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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Cleaner

Ref No.: IITA-HR-NRS2020-011
Location: Yola
Contract: 1 year renewable contract

Duties

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Clean activity’s office, toilets, furniture and equipment’s
  • Perform necessary cleaning and washing of teacups, plates and cutleries;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • O Level with a minimum of two (2) years working experience performing similar or related roles.

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate (oral and written) both in Hausa and English language.

Remuneration

  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

Job Title: IT Applications Support Assistant

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-009
Location: Ibadan
Contract: 3-year renewable contract

Duties

  • Deploy applications to end-users, notably in terms of ERPs, Oracle and MS Dynamics including the related add-ons and portal like numerous Oracle Add-on (WEB, ADI, Oracle reporting, etc) and HR Self-Service.
  • Carryout small scale custom application programming /improvement bug fixing using C#, SQL Server, bootstrap, javascript, and similar technologies/languages, occasionally revising database replication and design;
  • Assist users on functional matters related to the application, notably ERPs related to travel management vehicle request and annual employee appraisal system;
  • Provide functional / configuration related support on SharePoint related solution like guiding users to correctly upload files to various SharePoint application;
  • Troubleshoot miscellaneous issues related to all the above and ensuring excellent customer satisfaction towards IT Unit;
  • The internal customer base consists of users both at the headquarters and at the stations. Supporting the latter happens remotely using adequate tools (SysAid ticketing, Team Viewer remote assistance system, etc.);
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • OND in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related roles.

Competencies:

  • Basic knowledge of most common programming languages and customer support orientation
  • Prior experience on ERPs is a and added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

 

Job Title: Driver / Logistics Assistant

Ref No.: IITA-HR-NRS2020-011
Location: Abuja
Contract: 1-year renewable contract

Duties

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Drive activity vehicle in safe and courteous manner and support field operations
  • Perform necessary cleaning and washing of assigned vehicle as needed
  • Maintain activity vehicle and provide timely advice to transport office of any assigned vehicle requiring maintenance services in line with IITA Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Policy
  • Act as a field assistant in collecting data when travelling with Activity experts and other team members for field, training or meeting activities
  • Perform logistics work such as meeting visitors at the airport, delivering message around FCT, gathering information and providing relevant lead/guide and monitor delivery of essential Activity materials.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification

  • National Diploma in Agriculture or related field with a minimum of four (4) years’ working experience performing similar or related roles with possession of valid driver’s license.

Competencies:

  • Have the capacity to work in a team.
  • Have versatility of driving varying automobiles in host country roads.
  • Experience in farming operations.
  • Good knowledge of government, donor and private sector companies’, offices and ability to deliver messages effectively.
  • Basic computer skills.

Remuneration

  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

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Job Title: Driver III

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-011
Location: Biu-Borno & Adamawa
Contract: 1-year renewable contract
Slot: 3 Openings

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Drive Activity vehicles in a safe and courteous manner and support field operations
  • Perform necessary cleaning and washing of the assigned vehicles as needed
  • Maintain Activity vehicles and provide timely advice to the transport office of any assigned vehicle requiring maintenance services in line with IITA Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Policy
  • Act as Field Assistant in collecting data when travelling with Project experts and other team members for field, training or meeting activities
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • WAEC or an equivalent Certificate with minimum of four (4) years professional driving experience in a reputable organization.

Competencies:

  • Have ability to communicate fluently (orally and in writing) in Hausa and English language
  • Have capacity to work effectively in a team
  • Have versatility of driving varying automobiles in host country roads
  • Have experience in farming operations is desirable
  • Have ability to communicate in one or more of northern Nigeria’s major languages is an advantage

Remuneration
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

Click here to apply

Click here for more information (PDF)

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Ref No.: IITA-HR-NRS2020-011
Locations: Yola-Adamawa, Abuja & Borno
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in day to day Activity administrative duties
  • Provide logistical support for all Activity trainings, seminars and workshops
  • Keep inventory of office equipment and supplies
  • Assist in the preparation of requests for internal purchases and Purchase Orders of office stationery, machineries, and assist in the following up and handling of purchases/oracle requests
  • Assist in basic financial record posting and verification on the budget
  • Coordinate and implement office procedures for smooth-running and effective office functioning
  • Maintain an effective filing system and safe keeping of confidential documents
  • Arrange appointments and meetings for Activity staff
  • Retrieve information, data and documents for Activity Experts
  • Prepare administrative and financial reports
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc HND in Secretarial Studies, Business Administration or related field with minimum of four (4) years’ experience performing similar or related roles.

Competencies:

  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel Word and PowerPoint).
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
  • Have ability to multitask and work effectively within strict deadlines.
  • Have ability to deliver accurate and timely reports.
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision and with tight deadlines. Have good command of English Language.
  • Have ability to communicate in one or more of northern Nigeria’s major languages is an advantage.

Remuneration

  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

 

Application Deadline 13th March, 2020.

Note: IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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