Project Administrator at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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 are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Project AdministratorRef:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0038Location: AbujaRecruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)DutiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following:Liaise with Project Manager to ensure that activities are completed on time within budget and meet quality standard which will include developing and implementing plans for monitoring project progress as well as scheduling project meetings;Establish and maintain project management information system;Develop and maintain plans to support the project including analyses of task, schedules and resources needed;Monitor project adherence to the funding requirements;Track expenditure and report the status of the project budget monthly;Plan for resources needed to support project implementation and assist with procurement of required items in consultation with IITA supply chain unit;Assist with project in technical and financial reporting to the donor;Manage project support team member;Manage the project office and ensure efficient travel and other arrangement for project meetings and workshop;Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

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