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Latest Recruitment at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, 28th June, 2019

Jun 28, 2019, 12:32 PM
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 Accountant Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Kenya Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 required Consultant will prepare financial reports on a monthly and quarterly basis to monitor the day to day project activity of ENABLE-TAAT activities, ensure that all financial reporting deadlines are met according to project document, ensure the collection and maintenance of financial data in relation to IITA/AfDB’s procedures on finance and accounting, performs other activities in relation to the project, coordinate the delivery, collation and submission of project financial and progress information in a timely and comprehensive manner to the compact coordination team.
Requirements
  • The desired consultant should possess B.Sc./HND in Accountancy, Financial Management, or other social science related courses with at least 2 years of relevant job experience from International organizations/NGOs/donors preferably linked to tropical agriculture or International development.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Liaison Officer Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Locations: (Onne-Rivers, Imo, Abuja) - Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 Consultants for this position in the mentioned locations will serve as project Liaison Officers implementing ENABLE-TAAT activities in location of operation, organize and supervise incubation activities and reporting such activities in various incubation centres, contribute to the development and packaging of agribusiness planning materials for the ENABLE-TAAT compact in close interactions and collaborations with compact coordination team and other TAAT program compacts.
  • The consultant will also manage monitoring of youth and agribusiness databases in relation to the various established enterprises.
Requirements
  • The desired consultant should possess B.Sc./HND in Agricultural Science/Extension Services and other related courses with at least (2) years of relevant job experience from International organizations/NGOs/donors preferably linked to tropical agriculture or International development.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Liaison Officer/M & E Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: DR Congo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 will contribute to strengthening the youth program in francophone countries; support the implementation of the incubation program, including the development of tools and guidelines, monitoring of youth and agribusiness databases in relation to the various established enterprise, develop the M&E system and process development, creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities; adapt the M&E system and process development to project location in Francophone countries.
  • Others include; collating data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators in Francophone project sites.
Requirements
  • This Consultancy service requires a candidate with B.Sc./ HND in Statistics, Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Science or any Social Science related field with at least (2) years of relevant job experience from International organizations/NGOs/donors preferably linked to tropical agriculture or International development.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Consultant - Communication Officer Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 is expected to develop, implement and coordinate, a detailed communication plan/strategy for the ENABLE-TAAT compact, drive corporate strategy and message development, and other documentations, facilitate the dissemination of information on the ENABLE-TAAT compact activities through feature writing, press releases and social media, promote and publicize ENABLE-TAAT compact activities and results to various stakeholders, write, edit, and produce articles and news stories on project related activities and findings and have these published in project newsletter or other outlets, develop and package print/web/audiovisual and multimedia materials for the ENABLE-TAAT compact upon interaction with the value chains.
Requirements
  • The desired consultant is expected to possess a B.Sc. or HND in Mass Communication, Public Relations, or other related field with at least five (5) years’ experience performing similar role in an international organization.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply     Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Nigeria & Tanzania Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 will assist with the development and management of baseline, midline, and end line monitoring samples of potential ENABLE-TAAT beneficiary, prepare quarterly and annual programme monitoring reports that contains summary data, reviewing overall performance against targets and making overall programme recommendations including best practices identified, conduct trainee evaluation at various stages, including completion of basic training, program placement, ongoing program, program completion, and post-program, assist sample selection and monitoring to test the impact of alternative interventions, track project implementation in relation to the project document.
  • Also, the consultant will work with the Business Development Officer (BDO) in providing regular and timely analysis of the start-up agribusiness enterprises and liaise with TAAT M/E officer in verifying data and information on the compact.
Requirements
  • The Consultant should possess a B.Sc./ HND in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration and other Social Science related course with at least four (4) years of relevant job experience from International organizations/NGOs/donors preferably linked to tropical agriculture or International development.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Consultant - Compact Administrator Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 relates activities include working with the accountant in keeping track of financial records and expenses.
Requirements
  • The desired consultant is expected to possess a B.Sc. or HND in Economics, Public Administration, or other related field with at least three (3) years experiences performing similar role in an international organization.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Consultant - Capacity Development Officer Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Enable-TAAT Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • 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 is expected to develop, coordinate, and implement a detailed youth training plan/strategy for the ENABLE-TAAT compact, identify, develop and promote tools and guidelines for capacity building which will help in mobilizing young people, promote agribusiness growth and help expand diversity in young people, carry out the related ENABLETAAT compact training in collaboration with identified facilitators within commodity value chains, integrate promising advanced agricultural technologies from the 9 commodity value chain compacts into curriculum, and incubation, assemble training toolkits and produce training tool per value chain and technology. Others include to produce a comprehensive report at the end of training and make recommendations on ways of improving the project.
