Employment Openings at CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International)


Employment Openings at CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International)

Employment Openings at CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International)

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our approach involves putting information, skills and tools into people’s hands. CABI’s

Treasury Assistant

Petty Cash Operations

  • Ensure money withdrawn from bank is stored in the safe awaiting disbursement
  • Daily cash count of our stored currencies and replenishment when required
  • Disbursement to and receiving of cash from staff for project and office operation activities
  • Regular spot cash counts under the supervision of the
  • Finance Manager or assignee and agreeing with the cash book balance
  • Monthly Petty cash count under the supervision of the
  • Finance manager/assignee and agreeing this with the cash book

Payment of suppliers, service providers, staff travel and work advances as well as expense claims

  • Custodian of fully approved Invoices, emails and Travel request forms awaiting payment
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and initiating Payments in the relevant online portal or preparing cheques as appropriate
  • Obtaining review and sign off of prepared payments from Finance manager/ Deputy Finance Manager
  • Obtaining signature authorization from signatories in completion of payment process
  • Acting as bank agent for Cash withdrawals, delivery and picking of checks and letters
  • Sending proof of payment to payees/staff as appropriate

Filing of financial Documents.

  • Maintaining physical and electronic filing system in the office
  • Checking the completeness of the filed documents on a weekly basis

Review of Accountabilities for core costs

  • staff expense claims preliminary checks
  • suspense balance checks and filling in all travel request forms before forwarding for approval


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in finance,
  • CPA 2
  • Minimum 2 years’ finance and accounting experience in a similar role
  • Should be tech savvy and analytical.
  • Working computer Knowledge of at least one Accounting or ERP system, Excel and other MS office applications.
  • A team player, self-driven and willing to learn and grow.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to deliver results

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Corporate Communications Officer


  • Engage and inform CABI Africa staff through high impact communications delivered through multiple channels (videos, fact sheets, newsletters etc)
  • Liaise with Development Communications teams and partners in effective media reporting and coverage.
  • Support development of communication materials such as web stories, press releases, fact sheets, talking points, and event briefings as needed, working closely with the Communications team as appropriate.
  • Prepare and maintain stakeholder contact lists and communications databases.
  • Support development of media relations to amplify CABI’s outreach and communication activities
  • Keep track of media exposure of CABI and its partners on related topics and provide reports and insights on the same
  • Ensure timely tracking and reporting of key corporate and project events
  • Manage the CABI Africa ‘internal social media platform page and ensure posting of announcements and events
  • Support sourcing of communication products and services ensuring brand consistency is maintained
  • Keep up to date with industry practice


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing public relations, or a related field from a recognized University
  • Working knowledge of design software/Adobe Suite (e.g., Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Proven skills in marketing communications, web content management, social media marketing or digital marketingis a plus
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Proven proficiency in using various social media platforms or a strong desire to learn
  • Knowledge of media relations and digital media strategies
  • Computer proficiency including adaptability to most MS Office software
  • Strong editing and researching skills
  • Attention to detail

Method of Application

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