Ongoing Job Recruitment at The Worldwide Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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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 vitamin safety, improve employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a worldwide agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions beneath:

 

 

Job Title: Database Officer

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)

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

  • Answerable for knowledge assortment, storage efforts and knowledge entry into the Exercise coaching exercise database in accordance with Exercise interventions and timeframe;
  • Conduct routine collation and compilation of information on Agricultural and Vitamin intervention and for replace to Exercise database;
  • Answerable for sustaining the integrity and efficiency of Exercise database;
  • Assist the common replace of program knowledge, present routine supportive supervision on knowledge entry and reporting;
  • Assist identification of capability constructing wants and coaching of program service suppliers at neighborhood, LGA and state stage and guarantee correct submitting of M&E proof and paperwork;
  • Assist state staff and M&E officer on well timed knowledge compilation and reporting in accordance with Exercise MEL plan;
  • Liaise with service supplier (Vitamin Volunteers, Extension Brokers, Agricultural Discipline Brokers and Vitamin Promoters Volunteers) and key program companions to make sure knowledge assortment instruments can be found on the implementation ranges;
  • Guarantee common communication and sharing of constraints / successes with M&E Supervisor.
  • Assist coaching on M&E instruments according to recognized capability wants and supply ongoing mentoring help;
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification and Expertise

  • B.Sc. / HND in Laptop Science, Statistics, Arithmetic, Agriculture, Social Sciences or associated discipline with a minimal of 5 (5) years’ working expertise performing related or associated roles in a structured atmosphere.

Competencies
The perfect candidate will need to have:

  • Glorious interpersonal expertise and talent to work in a tea-oriented multicultural atmosphere.
  • Means to speak fluently (orally and in writing) in Hausa and English Language.
  • Good information of ICT4D and Administration Info Techniques, Microsoft Workplace (Outlook, Excel, Phrase and PowerPoint).
  • Means to ship correct and well timed reviews and talent to work with minimal supervision and with tight deadlines.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monetary Companies Advisor

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)
Contract: 1-year renewable contract

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

  • Determine Monetary Establishments that might companion with the Exercise in offering entry to finance for the beneficiaries;
  • Facilitate Monetary Establishments’ lending to the Exercise’s beneficiaries (smallholder farmers, ladies and youth micro-entrepreneurs) within the goal states of Adamawa and Borno by figuring out finance necessities at every stage of the agricultural commodities worth chains via a structured evaluation, help beneficiaries in growing bankable proposals, and linking them to sources of finance via negotiating MOUs with certified/ monetary establishments; decide and supply required technical help to arrange beneficiaries for accessing mortgage fund;
  • Determine and negotiate using applicable funding (CBN-Anchor Debtors Fund, MSME and so forth) and assure mechanisms, reminiscent of USAID-DCA, NIRSAL and so forth as requested by Monetary Establishments or deemed applicable;
  • Monitor companion monetary establishments and guarantee well timed disbursement of mortgage facility to networked farmers, youths and ladies entrepreneurs;
  • Collaborate with companion monetary establishments, assure companies to watch farmers’ use of mortgage fund and guarantee well timed cost of mortgage;
  • Staff with different Exercise employees as vital and be certain that transactions are concluded, and targets are met;
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the supervisor and Chief of Social gathering.

  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance, Economics, Enterprise Administration or associated fields from an accredited college
  • The perfect candidate should be a monetary service professional with a minimal of seven (7) years working expertise as Monetary Companies Advisor/guide or a associated function in a donor-funded (ideally USAID) market-driven agricultural and livelihood improvement challenge in Nigeria.

Competencies:

The perfect candidate will need to have:

  • Determine Monetary Establishments that might companion with the Exercise in offering entry to finance for the beneficiaries;
  • Facilitate Monetary Establishments’ lending to the Exercise’s beneficiaries (smallholder farmers, ladies and youth micro-entrepreneurs) within the goal states of Adamawa and Borno by figuring out finance necessities at every stage of the agricultural commodities worth chains via a structured evaluation, help beneficiaries in growing bankable proposals, and linking them to sources of finance via negotiating MOUs with certified/ monetary establishments; decide and supply required technical help to arrange beneficiaries for accessing mortgage fund;
  • Determine and negotiate using applicable funding (CBN-Anchor Debtors Fund, MSME and so forth) and assure mechanisms, reminiscent of USAID-DCA, NIRSAL and so forth as requested by Monetary Establishments or deemed applicable.
  • Monitor companion monetary establishments and guarantee well timed disbursement of mortgage facility to networked farmers, youths and ladies entrepreneurs.
  • Collaborate with companion monetary establishments, assure companies to watch farmers’ use of mortgage fund and guarantee well timed cost of mortgage.
  • Staff with different Exercise employees as vital and be certain that transactions are concluded, and targets are met.
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the supervisor and Chief of Social gathering.

