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Job Opening at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) is driven by an ambitious plan to revive 7.5 million hectares of farmland and bring 11.5 million people out of poverty by 2020. Established in 1967, our non-profit organization is overseen by a Board of Trustees and receives backing from other nations.

As one of the fifteen research institutes that make up the CGIAR, a worldwide collaboration for future food security, IITA is actively involved in multiple CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). Our goal is to use research for development (R4D) to improve livelihoods and food security in Africa.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the Job Opening at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Administrative Assistant

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualification: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Oyo | Nigeria
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Job Description

  • Support as building wardens for three (3) buildings and report issues within the building to the Head, West Africa Hub.
  • Carry out logistics, prepare travel plans, accommodation plans and other related logistics for events that have been assigned to the Hub Administration Office.
  • Develop travel advances and expense claims for Scientists and other team members working in the building.
  • Perform oracle input for requests for purchase (RFP), etc.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc/HND in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be fluent in English Language.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure
  • Have the knowledge of Oracle EBS.
  • Have good communication and organizational skills.
  • Be experienced and familiar with a multi-cultural environment.
  • Be experience with MS Office.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and eye for detail.


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

Method of Application

Qualified and Interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.


Deadline: December 12, 2023

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