International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Recruitment

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Farm Records Officer,
  2. Project Development Officer,
  3. TAAT Internal Auditor, Program Management Unit,
  4. Associate Scientist, Agricultural Markets Economist,
  5. Administrative and Finance Officer,
  6. Payroll Officer,
  7. Advance and Claims Officer,
  8. Associate Scientist, Cassava Breeder.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Job Recruitment

Apply for International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Jobs.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is in search of qualified candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for IITA jobs online.

Farm Records Officer

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

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

  • Collect, process, manage and store farm records;
  • Manage unit’s store and issue lubricants, spare parts;
  • Attend to all Farm Office requisitions,
  • Be responsible for training of IT students and managing their records,
  • Asist in managing administration of farm project in Ibadan and other sub-stations of the Institute
  • Assist the Farm Office charge chargeback processing;
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Agricultural Economics or Extension, Statistics or related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar duties.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Be literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point with knowledge of statistical packages as an added advantage.

Remuneration
IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars.

Deadline: 1st July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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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Project Development Officer

Job Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Review and support scientists in developing compliant budgets during project development process;
  • Review call guidelines and provide guidance in developing proposal guidelines;
  • Prepare, review, update and manage database of station costs including staff administrative and operational costs to be used in the development of proposal budget;
  • Update master document of costs to facilitate budget development and review;
  • Keep track of RSS and other instructional costs introduced by the management;
  • Provide budget development support and training to scientists and staff at IITA as necessary;
  • Compile and continuously update database of donor budget templates and budgetary requirements;
  • Revise and update IITA Budget templates and liaise with HR and Finance on staff cost clarification as well as supply chain and other service providers on other market value of various costs;
  • Support the unit head in developing annual budgets for the unit, track PDAU expenditure by submitting a monthly expenditure report and follow up with finance directory with queries as necessary;
  • Keep track of key donor budgetary templates and update as necessary;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ working experience in a structured working environment e.g. private sector or non-governmental organization.
  • Experience in budget making is imperative, and those with experience in research environments will have a competitive edge.

Competencies
The ideal candidate must:

  • Be experienced in budget making.
  • Be very good with financials and working with formulas.
  • Have ability to work on proposals and budgets.
  • Have proven literacy in MS Excel and similar packages.
  • Have excellent ability for attention to details.
  • Have problem solving abilities.

Remuneration
IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars.

Deadline: 2nd July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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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TAAT Internal Auditor, Program Management Unit

Job Location: Ibadan
General Information: The initial appointment is for three years.

Job Descriptions

  • The Office of the Internal Auditor shall be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling a broad, comprehensive program of auditing across compact activities without limitation to all projects under the TAAT Program.
  • The Office shall provide all levels of management with periodic, independent and objective appraisals and audits of financial, accounting, operational, administrative and other activities, including identifying possible means of risk reduction, improving accountability, efficiency of operations and economy in the use of resources.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or an Advanced degree in Finance and/or Accounting or its equivalent.
  • Possess a professional auditing or fraud examination qualification such as CIA, CISA or CFE.
  • Accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, CA is desirable as added advantage.

Deadline: 5th July, 2019.

Remuneration

IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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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More Info (pdf)

Note

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

Associate Scientist, Agricultural Markets Economist

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Description

  • IITA seeks to recruit an Associate Scientist, Agricultural Markets Economist. The overall objective of the position is to lead strategic and applied research on market economics on IITA mandate crops and related activities.
  • The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other social scientists and biophysical scientists as needed such as agronomists, crop breeders, soil scientists, and IPM scientists.
  • He/she will be a member of the IITA Social Science and Agribusiness Core Competency. He/she will report to the Senior Agricultural Economist and to Director of Western Africa Hub.

Deadline: 11th July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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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More Info (pdf)

Note:

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

Administrative and Finance Officer

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (1-year renewable contract)

Qualification

  • B.Sc/HND in Finance, Accounting or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ working experience preferably in a not-for-profit environment set up with understanding of project management.
  • Possession of ACCA, CIMA, CPA or its equivalent is an added advantage.

Deadline: 26th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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.

Apply Now

More Info (pdf)

Note:

  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.

Payroll Officer

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Job Description

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Prepare, review and pay salaries of IITA NRS on monthly basis;
  • Review local payroll reports and attend to enquiries if any from staff;
  • Prepare and manage IITA Consultancy payrolls – Dollar and Naira;
  • Prepare and manage teacher’s payroll on monthly basis;
  • Process payroll reports into IITA accounting system;
  • Reconcile various payroll groups with timely follow up on any variation;
  • Manage staff vehicle maintenance allowance payment;
  • Review and coordinate payment of IT students, NYSC allowance and casual labour wages;
  • Review and coordinate payment of staff loan and staff final entitlements;
  • Ensuring payroll related documents are kept and maintained;
  • Coordinate filling of statutory tax returns to various tax authorities in Nigeria;
  • Prepare and manage payment of students and visiting scientists’ stipends;
  • Liaise with HR team on matters relating to staff remuneration records and resolve issues when and if they occur;
  • Liaise with various tax authorities on tax matters;
  • Uploading and posting of Journals and ADIS into Oracle System;
  • Liaise regularly with MIS team in proffering solution to PAYPERS.
  • Active participation in tax issues as it relates to NRS salaries;
  • Coordinate subordinate activities; Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with ICAN PE II. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of six (6) years’ experience performing related roles in a large organization.

Deadline: 24th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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.

Apply Now

More Info (pdf)

Note:

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

Advance and Claims Officer

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

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

  • Reconciliation of on-campus imprest account and processing of expense claims for staff in headquarters and stations;
  • Review queries from Budget Officers concerning wrong coding of expenses and responding/adjusting as appropriate;
  • Prepare journals on ADI and reconciliation of Cash/Travel advance account for HQ and Stations;
  • Follow-up on retirement of advances for HQ and stations;
  • Creation of invoices for advances and supervise keying-in of expense claim;
  • Supervise processing of chargeback and expense claims;
  • Processing of travel and cash advances to all staff;
  • Conduct period checks on cashier cash balances and cheques;
  • Releasing of advances encumbrances;
  • Identify and journalize exchange rate differences in advance accounts;
  • Processing of non-advance related claims;
  • Review and process training/workshop budget request;
  • Attend to staff on matters on PA (Personal Account) deductions;
  • Assist staff on per diem calculations and claims computations;
  • Participate in per diem and other related policy review;
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualification

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with ICAN PE II.
  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing related roles in a large organization.

Deadline: 24th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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.

Apply Now

More Info (pdf)

Associate Scientist, Cassava Breeder

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Contract Type: 3-year renewable contract

Educational Qualifications

  • The candidate should have a PhD degree in Plant or Animal Breeding or Agronomy with cognate experience of at least 5 years.

General information
The contract will be for an initial period of three years with possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of funding. IITA offers internationally competitive remuneration package paid in U.S. Dollars.

Deadline: 20th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and 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.

Apply Now

More Info (pdf)

About International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.


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