International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Recruiting a Program Administrative Assistant
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) – a member of the CGIAR Consortium (www.cgiar.org) – develops technologies, innovative methods, and new knowledge that better enable farmers, especially smallholders, to make agriculture competitive and profitable as well as sustainable and resilient.
CIAT conducts research for development in tropical regions of Latin America, Africa, and Asia (www.ciat.cgiar.org).
The Position: The Program Administrative Assistant acts as the “Go-To” person to provide a variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, some of which require familiarity with workflows for hiring, purchasing, budgeting, finance and projects management.
The position requires the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with the different service units in order to coordinate and ensure efficient and professional delivery of services to the Soils Research Area Director’s office and other program staff.
The position is nationally recruited and based at the CIAT Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya.
How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to visit http://ciat.cgiar.org/ciat-jobs to get full details of the position and to submit their applications.
Applications closing date: 29th February 2016
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.