Administrative Technician at the 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: Administrative Technician

Ref: STS2022-008
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Duration: 6 months renewable
Recruitment Type: STS- National (6-months renewable contract)


  • Perform secretarial duties including typing correspondence, reports, and memoranda.
  • Maintain diaries and arrange appointments.
  • Assist in the compilation and review of monthly reports.
  • Keep records of bio-gas and supervise the biogas plant attendants.
  • Schedule meetings and draft minutes of meetings.
  • Assist in the supervision of ongoing projects within and outside the institute.
  • Keep track of projects and work repairs to be executed.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


  • National Diploma with a minimum of three (3) years of experience performing a similar or related role in a well-structured organization.


  • The ideal candidate must:
  • Have good record-keeping and communication skills.
  • Have good knowledge of power points.
  • Have the ability to prioritize work and use initiative.


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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  21st June, 2022.

Important Information and Notice

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft 
  • The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women

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