International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Recruitment for Compact Administrator


International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Recruitment for Compact Administrator. APPLY HERE. 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 invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Compact Administrator

  • Project ID No.: 2100155036067
  • Location: Ibadan, Oyo
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Job Type: Consultancy Services
  • Financing Agreement reference: P- Z1-A00-016

About the Project

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  • The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is implementing the ENABLE-TAAT Compact, financed through a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for this grant to facilitate payments under the contracts for the following individual consultants.

Job Description

  • The Consultant in this capacity, will coordinate project management activities in relation to resources, materials and equipment in adherence to the approved procurement plan, manage budget and expenditure in relation to project implementation, management of human and material resources in relation to the project, ensure compliance with project budget allocations and timely filing of reports on fund advances and utilization.
  • Other related activities include working with the accountant in keeping track of financial records and expenses.


  • The desired consultant is expected to possess a B.Sc. or HND in Economics, Public Administration, or other related field with at least five (5) years experiences performing similar role in an international organization.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria work environment will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Interested and qualified candidates/Consultants must provide comprehensive Curriculum Vitae information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services, including a description of similar assignments done and experience in similar conditions. The Expressions of interest should be delivered to:
Attn: Chrysantus Akem; PhD
TAAT Program Coordinator | Program Management Unit
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture,
Headquarters & West Africa Hub
PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001,
Oyo State, Nigeria


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  • The consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Bank’s October 2015 edition of the Bank’s Procurement Policy framework 1. The assignments shall be for a duration of one year and is expected to start on July 15, 2020.
  • International Mailing Address: IITA, Carolyn House, 26 Dingwall Road, Croydon, CR9 3EE, UK Tel: +234 2 7517472 | USA Tel: +1 201 6336094 | Fax: +44 208 7113785 | Mobile No: +234 8169020531 ; Email: [email protected] Skype: (bobesancte)


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