• 5 New Job Positions at IITA

  • Posted on: 9 June, 2016 Deadline: 22 June, 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.

    Power House Operator II

     

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

    • Ensure smooth daily operation of all powerhouse equipment;
    • Assist in general maintenance of all electrical equipment in the power house including panels and switches;
    • Operate/maintain all mechanical and electrical equipment in the powerhouse including Generators, High voltage panels, Ring Main Units (RMU), Tripping Units, High voltage Underground cables, high voltage and low voltage Circuit breakers;
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • ND, Trade Test II, Artisan Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

    Experience

    • At least two (2) years relevant experience in a similar role.

    Competencies

    • Knowledge of power house equipment.
    • Pay attention to details and must be a team player.
    • Be able to follow instructions.

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    Mechanic III

     

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

    • Maintain and operate heavy generators in the Power House;
    • Maintain and operate Ring Main Units (RMUs);
    • Maintain circuit breakers and other related equipment in the power House;
    • Receive AGO for all functioning equipment;
    • Ensure the right lubricant mix of the powerhouse equipment;
    • Perform any their duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification     

    • ND, Trade Test I, Artisan Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

    Experienc:

    • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar role.

    Competencies:

    • Knowledge of power house equipment.
    • Pay attention to details and must be a team player.
    • Be able to follow instructions.

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    Power House Operator III

     

    Job Responsibilities 
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Ensure smooth daily operation of all powerhouse equipment;
    • Assist in general maintenance of all electrical equipment in the power house including panels and switches;
    • Operate/maintain all mechanical and electrical equipment in powerhouse including Generators, High voltage panels, Ring Main Units (RMU), Tripping Units, High voltage Underground cables, high voltage and low voltage Circuit breakers;
    • Receive AGO for all functioning equipment;
    • Assist powerhouse mechanics to carry out repairs on all Mechanical equipment in-charge of powerhouse;
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification

    • ND, Trade Test I, Artisan Certificate in Electrical Engineering. 

    Experience

    • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar role.

    Competencies

    • Knowledge of power house equipment.
    • Pay attention to details and must be a team player
    • Be able to follow

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    Equipment Operator III

     

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

    • Ensure smooth daily operation of all powerhouse equipment;
    • Ensure the right lubricant mix of powerhouse equipment;
    • Operate/maintain both mechanical and electrical equipment in the powerhouse including generators, high voltage panels, Ring Main Units (RMU), tripping units, underground cables; high voltage and low voltage circuit breakers;
    • Assist powerhouse mechanics to carry out repairs on all Mechanical equipment in-charge of powerhouse;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • OND, Trade Test I, Artisan Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

    Experience:

    • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar role.

    Competencies:

    • Knowledge of power house equipment.
    • Pay attention to details and must be a team player.
    • Be able to follow instructions.

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    CRP Administrator/Data Manager

     

    Job Responsibilities 
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    • Assist IITA CRP-Maize Focal Person in the preparation of CRP documents including annual work plans and other project documents.
    • Assist in following up with scientists on timely preparation of annual reports and submission to the lead center.
    • Track and monitor CRP budget expenditures against approved budgets of IITA scientists in order to provide the CRP leader with a clear status of financial resources
    • Communicate with the CRP-Maize Manager of the lead center (CIMMYT, Mexico) and assist the CRP-Maize focal person with CRP related management functions including the preparation of key performance indicators.
    • Assume responsibility for other CRP functions such as hosting of visitors, responding to inquiries, planning meetings, drafting letters, scheduling appointments and coordinating travel arrangement
    • Maintain coherent repository of Crop Information (genealogy, phenotype and genotype) allowing public access and secondary use for predictive breeding and comparative biology.
    • Work with Data Manager/Analyst, E-Research and the Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP) on the development of a data management system for storing and retrieval of information and linking it with GIS for the maize breeding unit.
    • Define and implement data standards and best practices for Research Data Management by developing ontologies, phenotyping protocols, quality standards, Trait dictionaries, templates and field books.
    • Assist members of the Maize breeding program to capture data electronically and use the BMS to manage the day to day activities of their breeding programs.
    • Perform any additional duties related to CRP and Data management assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification

    • MSc in Computer Science, Project Management, Business Administration or any other related field.

    Experience

    • Minimum of Seven (7) years of relevant work experience in Project Management, Business Administration and Project Data Management.

    Competencies
    Ideal Candidate must possess:

    • Good project management software usage knowledge
    • Good project monitoring and evaluation skills.
    • Excellent Written and oral communication skill.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Method of Application

    To applt, visit IITA Career Page

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