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.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan:
Job Title: Secretary II Ref:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0028 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract) Position Responsibilities Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Carryout general office administrative duties
Type reports, letter and other document which may be confidential in nature
Carryout material procurement and track purchase orders as requested
Request and maintain record of office stationeries supply
Arrange travel through IITA travel authorization system
Manage scientists schedules and assist with meetings and training logistics
Receive visitors to units in a courteous manner
Answer telephone and direct request to the right unit and staff
Respond to e-mail requested as directed
Handle incoming mail, collection, distribution as well as mailing as directed
Carry out photocopying, scanning of documents
Carry out data entry and organize data in hard and soft copies
Organize and maintain archive for each scientist and his team
Maintain records of casual contracts, payment disbursement and work schedule
Perform any other duties as assigned by the scientist to whom support is being provided.
BSc/HND in, Business Administration, Economics, Sciences, Social Science or other related field
With at least three (3) years relevant experience.
Competencies Ideal Candidate must:
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to communicate ideas effectively.
Have excellence computer skills, Microsoft application.
Have excellent verbal and written communication.
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
How to Apply 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. Click here to apply
Note: IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcome applications from female candidates