IITA Nigeria Recruitment (3 Positions) - Jobs in Nigeria

IITA Nigeria Recruitment (3 Positions)

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10 Jun, 2011

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Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

IITA, is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of international Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa.

We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating 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 Nigerian Nationals to fill the positions below at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

POSITION: MECHANIC I (FABRICATIONS)

(2-year renewable Contract)

DUTIES:
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:
Perform preventive services maintenance on Heavy Equipment when due;
Carry out repairs and periodic maintenance on models such as Grader, D6, Liftrucks and Caterpillar
Work and operate other agricultural machinery
Keep daily records, house-keeping exercise and
Perform any other related assigned duties

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of (ND) Mechanical / Agricultural Engineering, WASC/Trade Test II plus at least 2 years working experience in a large heavy equipment workshop.
Candidate must be honest, physically fit and be ready to work under pressure and at odd hours when necessary.

POSITION: GROUNDS-KEEPER I

(2-year renewable Contract)

DUTIES:
CANDIDATE WILL:
Ensure maintenance of lawns and oversee a work plan for general estate cleaning
Work and operate Lawn Mowers and other machinery in use for quality job
Keep daily records, house-keeping exercise and Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of WASC / relevant Trade Test Certificate plus at least 2 years relevant working experience in an international /multi-national organization or a reputable organization.
Candidate must be honest physically fit and ready to work under pressure and at odd hours when 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 a detailedcurriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available), evidence of current remuneration package and photocopies of credentials, to the Personnel Manager, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan, Nigeria. On or before 21st June 2011.

These job vacancies can also be found on our website: http://old.iita.org/cms/details/nrs_job_application.aspx

Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration will not be treated. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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