[ JOB OPENING ] - Program Manager, Commercialization of Biofortified Crops - : Ibadan

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, on behalf of HarvestPlus, seeks suitable
Nigerian for the position below at its country office in Ibadan:

QUALIFICATION
Master’s degree in business administration, agricultural economics, procurement and
supply chain management, marketing, general agriculture, or related discipline with
minimum of six (6) years’ work experience in activities related to agricultural commodities
and rural development

COMPETENCIES
The ideal candidate should have:
• Proven knowledge of agricultural value chain players (especially cassava and
maize) and support service institutions in Nigeria
• Understanding and interest in how markets and value chains work
• Strong project management expertise, exposure to implementing technical
assistance projects, and ability to bring together sector stakeholders
• High degree of motivation, initiative, independence, reliability, adaptability, and
professional maturity
• Strong commitment to gender-sensitive, pro-poor development work and an ability
to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-national team
• Strong interpersonal/people management skills and excellent oral and written
communication skills
• Excellent problem solving, analytical skills, networking, and relationship-building
skills
• Working experience with DFID, BMGF, and USAID funded programs
• Experience in working in Northern Nigeria and fluency in the Hausa language is
added advantage

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

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter
and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website:
Careers - IITA Recruitment no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. 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.

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IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse
workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women. While all applications
will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.