Driver/Field Assistant at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds 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.The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan:Job Title: Driver/Field AssistantRef:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0032ALocation: IbadanRecruitment Type: National (1 year renewable contract)ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Drive project Vehicle to convey authorized personnel;Ensure project vehicle complies with the minimum operating security standard (MOSS) as well as up to date vehicle document all the time;Participate in day to day maintenance of STMA project vehicle;Participate in collecting and delivering mail, documents and other items to project collaborators;Participate in general field activities;Perform any other duties as properly assigned by supervisor. 

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