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Graduate And Experienced Recruitment At IITA - 6 New Openings

Date Posted: 06/Aug/2014
Deadline: 18/Aug/2014

IITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of tropical nations. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable candidates for the position of Innovation and Communication Specialist at its Headquarters in Ibadan.

 

 

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

 

 

Research Supervisor

Job Description:

  • Assist in establishment and management of seed farms
  • Assist in establishment of and conduct field experiments including all aspect of data collection
  • Supervise harvesting and postharvest handling of seed crop
  • Organize and supervise general field activities
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Qualification & Experience:

  • B.Sc /HND in Crop Production, General Agriculture or related discipline from a reputable University/college/polytechnic.
  • Minimum experience of One (1) years in a similar position

Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of crop management operation especially in seed production farms.
  • Good times management skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Team player

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

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Senior Research Supervisor

Job Description:

  • Establishment and management of seed farms
  • Conduct field experiments including all aspects of data collection
  • Supervise harvesting and postharvest handling of seed crops
  • Organize and supervise general field activities
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Qualification & Experience:

  • B.Sc/HND in Crop Production, General Agriculture or related discipline from a reputable University/college/polytechnic.
  • Minimum experience of three (3) years in a similar position

Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of crop management operation especially in seed production farms.
  • Good times management skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Team player.

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

 

APPLY HERE

 

 

 

Accounting Assistant II

Position/Responsibilities

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Proactive monitoring of donor reports work closely with Project Administration Office to track project events
  • Updating, reviewing, and reconciling bill receivables from donors with the total grant income of W3 & Bilateral Projects
  • Preparing and reviewing of financial statements on W3 & Bilateral projects.
  • Checking, processing and reporting on returns and justifications of funds granted to IITA collaborators/partners.
  • Raising of journals tar adjustments necessary on various accounts and loading same on oracle interface.
  • Attending to queries raised by budget officers on W3 & Bilateral Projects.
  • Preparation of budget for core restricted projects and uploading same in the oracle interface.
  • Assist in the checking of Cashiers cash balances as scheduled.
  • Performing other duties that could be assigned from time to time.

Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, ICAN PEI
  • Minimum experience of two (2) years in a similar position
  • Good knowledge of computer (Oracle financial application)
  • Good time management skills.
  • Be ready to work long hours when need arrives
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure

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

 

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Tractor Operator I

Job Description :

  • Assist the tractor II in the performance of his duties
  • Ensure project tractor and implements are well maintained and clean
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • WASC/SSCE plus at least three (3) years tractor operating experience

The ideal candidate must

  • Must have good eye sight
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work long hours and on weekends where necessary

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

 

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Tractor Operator II

Job Description

  • Use tractor and implements to perform various field operation/tasks such as land preparation, application of agro-chemical harvesting and haulage of seed from field.
  • Do minor repair on tractors and implement when necessary
  • Ensure project tractor and implement are well maintained and clean.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor,

Qualification, Experience and Skills
OND Mechanic/Trade Test I, II and III, professional license to operate tractor (Class ‘E’) plus at least three (3) years experience in using tractor for various field operation in a research institute.

The ideal candidate must;

  • Must have good eye sight
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work long hours and on weekends where necessary.

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

APPLY HERE

 

 

 

Driver II

Job Description

  • Drive IITA vehicles to various destinations as required
  • Convey IITA scientists/staff/visitors to field work and other places as required
  • Participate in carrying outfield operations/activities

Qualification, Experience and Skills
WASC with Valid professional driver’s license (Class ‘E’) plus at least three (3) years driving in an international research institute.

The ideal candidate must;

  • Must have good eye sight
  • Be conversant with Nigerian roads
  • Should be able to drive long distance
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work on weekends where necessary.

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

APPLY NOW







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