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6 Feb 2018

Full-time International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA): CKAN Repository Officer and Programmer Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

The Job : CKAN Repository Officer and Programmer

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Plan, develop and conduct implementation of python based GeoNode that fits into the IITA data infrastructure and information landscape;
  • Further develop workflows for upload, download, harvesting data on CKAN and connection with databases/platforms, especially SharePoint;
  • Implement customizations and maintenance of CKAN, GeoNode.
  • Programming links and API development to other Open Access repositories;
  • Be responsible for server administration and repair (CKAN and GeoNode);
  • Serve as collection point of all IITA research output data/metadata (CKAN);
  • Cataloguing and check of metadata;
  • Check uniqueness of dataset;
  • Assessing need and conducting of a file conversion
  • Filling of missing metadata for CKAN;
  • Assessing need/usefulness/ability to present the data in a “eye catching” format (map, chart, diagram etc.);
  • Give persistent identifier (CKAN);
  • Inform interested data users;
  • Managing content of legacy data for CKAN;
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.


  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics and any other related field with minimum of 4 years of experience performing similar role in a structured organization


  • Have good knowledge of computer, good interpersonal and communication skill (Oral and written).

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

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Job Categories: Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: CKAN Repository Officer and Programmer jobs and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) jobs. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000.


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