IITA Kano Research Technician III Recruitment

IITA Kano Research Technician III Recruitment

IITA Kano Recruitment 2020 - The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kano on behalf of ICRISAT seeks suitable applicants to fill the position of Research Technician III for its project location in Kano.

IITA Kano Recruitment 2020

Position: Research Technician III

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-025

Location: Kano

Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract) 

Closing Date: 7 October 2020

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads pre-survey activities particularly the identification and hiring of enumerators, organisation of pre-survey trainings, identification of field-based facilitators for surveys, etc.;
  • Contributes to the contextualization of data collection tools (Questionnaires, Topical
  • Outlines) to the Nigerian (Hausa) situation;
  • Links up, and entertains contacts with survey teams with State-based facilitators and other partners during data/information collection;
  • Prepares appropriate logistics (cross-checking functioning of electronic devices for
  • surveys, questionnaires for pre-test and during pre-survey trainings, etc.)
  • Participates in the collection of data for the development of case studies/success
  • stories during project implementation;
  • Facilitates the registration of farmer groups as community-based seed producers in
  • Collaboration with Nigerian-based PO4 Leaders of the AVISA Project;
  • Contributes to the adequate formulation of lessons from project/program implementation;
  • Checking and interpretation of datasets during and after surveys;
  • Development and/or interpretation of case and/or success stories from project/program implementation;
  • Farmer participatory varietal selection (FPVS) and gender-inclusive processes;
  • Development of AVISA M&E and other reports of activities being implemented in Nigeria;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


National Diploma in Agriculture or any other business-related discipline with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or same role with an international research for development organization based in the northern state.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching a detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to the IITA website: http://jobs.iita.org/erecruit

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