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Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-004
Positions: Field worker II
Location: Kano Recruitment
Type: National (2-year renewable contract)
Contract: 2-year renewable contract
Deadline: 13th February 2019

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable internal applicants for the positions above at the Institute’s station in Kano.

DUTIES:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
• Carryout cleaning/sorting of planting materials for Laboratory, Screen house and field trials;
• Perform suggested/planned crosses for the development of cultivars
• Involve in field layouts, ensure timely planting and harvesting of experimental materials;
• Involve in plant sampling for laboratory analyses;
• Assist in collecting data on laboratory, screen house and field trials;
• Assist in entering data into computer from electronic field book and other sources for analyses;
• Participate in arranging training for farmers;
• Ensure cleanliness and orderliness of glass/screenhouse working environments;
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION:
O’level with minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar or related roles.

COMPETENCIES:
The ideal candidate must:
• Have ability to understand and act on instruction.
• Have good time management skills.
• Be ready to work long hours when the needs arise.
• Have ability to perform multiple task and work under pressure.

REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website: http://www.iita.org/about/jobs/ no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. 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.

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