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Date Posted: 13/Jul/2017
Deadline: 27/Jul/2017

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.

 

Finance and Administrative Officer 

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030E
Location: Onne, Rivers 
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Carryout monthly preparation of the station cash position, bank reconciliations and financial reports
  • Monitor the station budget and analyse advance accounts, petty cash accounts, reimbursements, payments and any other accounts related with the operations of the office;
  • Provide administrative, financial and logistical support to the Country Coordinator/Station Head;
  • Liaise with the procurement officer, ensure that procurements and payments to local suppliers on behalf of the project are done expeditiously;
  • Make travel arrangement for meetings, training and workshop for the national project team;
  • Handle motor vehicle maintenance, service, supervise the driver and conduct general office administrative duties
  • Keep inventory of office equipment and supplies;
  • Handle telephone call/faxes, receive and assist visitors to the office;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related field with a minimum of Four (4) years’ experience performing same role.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:

  • Be familiar with grants and contracts administration in a non-profit organization.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skill including ability to write project and financial report.
  • Be a team player accustomed to working in multicultural groups.
  • Have good communication skills and willingness to travel.

Remuneration

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

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Carpenter 

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030
Location: Onne, Rivers
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Perform carpentry work at IITA construction sites;
  • Repair and maintain carpentry work within the institute;
  • Ensure timely response(s) to work order request;
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor;

Qualifications

  • SSCE, Trade Test /Artisan certificate in Civil Engineering or related fields with at least two (2) years relevant experience.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:

  • Have knowledge of civil engineering work.
  • Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary.

Remuneration

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

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Mason 

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030
Location: Onne, Rivers State
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Carryout maintenance of block molding machine;
  • Carryout out different mould sizes from the block machine;
  • Participate in receiving required materials for production and record same in production sheet;
  • Perform block setting, wall rendering, man-hole, culvert work etc;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification

  • SSCE, Trade Test /Artisan certificate in Civil Engineering or related fields with at least two (2) years relevant experience

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:

  • Have knowledge of civil engineering work.
  • Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary.

Remuneration

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


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Plumber 

Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030A
Location: Onne, Rivers State
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Carryout installation of valves and water pipes;
  • Carryout installation of W/Cs, sinks, wash hand basin etc. in office and residential areas;
  • Carryout installation of copper water pipes;
  • Carryout identification and collection of plumbing materials from store;
  • Follow up on plumbing work as generated from work order request and perform general plumbing work;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • SSCE, Trade Test/Artisan certificate in Civil Engineering or related fields plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:

  • Have practical experience in plumbing.
  • Be ready to work at odd hours including standby work.

Remuneration

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

Click here for more information (PDF)

 

 

Tractor Operator 

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0030
Location: Onne, Rivers State
Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

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

  • Operate tractor with full range of implement;
  • Drive trucks and maintain farm site and prepare field for trials;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:

  • Should possess SSCE in with at least Three (3) years relevant experience
  • Have good sight
  • Be able to work under pressure and ready to work longer hours and on weekend when necessary.

Remuneration

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

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed 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.

Note: IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcome applications from female candidates.







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