New Openings At International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture

Today,we have posted 5 fresh openings at the International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture[IITA].

Kindly read through to know if you are eligible and apply.

IITA is an award-winning, research-for-development (R4D) organization, providing solutions to hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources in Africa.

IITA is guided by an ambitious strategy–to lift 11.5 million people out of poverty and revitalize 7.5 million hectares of farm land–by 2020. As one of 15 research centers in the CGIAR, a global partnership for a food secure future, IITA is engaged in several CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs).

To help address poverty and the high number of unemployed young men and women in sub-Saharan Africa, IITA has initiated a Youth Agripreneurs program to create jobs by making agriculture and agribusiness appealing to the youth.

IT Applications Support Assistant

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Oyo
Job Description:
  • 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.
  • 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.);
  • 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;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • 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.

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

 

Driver / Logistics Assistant

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: OND
  • Location: Abuja
Job Description:
  • 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 and Requirement:
  • 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.

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

Driver III

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: SSCE
  • Location: Adamawa, Borno
Job Description:
  • 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
Qualification and Requirement:
  • WASC 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.

Click here for more information (PDF)

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

 

Administrative Officer

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Abuja, Adamawa, Borno

 

Job Description:
  • 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.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • 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.

Click here for more information (PDF)

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

 

Cleaner

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Yobe
Job Description:
  • 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.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • 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.

Click here for more information (PDF)

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

 

See Application Links For The Various Positions

IT Application Support Assistant

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Driver III

Administrative Officer

Cleaner

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