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  2. The Department is made up of the following Divisions:

    The Division is responsible for production of fertilizers through the following functions.

    1. Development of formulations of fertilizers
    2. Production of Organic fertilizers
    3. Transfer of fertilizers production technology to prospective entrepreneurs, government, individuals and or groups for a fee
    4. Achievement of production targets set by management
    5. Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual report for evaluation to the Director-General/CEO

    The Division is responsible for the following;

    1. Consultancy & Training
    2. Marketing
    3. Football production
    4. Tomato& Chills Paste Production
    5. Plastic Blower unit
    6. Bio fertilizer unit
    1. Soliciting for job/consultancy in areas of NARICT competence
    2. Seeking areas of collaboration with other Institutions both public and private, exploring possibilities of public private partnership (PPP) and for the Institutes programmes.
    3. Collaborating with others Divisions of the Department and other arms of the Institute for the entrepreneurship training.
    4. Achievement of production targets set by management
    5. Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual reports for evaluation to the Director-General/CEO

    The Academy carries out the following functions

    1. Provide quality education to the pupils/students
    2. Improvise teaching aids and materials especially in the area of Science and Technology
    3. Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual reports for evaluation to the Director-General/CEO
    1. Domestication of football production Technology in Nigeria through sourcing of sustainable indigenous raw materials.
    2. Upgrade quality of NARICT football to meet FIFA standard
    3. Transfer football production Technologies to prospective entrepreneurs for a fee
    4. Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual reports for evaluation to the Director-General/CEO
    1. Constantly asses and review business opportunities and future potentials in NARICT arising from viable and completed projects
    2. Marketing of NARICT and NARICT products through exhibitions, show casing, trade fairs, business promotions, advertisements both in private and public sector
    3. Sales of NARICT products and services
    4. Preparation of feasibility studies, business funding proposal in conjunction with relevant units of the Institute for a fee
    5. Collaborating with relevant regulatory agencies charged with quality assurance standards, safety and environmental control, such as Nigerian Export Promotion Council(NEPC), Standard Organisation of Nigeria(SON), National Food and Drugs Administration Commission (NAFDAC), National Environmental Sanitation Regulation Enforcement Agency(NESREA), etc. in order to ensure quality standards and safety of NARICT product.
    6. Achievement of production targets set by management.
    7. Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual report for evaluation to the Director –General/CEO

  4. The following are the functions of the Planning and Policy Analysis Department:
    1. It plays an active role in the Management’s Policy Formulation
    2. It co-ordinates the monitoring and implementation of Capital Budget and preparing occasional Reports to the Management or DG/ CEO
    3. It co-ordinates the Preparation of the Institute’s Annual Budget (Especially the Capital Component)
    4. It co-ordinates the Monitoring & Evaluation of Project Implementation
    5. It co-ordinates the collection and maintaining of techno- economic data of general interest especially for the enhancement of Management decisions of the Institute
    6. Insurance
    7. Litigation – Civil and Criminal matters
    8. Drafting of Contract Agreement and Legal documents of various categories
    9. Offer Legal opinions on all legal issues
    10. Preparations of Memorandum of Understanding and similar instruments between NARICT and other organizations
    11. Participate in dispute resolutions, conciliation and mediation
    12. Liaising with external solicitor in respect of case being handle by them
    13. Attend meetings where necessary to offer legal opinion
    14. Collection of Research Results from Research Departments
    15. Developing a data base for all the Institute R & D Projects
    16. Liaising with NOTAP in respect of all the Institute R & D Projects
    17. Assists in the collection of data for M & E
    18. Any other duties assigned by the DG/CEO

