The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s 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.
It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.
Ref : IITA-HR-NRS2018-0031
Location : Ibadan,Oyo
Contract : 3-year renewable contract
Recruitment Type : National (3-year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties :
Benchmark suppliers’ portfolios using applicable modelsCompile, analyze and interpret suppliers’ performance reports on regular basis with basic key Performance indicators.
Develop and negotiate contract terms and conditions as relevant to specific contracts and Memorandum of Understanding for strategic partnersProgress and monitor outstanding strategic orders to ensure quality and timely deliveryAssist in the management of the supply chain web-
site and Supply Chain NewsletterMaintain Strategic partners records and other documentationsReview and assist in the development of specifications, terms and conditions with internal key stakeholdersAssist in Procurement planning with key stakeholders towards the achievement of timely availability of critical materials and strategic servicesCarry out spend Institute spend analysis to reflect value and volume for effective category managementAssist outstations in the management and monitoring of critical and high value contractsReceive and Interpret data of Supply Chain operational components to prepare reports on SC key performance indicators (KPI).
Performs all other duties as directed by Supervisor.
The ideal candidate must :
Have sound analytical mind, high integrity, good inter-personal and communication skills (oral and written).Have good knowledge of contract agreement, meet deadlines with little or no supervision Have excellent oral and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
Be proficient in the use of computers and ability to handle confidential issues.
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, 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.
Note : IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.
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