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Driver I At IITA (7 Locations)

Date Posted: 29/Apr/2014
Deadline: 09/May/2014
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Driver I (1 Year renewable contract)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Driver I.

Position / Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Drive IITA vehicles to various destinations as required
  • Convey IITA scientists/staff/visitors to field work and other places as required
  • Ensure all station vehicles are well maintained and clean
  • Deliver confidential documents/letters to partners especially donors, ministries and embassy,
  • Convey project members and guests from local and international airport.
  • Liaise with Insurance Officer to ensure vehicle documents are valid and up-to-date;
  • Participate in carrying out field operations/activities.
  • Perform any other duties as my b assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualification, Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate must possess:

WASC with valid professional drivers’ licence (Class ‘E’) plus at least three (3) years driving in an international research institute.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be conversant with Nigerian roads;
  • Posses ability to drive long distance with good eye sight;
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work on weekends where necessary.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading local language of the geographical area in which he/she is posted in order to communicate with farmers


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. 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.

Locations: Ibadan, Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano, Markurdi, Jalingo (7 Positions – 1 for each location)

Closing date: 9th May 2014

Please complete our online application form using this link:

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

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