International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Feb 16, 2018
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)  Seed Procurement Officer REF: SPO/41/17 The Position:  The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) seeks to recruit a Seed Procurement Officer who will be responsible for planning, exploration, collection, processing, testing, storage, documentation and distribution of tree seed accessions. General : The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry-ICRAF) is an independent research institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health. The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya, and research is conducted in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 different donors. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website:  www.worldagroforestry.org . Key Responsibilities: The Seed Procurement Officer is responsible for the coordination of seed procurement activities of Provision of Adequate Tree Seed Portfolios (PATSPO); Responsible for the implementation of the seed procurement activities as outlined in the Project Implementation Plan (PIP), and for all applied seed research activities supported by PATSPO; In collaboration with the Regional Seed Centre Heads and the Tree Seed Technology Coordination (TSTC) responsible for national coordination and monitoring of seed demand and seed collection planning and implementation; Support the Seed Source Officer in his/her efforts to establish seed sources in line with estimated future demand; In collaboration with the Capacity Building and Outreach Officer support his/her efforts to implement relevant information- and training activities; The Seed Procurement Officer is answering to the ICRAF Country Representative (ICRP) and the Senior Team Leader (STL). Other Responsibilities: The duties of the Seed Procurement Officer will under the supervision of and in close collaboration with the ICRAF Country Representative (ICR) and Senior Team Leader (STL) that will include the following duties: Based on the species specific priorities of integrated seed procurement/tree improvement/gene conservation, plan, prepare and implement the activities accordingly; Prepare and implement annual work plans in the subject matter; Prepare and follow up subject matter budgets; In collaboration with the Regional Centre Heads, the Tree Seed Technology Coordinator (TSTC) and the Capacity and Outreach Officer compile annual national seed collection plans and support/coordinate collections; In collaboration with the Seed Source Development Officer, plan, supervise and assist in national seed source exploration for priority species; Prepare guidelines for and support seed processing activities/routines at the TSTC and the four Project Seed Centres (PSCs); Prepare guidelines for and support proper routines at the seed laboratories at the TSTC and the four PSCs; Support applied seed research on developing appropriate species wise techniques for monitoring of fruit formation, seed processing, storage and testing of seed of priority species at the TSTC and the four PTSCs; Develop guidelines for seed crop assessment, seed collection, processing, storage, pre-treatment and sowing of priority species in Ethiopia; Carry out networking with other professionals, organizations, institutions, projects, etc. in Ethiopia and the region; Record all relevant data, process and document, whenever relevant, in Ethiopian publications and in international journals and other media. Education: At least BSc degree or MSc degree in Forestry or related field with postgraduate specialization in seed procurement and/ seed technology, and with a broad understanding of tree improvement Experience: A minimum of 5 years for BSc degree or 3 years for MSc degree post-graduate working experience including experience in research in seed procurement/seed technology. Post- graduate studies in either of the two subjects and/or experience from similar positions elsewhere will be considered an additional advantage. Skills: Familiarity with development and relevant research techniques in the subject matter Ability to plan work and multi-task Computer literacy i.e. knowledge in MS Office Ability to analyze data and prepare progress records and reports Manages staff in their day to day activities Updates relevant manuals/protocols Flexible on work hours including travel and extended field work Follows policies and procedures Prepares progress reports for review Provides candid and helpful feedback taking into consideration the job level of the person Aware of impact of own work Duty Station:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Grade : 3A Minimum Base:  Birr   35,492.00   (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary history of the candidate) Terms of appointment:  This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three   years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc. The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. Dining and sports facilities are located on site. Applications:  Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae. The position and reference number:  REF: SPO/03/18  should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter. All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal:   http://ilri.simplicant.com/  on or before  28 February 2018. To find more about ICRAF, visit our Website at  www.worldagroforestry.org . To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at  http://www.ilri.org/ilricrowd/ Suitably qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Feb 12, 2018
