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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Massive Job Recruitment

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Massive Job Recruitment – This is to inform the entire public about the current job recruitment open to qualified candidates. Interested persons may kindly apply below

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 are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Supervisor

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-005
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

  • Coordinate daily Refrigeration and Air-conditioning workshop activities.
  • Organize work schedules for all refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.
  • Allocate subordinates for servicing, maintenance and replacing of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning equipment.
  • Supervise subordinates to ensure jobs are carried out effectively.
  • Provide daily information on completed work, work in progress and pending jobs.
  • Schedule quarterly preventive maintenance of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning equipment.
  • Supervise staff in air conditioning and refrigerating unit.
  • Read sketches, schematics and writing diagrams, monitor and update inventory of spare parts.
  • Perform any other job-related tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / HND in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar role in a well-structured environment.

Competencies:

  • Have good working knowledge of cooling system.
  • Have ability to read engineering drawings into details and be computer literate.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Teacher

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-006
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

Classroom Management Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a physically and emotionally safe environment for students through positive framing, kind communication with students and adults, and predictable, consistent routines.
  • Use classroom and behavioural management strategies that are positive, structured, consistent, respectful, and responsive to student needs, to build a safe, orderly, inclusive, and positive classroom community.
  • Use a wide array of data to make instructional choices and create specific action plans to increase student achievement, including dynamic student grouping for small group instruction.
  • Utilize an effective approach to behaviour management, time management, classroom organization and appearance, planning, teaching, and monitoring learning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of inquiry and give students choices to show their understanding.
  • Encourage students to interact and work cooperatively with others and engage all students in activities.
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance.
  • Respect all deadlines set out by the PYP Coordinator and the Head teacher and keep proper documentation.

Curriculum Related Responsibilities:

  • Plan Units of Inquiry and deliver lessons by following IB curriculum framework collaboratively with the PYP Coordinator and Single Subject teachers.
  • Plan, execute and assess math lessons based on the school Scope and Sequence.
  • Plan, execute, and assess language lessons based on the school Scope and Sequence.
  • Write and implement learning objectives that are challenging and measurable.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the IB PYP continuum are fully integrated into all learning including the Approaches to Learning, the IB Learner profile and Voice, Choice and Ownership
  • Prepare teaching and learning documents in line with the school policy including, but not limited to weekly plans, unit planners and portfolios.
  • Prepare and submit a weekly newsletter page for your class.
  • Prepare class for Celebrations of Learning as specified in school policy documents

Collegiate Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Understand and live the school’s mission.
  • Contribute positively to staff morale.
  • Work as a team player.
  • Maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, line managers, and administrators.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, parents, and staff.
  • Take part in all training provided by the school, both internal and external.
  • Be prepared to report back about training and/or provide in-service to colleagues.
  • Actively participate in Appraisal Procedures.
  • Represent the school by being a good role model.
  • Model the qualities of the IB learner profile and attitudes and be an active member of the learning community.
  • Perform all other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Head of School.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Take an active role in the wider community, participating in extracurricular activities, school trips, and extension activities as necessary.
  • Use all school resources effectively with appropriate consideration of financial and environmental impact of all decisions with particular attention to IITA’s commitment to build an ecologically sound future that takes into account the issues of climate change.
  • Be responsible for communicating effectively with external stakeholders as parents on the individual progress of students through all means used at The International
  • School of IITA. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for: report cards, parent meetings upon school’s or parents’ request.
  • Take on active supervision during scheduled duties.
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged information about students, faculty members, and administration.
  • Coordinate appropriate and ongoing displays of student work.
  • Read and properly use the IB guidelines for PYP.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Child Education or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an international school approved by an international schools association or body (e.g IBO, CIE, AISEN, COBIS, COIS, AISA).
  • Possession of teaching qualification recognised by TRCN or additional qualifications from International organizations (e.g. CIE, IBO) is an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • Have teaching and lesson planning skills.
  • Have understanding of international education.
  • Have high standard of written and spoken English.
  • Have ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note

  • 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.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women. While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Fabrication Supervisor

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-005
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

  • Supervise and make requisitions for materials needed for different projects or jobs and prepare monthly chargeback of work done.
  • Fabricate and install/fix equipment like heat exchangers, dryers and other processing equipment.
  • Supervise the fabrication, machinist workshop and spare production.
  • Design and construct any of the engineering projects that relate to fabrication.
  • Ensure the turner machine and other tools and equipment are in good working condition.
  • Perform any other job-related tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc / HND in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years of experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

Competencies:

  • Have a good working knowledge of lathe, milling and shaping machines.
  • Have the ability to read engineering drawings in detail and be computer literate.

