Station Administrator at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s station in Abuja: Job Title: Station AdministratorJob DescriptionSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Assist the Head of Station in managing Station financial and operational strategies;Coordinate the overall functioning of the Station support systems and ensure logistics back-up;Organize the preparation and implementation of the Station work program;Maintain efficient information flow between the Station, hosted institutions and projects operating within the Station;Assure timely financial reporting and posting of charge-backs to the Station cost recovery budgets; Ensure implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchases, procurement and logistics management; Liaise effectively with relevant units;Perform any other duties, properly assigned, by the Supervisor. 

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