The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Recent Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

9 Jul, 2019

Category :

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

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 invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:


Job Title: Auto Superintendent
Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-002
Job Location: Ibadan
Contract: 3-year renewable contract
Type: National (3-year renewable contract)


Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Prepare vehicles for VIO inspection and international permit;
  • Customer relation and testing of new drivers;
  • Keep records and perform other administrative duties.
  • Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Supervise the automotive workshop;
  • Perform reception of job and fault diagnosis;
  • Perform deployment and control of staff;
  • Prepare and deliver new vehicles;
  • Supervise jobs and quality control (Road test);
  • Schedule and deliver jobs;

Qualification and Experience

  • B.ScHND in Mechanical Engineering or related field with minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related roles.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and organize workload.
  • Ability to use all equipment in the workshop and be computer literate with good initiative under minimal supervision.

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


How To Apply

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format, 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.
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Application Deadline: 22nd July, 2019


  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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