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Latest Job Recruitment at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

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 latest job recruitment at IITA.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Collect and collate data on feed and forage for small and large ruminants.
  • Analyze Livestock feeds and effect on performance.
  • Collect data at Akinyele folder market for forage yield.
  • Assist in managing ILRI research and demonstration fields.
  • Provide support during training on livestock feed and production.
  • Assist in sample preparation and in the operation of the NIRS machine for samples (feed and forage) analysis.
  • Assist in the implementation of routine activities on the ILRI research farm.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • O’level with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar role in a wellstructured environment.

COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

  •  Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft software (word, excel, PowerPoint).
  • Have good knowledge of animal health and production.
  • Have good knowledge of feed and forage in animal nutrition.
  • Have the ability to work with little or no supervision.

REMUNERATION:

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

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Agribusiness Development Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  •  Provide technical support in designing crop and livestock chain value development.
  • Provide capacity-building support in the area of agribusiness plan development and establishment of agribusiness enterprises.
  • Participate in the establishment, supervision, and management of all research and demonstration fields.
  • Participate in the establishment, supervision, and management of field operations, cross-cutting various unit projects.
  • Provide capacity-building support during training on crop production.
  • Ensure timely capturing of relevant agronomic data, good curation of collected data, and timely delivery to supervisor.
  • Provide administrative support in the area of agribusiness engagements and innovations, research, and project implementation.
  • Provide support in the development of annual work plans, budget, and report writing.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • BSc/HND Plant Science, Forestry, Agricultural Science or any other related fieldwith a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing a similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have basic knowledge of agronomic data collection.
  • Have data capturing and report writing skills.
  • Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
  • Have ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Be able to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.

REMUNERATION:

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

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Deadline: December 14, 2022

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