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APPLY: Entry Level Job Recruitment At International Institute of Tropical (IITA) 2022

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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 IITA Entry Level Job Recruitment 2022.

Accounts Assistant

Job Specifications:

Job Description:
  • Assist the Activity Accounting Officer to manage the Activity’s accounting system and reporting process, ensuring completeness of ledgers and all supporting
  • documentation and compliance with IITA and Donors’ finance and procurement regulations.
  • Prepare payment schedules for payments from the Activity’s Imprest account as well as payments from the HQ Finance Directorate.
  • Ensure Expenses are authorized and processed in accordance with agreed procedures for both IITA and donors.
  • Prepare petty cash payments, journals and vouchers and ensuring these are posted into the general and other account ledgers.
  • Process advances and claims for payment and maintaining cash advances register for follow up on the reimbursement of advances, accounting for Activity payables and
  • receivables.
  • Maintaining accounting records, ensuring they are complete, accurate, well archived and safeguarded.
  • Prepare invoices and chargeback statements for services provided to individuals or other
  • institutions and partners.
  • Prepare statement of expenditure (SOE) as required by the donor for justification of advances, direct payments, and replenishment of accounts.
  • Monitor the processing of program cash/travel advances, expense claims and reimbursemen by activity staff.
  • Respond to account inquiries and provide prompt feedback to users.
  • File and keep activity’s accounting supporting documents and records.
  • Track and monitor resource needs and other material needs for carrying out financial tasks.
  • Assist in the organization and management of internal and external audits and compliance checks.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualifications and Requirements:

BSc/HND in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field with a minimum of one (1) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-
structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have excellent computer skills with good grasp and knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing and other MS office applications. Good knowledge of Oracle
  • Applications will be an added advantage.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
  • Have Proficiency in English language with excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Be a fast learner and pay attention to details.
  • Have personal integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.

REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Procurement Assistant

Job Description:
  • Participate in market survey on fast moving items on a weekly basis
  • Assist in procuring materials and items on cash as per the instruction of back of house Manager
  • Preparing weekly report of outstanding purchase orders (Partial deliveries, non- deliveries, and GIT
  • Ensure that invoices of all cash purchases are quickly submitted daily for preparation of imprest journal for processing and prompt reimbursement by the Finance unit
  • Liaise with Supply chain unit on outstanding purchase order both locally and overseas orders to reduce encumbrances.
  • Assist in raising local purchase order for imprest purchases and other deliveries to  the unit
  • Follow up with suppliers in ensuring prompt deliveries of items required for the day to day running of the unit.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Back of House Manager or supervisors.
Qualification and Requirement:

National Diploma in related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:
Have ability to work with minimal supervision, trustworthy and commitment to work during weekends and holiday when needed.
REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Stores Attendant

Job Description:
  • Follow standards for issuing and receiving stock within the store’s area of operation.
  • Assist in monitoring and take inventory on regular basis to compile orders based on par levels or needs.
  • Assist in maintaining clear and organize records to ensure all reports and invoices are filed and stored properly.
  • Assist in monitoring PAR levels for all food items to ensure proper levels.
  • Assist in storing of both food & beverage and operational stock.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day upkeep on the storage facilities and hygiene.
  • Assist and verify all goods arrived as per the agreed purchase, delivery note and agreed quantity has been received.
  • Ensure cleanliness of all areas, keeping storage areas clean & tidy and in strict compliance with hygiene regulations.
  • Ensure all store requisitions are signed by concerned Department Heads (HOD’s) before issuing.
  • Assist in conducting physical stock takes on a regular basis and the physical count and ensure counts tallied with the inventory count from Ezee-Burp.
  • Assist in identifying about to expire/obsolescence items.
  • Follow up on documentation of after-hours issues ensuring it is in accordance with established internal controls and procedures.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety procedures particularly relating to food and beverage items
  • Notify the store manager/supervisor of any low stock level
  • Adhere to the method of First in First out.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Back of House Manager or supervisors.
Qualification and Requirement:

National Diploma in related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

Have ability to work with minimal supervision, trustworthy and commitment to work during weekends and holiday when needed.
REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Nutrition Officer

Job Specifications:

