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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Fresh Jobs [6 Positions]

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15 Mar, 2017

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Vacancies in Nigeria

IITA is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

IITA seek applications from suitable Nigerians for the following positions below:

Job Title: Manager, External Training
Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0011
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Design and develop a training income generation strategy and plan and manage implementation to ensure that income generation and business development opportunities in the provision of training are realized.
  • Work with staff to identify a suite of training courses which can prioritize for marketing to external audiences in support of our strategic aim of Transforming African Agriculture and in due course, aligned to ENABLE and TAAT programs; support the implementation of ENABLE and TAAT training programs.
  • Liaise effectively with relevant staff and training providers in order to enlist appropriately skilled trainers to deliver training programs; evaluate training proposals, and manage feedback on training effectiveness to make recommendations for program optimization and to ensure continuous quality assurance.
  • Work with an E-learning Instructional Designer to create high quality and engaging e-learning modules, and supporting tools, following an instructional design process; Support staff in their external training programs delivery.
  • Promote learning on common good practices and exchange training programs.
  • Contribute to the development of the content/design of the Training pages on the intranet.
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of the training information on the database / system for training delivery, reporting and record maintenance.
  • Contribute to the development of policies, guidelines and training materials for successful implementation of training programs.
  • Support the development and writing of proposals for capacity development and training projects.
  • Report on external training activities and assist the Head of CDO in developing annual budgets and plan.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Agricultural Extension, Social Sciences, Humanities or related field with at least 5 years of experience in managing training programs in a research organization.
  • Membership of NITAD or other relevant professional organization is an added advantage.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Experience in creation, coordination and delivery of training programs.
  • Understanding of adult learning, participatory training approaches, curriculum design and development is essential.
  • Skills in project management, data collection, evaluation and needs analyses with good organization, communication and coordination abilities are also required.
  • Good English (written and spoken) communication skills; other language skills, particularly French, are desirable.

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

Application Closing Date

16th March, 2017.

Method of Application

Interested applicant should forward their applications including a covering letter which should address how the candidates background/experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicants current or previous organization or applicants direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work).

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Job Title: Cook/Steward
Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0013
Locations: Abuja
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Responsibilities 

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties
  • Assist in receiving and assigning room to guest;
  • Assist in preparing and serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks;
  • Assist in keeping the kitchen clean;
  • Assist in keeping records of food items in the kitchen;
  • Assist in making beds and lay dining tables;
  • Account for daily cash sales;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • National Diploma in Catering and Hotel Management or any related field.
  • With at least three (3) years’ experience in a structured hospitality work environment.

Competencies

  • Ideal Candidate must:
  • Possess pleasant personality,
  • Have strong appetite for cleanliness, smart and honest.

Remuneration

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

Application Closing Date
21st March, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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: ICT-Senior Infrastructure Officer
Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-013
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Responsibilities

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Assist in determining appropriate server size and configuration for business application in conjunction with the application development team;
  • Perform system maintenance, high-level support of the operating systems and relative software and mobile communication components;
  • Perform hardware configuration and administration, event, fault and performance management, system performance and configuration management;
  • Monitor CPU activity, memory usage, disk I/O, disk usage and mailing out warning when these reach critical threshold;
  • Maintain operating system and shared Information Technology infrastructure (Internet, e-mail, telephone) to maximize performance;
  • Identify, isolate and resolve problems on servers, storage network systems and networking infrastructure;
  • Provide operational support for systems hardware, peripherals and software; Implement database and data dictionary back up, recovery, archiving functions and also ensure the integrity of the database;
  • Perform routine maintenance and support tasks;
  • Resolve operational issues referred by service desk;
  • Test and implement disaster recovery plan;
  • Develop and maintain operations documentation and handle daily operation of servers and storage;
  • Monitor server/storage usage statistics and daily logs;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • MSC. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information System, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field with at least Five (5) years’ experience in networking and communication management.

The Ideal Candidate can have any of the following certifications:

  • ITIL Manager, Certified Information Technology, Professional (CITP), Microsoft SQL Server certification, Microsoft Certified Systems certification(MCSA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Oracle Weblogic Server 11g System Administrator, RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHSCA), and Sun Certified System Administrator.

Remuneration

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

Application Closing Date
21st March, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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: Store Keeper II
Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0015
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

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

  • Assist in receiving stores liaison with shipping and logistics on documentation, verification, clearance and invoicing;
  • Assist in updating PO Tracker Notes on receipts of items (complete, incomplete or damaged);
  • Assist in numerical checks of Airway Bills and Bill of Lading;
  • Assist in offloading containers and unpack crated items for both sea and air freight;
  • Assist in arranging unpacked materials on shelves and racks in the stores;
  • Assist in delivering non-stock items to customers on daily basis;
  • Assist in filling daily transactions and making photocopies;
  • Assist receiving store keeper when needs be;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • O’Level school leaving certificate or CIPS I with at least three (3) years’ experience performing same role.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Good knowledge of computer with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).

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

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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: Store Keeper I
Ref: IITA-HR- NRS2017-014B
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)
Slot: 2

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

  • Assist in stock counting and physical verification of stock items;
  • Assist in opening and recording bin cards for all inventory items;
  • Assist in updating of daily transaction of bin cards;
  • Assist in filling all paper MRIs on daily basis;
  • Assist in crosschecking item quantity delivered from receiving sections and mark items with identification codes;
  • Assist in delivering of stock items to FMS on daily basis;
  • Assist in cleaning and tidying shelves and racks;
  • Assist in stacking heavy items in woods/iron stores;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • O’Level, School Leaving Certificate or CIPS I with at least one (1) years’ experience performing same role.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Good knowledge of computer with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).

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

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer I
Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0014
Locations: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)
Slot: 2

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in designing/reviewing IITA’s M& E systems and reporting template;
  • Assist in maintaining all M&E report and data management systems across IITA’s programmes and projects;
  • Support IITA’s regional staff on M&E implementation and systems;
  • Assist in conducting M&E workshops for staff members, partners, and beneficiaries;
  • Develop performance matrices, data matrices, and data tools for data management;
  • Develop M&E plans for programmes, projects, units, and sections/subsections within IITA;
  • Review objective hierarchy and logical framework matrices (activities, processes, inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts) of projects under the hub;
  • Determine information needs of project managers, partners, and cooperating institutions;
  • Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets for each project;
  • Agree with stakeholders on how to record, report, and analyse progress against targets; and design formats for reporting on progress;
  • Undertake and facilitate the M&E plan implementation, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods, formats and analytical processes;
  • Assist in conducting and monitoring site visits;
  • Participate in evaluations (baseline, mid-term, end of project), internal and external impact assessment studies;
  • Provide mentoring and coaching in performance assessment to M&E focal persons through on-site and on-line meetings;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • HND/B.Sc in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Social Studies, Development Studies or related field.
  • With at least Three (3) years’ experience performing same role.

Competencies
Ideal candidate must have:

  • Microsoft office skills and strong quantitative background.

Remuneration

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

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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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