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Latest Job Recruitment at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) is driven by an ambitious plan to revive 7.5 million hectares of farmland and bring 11.5 million people out of poverty by 2020. Established in 1967, our non-profit organization is overseen by a Board of Trustees and receives backing from other nations.

As one of the fifteen research institutes that make up the CGIAR, a worldwide collaboration for future food security, IITA is actively involved in multiple CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). Our goal is to use research for development (R4D) to improve livelihoods and food security in Africa.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the Latest Job Vacancy at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Production Technician

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualification: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Oyo | Nigeria
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Job Description:

Candidates must have the following Description before applying for the Latest Job Vacancy at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

This role focuses on establishing and maintaining cassava seed multiplication for IITA’s Business Incubation Platform (BIP) GoSeed and partner outgrowers fields (both within and outside IITA). The production Technician establishes and maintains cassava seed multiplication fields according to best practices, acts as a bridge between IITA BIP GoSeed, outgrowers, and seed entrepreneurs, maintains accurate and timely records of established fields, and provides regular progress reports to the IITA BIP GoSeed supervisor, ensures fields meet certification requirements from relevant authorities and Identifies and connects IITA BIP GoSeed and growers with buyers for cultivated cassava seeds.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Qualified candidates must have the following Qualifications before applying for the Latest Job Vacancy at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

  • BSC/HND with a minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience performing a similar role in a structured environment.

Skills / Competencies:

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have experience in conducting seed multiplication using different techniques.
  • Understanding of resource management and operational procedures
  • Be capable of coping with heavy workloads extending beyond office hours and during weekends.
  • Have the ability to innovate, quickly adapt, and apply new methods.
  • Knowledge of SeedTracker will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient computer skills. Also typing and data entry

Method of Application

Qualified and Interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.

Deadline: February 29, 2024

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