Project Administrator

Posted by IITA Ibadan, Nigeria - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED18 Jan 10:25 amIbadan North, Oyo

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position
below at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.
Project Administrator (Ibadan) 2 year renewable contract
Successful candidate will among other things
perform the following duties:
 Assist the Project Manager in ensuring that
activities are completed on time, within
budget and meet quality standards. This 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 tasks, schedules,
and resources needed.
 Monitor project adherence to the funding
 Track expenditures and report monthly on
the status of the project budget.
 Plan for resources needed to support project
implementation and assist with procurement
of required items in consultation with IITA's
Supply Chain department.
 Assist the project in technical and financial
reporting to the donor.
 Manage project support team members.
 Manage the project office and ensure
efficient travel and other arrangements for
project meetings and workshops.
 Any other duties as may be assigned by the
 MA or M.Sc Degree in
Management, Business
Administration, Biological
Sciences, Social Sciences
or related field.
A minimum of Eight (8) years’
experience in a similar position.
 Project management
qualification (e.g. Prince 2
or Microsoft Project) and
demonstrated project
management skills.
 Experience in working
with governments,
multilateral and bilateral development agencies and
civil society organizations.
 Experience with budget
preparation and
monitoring, and project
activity monitoring.
 Experience in supervising
support teams
Personal Qualities:
 Ability to meet tight
deadlines for various
 Ability to prioritize work
and handle multiple tasks,
paying keen attention to
 Excellent spoken and
written communication
skills in English (French
language ability will be an
added advantage).
 Ability to work in a multidisciplinary,
and multicultural
 Excellent interpersonal
skills and conversance
with social networking
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working
conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Interested 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.
IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female

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