Administrative and Liaison Officer on the Worldwide Institute of Tropical Agriculture

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The Worldwide Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit establishment that generates agricultural improvements to fulfill Africa’s most urgent challenges of starvation, malnutrition, poverty, and pure useful resource degradation. Working with varied companions throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we enhance livelihoods, improve meals and diet safety, improve employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a world agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

We’re recruiting to fill the place of:


Job Title: Administrative and Liaison Officer

Reference No.: IITA – HR – NRS2020 – 012
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (11 months contract)

Profitable candidate will amongst different issues carry out the next duties:

  • Develop and preserve plans to help the undertaking together with analyses of activity, schedules, and assets wanted;
  • Help the Undertaking Coordinator to make sure actions are accomplished on time inside funds and meet the standard normal;
  • Schedule and plan undertaking conferences;
  • Liaise with Finance Workplace to organize, overview and edit undertaking monetary reviews;
  • Liaise and observe up with undertaking stakeholders;
  • Facilitate the implementation of undertaking actions within the undertaking space and take part within the monitoring of progress made in the direction of attaining undertaking set objectives and outputs in collaboration with the M&E Unit;
  • Make sure that technical and monetary undertaking reviews are ready and submitted to the Undertaking Coordinator;
  • Doc classes realized and greatest practices on the undertaking improvement, implementation, and oversight actions;
  • Proactively take accountability to make sure the security of people and property always;
  • Help in knowledge era of undertaking administration associated info and work with the Communication Unit to supply communication and PR merchandise for the undertaking;
  • Make journey preparations for the undertaking crew and every other undertaking companions/guests;
  • Set up and preserve the workplace submitting system (handbook and digital) together with backup, archiving, and storage;
  • Maintain a list of the undertaking gear and provides;
  • Carry out every other duties as could also be assigned by the supervisor.

  • B.Sc / HND in Undertaking and Enterprise Administration, Social Sciences, Agricultural Sciences or associated fields with minimal of 5 (5) years’ expertise in undertaking administration, administrative help and stakeholder engagement with a well-structured construction group.

The best candidate should have:

  • In-depth understanding of whole MS Workplace suite.
  • Expertise as a digital assistant and talent to arrange a each day workload by priorities.
  • Capacity to fulfill deadlines in a fast-paced rapidly altering surroundings.
  • Proactive method to problem-solving with sturdy decision-making abilities, being results-oriented.
  • Skilled stage of verbal and written communications abilities.
  • Wonderful interpersonal, planning, and organizational abilities.
  • Capacity to work in a crew and independently with little to no supervision.
  • Fluency or skilled proficiency in each English and French (A part of the interview shall be performed in French), additionally information of Yoruba and/or Hausa is an added benefit.

We provide extremely aggressive wage with equally enticing advantages and wonderful working
circumstances in a pleasing campus surroundings.



How one can Apply
and certified candidate ought to full the net software attaching detailed Cowl Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft phrase format to IITA.

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Software Deadline fifth April, 2021.


Be aware

  • The applying should embrace the names and e-mail addresses of three skilled referees which should embrace the applicant’s present or earlier direct Supervisor, skilled colleague and proof of present remuneration package deal.


Essential Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all tasks, duties and abilities required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different tasks along with these specified once in a while, as wanted
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    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embrace yours, Are you able to encourage us along with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Purposes submitted after the deadline is not going to be thought-about.
    • As a result of urgency of the place, we now have the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates shall be invited for interview