  6. The Administration Department as presently constituted is saddled with the responsibility of Human Resource Management and General Administration. The Department is structured into three Divisions namely:
    1. Human Resources Planning
      1. Succession Planning
      2. Modelling Career Paths
    2. Employment
      1. Recruitment
      2. Selection
      3. Testing
      4. Orientation
    3. Staff Discipline
      1. Formulation and Coordination of Policies on Staff discipline.
      2. Assistance and advice on major disciplinary actions
      3. Implementation of disciplinary actions
    4. Compensation/incentives Management
      1. Incentive Plans Management
      2. Job Analysis
      3. Job Evaluation
      4. Performance
    1. Training and Development
      1. Devising Programmes for Training Staff
      2. Primary and Advanced Skills Training
      3. Implementation and Coordination of policies Staff Training and Development
    2. Employment Welfare and Benefits
      1. Health Insurance (National Health Insurance Scheme)
      2. Housing and Environment Management
      3. Coordination of NYSC Matters
      4. Recreation and Sport Management
    3. Labour Relations
      1. Labour Management Relations
      2. Monitoring Morale
      3. Hearing Employment Concern and Complaints
    1. Handling of Pension Matters
      1. Organizing interactive sessions between PFAs/Insurance Companies and Staff of the Institute.
      2. Processing and submission of Group Life policy documents for Deceased Staff
      3. Verification and Enrolment by PENCOM for Issuance of Retirement Bond to prospective retirees of the Institute
    2. Registry Management
      1. Custody of Institute documents/Files
      2. Documentation of newly Employed Staff and updating of Staff Records of Service
      3. Providing Statistical Information (i.e Nominal Roll) on request
      4. Circulation/Dispatch of Mails

  8. The department coordinates Research and Development (R&D) activities, consultancy and technology transfer services to entrepreneurs and cascades all NARICT developed technologies to end users in all the six Geo-Political zones of Nigeria through the Outstations and Entrepreneurship Centers.
    1. To market the technologies of NARICT to the end users, entrepreneurs and intending entrepreneurs, industrialists, governments and government agencies, tertiary institutions, individuals and the general public.
    2. Collaborate with theses governments, industries, tertiary institutions like Universities and Polytechnics, Commodity Associations, Cooperative Societies and leaders of the society in training students and any other individuals and youths on entrepreneurship skills based on NARICT technologies.
    3. We render consultancy services to existing industries with the aim of helping them improve on their method of operation to a standard method of operation, particularly in the areas of environmental impact assessment of the effluents discharged from their industries. We proffer remediation and join with other environmental control agencies to monitor, control and enforce the remediation.
    4. We also collaborate with industries in the areas of upgrading of their industries in terms of providing new machineries and analysis of their products for improvement and registration with NAFDAC and other regulating agencies.
    5. We assist desiring entrepreneurs in setting up their enterprises or industries, providing them with the technologies and equipment.
    6. We work with the local Cooperative Societies and Commodity Associations in developing products through research, that will help them improve on their products, which may be a peculiar problem or a national problem such as improvement on made in Nigeria goods.
    7. We establish production units in the entrepreneurship centres which produce some of the NARICT products such as Liquid Detergents, Footballs, essential oils etc and sell same for revenue generation.
    8. Our latest application in the management of each of the geo-political zones is for the department to identify natural or industrial resources abundant in each zone where they have a comparative and competitive advantage over others to develop it as a flagship in that zone.
    9. The Department here at the head office carries out general administration of the Outstations and Entrepreneurship Centres, monitors and controls the activities and draws up programmes for them and follows up the implementation. The department mentors and retrains the management of the Outstations and EDCs and uses “sticks” and “carrots” where the need arises.
    10. The department reports to the DG/CEO for any other assignment.

    These Outstations and Entrepreneurship Centers are windows through which NARICT is made visible and they are spread all over the zones of Nigeria as follows:

