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STATION ADMINISTRATOR AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more details.

The Institutes seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position below at the Institute’s station in Abuja.

POSITION: STATION ADMINISTRATOR

LOCATION: ABUJA

CONTRACT: 3-YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Assist the Head of station in managing Station financial and operational strategies;
  • Coordinate the overall function of the station support systems and ensure logistics back-up;
  • Organize the preparation and implementation of the Station work program;
  • Maintain efficient information flow between the station, hosted institution and projects operating within the Station;
  • Assure timely financial reporting and posting of charges back to the station cost recovering budget;
  • Ensure implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchases, procurement and logistics management
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor

COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Have good computer and ERP usage skills
  • Have good negotiation, mediation and excellent communication skills.
  • Have good financial management and reporting skills

QUALIFICATION:

MBA in Management/Administration, Social Sciences or related fields with minimum of eight (8) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a structured organization.

REMUNERATION:

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

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Interested applicants should complete the online application at IITA website: http://www.iita.org/careers attaching their cover letter with detailed curriculum vitae saved in a single file in Microsoft Word format no later than 25th July 2018. 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.

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

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