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The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) was established in 1992 by the Federal Government after the recommendations of the White Paper Committee on the 1991 Report of a 150 member National Committee on Engineering Infrastructure comprising Scientists, Engineers, Administrators, Federal and State Civil Servants, Economists, Lawyers, Bankers and Industrialists.

 

The mandate of NASENI is specifically in the area of Capital goods, research, production and reverse engineering.

 

NASENI, by its mandate and scope of operation is the Nigerian only purpose built Agency designed to conduct developmental work in the areas of manufacturing and as such, it is capable of coordinating the proliferation of technologies developed either within or outside of its Centers including patents obtained. Technologies developed in the areas of spares, components and systems engineering are to be transferred to Entrepreneurs for the production of goods and services.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions below for NASENI’s Research and Development (R&D) Institute:

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

 

Location: Mbutu, Aboh Mbaise, Imo
Institute: Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

 

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI), Calabar is to develop modern and appropriate agricultural machineries, equipment, and food processing technologies to reduce human labour and promote mechanize farming and cede developed products to the private sector for mass production and commercialization.

 

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for coordinating research and development of agricultural machinery, equipment, process, food preservation (post-harvest) technologies and equipment manufacturing, sustainable energy for agriculture and Internet of Things (IoT).
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of collaboration with farmers and private sector agro-allied industries on the development of appropriate technologies in the areas of crops, horticulture, aquaculture and animal husbandry for food production and processing.
  • He is also expected to coordinate and demonstrate smart modular irrigation method to promote multi-crop cycle.
  • The managing Director is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; resource management for optimal utilization and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive of NPSENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D qualification in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a equipment.

Experience:

  • In addition to post graduation experience in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production/Manufacturing or other relevant fields, sound working knowledge of agricultural processes machineries, and technologies will be required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Solid Minerals Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (SOMMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

 

Location: Nasarawa
Institute: Solid Minerals Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (SOMMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Solid Minerals Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (SOMMEDI) Nasarawa is in the area of design, development, fabrication and mass production of Solid Minerals mining and processing machineries and equipment towards creation of an enabling environment for sustainable industrial growth of Nigeria’s mining and solid minerals sector and to transfer developed technologies to manufacturers, mining operators, mineral processors and SMEs for mass production and commercialization.

Job Description

  • Successful candidates will be responsible for coordination and supervision of research for the development of equipment, systems, and processes for the conversion of raw and semi-processed materials for value addition and various types of application.
  • He will be responsible for establishment, operation and management of metallurgical, minerals and materials processing laboratories.
  • The Managing Director will lead collaborations with relevant government ministries and agencies in the design, research and development of programmes and projects.
  • He is responsible for management of a repository of information on solid minerals, mining and processing technologies developed within and outside the NASENI system and dissemination of same to relevant researchers, organizations and industries.
  • He reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of NPSENI.
  • He is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; he manages resources the institute to optimal profit and performance.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D. in the field of Mineralogy, Mineral Processing, Minerals Resources Engineering, Mining Engineering, Materials Science, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • Post-graduation experience in any of the fields of Mineralogy, Materials Science, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, or other relevant fields, is required.
  • Sound working knowledge of materials processing, processing machineries and technologies is also required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Heavy Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (HEMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Bauchi
Institute: Heavy Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (HEMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Heavy Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (HEMEDI), Bauchi is in the area of heavy-duty machinery and equipment design, research, development and manufacturing and ceding production systems to private industries for local mass production and commercialization. This is in addition to helping and intervening in the areas of heavy machinery overhaul, repairs, maintenance and production of spare parts for local industries.

Job Description

  • Successful candidate will be responsible for coordination and supervision of research for the development and manufacturing of heavy duty equipment and machineries for self-reliance and industrial development of Nigeria.
  • He /She will provide solutions to the problems of equipment maintenance and local manufacturing of essential spare parts for heavy equipment and machineries.
  • The Managing Director is accountable for the day-to-day running of the institute.
  • He manages resources for optimal utilization and revenue generation while ensuring profitability.
  • He reports diredy to the Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive of NASENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D. in the field of Mechanical, Automobile, Metallurgical, Materials, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • Post graduation experience in any of the fields of Mechanical, Automobile, Metallurgical, Materials, or Industrial Engineering, is required.
  • Sound knowledge of machine shop practice, machine tool operation at precision engineering level and automation aids for manufacturing operations will be an advantage.
  • In addition, very reasonable knowledge of production management and control, and maintenance such as retrofit and management experience is also a requirement.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Aeronautics and Air Vehicle Development Institute (AAVEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Kaduna
Institute: Aeronautics and Air Vehicle Development Institute (AAVEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Aeronautics and Air Vehicle Development Institute (AAVEDI) is to develop aviation and aerospace component parts, equipment, machineries and products and their production systems and disseminate developed technologies, products and services to the private sector for local mass production, commercialization, and standardization of the Nigerian made aviation products. The institute is mandated to help local industries and companies in the aviation sector in the areas of equipment maintenance, local manufacture of spare parts, and the design and manufacture of machines.

