DEMAND CREATION OFFICER, MONITORING- EVALUATION- LEARNING AND ACTION (MELA) OFFICER AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

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VACANCIES: DEMAND CREATION OFFICER, MONITORING- EVALUATION- LEARNING AND ACTION (MELA) OFFICER

The INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE, on behalf of HarvestPlus, seeks suitable Nigerian for the positions below at its country office in Ibadan:

POSITION: DEMAND CREATION OFFICER

Contract: 2-year renewable contract

Location: Ibadan

DUTIES:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Support the identification and hiring of a mix of creative agencies to design and implement campaigns building on opportunities already identified and if necessary, from new insight generation activities.

Internal Communications and Knowledge Management

Develop and direct the implementation of the communications strategy for HarvestPlus, ensuring integration and alignment with the country office strategy, and targeting key audiences to build profile and support for HarvestPlus work

External and Media Engagement

Maintain positive profile through impactful media and outreach campaigns across key external online and offline communications channels. Please check our website for more details.

QUALIFICATION

  • Master’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, agricultural extension or related field
  • With a Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in communications, branding media, and public relations.

COMPETENCIES:

Deep understanding of marketing and communications principles -strategy & execution

POSITION: MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND ACTION (MELA) OFFICER

Contract: 2-year renewable contract

Location: Ibadan

DUTIES:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

Technical management:

  • Set the overall program direction by prioritizing and organizing actions and resources to achieve set objectives, in close coordination with the Country Manager.

M&E System design and calibration

  • Design and implement a gender-sensitive and results based MELA system and strategy

Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Coordinate the implementation of M&E activities across the program life cycle and ensure minimum standards are adhered to.

Management Information Systems and Reporting

Advance the use of innovative ICT toots to simplify data collection and transmission to HARVEST and global program database.

Capacity and Team Building

Strengthen staff and partners capacity in the use of data collection and office/work toots through comprehensive and continuous training and coaching Please check our website for more details

QUALIFICATION

Master’s degree at agricultural economics, economics, statistics or social sciences with a minimum of eight (8) years working experience in monitoring and evaluation.

COMPETENCIES:

Technical expertise in managing and developing M&E systems; theoretical and practical background in M&E

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 attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website: http://jobs.iita.org/erecruit/ not later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication (27 February, 2020). 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. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.