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Vacancy in Ethiopia The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) ILRI seeks to recruit an Accountant to join the Finance team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. General :  The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.  www.ilri.org . Job Purpose:      The Accountant will provide efficient and quality service in the field of finance and accounting in accordance with International financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Main duties & responsibilities:   Prepares, analyses and processes collections vouchers      For all deposits to Local birr accounts - Collections made by analysing the income accounts to be credited either internal or external;       Cheques received should be deposited in ILRI’s bank account on the same day or if after banking hours, on the morning of the next working day provided the amount to be deposited does not exceed the bank birr deposit limit; Checks the completeness of the documents, coding, applicable account codes, cost centre codes, authorization and input the data into the sun system on the subsequent day and generates batch listing which serve as Journal vouchers for checking and approval; Makes sure that all receipts, debit and credit advices are collected & attached with their respective vouchers and reports the outstanding payments weekly to Treasury Officer.   Ensures Timely circulation and safe handling of cheques and receipts     Ensures the safe circulation of cheques to the respective signatories as per specific mandates of each bank account; Sequentially records in the appropriate register books of all signed cheques and handover to registry immediately;  Ensures that all cancelled cheques are recorded as "CANCELLED" in the register book; Keeps all unused cheques, official receipts and cancelled cheques in a safety cabinet and maintains register book for same; Ensures that unused cheques and official receipts are duly signed by the recipients on the register book upon issuance and make sure that inventory status of unused cheques, receipts & cancelled cheques are reported to the Finance Officer.                         Management of credit suppliers   Follow up the collection of invoices from credit suppliers within 5 days after the receipt of the goods or services; Perform matching of the invoice with PO and GRN; Follow up processing of payments to suppliers within the credit period.   Safe custody of blank cheques, receipts and invoices   Keeps under safe custody all unused blank cheques of foreign and local banks, receipts, invoices and dispatch to the accountants by making them sign on the register book assigned for this purpose; Asks for replenishment of blank cheques and receipts when the quantity are lowering down; always make sure that there are at least for three months’ consumption.   Maintains proper files   Maintain the finance help desk account and assign task to the responsible accountant through e-mail; Follows up all the bank signatory list of various banks on the changes of addition and / or cancellation and write letters to banks accordingly; Ensures & updates information such as changes in bank accounts, signatories mandates are filed accordingly in the relevant bank Files; Other relevant information is available in the banks Files; Makes sure that signatories leaving the Institute are deleted immediately from their signatory authorizations; Maintain a separate file for each of the hosted institutes and ensure the files are updated timely; Maintain correspondence files with internal and external stake holders.   Documentation and archives   Delivers and collects cheque and bank letters to and from signatory offices; Delivers bank letters to the bank and collects bank advices, bank statements and exchange rates tables; Collects invoices and payment documents from the mail room and match the invoices with the corresponding journal and supporting documents; Makes photocopies of documents for Finance as required; Proper maintenance of the archives under the supervision of the deputy finance manager; Assists in the monthly VAT refund processing. Other Duties Handles petty cash funds for the unit as the need may arise; Takes business advances for the finance section special activities; Sorts out both outgoing and incoming mails for finance section to the concerned accountants; When signed cheque are sent to the mailing room, ensure an e-mail task assignment has been initiated to the responsible mailing clerk; Maintains adequate supply of stationery and other office supplies for the unit; Advises the Country Finance Manager and the concerned Officers on any outstanding issues in the responsibility areas; Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. Job Requirements:   Minimum Requirements Education: BA degree in Accounting or Finance.   Skills: Good computer skills. Must be an IT literate in use of Microsoft packages and conversant with ERP application software such as Agresso Business World used for financial management Experience: 5 years’ relevant experience Work experience at least in part in an international NGO or an international organization   Duty Station: Addis Ababa. Job level: 2C. Monthly Base Salary : Birr 19,112 (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary history of the candidate) Terms of appointment :  This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc. The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus with dining and sports facilities. How To Apply:   Applications: Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae. The position and reference number: REF: APM/01/18 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter. All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: http://ilri.simplicant.com/ on or before 16 January 2018
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Feb 06, 2018
