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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We seek applications from suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s Headquarter in Ibadan:

Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Superintendent

Location: Ibadan
Contract: 3-year renewable contract

Duties

  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Plan preventive, repair and maintain all water plants, drinking water place, sewage and swimming pool plants;
  • Install and maintain multi-stage vertical turbine and surface Pumps and Blowers;
  • Maintain associated appliances such as Aerators, Compressors and level control systems;
  • Initiate treatment plans and supervise the supply of about 1.2 million litres of high quality drinking water per day;
  • Supervise treatment and safe discharge of about 8,000 litres of waste water per day;
  • Treat and maintain high quality swimming pool water of about 385,000 litres;
  • Ensure quality control of all waters: drinking, sewage and swimming Pool;
  • Initiate procedures for purchase of spare parts and treatment chemicals;
  • Supervise water treatment operation and the management of staff;
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  •  B.Sc/HND in MechanicalWater Engineering, Biochemistry or related fields with minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a reputable water treatment plant.

Competencies
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good knowledge of water plants maintenance and treatment techniques.
  • Have good interpersonal skill.
  • Be honest, trustworthy and hardworking and be able to coordinate shift duties.

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

Application Closing Date

29th August, 2018.

Method of Application

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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Job Title: Foreman Mechanic

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2018-0023
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Repair, service and overhaul agricultural Tractors;
  • Maintain and repair field/static production equipment;
  • Repair and overhaul special application equipment;
  • Repair and service all kind of threshing machine;
  • Repair and maintain tractors, farm implements and fuel dispensing pump;
  • Prepare monthly charge back and report on the equipment being serviced;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Mechanical Engineering or related fields with minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a structured organization.

Competencies
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good knowledge of agricultural machineries.
  • Have good interpersonal skill.
  • Be honest and hardworking.
  • Have experience in repairs and servicing of fuel dispensing pump.

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

Application Closing Date 
29th August, 2018.

Method of Application 
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.

Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)