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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Driver

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-017
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (1-year renewable contract)

Duties

  • Drive YIIFSAW-II Project vehicles to convey authorized staff and visiting partners;
  • Drive vehicles on errands for project activities and assist in the execution of project activities in the execution in laboratory, screenhouse, glass house and on field;
  • Carryout daily maintenance of project vehicle (cleaning and regular check-up);
  • Ensure vehicle documents are up to date and comply with minimum security operating standards (MSOS);
  • Report malfunction of the YIIFSWA vehicles under his care to the immediate supervisor;
  • Record trip details in the vehicle logbook including filling of the monthly balance sheet;
  • Carryout office duties such as photocopying, sorting of documents etc;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification

  • O’ Level with valid drivers’ licence with minimum of three (3) years’ related experience performing related role in an international organization.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have ability to work with staff of different ethnic group and nationalities;
  • Be computer literacy in using field tablets;
  • Have good communication skill (fluency in writing, reading and spoken English).
  • Be ready to work longer hours and weekends if needs be.

Remuneration

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

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format no later than the deadline
  • 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. While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

More Information

  • Job City Ibadan, Oyo
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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium.

IITA has aligned all its research programs to the new CGIAR Research Programs. We conduct research on the following thematic areas: Biotechnology and genetic improvement, Natural resource management, Social science and agribusiness, and Plant production and plant health.

We are involved in nine CGIAR Research Programs, namely, those on the (1) integrated systems for the humid tropics, (2) policies, institutions, and markets, (3) maize, (4) roots, tubers, and bananas, (5) grain legumes, (6) agriculture for improved nutrition and health, (7) water, land, and ecosystems, (8) climate change, agriculture, and food security, and (9) genebank.

We lead the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics (Humidtropics) which addresses challenges in agricultural systems in the humid tropics. This CGIAR Research Program gives us an umbrella for all other CGIAR Research Programs which are components of the system. These could be commodity programs, such as maize, cassava, banana, or legumes, which could provide the institutional framework for socioeconomic studies, market, policies, and natural resource management. This CGIAR Research Program will have a major impact in attaining system-level outcomes.

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: DriverRef: IITA-HR-NRS2020-017 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Recruitment Type: National (1-year renewable contract)
Duties
  • Drive YIIFSAW-II Project vehicles to convey authorized staff and visiting partners;
  • Drive vehicles on errands for project activities and assist in the execution of project activities in the execution in laboratory, screenhouse, glass house and on field;
  • Carryout daily maintenance of project vehicle (cleaning and regular check-up);
  • Ensure vehicle documents are up to date and comply with minimum security operating standards (MSOS);
  • Report malfunction of the YIIFSWA vehicles under his care to the immediate supervisor;
  • Record trip details in the vehicle logbook including filling of the monthly balance sheet;
  • Carryout office duties such as photocopying, sorting of documents etc;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Qualification
  • O' Level with valid drivers’ licence with minimum of three (3) years’ related experience performing related role in an international organization.
Competencies: The ideal candidate must:
  • Have ability to work with staff of different ethnic group and nationalities;
  • Be computer literacy in using field tablets;
  • Have good communication skill (fluency in writing, reading and spoken English).
  • Be ready to work longer hours and weekends if needs be.
Remuneration
  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Application Closing Date 14th July, 2020.

How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply onlineClick here for more information (PDF)Note

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format no later than the deadline
  • 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. While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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