 

 

 

Job Title: Partnerships & Authorities Relations Advisor

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)

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

  • In collaboration with the Exercise’s senior administration, establish all private and non-private sector organizations and companies that share related aims with the Exercise and advise on partnership;
  • Liaise with such organizations and companies arrange conferences and comply with up as vital;
  • Determine and liaise with all of the related Authorities and safety companies and facilitate contracts, arrange conferences as required and acquire vital permits;
  • Usually present updates from authorities and safety companies on deliveries, directions, rules and helps;
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

  • First diploma in Regulation (LLB, BL), Sociology, Worldwide Relations or associated fields from an accredited college with a minimal of 5 (5) years’ expertise performing related or associated function.
  • The candidate will need to have intensive contracts with improvement, authorities, and safety companies within the North East particularly Adamawa and Borno States and will need to have been performing related liaison function for improvement organisation within the space.

Competencies:
The perfect candidate will need to have:

  • Confirmed expertise and expertise in managing partnerships with private and non-private sector improvement companies and liaison with Authorities and safety companies for improvement organizations.
  • Have intensive contacts and demonstrated skill to narrate excellently with senior authorities and safety companies, Exercise employees and companions.
  • Glorious pc expertise with good grasp and information of spreadsheets, phrase processing, energy level presentation and different MS Workplace functions.
  • Glorious interpersonal expertise and the flexibility to work in a team-oriented multicultural atmosphere
  • Demonstrated skill to plan and coordinate, monitor personal work plans and ship correct and well timed reviews.
  • Good skill to coordinate, prioritize and set up workloads, take initiatives and work beneath stress
  • Be capable of work with minimal supervision and with tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in English language with wonderful writing, communication and presentation expertise.
  • Means to speak in a number of Northern Nigeria’s main languages is a bonus.

 

 

 

Job Title: Driver / Logistics Assistant

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Abuja
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)

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

  • Drive exercise car in protected and courteous method and help discipline operations
  • Carry out vital cleansing and washing of assigned car as wanted
  • Preserve exercise car and supply well timed recommendation to move workplace of any assigned car requiring upkeep providers according to IITA Automobile Utilization and Upkeep Coverage
  • Act as discipline assistant in amassing knowledge when travelling with Exercise specialists and different staff members for discipline, coaching or assembly actions
  • Carry out logistics work reminiscent of assembly guests on the airport, delivering message round FCT, gathering info and offering related lead/information and monitor supply of important Exercise supplies.
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Nationwide Diploma in Agriculture or associated discipline with a minimal of 4 (four) years’ working expertise performing related or associated roles with possession of legitimate driver’s license.

Competencies:

  • Have capability to work in a staff.
  • Have versatility of driving various vehicles in host nation roads.
  • Expertise in farming operations.
  • Good information of presidency, donor and personal sector firms’, workplaces, and talent to ship messages successfully.
  • Primary pc expertise.

 

 

 

Job Title: Driver II

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Biu-Borno Yola, Adamawa.
Recruitment Kind: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)

Duties

  • Drive Exercise automobiles in a protected and courteous mannerand help discipline operations;
  • Carry out vital cleansing and washing of the assigned automobiles as wanted;
  • Preserve  Exercise  automobiles  and  present  well timed  recommendation  to  the  transport  workplace  of  any assigned car requiring upkeep providers according to IITA Automobile Utilization and Upkeep Coverage;
  • Act as Discipline Assistant in amassing knowledge when travelling with Mission specialists and different staff members for discipline, coaching or assembly actions;
  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned now and again by the supervisor.

Qualification

  • O’stage with minimal of 4 (four) years’ associated expertise performing associated function.

Competencies
The perfect candidate musthave:

  • Means to speak fluently (orally and in writing) in Hausa and English language.
  • Capability to work successfully in a staff.
  • Versatility  of  driving  various  vehicles  in  host  nation  roadsand  expertise  in farming operations.
  • Good information of presidency, donor and personal sector firms’, workplaces, and talent to ship messages successfully.
  • Primary pc talent.

 

Remuneration
We provide extremely aggressive wage with equally enticing advantages and wonderful working circumstances in a nice campus atmosphere.

 

Methods to Apply
candidates ought to full the net utility attaching detailed Cowl letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft phrase format. 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.

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Be aware: IITA is an equal alternative employer and is dedicated to constructing a various workforce. Whereas all functions might be acknowledged, please notice that solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted.

 

Vital Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive record of all obligations, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorized.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different obligations along with these specified now and again, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any utility, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different payment in reference to the applying or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the cost of a payment, please disregard it. Moreover, please notice that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you might be suggested to use specific care when submitting private info on the net
    • 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 persons are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from numerous 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 of.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we have now the suitable to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates might be invited for interview

 

Software Deadline 26th October, 2020.

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