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DIRECTOR, ABUJA LIASON OFFICEMISSION STATEMENT

To develop appropriate synergy by interfacing between the Institute, MDAs and relevant stakeholders for general application of Science, Technology and Innovation for the promotion of effective utilization of Research and Development products.

VISION STATEMENT

To ensure that Abuja Office deploy and harness the available resources to accelerate the overall achievement of the Institute’s goals and objectives.

 

FUNCTIONS OF ABUJA OFFICE

  1. Assisting the Director-General/CEO in the day-to-day management of the Institute as it relates to FIIRO Abuja Office.
  2. Implementing the policies of the Institute as they apply to Abuja and FCT.
  3. Preparing draft expenditure estimate and development plans of the Abuja Office.
  4. Visiting, liaising and attending meetings at the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology(FMST) and sister agencies, Federal Ministry of Finance and National Planning, Budget Office of the Federation, Accountant General’s office (OAGF), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ministry of Agric, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Presidential Initiative on Continuous Auditing Office, Federal Ministry of Works, Bureau of Public Procurement, DSS and other relevant MDAs, Parastatals and Organizations on issues that will enhance the achievement of FIIRO mandates.
  5. Booking and coordinating appointments for the Director General and Board members.
  6. Liaising with International organizations i.e. UNIDO, USAID etc on related technical matters and training opportunities for staff.
  7. Assisting in the identification of market-driven R&D projects for the Institute in respect of needs and demands of Abuja metropolis.
  8. Linking up with FIIRO trainees and conducting adoption studies of the Institute’s technology within Abuja.
  9. Attending trade fairs, exhibitions, seminars and symposia etc in Abuja on behalf of the Institute as directed by the Director-General.
  10. Consultancy and Investment Advisory Services to on-line/visiting clients on the technologies developed by the Institute and follow up on acceptability.
  11. Assisting the Director-General to provide line supervision and general management of all staff in the Abuja office.
  12. Managing, assigning, directing and reporting financial state of the Institute as it relates to Capital and Recurrent budgets.
  13. Managing high level stakeholders’ access to the Director-General in Abuja.
  14. Helping in managing the schedule of the DG to ensure priorities are given to DG’s activities in Abuja.
  15. Coordinating the Director-General’s response to emergencies in Abuja.
  16. Liaising with National Assembly (Red and Green Chambers).
  17. Performing such other functions as may be determined by the Director-General/CEO from time to time.
  18. Reports on activities of Abuja office.
  19. Supervision of Exhibition and Entrepreneurship Centre under FIIRO Abuja Office.

 

STRATEGIC PLANS

  1. To effectively develop personnel of the Abuja Office.
  2. To plan, organize and control the use of human and material resources.
  3. To assist the Director-General/CEO in the day-to-day management of the Institute as it relates to Abuja Office.
  4. To implement the policies of the Institute as they apply to Abuja and FCT.
  5. To prepare draft expenditure estimate and develop plans of the Abuja Office.
  6. To visit, liaise and attend meetings at the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) and sister Agencies, Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF), Federal Ministry of Works (FMW), Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Accountant General’s office (OAGF), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Budget Office of the Federation, Department of State and Security Services, Women Development Center, Prison Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and other relevant MDAs, Parastatals and Organizations on issues that will enhance the achievement of FIIRO mandates.
  7. To book and co-ordinate appointments for the Director-General and Board members.
  8. To liaise with international organizations i.e. UNIDO, USAID etc on related technical matters and training opportunities for staff.
  9. To assist in the identification of market-driven R&D projects for the Institute in respect of needs and demands of Abuja metropolis.
  10. To link up with FIIRO trainees and conduct adoption studies of the Institute’s technology within Abuja and environ.
  11. To attend trade fairs, exhibitions, seminars and symposia etc on behalf of the Institute in Abuja.
  12. To handle Consultancy and Investment Advisory Services to on-line/visiting clients on the technologies developed by the Institute and follow up on acceptability.
  13. To assist the Director-General to provide line supervision and general management of all staff in the Abuja Office.
  14. To organize stake-holder’s meeting on FIIRO’s Research and Development Commercializable Technologies on available Raw Materials in FCT, Abuja which could be of strategic significance to the overall achievement of the Agency’s mandate.
  15. To establish a state-of –the- Art Exhibition and entrepreneurship center in FIIRO Abuja Office.
  16. To manage, assign, direct and report financial state of the Institute as it relates to Capital and Recurrent budgets.
  17. To manage high level stakeholders’ access to the Director-General in Abuja.
  18. To help in managing the Director-General’s schedule in Abuja to ensure activities follow espoused priorities.
  19. To coordinate the Director-General’s response to emergencies in Abuja.
  20. To Liaise with National Assembly (Red and Green Chambers).
  21. To coordinate the activities of the (2) two Divisions.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Forging the Abuja Office into an entity made relevant to the activities of FIIRO Headquarters, Lagos through the effective deployment and co-ordination of available human resource to achieve the Institute’s mandate.
  2. Developing the appropriate synergy between the Institute on one hand and MDAs as well as relevant stakeholders on the other hand, for the general application of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) by interfacing between the two to promote the effective utilization of Research and Development (R&D) products.
  3. Sourcing for both local and international training opportunities for officers of the Institute. 

 

CONTACT THE DIRECTOR

MRS. IYABODE OLABISI LAYODE (MNIFST; MNIM)

MSc (Public Administration); PGD (Public Administration); HND (Food Technology) & ND (Food Technology)

Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO)

Abuja Liason Office, 2, Gashua Close, Area 8, Garki, Abuja

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Phone No: +2348033119923

 

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