Requirements
  • The desired consultant is expected to possess a B.Sc. or HND in Agricultural Science or other related field with at least four (4) years experiences in performing similar capacity development design and development, training of trainers and participatory extension; performing similar or related roles preferably.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply Or 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.   Click here for more Information (PDF)   Note
  • A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the African Development Bank’s Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants
  • 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: C.Akem@cgiar.org ; Skype: (bobesancte)
      Job Title: Aquaculture Fish Feed Specialist Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture 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 individual Consultant
  • WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Job Description
  • The Consultant will review current practices in fish feed production among fish farmers within the country including challenges and opportunities available; document production scales and feed cost as percentage of total production cost
  • Others are to document the locally available fish feed ingredients and how to source for essential ingredients not readily available to fish feedproducers
  • In addition, design of training manuals in building the capacity of fish feed producers efficiently and effectively
Requirements
  • The desired Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree in Aquaculture/Fisheries, Animal Feeds and Nutrition/Animal Science, Agricultural Engineering, Biochemistry or any other related field
  • Performing similar or related role preferably with Private industry, University and or International organization, and have proven experience in fish feed formulation and production with at least 10 years of experience in fish feed production and management.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Aquaculture Fish Value Addition Specialist Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture 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 individual Consultant
  • WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Job Description
  • The Consultant will review current practices in fish processing and preservation within the country including challenges and opportunities available
  • Others include design comprehensive training modules/training manual with hands on practical to build the capacity of fish processors in value addition technologies and product development
  • In addition, conduct training in the project states across the country, effectively maintain the fish processors database(s) and ensure the data are up-to-date and provide strategic report required.
Requirements
  • The desired Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree or equivalent in Food Science, Home Economics, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, or any other related field with minimum six (6) years experience performing similar or related role preferably with private industry, university and or international organization.
      Job Title: Consultant - Aquaculture Marketing Advisory Services Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture 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 individual Consultant
  • WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Job Description
  • The Consultant will design training modules and course content to build the capacity of aquaculture value chain actors in marketing
  • Others include conduct training and provide technical support for fish farmers in the project region and across the country
  • Inaddition, develop the promotion and marketing processes, protocols, ensure good coordination and communication between farmers, manufacturers, and concerned stakeholders.
Requirements
  • The Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree or equivalent in Marketing, Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, or any other related field
  • Proven experience in similar project and be familiar with marketing challenges in small scale aquaculture in the region and/or country will be an added advantage.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Aquaculture Business Development Specialist Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture 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 individual Consultant
  • WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Job Description
  • The Consultant will design training modules/manuals and course content to build the capacity of youth aqua-preneurs;
  • Conduct business development training for aquaculture value chain actors within the region
  • Others include to facilitate and link value chain actors to financial institution for funding business through loan or grant;
  • Effectively maintain fish farmers and potential business startups database(s);
  • Ensure data are up-to-date and can provide the strategic report required.
Requirements
  • The Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree or equivalent in Fisheries Management, Business Management, Project Management, Agricultural Sciences, Agribusiness or related field in management with minimum of five (5) years experience performing similar role in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply     Job Title: Consultant - Aquaculture Advisory Services and Technology Outreach Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture About the Project
  • The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture 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 individual Consultant
  • WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Job Description
  • The Consultant is expected to review existing literatures on modern approaches to capacity building of extension workers, draw up all-inclusive training modules for the trainees, conduct training in line with the TOR, carry out outreach campaigns, facilitate and establish Innovation Platforms in collaboration with national partners and stakeholders.
  • Others include to produce a comprehensive report at the end of training and make recommendations on ways of improving the project.
Requirements
  • The desired Consultant is expected to possess a Ph.D Degree in Fisheries Management, Agriculture Extension, Sustainable Development, Adult Education, Public Administration, and related fields with over 10 years proven experience in capacity development design and development, training of trainers and participatory extension;
  • Performing similar or related roles preferably.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply Or 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: WorldFish Nigeria Office, Professor Bernadette Tosan Fregene, TAAT Aquaculture Compact Leader, Room 31, Africa Rice Building, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Headquarters & West Africa Hub, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001 - Oyo State. Click here for more Information (PDF)   Note
  • A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the African Development Bank's Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants.
  • Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address above during office hours (8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday).
  • For enquiries: Ex. 2455, Tel: +234 803 347 6184, + 234 803 978 4421; Email: B.Fregene@cgiar.org ; Skype: (btfregene).
  Application Deadline 12th July, 2019.

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