Procurement Assistant (Partnership) at IITA/Cigar


IITA/CGIAR is currently recruiting for the position of a Procurement Assistant (Partnership) in Nigeria. Learn about the job responsibilities, qualification/eligibility and how to apply. 

Job Description

  • Conduct market research to locate potential and reliable suppliers capable of creating and delivering value to the institute in delivering required goods/services/works.
  • Develop requests for Proposal/Quotation and Expression of Interest (EOI, RFP/Q).
  • Assist in technical and commercial evaluation and analysis of EOI, capability presentation, negotiation, and award recommendation.
  • Assist in strategic procurement planning and implementation.
  • Help follow up on initiating payment to supplier’s performance.
  • Assist in identifying alternate products or processes to support Supply Chain sustainability initiatives.
  • Provide essential procurement and related support services.
  • Adopt using latest technology and electronics tools to improve operations.
  • Manage Supply Chain website and monthly newsletter.
  • Assist the Head Supply Chain (HSC) in organizing supply chain training programs for Hubs/Stations.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors

Job Requirements

·        National Diploma in Public or Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
  • Have strong negotiation skills, good time management skills, strategic thinking, and risk management skills.
  • Have a good understanding of the supply market intelligence and must be familiar with technology and systems for procurement.
  • Have the ability to collaborate effectively and have performance metrics analysis skills.


We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter.

Location: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria, Nigeria

Application Deadline: 26 May, 2023

Applications must be in English and submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below. The application process will require you to submit your contact details, a cover letter, CV, and some basic additional information.

If you require assistance or face challenges in submitting your application, please email [email protected] with the position title in the subject line. Please note we will not accept applications through this email.


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