Posted on :
5 Nov, 2009
5 Nov, 2009
IITA, International Agriculture Research Centre with Headquarters at Ibadan seeks to increase agricultural production in a sustainable way, in order to improve the nutritional status and wellbeing of people in tropical Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable candidates for the following position at the Institute’s Headquarters in Ibadan.
Position: PROJECT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
( 2 -year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will:
Assist project Administrator with day to day project administration;
Maintain electronic filling/archive system of Project related documents;
Assist with drafting, negotiating and finalizing Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), Memorandum of Agreement (MoAs), and other related documents for both donors and partners communication and Material Transfer Agreements and other IP-related issues;
Assist with keeping up-to-date database and retrieve information from both paper files and database to resolve queries;
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications Experience and Personal Attributes
BSc/HND Business Administration with 5 years post-qualification working experience in a multinational organisation.
Must have good working knowledge of basic accounting and legal issues, computer software programmes especially use of Oracle Applications.
Candidates must have good interpersonal skills, be honest, trustworthy, hardworking and highly discreet. He/She must be very good with figures and willing to work extra hours when the need arises.
Interested qualified national applicants should forward their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available), evidence of current renumeration package and photocopies of credentials (including proof of age) to the Personnel Manager, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan, Nigeria
not later than November 17, 2009.
Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration and age will not be treated. Only short listed candidates will be contacted