  10. The Directorate is made up of eleven divisions:
    1. Ensure that the Institute in carrying out procurement activities in any given year, adheres to the provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007 and any other rules/regulations as may be stipulated by government or any of its relevant
    2. Ensuring due process in the Procurement of goods and Services.
    3. Effective liaison with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
    4. Ensuring adherence to all extent public sector procurement procedures and regulations
    5. Coordinating and facilitating the acquisition of goods and services.
    6. Reviewing requests and authorizing the purchase of commonly used goods and services.
    7. Preparation of bid invitations, the analysis of bids and the award of contracts.
    8. Evaluation of work performance, planning, coordinating and reviewing procurement process
    9. Plan, coordinate and advise on Procurement activities, interpret guidelines or instructions, elicit opinions or give guidance on the basis of facts to resolve common issues or problems.
    10. Monitoring and evaluating on-going Capital Projects.
    11. Coordinate and prepare all budgetary and development planning activities.
    12. Handle all matters relating to Public procurement in the Institute;
    13. Coordinate appropriate market and financial surveys and on that basis prepare an analysis of the cost implication of the proposed procurement;
    14. Ensure that any proposed procurement is in consonance with the provisions of the year’s budget;
    15. Undertake market survey and maintenance of a periodical updated price database
    16. Undertake procurement research and surveys
    17. Ensure the general policies and guidelines relating to public sector procurement as approved are adhered ;
    18. Publicize and explain the provisions of the Procurement Act 2007
    19. Supervise the implementation of established procurement policies;
    20. Assist in the basic Collection of data from programmes/divisions for the purpose of Budget preparation.
    21. Carryout budgetary and development planning activities.
    22. Carryout all activities relating to Public procurement in the Institute;
    23. Prepare the needs assessment and evaluation of the Institute’s procurement every financial year;
    24. Identify the goods, works or services required by the Institute in each financial year;
    25. Collate, store and retrieve all documents relating to Public Procurement;
    26. Assist in monitoring planning policies.
    27. Undertake any other function relating to Public Procurement as may be assigned by the Head Procurement and the Director-General.
    28. And any other duties assigned to me by the Director-General/CEO.

    The ICT Division manages the overall ICT infrastructure for the Institute including planning, design, acquisition, implementation and management of the software applications and hardware infrastructure that support operations. The ICT Division are involved in systems administration including: general computer support; upgrades; software installations; license management; server set up and management; network and printer support; deployment of equipment; management of inventories; end user support etc. The Division also customizes application packages to suit different departmental or divisional needs.

    Others activities of the Division are itemized below:

    1. Systems Planning
      1. Participation in research and recommendation of improved infrastructure processes and technologies to include growth planning.
      2. Provide procurement assistance including, but not limited to, researching solutions, engaging with potential vendors, making recommendations for product purchases and evaluating bids.
      3. Test new equipment and applications and provide thorough feedback.
    2. Equipment
      1. Configure and deploy new and refurbished workstations, laptops and peripheral equipment.
      2. Install, troubleshoot, repair, update and maintain workstations and laptops.
      3. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot printers/copiers as well as manage toner requests.
      4. Setup and support audio/visual equipment for presentations and trainings on and off site.
      5. Install and configure peripherals including scanners, external drives, monitors and other peripheral hardware.
      6. Removal/disposal of non-functional equipment Software
      7. Provide software and system troubleshooting and support.
      8. Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and update operating systems and user applications.
      9. Proactively schedule software upgrades and patching.
      10. Assure that all software on NARICT equipment is licensed and keep record of licenses.
      11. Track license and support contracts to include notification of renewal timeframe to management.
    3. Network
      1. Maintain/ update NARICT website ( to ensure global presence.
      2. Monitor NARICT network to ensure network functionality and availability to all system users.
      3. Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair cabled, wireless and other network infrastructure.
      4. Support existing/new server/s and administer access rights for all users in the office.
    4. Security
      1. Maintain local and server based anti-virus software.
      2. Inform and train users and management in how to adhere to Federal Government ICT Security policies.
      3. In case of virus infection clean out affected equipment.
    5. Users
      1. Ensure computer is set up prior to new hire start date and any related moves.
      2. Handle the relocation of computer equipment as a result of office or personnel changes.
      3. Request and setup new user accounts and email accounts.
      4. Troubleshoot, and repair user accounts and email accounts, assist in resetting passwords.
    6. Management of Vendor Services
      1. Work directly with vendors to schedule repairs and maintenance.
      2. Request and evaluate services with vendors and service providers.
      3. Work with ISP (Galaxy Backbone, NITDA) and other outside vendors to ensure dependable operations.
      4. Work with vendors and vendor supplied systems to track service requests through to completion.
    7. Training
      1. Train new and current NARICT employees on computer software and ICT systems.
      2. Create material and presentations for trainings and reports.
      3. Assess user capacity and suggest trainings and areas in need of improvement.
    8. Routine Administrative Tasks
      1. Create and maintain inventory, which may include hardware, software and various items such as laser printer cartridges and peripheral equipment.
      2. Maintaining documentation of processes, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
      3. Monitor and report ICT expenses.
      4. Assist with preparation of operating budgets based on estimated and actual expenditures for ICT systems and support needs.
    1. Media and Press Relation Unit
      1. Interface with Media (Print, Electronic and Press).
      2. Engage in press cuttings.
      3. Periodic review of media events as it relates to the institute through SWOT analysis.
      4. Event Management (Master of Ceremonies).
    2. Protocol and Passages Unit
      1. Guest Relations-Hotel Accommodation.
      2. Management of Multipurpose Hall, Guest Houses and Staff Club.
      3. Procurement of air tickets.
      4. Letter of introduction to High Commission/Embassy for visa.
      5. Provision of entertainment during meetings and other events within and outside the institutes.
    3. Information and Documentation Unit
      1. Documentation of institute defence.
      2. Production of Newsletter, Bulleting e.t.c.
      3. Photography/Audio-Visual Documentations.
      4. Provide secretariat support to publications committee.

