Administrative Officer at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture


IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) is guided by an ambitious strategy–to lift 11.5 million people out of poverty and revitalize 7.5 million hectares of farmland by 2020. We are a nonprofit organization founded in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported by several countries.

As one of 15 research centers in the CGIAR, a global partnership for a food secure future, IITA is engaged in several CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). Our mission is to enhance food security and improve livelihoods in Africa through research for development (R4D).

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the role of Administrative Officer at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Project Administration Officer I

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
    • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
    • Location: Abuja | Nigeria.
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    Job Description:

    • Coordinate project activities in Abuja under the supervision of the Project Leader.
    • Communicate with project staffs and play a coordinating role.
    • Communicate IDP camp leaders and target farmers under the project.
    • Coordinate transport arrangements for all project assets and materials.
    • Manage the financial control in Abuja under the Project Leader.
    • Manage PR materials (youtube, facebook, newspapers, IITA news release, etc.) and media issues.
    • Ensure timely response and report to the Project Leader.
    • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
    • Qualifications and Requirements:

      • BSc/HND in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment. Masters degree in relevant field is an added advantage.


      The ideal candidate must:

      • Have excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking and communication skills.
      • Have ability to work with little or no supervision.

      Method of Application

      Qualified and interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.

      Deadline: Not Specified


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