Remuneration

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Note

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching a 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Plant Operator

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-005
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

  • Perform daily record, operate, and maintain chiller machine.
  • Clean and operate cooling tower machine in the plant room and maintain plant pumps.
  • Maintain, clean valves and wash filters of the air handling unit.
  • Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • OND in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar role in a well-structured environment.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have ability to read circuit diagram.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Plant Operator

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-005
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

  • Perform daily record, operate, and maintain chiller machine.
  • Clean and operate cooling tower machine in the plant room and maintain plant pumps.
  • Maintain, clean valves and wash filters of the air handling unit.
  • Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • OND in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar role in a well-structured environment.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have ability to read circuit diagram.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Electrical Supervisor (Centravac)

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-005
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)
Contract: 3-year renewable contract

Specific Roles

  • Carry out repair and maintenance on electrical aspects, controls and cables of 2X300 tons and 2X600 tons of Central A/C chillers.
  • Repair and maintain high current control panels, condensers, electric motor in central chilling plant and cooling towers for condensers in chilling plant.
  • Repair and maintain Air Handling Unit (AHU), cold stores in major buildings and all electrical aspects of Gene-bank cold stores.
  • Read sketches, schematics and wiring diagrams, monitor and update inventory of spare parts.
  • Perform any other job-related tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc / HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar role in a well-structured environment.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good working knowledge of chilling plant.
  • Have ability to read engineering drawings into details and be computer literate.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Job Title: Equipment Operator II

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-003
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

  • Carry out daily operation of all powerhouse equipment and receive AGO.
  • Operate and maintain both mechanical and electrical equipment in powerhouse such as generators, high voltage panels, ring main unit, tipping units, batteries, high voltage underground cables, high and low voltage circuit breakers.
  • Assist powerhouse mechanics in carrying out repairs on all mechanical equipment’s in charge of powerhouse.
  • Carry out general maintenance of all electrical equipment and installations.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • National Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

Competencies:

The ideal candidate must:

  • Good knowledge of powerhouse operations and equipment’s.
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours when needs arise.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2022.

Job Title: Equipment Operator II

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-003
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Specific Roles

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Carry out daily operation of all powerhouse equipment and receive AGO.
  • Operate and maintain both mechanical and electrical equipment in powerhouse such as generators, high voltage panels, ring main unit, tipping units, batteries, high voltage underground cables, high and low voltage circuit breakers.
  • Assist powerhouse mechanics in carrying out repairs on all mechanical equipment’s in charge of powerhouse.
  • Carry out general maintenance of all electrical equipment and installations.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • National Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Good knowledge of powerhouse operations and equipment’s.
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours when needs arise.

Remuneration
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2022.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow – Cowpea Physiologist

Ref: DDG-R4D/PDF/C/PSY/03/22
Location: Kano

Backround

  • Cowpea, Vigna unguiculata, is an important grain legume in sub-Saharan Africa, where it contributes both to the food and nutritional security of millions of people.
  • At IITA, Cowpea Breeding Program is conducting research targeting the development of target product profiles associated with key market segments (e.g., homemade flour for soup making and addition to porridge and flour dough for bread; industrial flour; boiled grain mixed with ugali or other cooked meal or eaten as a snack with corn; dried young leaves as a vegetable; the dual purpose for fodder and grain).
  • The “must-have traits” for all these product profiles include resistance to both biotic and abiotic stress factors. Among the abiotic stresses, heat and drought are identified as key traits.
  • The successful candidate for this current recruitment will play an important role in understanding how heat and drought impact cowpea and identifying sources of tolerance to deploy the genes associated with these traits into our breeding programs.
  • The ultimate aim is to develop improved cowpea varieties tolerant to drought and heat.

Specific Roles

  • Establish efficient field and screen house phenotyping methodologies for heat and drought tolerance in cowpea.
  • Identify cultivated and cross-compatible wild cowpea genotypes with drought and heat tolerance.
  • Investigate the physiological basis for cowpea’s drought and heat tolerance and adaptation mechanisms.
  • Contribute to understanding the genetic basis for drought and heat tolerance and identifying associated QTLs.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization and strengthening NARS partners’ capacity in crop physiology.
  • Provide guidance and direction to national staff.
  • Publish research results in reputable international journals.
  • Co-supervise research of postgraduate students.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the cowpea research team lead.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Crop Physiology or other relevant fields from a highly recognized university with two (2) to three (3) years of work experience in a similar role, preferably in an international non-profit & non-governmental setting.

Competencies:

  • Experience in legume research.
  • Ability to investigate processes responsible for the primary productivity of crop communities.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical tools and database management.
  • Demonstrated field research experience in international agricultural research for development-focused projects or programs.
  • Ability to work as a multi-disciplinary team member in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, and a good working knowledge of the French language is an advantage.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, and a high level of respect for confidentiality.

General Information

  • The contract will be for an initial period of two years.
  • IITA offers an internationally competitive remuneration package paid in US Dollars.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Applications must include a cover letter, which should address how the candidate’s background / experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor / Superior at his/her present or former place of work).
  • The application should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources Service.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2022.

Samuel

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