    In carrying out the duties, the Internal Audit is guided at all times by the provisions of the financial regulations and extant treasury and Establishment Circulars. These regulations and circulars prescribed the Internal Auditors responsibilities and powers and also make sure powers and responsibilities remain up-to-date at all times. It is we operate in line with Internal Audit Guidelines from Fed. Ministry of Finance (Audit Monitoring Dept) issued in 2011.

    Internal Audit is a unit responsible to the Director General/CEO in day to day administration of the unit by an Internal Auditor as the head of the unit in the Institute.

    Internal Audit Report(s):- objective is to ensure that internal auditor produce comprehensive and detailed audit reports monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annually with special reports where necessary or special investigation are required.

    We carry out our routine audit to Departments. Divisions, Units and special projects as the law prescribed and produce reports of this to the Director – General/ Chief Executive Officer and other end users after discussing, anomalies, discrepancies, observations, comment with end users and its effects on the affected Department or Division or Unit.

    Others activities of the Division are itemized below:

    1. Liaise with the statutory External Auditors on matters of finance, discuss Management Reports and Accounts where necessary
    2. Ensure that market survey is carried out periodically to safe cost.
    3. Advise management on financial matters assets disposal and transfers in the Account.
    4. Prescribed accounting principles applicable to the organization. Or per
    5. Development of Audit program to be used by Internal Audit staff, especially Audit under IPSAS, GIFMIS and. IPPIS and other emerging reform programme of Federal Government.
    6. Internal Audit is involved in transition process of IPSAS implementation of Government accounts preparation based on cash basis in 2014 and full accrual basis in 2016 till date.
    7. The Audit is equally involved in the preparation of the Annual budget, and also participates in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the budget performance as part of our function.
    8. Preparation of Annual budget, implementations performance. evaluation is part of the internal audit function Ensure an effective system of Internal Control check-such as would prevent/detect errors and fraud if in force and is operating satisfactorily.
    9. Another function is to ensure that the financial statements have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted financial policy of the Institute.
    10. Attend to Audit team from offices of the Accountant General and Auditor General of the Federation for periodic checks.
    11. Attend Bi-Quarterly meeting with the Accountant General of the Federation for briefs and update in Accounting and Auditing. Activities of the Treasury house.
    12. Engage in value for money audit and advise the management accordingly in all its operational activities.
    13. The Institute management may engage the Unit on special assignments/investigations when the need arises.
    14. The unit serves as check and balance to the Finance and Accounts Department at all time.
    15. End of year stock taking, review of debtors and other investigations are all connected to the function of Internal Audit. Also, watching against, fraud and inefficiency and report cases immediately to the Chief Executive Officer
    16. In line with Chapter 17 of Financial Regulations (Revised to 2009), we applied our duties in the following areas:
      • Checking Compliance with laws, Instructions and Directives.
      • Checking the adequacy of Financial and Accounting Systems
      • Checking economy, efficiency & effective use of resources
      • Checking the level of achievement of sets objectives
      • Checking the total operations of government for economy, efficiency & effectiveness.
    1. Handles Insurance, Ligitations (Civil and Criminal)
    2. Drafting of Contract agreements and other Legal Documents
    3. Offering Legal Opinions on all legal issues
    4. Preparation of Memorandum of Understanding and similar instruments between NARICT and other Organisations or Institutions
    5. Participating in dispute resolutions, arbitrations and mediations, liaising with external lawyers and solicitors on legal cases or matters of the Institute
    6. Participating or attending management (internal) meetings and external on request to offer Legal opinions.
    7. Any other Functions assigned by the DG/CEO
    1. The library solicits for titles from library users and ensures proper selection and acquisition of the same.
    2. Provides selected, acquired and organized books and journals even non print materials that are relevant to the research or mandate of the Institute
    3. The library undertakes selective Dissemination of information for the use of its patrons.
    4. It provides Indexing and Abstract Serving for the library users.