Job Description:
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  • Provide technical guidance to micro and small-scale processors at household level on processing of legumes and cereals and utilization.
  • Conduct training for women on small ruminant (Goat) rearing including close supervision to ensure optimal animal health and efficient feed management.
  • Participate in training of trainer’s workshops and community level demonstrations for households on the development, processing, and utilization of diverse and nutrient dense crops products.
  • Undertake Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) campaigns and counselling in Adamawa State particularly in the seven-activity intervention LGAs of Yola South,
  • Fufore, Demsa, Guyuk, Gombi, Song and Hong to reduce malnutrition among farming households.
  • Work with nutrition liaison support staff in the seven activity LGAs to support
  • implementation of nutrition interventions, including homestead farming.
  • Promote the preparation, utilization and consumption of diverse and nutrient dense crops and promote them among smallholder farmers.
  • Work with non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations to disseminate technologies on legumes processing and utilization of different location specific crops.
  • Work with Nutrition Focal Person (Adamawa state) to promote WASH-Nutrition related activities and create linkages with community-based organizations, other USAID
  • partners and women groups to disseminate WASH messages and practices.
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and monitoring of state activities on food and nutrition and contribute to drafting reports.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualification and Requirement:

BSc/HND in nutrition, Health Food science Technology, animal science or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-
structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have excellent understanding of issues related to food and nutrition in the relevant states.
  • Have experience working with communities to improve small ruminant and livestock management.
  • Have ability to work under minimal supervision and with tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
  • Have ability to deliver accurate and timely reports.
  • Have ability to travel extensively within the relevant state and work long hours.
  • Have ability to communicate fluently in one or more of northern Nigeria’s major languages is an advantage.

Enterprise Development and Gender Officer

Job Description:
  • Identify training needs and development of business opportunities in the agricultural value chain and non-farm enterprises for youth and women.
  • Scope Micro, Small and medium Enterprise (MSME) business opportunities with special emphasis on youth and women agribusiness development.
  • Gender mainstreaming and Social Inclusion (GESI) in intervention activities.
  • Build on local platforms and scoping for project partners in Government, NGO and private sectors for effective layering and enterprise sustainability.
  • Develop and conduct enterprise trainings in the value chain, economic and financial literacy, cooperative management, and micro credit administration.
  • Collect data on training and enterprise development activities and report periodically.
  • Mentor Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) and linkage to finance, input and output markets.
  • Support youth and women participants to develop bankable business plans and commercially viable business models along the agricultural value chain and
  • nonfarm enterprises.
  • Train youth and women participants in record keeping and business management.
  • Support the development of appropriate financial products targeting rural youth and women in consultation with collaborating financial institutions.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualification and Requirement:

BSc/HND in Agriculture Extension, Business Administration, or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well- structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

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  • Have previous experience working with youth and women.
  • Have background in agriculture and the value chain.
  • Have enterprise (MSME) development and mentorship experience.
  • Have experience working in northeast, Nigeria.
  • Have Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) working experience
  • Speaks fluent Hausa for community mobilization and training facilitation
  • Possess Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Have good communication skills.

Technical Field Officer

Job Specifications:

Job Description:
  • Contribute to capacity building of agro-input dealers and Agrochemical companies, extension agents, volunteer extension facilitators, partner seed companies and
  • community-based seed producers.
  • In consultation with the senior agronomist, will be responsible for advising on the technical aspects of the agricultural activities including mechanization.
  • Supervise extension agents in providing necessary extension and advisory services to networked farmers.
  • Link smallholder farmers to agro-input dealers, aggregators, processors, and markets.
  • Work closely with all relevant activity staff to support all aspects of field implementation.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualification and Requirement:

BSC/HND in Plant or Crop Science, Agriculture, Agriculture extension and rural sociology or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related
role in a well-structured organization.
COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:


  • Have good knowledge of field operations and evaluation as well as data collection and analysis.
  • Have ability to communicate fluently (orally and in writing) in English, Hausa and one or more of Northern Nigeria’s major languages.
  • Have ability to travel into rural communities and impart knowledge to smallholder farmers.
  • Be proficient in the use of computers, have working knowledge of Microsoft tools, internet-based tools, and other electronic communication tools.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented multicultural environment.
  • Have ability to deliver accurate and timely reports.
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision and with tight deadlines.

REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should click the APPLY HERE button below.

Accounts Assistant

Procurement Assistant

Nutrition Officer

Enterprise Development and Gender Officer

Technical Field Officer

Deadline: June 29, 2022

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