Jobs at IITA

REMUNRATIONWe offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
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.
IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

  • Field Worker II (2-year renewable contract)
    The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian nationals for the position below at its Headquarters in Ibadan.
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties
    Seed preparation, processing and storage;
    Planting weeding, data recording, harvesting of trials and nurseries;
    Management of nutrition’s maize breeding nurseries;
    Pollinating inbred lines and OPVs;
    Harvesting, threshing and weighing
    Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience
    WASC plus at least two (2) years working experience in a research institution.
    The ideal candidate must
    Be open to new ideas and have the ability to change mindset;
    Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary;
    Be available to work outside office hours, weekends and holidays.

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

    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 2 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified
  • Housing & Construction Superintendent (2-year renewable contract)
    Successful candidate will among other things:
    Plan, coordinate, and supervise new construction and remodelling of existing buildings;
    Organizes, coordinates, and supervises the works of Foremen, Sub Foremen, on construction projects;
    Determines work priorities and coordinates work activities within the design area;
    Apportions work among employees according to specialized training ;
    Coordinates new construction and major remodelling, which involves scheduling; meetings and reviewing project documents (e.g., contracts, specifications, blueprints) as necessary
    Keeps cost of records on work performed and materials;
    Assists in the control of costs in materials and wages;
    Exercises control over rate of construction progress in order to complete construction project within time limits; schedules jobs and operations
    Estimates materials needed for specific jobs; estimates manpower needed for specific jobs;
    Leads inspection of work to enforce conformity to specifications;
    Supervises construction staff;
    Deals with staff demanding information or service, department heads and others
    Carry out duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience
    BSc/HND Civil Engineering or any other construction related discipline plus a minimum of 8 years relevant working experience of which 4 years should be in a supervisory position.
    Candidates must have a sound analytical mind, a good knowledge of computer and must be willing to put in extra hours.
    Candidate must be committed, resourceful, honest and must possess very outstanding leadership qualities.

    Location: Oyo
    Experience: 4 year(s)
    Course of Study: Civil Engineering
    Required Grade:  Not Specified