    5. It arrange for the exchange of publications between the Institute and other organization both nationally and internationally.
    6. It maintains an effective library co-operation with libraries in and out library for the use of our users.
    7. The library provides current national and internal and international information through the provision of daily newspapers and magazine.
    8. Provision of photocopying services.
    9. The library is connected to the internet for E-books and E-journal and other materials in need. This is called the VIRTUAL LIBRARY.
    10. The library undertakes Computer Appreciation Training Program.
    This Office is a vital organ of the Institute which is charged with securing the Institute and ensuring the safety of lives and properties.
    1. Facilitate the implementation and achievement of the goals of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) project in Nigeria.
    2. Serve as a national focal point in the realization of the objectives of the Sound Management of Chemicals (SMC) in Nigeria.
    3. Harness the full potential of NARICT’s highly skilled staff and state-of-the-art facilities to advance the frontiers of chemical technology in Nigeria and beyond
    4. Establish partnership with the Federal Ministry of Environment (FMEnv) and other Stakeholders to foster the Sound Management of Chemicals in Nigeria.
    5. Establish a data documentation, storage and retrieval for hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals used in Nigeria.
    6. Project NARICT’s capabilities to monitor the quantity and quality of both municipal and industrial waste, while maintaining a waste data base for environmental sustainability.
    7. Liaise with Donor Agencies at both local and international levels for capacity building and financial support to realize set objectives.
    1. To supervise the Activities of the NARICT Staff for better and effective service delivery
    2. To evolve strategies for the improvement of service delivery
    3. To manage the institute customers relations policy
    4. Manage links with strategic partners and other stakeholders on service delivery, market research and customer care/ relations
    5. Disseminate best practices and other tips on services delivery improvement.
    6. Institute a complaints procedure including grievance redress mechanism for NARICT
    7. Institute appropriate market research technique for identifying customer needs and expectations
    8. To periodically publish summary of complaints, commendations and compliments from NARICT customers and report same to the Director- General / CEO.
    9. To facilitate a safe and conducive working environments for staff at all levels of service delivery
    10. To develop service quality improvement process
    11. To carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Director- General /CEO of NARICT
    1. The Unit check the quality of research products from all the laboratories as well as extend it to other tertiary institutions.
    2. It also train technologist in the institute and from outside when request from any Organisation.
    3. The Unit installs newly acquired equipment as well as reactivate faulty ones.
    1. Attends to General out patients consultations: GOPD runs on a daily bases on Mondays to Saturdays and offers medical care to all patients
    2. Emergency care is also offered to all patients
    3. O and G clinic; offers care to pregnant women and all women of reproductive age. Services include:
      • ANC- runs every Tuesdays of the week
      • Family Planning- runs throughout the week (except Saturdays and Sundays)
    4. Child care clinic; offers paediatric care to all children including immunization which runs every Tuesday of the week.
    5. Routine laboratory investigation; basic investigations such as PCV, MPS, WIDAL, URINALYSIS, RBS/FBS e.t.c are carried out.
    6. Others include regular cleaning of the wards and hospital environment
    7. Referral system to other Secondary and Tertiary Centre
    8. Collaborative services with the Local Government Health System such as vaccination against all childhood preventable diseases and medical outreach to the community.

    1. Providing supervisory roles in capital projects, structural, architectural designs and analysis of civil and Electrical projects, maintenance of all Institutes infrastructures.
    2. Project Appraisal which covers portfolio alignment, strategy and feasibility, option evaluation, project value, risk and financing.
    3. Project development which covers procurement, contracting and bid strategy.
    4. Project execution which covers design, organization and infrastructural build and delivery.
    5. Rehabilitation, up-grades, Conversions, Recreation, Road construction and Building construction.
    6. Operate all electrical transmission and distribution systems, plants and equipment
    7. Inspect electrical transmission and distribution systems, plants and equipments (operator and preventive maintenance).
    8. Coordinate and control all scheduled utility outages.