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IITA Ghana Recruiting Now

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26 Aug, 2016

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture’s refreshed strategy serves as a guide and goal for the effective and efficient implementation of its agricultural research for development (R4D) and contribution to development impact in the tropics. It provides the foundation for developing a cohesive and better-focused high-quality research program to achieve IITA’s vision and mission, ensuring strong programmatic alignment within the CGIAR global research program portfolio. It
enhances accountability through better monitoring and evaluation of expected targets and to maintain and improve our comparative advantage in relevant, cutting-edge agricultural research.

Job Description

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation and Project Manager


•   To oversee and collect data on all project activities in Ghana and Malawi and to contribute to report writing
•   To monitor all outputs, deliveries and schedules in Ghana and Malawi
•   To support the preparation, implementation and evaluation of baseline studies and mid-term evaluations in Ghana and Malawi
•   To coordinate all activities of the national project in Ghana (e.g. research preparation, communication with partners and the national learning alliance of SAIRLA, preparation and facilitation of meetings)

Qualification Required & Experience

•   MA or MSc Degree in natural or social sciences, e.g agricultural economics, agriculture, applied economics, applied statistics or related fields

Skills and Experience

•   At least 5 years of M&E experience working with large international grants, in designing, implementing and maintaining M&E systems in the agricultural sector.
•   Demonstrated success in working in multi-disciplinary teams and partnerships in a collaborative research work
•   Ability to travel in country to coordinate activities nd connect with partners.
•   Excellent interpersonal skills with advanced written and verbal communication skills in English and other local Ghanaian languages
•   Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
•   Excellent team playing skills with the ability to also work with minimum supervision
•   Familiarity with agricultural interventions will be an advantage


Duration: Two-year, renewable contract based on performance and availability of funding

Location: Tamale, with frequent travel to project sites

How To Apply For The Job

Applications including curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

Dr. Asamoah Larbi
Chief Scientist, Africa RISING West Africa Project & IITA-Ghana Representative
IITA Ghana,
P.O.Box TL6,

Or applications can be submitted by email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 August, 2016

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