• Onging Recruitment at IITA Nigeria

  • Posted on: 22 April, 2016 Deadline: 5 May, 2016
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  • IITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of the tropics. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.

    Mobile Technology Officer

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-018

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Review data management plans of proposals (or existing projects);
    • Participate in data management planning workshops of projects;
    • Advice for projects on the choice and use of mobile technology;
    • Prepare devices with software (if not done by ICT)
    • Design standard workflows for mobile collected data;
    • Coordinate training of staff about ODK and designing questionnaires;
    • Convert questionnaires into xlsforms and further into xml for upload in the android devices;
    • Frequently update on new developments in the market;
    • Integrate new developments/software modules into the workflows and overlooking the ODK server;
    • Performa nay other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • BSc/HND in Computer Science and any other related field with minimum of 2-3 years of experience performing similar role in a structured organization.

    Competencies

    • Proven expertise in database design/data modeling.
    • Experience in administering an ODK aggregate server.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Programming skills in html, css, JavaScript and web frameworks.
    • Project data management experience.
    • Ability to communicate with different stakeholders and to explain technicalities in their language for easy understanding and rising enthusiasm for new opportunities.
    • Scientific or development working background is an asset.
    • Innovative, curious, visionary, flexible, solution oriented personality.
    • Team player: willingness to share all relevant information with colleagues and users pro-actively at the right time; to show flexibility, respect, friendliness and openness in cooperation; to show ability to compromise.

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    Junior Technical Analyst

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-018

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Care for the business connectivity of databases and SharePoint;
    • Assist the Senior technical analyst with programming work in MySQL and MS SQL;
    • Assist in analyzing business processes together with the data manager, project manager and any other relevant person in information management;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • BSc/HND in Computer Science, Mathematics and any other related field with minimum of 2-3 years of experience performing similar role in a structured organization.

    Competencies
    The ideal candidate must have:

    • Good experience with administering an institutional SQL database (MySQL, MS SQL).
    • Strong skills in database/SQL programming, both MySQL and MS SQL.
    • Html, CSS, JavaScript high analytical skills.
    • Strong in analyzing data structures and bug fixing.
    • Advanced programming skills in Java and ASP.NET.
    • Expertise in linking and patching MySQL databases with SharePoint.
    • Experience with SharePoint is an asset.
    • Ability to communicate with end-users and to assess/improve the usability of an interface.
    • Team player: willing to share information with colleagues and users, flexible, respectful and friendly and open in cooperation, ready to seek compromise solutions.

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    CKAN Repository Officer/Programmer

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-018

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Plan, develop and conduct implementation of CKAN that fits into the IITA data infrastructure and information landscape;
    • Develop draft of workflows for upload, download, harvesting data and connection with databases/platforms, especially SharePoint;
    • Server administration and repair;
    • Serve as collection point of all IITA research output data/metadata;
    • Cataloguing and check of metadata;
    • Check uniqueness of dataset;
    • Assessing need and conducting of a file conversion
    • Filling of missing metadata;
    • Assessing need/usefulness/ability to present the data in a “eye catching” format (map, chart, diagram etc.);
    • Implement customization
    • Programming links to other repositories, especially the python based GeoNode;
    • Give persistent identifier;
    • Inform interested data users;
    • Managing content of legacy data;
    • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics and any other related field with minimum of 2-3 years of experience performing similar role in a structured organization.

    Competencies
    The ideal candidate must have:

    • Proven experience in setting up a corporate CKAN platform.
    • Experience working with CKAN.
    • Very strong programming skills in Python (or PHP).
    • Good programming skills in html, CSS, JavaScript, web frameworks and general open source usage.

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    Project Data Officer

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-018

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Give advice to project managers and project data managers;
    • Contribute in writing Procedural guidelines and workflow descriptions in projects in collaboration with SharePoint designer; creating and refining Project/Unit SP-site template;
    • Contribute in writing project/unit data management plans;
    • Seek approval of project/unit data management plans;
    • Facilitate project data management discussions;
    • Travel to other African countries on assignmen;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics and any other related field with  minimum of 4 years of experience performing similar role in a structured organization.  

