Protocol Assistant at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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Protocol Assistant

Reference ID: STS2022-017
Location: Abuja
Recruitment Type: STS- National contract
Contract Duration: 6-months renewable



  • Assist the Protocol Officer in facilitating all functions relating to protocol formalities and services in Abuja.
  • Assist to send and receive all applications and processed documents sent through the courier service.
  • Assist to process IITA correspondence through Federal Government Agencies, e.g. MFA, NCS, NIS, etc.
  • Drop off visa application documents and pick up approved visas and passports from Embassies/High Commissions.
  • Assist in writing daily reports of activities of protocol services in Abuja.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors.


  • B.Sc / HND in Public Relations, Public Administration, International Relations and Diplomacy, or any other related course, with a minimum of four (4) years of experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft software (word, excel, PowerPoint.
  • Have good knowledge of custom clearance procedures.
  • Have good knowledge of drafting, reading, and understanding diplomatic documents.
  • Have the ability to work with little or no supervision.

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

Application Deadline
16th November 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)


  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching a detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website
  • The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague, and evidence of current remuneration package.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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