Today, the Group is engaged, globally, in providing integrated, systems-based solutions in the fields of Secure Technologies, Infrastructure, and Hospitality.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agro Extension Officer

Locations: Abuja (FCT), Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Ondo and Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time


Farmer Education and Training:

  • Conduct workshops, seminars, and field demonstrations to educate farmers on modern farming techniques and technologies.
  • Provide hands-on training on the use of agricultural equipment and the application of new methods.

Technical Assistance:

  • Offer on-site advice and support to farmers on issues such as pest control, soil management, crop selection, and irrigation practices.
  • Diagnose and solve agricultural problems faced by farmers.

Information Dissemination:

  • Develop and distribute educational materials such as pamphlets, newsletters, and digital content on agricultural best practices.
  • Use various communication channels (radio, TV, social media) to reach a wider audience.

Research and Development:

  • Collaborate with agricultural research institutions to stay updated on the latest developments in agriculture.
  • Conduct field trials and demonstrations to test and showcase new technologies and techniques.

Community Engagement:

  • Build strong relationships with local farming communities and agricultural stakeholders.
  • Organize and participate in community meetings and agricultural fairs to promote agricultural development initiatives.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Monitor the adoption and impact of new farming practices among farmers.
  • Collect and analyze data to assess the effectiveness of extension programs and recommend improvements.

Resource Management:

  • Manage resources such as seeds, fertilizers, and farming equipment provided to farmers.
  • Ensure the proper allocation and utilization of these resources to maximize productivity.


  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, or a related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in agricultural extension or a related role.
  • Strong knowledge of agricultural practices, crop management, and sustainable farming techniques.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in using computer applications and digital tools for communication and data analysis.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the assigned region.

Key Competencies:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to engage and motivate farmers
  • Adaptability and innovation
  • Strong presentation and teaching skills
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail.

N100,000 - N200,000 / Month.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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