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Massive Recruitment At IITA

Date Posted: 24/Oct/2013
Deadline: 07/Nov/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Oyo

 

Secretary II (2-year renewable contract)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable candidates for the position of Secretary II at its Headquarters in Ibadan.

Duties

Successful candidate will among other things:

  • Maintain and overseeing of project filing system, both paper and electronic versions from proposal to closing state.
  • Handling correspondence mail, photocopying and binding and other paperwork.
  • Scanning and forwarding new donor and partner agreements, MoUs, amendments and similar documents.
  • Provide administrative assistance in crosschecking of new donor and partner agreements, MoUs, amendments and similar documents. Sending of cheques to partners who are paid by cheque
  • Preparing of Travel Authorisation and Cash Advance/Expense Claims for travelling arrangement for PAO staff
  • Preparing Oracle requests for internal purchases and Purchases Order of office stationery and machineries.
  • Following up and handling purchases/oracle requests.
  • Such other duties properly assigned as may be occasioned by the exigencies of the service.

Qualification and Experience:

B.Sc/HND or Secretarial Administration or in a related discipline. Minimum of 3 years secretarial or relevant experience in a reputable organization.

The ideal candidate will be neat, committed, well organized and be a good team player.

He/She must be highly proficient in the use of computer and possess good typing skills and knowledge of filing systems.

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 31st October 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Senior Research Supervisor (2 year renewable contract)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Senior Research Supervisor at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Coordination of in vitro yam and cassava breeders’ lines processing and conservation, including activities relating toin vitro cassava breeders’ lines and liaising with cassava breeders.
  • Processing of yam and cassava breeders’ lines new introduction from field
  • Supervision of acclimatization and post flask management of yam and cassava breeders’ lines
  • Coordination and processing of Yam and cassava breeders’ lines sample for indexing
  • Coordination of request and distribution of breeders’ lines
  • Sorting of necrotic and contaminated breeders’ lines PTC plantlets
  • Media preparation for in vitro yam and cassava breeders’ lines
  • Breeders’ lines data management
  • Participate in in vitro breeders’ yam and cassava clonal crops experiments on field multiplication, evaluation and characterization  

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • BSc / HND in plant science , Microbiology or Chemistry or any related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC relevant working experience on a similar role

The ideal candidate must

  • Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary.
  • Be able to use laboratory equipments and understand basic laboratory techniques
  • Possess good organizational skills and demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
  • Be available to work outside office hours and for extended hours where necessary

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Laboratory Technician I (in vitro bank) - 2 year renewable contract

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Laboratory Technician I (in vitro bank) at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Monitoring of musa in vitro conservation
  • Musa in vitro processing from sucker
  • Musa in vitro plantlets acclimatization and post flask management
  • In vitro genebank processing of all RTB, IITA mandate crops
  • Subculturing of tissue culture plantlets
  • Sorting of necrotic and contaminated TC plantlets
  • Field sampling for in vitro plants introduction
  • In vitro plants safe duplication assistant
  • Plant culture media preparation
  • Musa in vitro data monitoring

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • OND In general Agric or Laboratory Technology or the equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant working experience in any Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Laboratory Attendant II (in vitro bank) - 2 year renewable contract

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Laboratory Attendant II (in vitro bank) at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Conservation of yam and cassava breeders’ lines
  • Processing of yam and cassava breeders’ lines
  • In vitro plant tissue culture processing of all RTB, IITA mandate crops including sorting of necrosis and contaminations
  • Assist in packing of in vitro plants for safe duplication
  • Assist in preparation of plant culture media
  • Breeders’ lines data entry

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • WAEC O level certificate or Senior School certificate (SSCE)
  • 3 years relevant working experience with plant tissue culture.

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

Laboratory Attendant I Seedbank (3 positions)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Laboratory Attendant I Seedbank at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Seed Cleaning and sorting from the cold store for seed germination
  • Participate in viability test and packaging for Distribution.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the supervision.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

Senior School certificate (SSCE) with 1 year relevant working experience in inventory management and Gene banking activities

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Laboratory Attendant II Seedbank

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Laboratory Attendant II Seedbank at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Retrieve and relocate seed lot samples
  • Retrieve and relocate seed lots in the cold stores.
  • Manage seed lot locations and arrangement in the cold store.
  • Fumigate harvested seeds for processing.
  • Update seed distribution data on the genebank online inventory.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the supervision.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

Senior School certificate (SSCE) with 3 year relevant working experience in general laboratory maintenance

The ideal candidate must

  • Be honest and hardworking;
  • Be a good team player and be able to follow instructions;
  • Be energetic and able to work under pressure

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Research Technician I Seedbank

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Research Technician I Seedbank at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Coordination of field and screen house regeneration and characterization of legumes.
  • Data collection, entry and management. Coordination of seed processing activities.
  • Pollination and hybridization activities of cowpea and the wild relatives and other legumes.
  • Supervision of field planting activities for wild vigna species and other legumes.
  • Morphological characterization of crop wild relatives (CWR).

Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

OND in general Agric and at least 1 year hands-on experience in field management.

The ideal candidate must

  • Be honest and hardworking;.
  • Be a good team player and be able to follow instructions;
  • Be energetic and able to work under pressure.

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Fieldworker II Seedbank (2 positions) - 2 year renewable contract

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Fieldworker II Seedbank at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Field and screen house assistant on Planting for regeneration, herbicide and insecticide application.
  • Data collection and entry for screen house and field regeneration and multiplication activities.
  • Characterization of maize and miscellaneous legumes.
  • Maize pollination and Characterization.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • Senior School certificate (SSCE) with at least 2 years experience in screen house management data collection and Gene banking.

The ideal candidate must

  • Be honest and hardworking.
  • Be a good team player and be able to follow instructions;
  • Have adequate knowledge about the maintenance culture of maize genetic resources field bank.
  • Be energetic and able to work under pressure

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

 

Research Technician I - (2 year renewable contract)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Research Technician I - (2 year renewable contract) at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in the maintenance plans of the cassava field bank;
  • Assist in the supervision of the activities of workers in the cassava field group;
  • Liaise with breeders and the tissue culture group for safe duplication of crop materials.
  • Assist in the collection of agronomic data collection team in the GRC cassava field.
  • Data entry of data generated in the field bank.
  • Coordinate the agronomic data collection team in the yam field;
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the supervision.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

OND in Agric or Mech Engr with at least 1 year experience in field management.

The ideal candidate must

  • Be honest and hardworking.
  • Be a good team player and be able to follow instructions;
  • Have adequate knowledge about the maintenance culture of cassava genetic resources field bank.
  • Be energetic and able to work under pressure.

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates

 

 

Fieldworker - Fieldbank -  2 year renewable contract (4 Positions)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Fieldworker at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in the maintenance plans of the cassava field bank;
  • Assist in the collection of agronomic data collection team in the cassava field;
  • Carry out herbicide and insecticides application in the field.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

Senior School certificate (SSCE) with at least 1 year experience in general field maintenance.

The ideal candidate must

  • Be honest and hardworking;.
  • Be a good team player and be able to follow instructions;
  • Be energetic and able to work under pressure.

Remuneration:

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

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Deadline: 7th November 2013

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 

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