Product Development Officer at Chi Farms Limited

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Chi Farms Limited, member of the TGI Group, is a leading Agribusiness Company in Nigeria, offering a wide range of products and services in the Nigerian Agricultural sector employing innovative approach and technologies. We have grown steadily by strengthening and diversifying our product ranges and services in Poultry, Aquaculture, Fish feed, Cattle breeding and fattening, Meat and meat processing with a range of other services including technical support services, laboratory services and training institute for capacity building and manpower development that offers valuable learning opportunities to employees within a friendly work environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 



Job Title: Product Development Officer
Location: Ileke, Ogun
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Determines customer’s needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements, appraising new product ideas and/ or product or packaging changes.
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products.
  • Provide sources data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.
  • Facilitates inventory turnover and product availability by reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and production schedules.
  • Brings new products to the market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programmes; preparing return-on-investment analysis; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing
  • Introduces and markets new products by developing time integrated plan with sales, advertising, and production. Contributes to determining product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.
  • Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales and strategies.
  • Assesses product market data by calling on customers with salespeople and evaluating sales call results.
  • Provides information for management by preparing short term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analysis; answering questions and requests

Essential Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science and Technology or other relevant discipline.
  • Strong ability to manage and coordinate product development
  • Strong strategic orientation, leadership, interpersonal, analytic and problem solving skills.
  • 3- 5 years of work experience in Product development from a Food manufacturing industry
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing/reporting skills

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using "Product Development Officer" as the subject of the mail

 

Application Deadline  19th May, 2021.