Director General/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO)

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) is a parastatal under the agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. FIIRO was the idea of an economic mission sent to Nigeria in 1953 by the World Bank. The mission's observation was that industrial research activities in Nigeria were diffused and uncoordinated with no definite direction. Consequently, a decision was reached to set the Institute in 1956.Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Director General/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Location: LagosBackgroundThe Institute has the national mandate for Research and Development in Identifying & Characterizing local raw materials for use in industries; Develop appropriate technologies; Upgrading indigenous technologies in the area of food and agro-allied processing and in various non-food use, Develop Pilot scale operations, Assists in the transfer, adaptation and utilization of these technologies by local enterprises and undertake economic evaluation of Projects and consultancy services.DutiesThe Director-General/CEO shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute.The successful candidate appointed as substantive Director-General/CEO shall be responsible through the FIIRO Governing Board to the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology for the attainment of the mandate of the Institute. 

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