    Competencies
    The ideal candidate must have:

    • Good analytical skills.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Good training and facilitation skills.
    • Team worker: willingness to share all relevant information with colleagues and users pro-actively at the right time; to show flexibility, respect, friendliness and openness in cooperation; to show ability to compromise.

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    Research Supervisor

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-019

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Prepare and maintain centralized laboratory reagents and buffers for nucleic acid isolation;
    • Conduct regular molecular biology Work (Plant DNA/RNA isolation, DNA/RNA quality and quantity analysis, PCR, and Gel Electrophoresis);
    • Assist in data analysis and report writing;
    • Actively participate in field sample collection while taking utmost care in tracking and maintaining sample records from the field to the lab;
    • Conduct routine procurement and organize activities of equipment, chemicals and lab supplies;
    • Keep an up-to-date record of laboratory supplies and participate in procurement processing;
    • Keep laboratory benches and equipment in good working condition;
    • Maintain accurate data records and laboratory notebooks and computer records that can be accessed on demand by supervisor;
    • Ensure compliance with laboratory safety regulations;
    • Train junior staff, short-term visitors, Corpers and IT students;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • BSc. / HND in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related field with 2 years’ relevant experience performing similar role.

    Competencies

    • Ideal candidate bust be organized and be able to pay attention to detail.
    • Must have good time management skills.
    • Must have basic training in core principles of Genetics, Biochemistry and plant Biology.
    • Dependable, takes initiative and ready to accept responsibilities.
    • Strong communication skills - verbal and writte.
    • Excellent judgment, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

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    Projects Finance Manager

     

    Ref.: IITA-HR-NRS2016-020
    Location: Ibadan
    Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Set up accounts/files in order to meet reporting requirements of donors on restricted on core project
    • Produce of periodic financial statements on restricted core projects
    • Monitor and follow-up on receivables from donors
    • Ensure reconciliation and booking of financial statements to the general ledger
    • Advise Project Coordinators/Scientists on financial status of Projects.
    • Ensure computation and booking of overhead chargeable on restricted core.
    • Ensure provision of annual budget for restricted core projects
    • Review restricted core accounts
    • Investigate and responding to queries from donors
    • Prepare of restricted core status/receivables schedules and determination of year-end provision for Audited Financial Statements
    • Monitoring and reporting on payments/justification to NARS.
    • Coordinating closing of monthly accounts on oracle, setting up of periods in the system and
    • Backs topping of Institute stations’ Administrators/Finance Officers on both financial and donor related issues.
    • Liaise with Contracts & Grants Officer, Project Coordinators and Scientists on project-related issues
    • Advising top Management on financial requirements/budgeting on contractual agreements with donors
    • Responsible for ensuring adequate recovery of overhead on projects managed by the Institute on a regular basis
    • Supporting the Accounts Receivable Module of Oracle
    • Serve as member of the Institute Risk Committee that assesses and advises the Management & Board on Continuity Plan
    • Signing of Cheques and making on-line payments (GAPS, Master Cards, etc.)
    • Resource Person during Station Administrator & Accountants` meeting and Induction of new Staff
    • Act as Contact Person for the Institute to the CRP Lead Centres
    • Member of On-Campus Project Maintenance that supervises and monitor effectiveness of the projects
    • Member of the Extended Management team that advises the Management on Project Execution and Sustainability
    • Serve as Finance Directorate Training Coordinator
    • Monthly review of IRS & NRS Payroll
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor accept responsibilities.

    Qualification and Competencies

    • MBA in Financial Management with 15 years relevant managerial experience performing similar role in a well-structured organization.
    • Possession of ACA or ACCA is a must.

    Competencies
    Ideal Candidate must:

    • Demonstrate a strong interest and understanding of the non for profit making working environment;
    • Have the ability and desire to work in a fast-moving and high-intensity working environment;
    • Have the confidence and ability to effectively communicate with team members,
    • Be Dependable, takes initiative and ready to accept responsibilities.
    • Strong communication skills-verbal and written
    • Excellent judgment, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

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

    Applicants should forward their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant's current or previous organization or applicant's direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

    To apply, visit IITA Career Page

    Note:
    IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

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