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Job offer: Project Assistant at IDH – The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Job offer: Project Assistant at IDH – The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Lagos Nigeria.

Ref No: IITA-HR-NRS2022-017
Location: Lagos
Recruitment Type: National
Contract: 1-year renewable contract


  • Host visitors, respond to inquiries, plan workshops/meetings, draft correspondence and schedule appointments.
  • Perform general office management duties including managing office supplies and inventory.
  • Make travel arrangements, and hotel bookings, and facilitate procurement of the necessary visas and travel documentation for team members and partners.
  • Maintain basic financial records on projects implemented by IDH Nigeria.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports, while getting approval to have viewing right to the budget.
  • Handle payments of all approved payment requests and liaise with the banks.
  • Liaise with West Africa Regional Administrator, IITA Finance Directorate and other units to ensure compliance with IITA procedures and timely response to requests.
  • Record minutes at meetings accurately.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Country Director.


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  • B.Sc / HND in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or any other related field with a minimum of four (4) years of experience performing similar or related roles in a well-structured organization.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have excellent English reporting, and good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Have excellent computer skills with good knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS office applications.
  • Have an excellent understanding of administrative functions, budgeting and financial management procedures.
  • Have a strong ability to coordinate, prioritize and organize workload, take initiative and work under pressure.
  • Have good team spirit and also participate as a team player.

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

Application Closing Date
2nd September 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:


  • Interested applicants should complete the online application by attaching a detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format before the deadline.
  • 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 is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted..

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