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) The Position:  The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) ILRI seeks to recruit an Accountant to join the Finance team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. General :   The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.  www.ilri.org . Job Purpose:      The Accountant will provide efficient and quality service in the field of finance and accounting in accordance with International financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Main duties & responsibilities: Prepares, analyses and processes collections vouchers       For all deposits to Local birr accounts – Collections made by analysing the income accounts to be credited either internal or external; Cheques received should be deposited in ILRI’s bank account on the same day or if after banking hours, on the morning of the next working day provided the amount to be deposited does not exceed the bank birr deposit limit; Checks the completeness of the documents, coding, applicable account codes, cost centre codes, authorization and input the data into the sun system on the subsequent day and generates batch listing which serve as Journal vouchers for checking and approval; Makes sure that all receipts, debit and credit advices are collected & attached with their respective vouchers and reports the outstanding payments weekly to Treasury Officer. Ensures Timely circulation and safe handling of cheques and receipts Ensures the safe circulation of cheques to the respective signatories as per specific mandates of each bank account; Sequentially records in the appropriate register books of all signed cheques and handover to registry immediately; Ensures that all cancelled cheques are recorded as “CANCELLED” in the register book; Keeps all unused cheques, official receipts and cancelled cheques in a safety cabinet and maintains register book for same; Ensures that unused cheques and official receipts are duly signed by the recipients on the register book upon issuance and make sure that inventory status of unused cheques, receipts & cancelled cheques are reported to the Finance Officer.   Management of credit suppliers    Follow up the collection of invoices from credit suppliers within 5 days after the receipt of the goods or services; Perform matching of the invoice with PO and GRN; Follow up processing of payments to suppliers within the credit period. Safe custody of blank cheques, receipts and invoices    Keeps under safe custody all unused blank cheques of foreign and local banks, receipts, invoices and dispatch to the accountants by making them sign on the register book assigned for this purpose; Asks for replenishment of blank cheques and receipts when the quantity are lowering down; always make sure that there are at least for three months’ consumption. Maintains proper files  Maintain the finance help desk account and assign task to the responsible accountant through e-mail; Follows up all the bank signatory list of various banks on the changes of addition and / or cancellation and write letters to banks accordingly; Ensures & updates information such as changes in bank accounts, signatories mandates are filed accordingly in the relevant bank Files; Other relevant information is available in the banks Files; Makes sure that signatories leaving the Institute are deleted immediately from their signatory authorizations; Maintain a separate file for each of the hosted institutes and ensure the files are updated timely; Maintain correspondence files with internal and external stake holders. Documentation and archives Delivers and collects cheque and bank letters to and from signatory offices; Delivers bank letters to the bank and collects bank advices, bank statements and exchange rates tables; Collects invoices and payment documents from the mail room and match the invoices with the corresponding journal and supporting documents; Makes photocopies of documents for Finance as required; Proper maintenance of the archives under the supervision of the deputy finance manager; Assists in the monthly VAT refund processing. Other Duties Handles petty cash funds for the unit as the need may arise; Takes business advances for the finance section special activities; Sorts out both outgoing and incoming mails for finance section to the concerned accountants; When signed cheque are sent to the mailing room, ensure an e-mail task assignment has been initiated to the responsible mailing clerk; Maintains adequate supply of stationery and other office supplies for the unit; Advises the Country Finance Manager and the concerned Officers on any outstanding issues in the responsibility areas; Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. Minimum Requirements Education: BA degree in Accounting or Finance. Skills: Good computer skills. Must be an IT literate in use of Microsoft packages and conversant with ERP application software such as Agresso Business World used for financial management   Experience: 5 years’ relevant experience Work experience at least in part in an international NGO or an international organization   Duty Station:  Addis Ababa. Job level:  2C. Monthly Base Salary :  Birr 19,112 (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary history of the candidate) Terms of appointment :   This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc. Applications : Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae. The position and reference number:  REF: A/02/18  should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letters. All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal:  http://ilri.simplicant.com  on or before  9 February 2018 . To find out more about ILRI visit our website at  http://www.ilri.org To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at  http://www.ilri.org/ilricrowd/
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Ethiopia ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time