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Job title: Nutrition Officer At The International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture (iita)


Job description: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-revenue driven establishment that creates rural developments to address Africa’s most squeezing difficulties of yearning, lack of healthy sustenance, destitution, and regular asset corruption. Working with different accomplices across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve vocations, upgrade food and sustenance security, increment business, and protect normal asset uprightness. IITA is an individual from CGIAR, a worldwide agribusiness research association for a food secure future.

We are enrolling to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nutrition Officer

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-001
Location: Biu, Borno
Recruitment Type: National (1-year sustainable contract)

Successful up-and-comer will in addition to other things play out the accompanying obligations:

  • Provide specialized help to little and medium scale processors on handling and use of assorted and supplement thick yield products.
  • Conduct Training of Trainers workshops and local area level showings for families on the turn of events, preparing, and use of different and supplement thick harvests products.
  • Undertake Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) missions and Counseling in Borno State especially the five Activity LGAs of Bayo, Biu, Hawul, Kwaya Kusar and Shani to diminish ailing health among cultivating households.
  • Work with non-legislative associations and local area put together associations to scatter advances with respect to vegetables handling and usage of various area explicit crops.
  • Work with nourishment contact support staff in the five Activity LGAs to help execution of sustenance intercessions, including residence cultivating, goat raising and Bee saving for nectar from.
  • Conduct trainings on sustenance schooling and WASH.
  • Promote the readiness, use and utilization of different and supplement thick yields and advance them among smallholder farmers.
  • Develop approach to advance utilization of supplement thick crops.
  • Work with non-administrative associations and local area put together associations to disperse innovations with respect to vegetables preparing and use of various area explicit crops.
  • Maintain correspondence and linkages with local area based associations and ladies groups.
  • Assist in arranging, carrying out, and checking of state exercises on food and sustenance and add to drafting reports.
  • Perform some other occupation related errand as might be relegated by the supervisor


  • BSc/HND in Nutrition, Food Science/Technology, or related field with least of ten(10) a long time insight in an all around organized climate or giver subsidized organization.

The ideal competitor must:

  • Have outstanding comprehension of issues identified with food and nourishment in the significant states.
  • Have capacity to work under negligible oversight and with tight deadlines.
  • Must have magnificent relationship building abilities and the capacity to work in a collective multicultural environment.
  • Have capacity to convey exact and ideal reports.
  • Have capacity to travel widely inside the important state and work long hours.
  • Be ready to impart in at least one of northern Nigeria’s major languages


  • We offer profoundly aggressive compensation with similarly appealing advantages and superb working conditions in a lovely grounds environment.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified up-and-comer should finish the online application appending itemized Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word configuration to IITA.

Important Information

  • The application should incorporate the names and email locations of three expert officials which should incorporate the candidate’s flow or past direct Supervisor, proficient partner and proof of momentum compensation package.
  • IITA is an equivalent chance boss and is focused on building a different labor force, especially inviting applications from women.
  • While all applications will be recognized, if it’s not too much trouble, note that solitary shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Expected salary:

Location: Biu, Borno State

Job date: Thu, 20 May 2021 05:35:13 GMT


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