Job vacancy Administrative Officer


International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Job Type
Job Status
Full Time
18 June, 2020
Job Title

Administrative Officer

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Job Presentation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (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. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Ref. No: IITA-HR-NRS2020-015

Location: Kano

Recruitment Type: National (2-years renewable contract)


  • Oversee the financial operations of the project at the state level to ensure timely and accurate delivery of monthly financial report to the Project Administrator
  • Assist in managing fund and ensure compliance with allocation of fund advances and utilization
  • Prepare meeting notes for all project and related meetings at state level
  • Develop training modules and provide training support roles on financial literacy and book-keeping
  • Assist in managing budget and expenditure in relation to the project implementation and budget plan
  • Assist in keeping and providing necessary support document in compliance with the project budget document
  • Oversee project procurement management and monitor progress at the state level
  • Manage activities in relation to resources, materials, and equipment in adherence to the approved procurement plan
  • Coordinate project management activities in relation to resources, materials, and equipment in adherence to the approved budget document
  • Manage logistics of state level meetings and internal trainings etc.
  • Undertake any other duties that shall be assigned by the manager
Valid Till
29 Jun, 2020

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