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Project Coordinator at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA)

  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Permanent
  • Ibadan

Website International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA)

Project Coordinator


  • Oversee day-to-day management and implementation of the IFAD Agribusiness Hub project activities in close collaboration with other staff and project partners.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of the IFAD Agribusiness Hub project in Nigeria toward achieving the project goals objectives, expected output, and outcomes as contained in the project agreement.
  • Support the development of young Agripreneurs through demonstration and training in close collaboration with all project actors especially with the Agrihub Managers.
  • Represent and promote the activities, results, impacts, and outcomes of the project at the professional, donor, and other stakeholders’ meetings.
  • Ensure that quarterly and annual consolidated technical and financial reports for the project are prepared and submitted to the donor on schedule and as contained in the project agreement.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are carried out following the IFAD procurement process and aligned to activities as contained in the AWPB
  • Provide oversight and guidance to hub managers and PMU on all matters about the smooth operation of the project, following the implementation arrangements
  • Keep abreast of contemporary issues in rural development in project locations, and submit studies and surveys relevant to the upscaling and replication of the project
  • In collaboration with the relevant recruitment unit, contribute to the recruitment and engagement of project staff, consultants, and service providers following the stipulated standard of Annual Work Plans and Budgets (AWPBs).
  • Receive and arrange for the production and circulation of reports, studies, and other project documentation from implementing partners as appropriate.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.



Masters in Agriculture or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be computer literate with a good working knowledge of computer-based control systems, shared network drives, and excel packages.
  • Have experience in working with youths.
  • Have experience in designing agribusiness program for youths.
  • Be vast in resource mobilization and advocacy activities.
  • Have good team working skills and must be able to share all relevant information with colleagues and users pro-actively at the right time;
  • Have good manners in showing flexibility, respect, friendliness, and cooperation.
  • Show ability for efficient and harmonious team leadership.
  • Have good personality and interpersonal relationships as well as excellent communication skills.


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

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