Job Description

  • Successful candidate would be responsible for research, design and development of local manufacturing of aviation and aerospace components parts and air crafts.
  • He/She is responsible for development of solutions to the problems of equipment maintenance and local manufacturing of essential spare parts and components for both civil and military applications.
  • The managing director will liaise with civil aviation authority, military and private sector, local and international research and development organizations and industries.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a PhD degree in the field of Aeronautics, Industries, Avionics Engineering or related fields.
  • Candidate must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of machine shop practice of precision engineering level and automation aids for aviation and navigation aids for aviation and aerospace industries/manufacturing operations will be an advantage.
  • In addition reasonable knowledge of production management and control, maintenance management in aviation industry is a requirement.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Engineering Materials and Equipment Development Institute (EMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Katsina
Institute: Engineering Material and Equipment Development Institute (EMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The Engineering Material and Equipment Development Institute (EMEDI), Katsina is to undertake Research and Development (R&D) work in the area of Engineering Materials and Infrastructure for the production of various types, sections and sizes of machines and equipment. The institute will facilitate development of silica abundant in Katsina using modern methods and tools. Current and mid-term emphasis of the Institute are the following amongst others:

  • Infrastructural materials and development of Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) as replacement for HSLA steels in low component and part applications, for example, gears, shaft, crankshafts, dies, etc.
  • Modem manufacturing techniques in the form of computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which breed production / manufacturing efficiency, precision, and low unit costs.
  • Polymers which include research and development work on polymer electronics for example in areas of light emitting diodes (LED), and photo voltaic cells (PV) for energy generation.
  • Nanoparticles, nanoindentation, nanotechnology products and their applications in Biomaterials, Polymers and Crystalline solids.
  • Virtual Manufacturing where modeling and simulation techniques enables the visualization on the computer, the effects of design and process parameters, prior to actual manufacturing.
  • Computational Material Sciences.
  • Development of different types of glass, solar cells and electronics component using silica.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for all operations of the Institute.
  • He reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure who is the Chief Executive of the Agency.
  • He is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; he manages the resources of the Institute for the purpose of meeting product and profit targets.
  • He prepares proposals for long-term plans, as well as the capital/operating budget of the Institute.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess relevant University Degree, or their equivalents, up to Ph.D level in any field of Chemical / Mechanical / Metallurgical Engineering, Physics or Chemistry.
  • COREN registration and membership of engineering professional bodies are mandatory, while scholarly publications in reputable journals are added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 15 years post graduation experience in the field of Materials Science and Engineering, project and process development, teaching, research and industry.
  • Sound knowledge of material designs, selection, manufacturing and the relationship of these to the market place, will be an advantage.
  • In addition, very reasonable knowledge of production management and control will be expected.
  • Candidate must have demonstrable leadership qualities and show interest in continuous development, training and retraining of staff, especially in the new and emerging areas of science and technology including CNC and CAD/CAM, Visual Manufacturing and Nanotechnology.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Advance Manufacturing Technology Development Institute (AMTDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Jalingo, Taraba
Institute: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Institute (AMTDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
Advance Manufacturing Technology Development Institute (AMTDI) Jalingo was established to research and develop processes, methods, and practices in the areas of modern manufacturing such as automation, industrial process control, precision engineering and proliferation of Advance Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Culture in the manufacturing sector of the Nigerian economy.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director is responsible for design and manufacture of systems, machines and equipment using new and emerging technologies in the manufacturing sector especially Industry 4.0 in collaboration with other institutes of the agency and in line with the need of Nigerian economy.
  • He is expected to give the institute purposeful leadership in modern manufacturing method such as robotics; additive manufacturing; and appicatiori of artificial intelligence.
  • He reports direcfly to the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of NASENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D. qualification in any field of Production or Control / Process / Metallurgical / Mechanical / Mechatronics / Robotics or Systems Engineering.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • Post graduation experience in any of the fields of Production or Control/ Process/ Metallurgical/ Mechariical/ Mechatronics / Robotics / Systems Engineering, project and process development, teaching, research or industry is required.
  • Sound knowledge of materials designs, selection, manufacturing, and the relationship of these to commerce and industrialization, will be an advantage.
  • In addition, very reasonable experience in production and maintenance management will be required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Enugu
Institute: Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI) Minna is to research and produce technologies, equipment and machineries locally that will demystify teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It is within the Institute areas of specialization and operations; the invention and production of innovative teaching aids and technical laboratory equipment for primary, secondary and tertiary institutions as well as industrial laboratory facilities in all specializations. These are ceded to the private sector for mass production and commercialization to stop importation of foreign product.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for all operations of the institute.
  • He is responsible for design and manufacture of scientific and teaching educational as well as industrial laboratory equipment, machineries and spare parts.
  • He is expected to drive emerging innovative growth oriented scientific equipment for creation expansion of SMEs in Nigeria.
  • The Managing Director reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive of NPSENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D. qualification in any field of Mechanical, Electrical / Electronics, Chemical, Metallurgical, Materials, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of machine shop practice at precision engineering level, and automation aids for manufacturing operations will be an advantage.
  • In addition, very reasonable knowledge of production management and control, and maintenance management experience, will be required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute (PEEMADI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Okene, Kogi
Institute: Power Equipment and Machinery Equipment Development Institute (PEEMADI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
Power Equipment and Machinery Equipment Development Institute (PEEMADI), Okene, is a relatively new Institute under NASENI. It was established to develop capacity and capability to guarantee research, manufacturing and sustenance of electrical machineries and power equipment and to transfer such capacity to local SMEs for the development and growth of a viable power industry in Nigeria.

