Songhai Rivers Development Initiative: Job Vacancy for External Sales Executives

The Songhai Rivers Development Initiative is an integrated World class farm; a centre for agribusiness enterprise training and transfer of skills to local farmers and a research centre focused on improving agricultural techniques and varieties. The Initiative, which is sited on 341 hectares of land is the largest of its kind in West Africa. It is a partnership between THE SONGHAI CENTRE in Porto Novo, Benin Republic and the RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT, which is developing the farm as the main hub of the State Agricultural Revolution. The 1st phase of the Centre will also include a Technology Park, an Industrial Area and a Production Facility. The centre has openings for over 200 skilled and semi skilled agribusiness professionals and workmen. Samuelson has been engaged by an Agency of the Rivers State Government to identify exceptional, hardworking, experienced and versatile individuals to fill these positions. The Centre will offer a competitive remuneration package, including exceptional career development opportunities.

Team:  Marketing, Sales & Product Outlet

Job Title: External Sales Executives

Job Requirements:  
BSc Marketing/Business Administration
    5 years experience
    Strong strategic thinker  with the ability to plan ahead and be good at time management
    Must have people skills, the ability to negotiate, persuasiveness and a drive for success
    Candidate must be dynamic, easy going, quick thinking with the ability to listen and think out of the box
    Ownership of a Driver’s license is essential
    Young females are highly encouraged to compete for this role

Method of Application

Interested candidates, with the required experience, should send their applications with CVs and contact details (including day time telephone numbers and e-mail address) not later than 5th July 2011 to: or

P. O. Box 5924, Marina, Lagos

Attention: The Divisional Director

Samuelson Consulting Limited

Reference: Songhai Centre

CVs submitted should be presented in the order listed below

    Full name of Candidate with Surname in Capital letter 2. Postal/Contact Address 3. E-mail address 4. Mobile Telephone Number 5. Date of Birth 6. State of Origin 7. LGA 8. Marital Status 9. Number of Children 10. Present Employment status 11. Name of current employer 12. Address of current employer 13. Current salary 14. Names of Educational Institutions Attended/Dates/Qualification Attained 15. Professional Qualifications Attained/Professional Body/Date Qualified. 16. Earliest Date of Availability for Assumption of duty, if appointed 17. Other Non-Academic Interests 18. Other Relevant Information 19. Names/Profession or Occupation/Officer Address/Email Addresses/Telephone Number of at least 2 Referees.

Candidates sending their CVs by e-mail must do so in MS Word format. (No scanned or PDF, JPG or HTTP files please.)

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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