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  • Posted on: 22 January, 2016 Deadline: 4 February, 2016
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  • IITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of the tropics. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.

    Applications are invited for the internationally recruited positions below:

    Laboratory Attendants, Field Workers II

     

    Slot: 2

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

    • Assist in field and screen house planting for regeneration and virus indexing;
    • Assist in herbicide and insecticide application;
    • Assist in data collection on characterization for screen house and field regeneration and multiplication activities;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification, Experience and Skills

    Qualification:

    • O’ Level with minimum of two (2) years working experience in a similar role.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Experience in inventory updating and seed bank activities.
    • Must be computer literate
    • Have good sense of cleanliness, safety and security precautions

    Remuneration

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

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    Laboratory Attendants II (Seed bank)

     

    Slot: 4

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

    • Assist in seed cleaning and sorting from cold stores for germination and viability tests;
    • Participate in seed viability test and packaging for distribution;
    • Assist in entering and updating seed processing data file on a daily basis;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned;

    Qualification, Experience and Skills

    Qualification:

    • O’ Level with minimum of two (2) years working experience in a similar role.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Experience in inventory updating and seed bank activities.
    • Must be computer literate
    • Have good sense of cleanliness, safety and security precautions.

    Remuneration

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

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed 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 either the Head of applicant's current or previous organization or applicant's direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

    Visit IITA Career Page to apply online

    Note:
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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