 

The vision of the Institute is to become a centre of excellence dedicated to local development of capacity/capability to support power generation, transmission, distribution, and management. Its mission is to develop an environment for nurturing creativity and innovation that will generate new ideas for design, maintenance and manufacturing of power equipment that will ensure the growth of the power sector, which in turn, will support and galvanize the country’s industrialization.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for all operations of the Institute.
  • He reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure who is the Chief Executive of the Agency.
  • He is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; he manages the resources of the Institute for the purpose of meeting product and profit targets.
  • He prepares proposals for short, medium, and long-term plans, as well as the recurrent budgets of the Institute.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess relevant University Degrees, or their equivalents, up to Ph.D in Electrical Power and Machines Engineering
  • COREN registration and membership of relevant professional bodies are mandatory, while quality scholarly publications in reputable local and international journals are added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 15 years post graduation experience in the field of electrical power and/or electrical machines engineering, project and process development. Academic and industrial experience are prerequisites.
  • In addition, very reasonable knowledge of production management and control will be required together with maintenance management experience.
  • Candidate must have demonstrable leadership qualities and show interest in continuous research and development, training and retraining of staff, especially in the new and emerging areas of science and technology including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • The job will also require the capability to liaise with the private sector and other research and technology based organizations, locally and internationally.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Institute: Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI), Calabar is to develop modern and appropriate agricultural machineries, equipment, and food processing technologies to reduce human labour and promote mechanize farming and cede developed products to the private sector for mass production and commercialization.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for coordinating research and development of agricultural machineries, equipment, processes, food preservation (post-harvest) technologies and equipment manufacturing, sustainable energy for agriculture and Internet of Things (loT).
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of collaboration with farmers and private sector agro-allied industries on the development of appropriate technologies in the areas of crops, horticulture, aquaculture and animal husbandry for food production and processing.
  • He is also expected to coordinate and demonstrate smart modular irrigation method to promote multi-crop cycle.
  • The managing Director is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; resource management for optimal utilization and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive of NASENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D qualification in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • In addition to post graduation experience in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Manufacturing or other relevant fields, sound working knowledge of agricultural processes, machineries, and technologies will be required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Managing Director, Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI) – CONRAISS 15

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa
Institute: Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI)
Tenure: 4 Years Renewable

Mandate of The Institute
The mandate of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI), Lafia is to develop modern and appropriate agricultural machineries, equipment, and food processing technologies to reduce human labour and promote mechanize farming and cede developed products to the private sector for mass production and commercialization.

Job Description

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for coordinating research and development of agricultural machineries, equipment, processes, food preservation (post-harvest) technologies and equipment manufacturing, sustainable energy for agriculture and Internet of Things (loT).
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of collaboration with farmers and private sector agro-allied industries on the development of appropriate technologies in the areas of crops, horticulture, aquaculture and animal husbandry for food production and processing.
  • He is also expected to coordinate and demonstrate smart modular irrigation method to promote multi-crop cycle.
  • The managing Director is accountable for the day-to-day running of the Institute; resource management for optimal utilization and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive of NASENI.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D qualification in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, other relevant fields.
  • Candidates must be registered with COREN and produce evidence of membership of other relevant professional bodies.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals is a requirement.

Experience:

  • In addition to post graduation experience in any of the fields of Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Manufacturing or other relevant fields, sound working knowledge of agricultural processes, machineries, and technologies will be required.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess relevant Ph.D. Degrees appropriate to the mandate of the institutes.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification (post first degree) experience in technical fields, and requisite experience at management level is a mandatory requirement.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge in the new and emerging areas of science and technology, including CNC and CAD/CAM.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Candidates must demonstrate capacity for Research and Development (R&D).
  • Candidate should possess the ability to develop/implement prospective vision for the institute, establish strategic goals, liaise with the private sector and other local and international research and technology-based organizations.
  • Senior executives in the Engineering/Science Infrastructure operation of NASENI, who meet the conditions herein are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates without factory/industrial experience need not apply.
  • Candidates must not be more than fifty-five (55) years of age by October 2022.
  • Ownership of productive patents would be an advantage.

 

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to forward their Applications with Fifteen (15) copies of their up-to-date CV. This include among others:

  • Educational / Professional Qualifications with Dates
  • Relevant Job Experience
  • Present Salary and Emolument
  • Confidential Report from three Referees addressed directly to “The Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive.
  • Contact address with Telephone Numbers and Email Addresses.

All Applications should be sent in one envelope with the name of the Institute marked at the Top Left Hand Corner and addressed to:

The Executive Vice Chairman / Chief Executive,
National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI),
Idu Industrial Area,
PMB 391, Garki,
Abuja.

Application Deadline 9th August, 2022.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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