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[Job Vacancy] Field Worker II at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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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 position below:


Job Title: Field Worker II

Ref: STS2022-020Location: Ibadan, OyoRecruitment Type: STS- National (6-months renewable contract)


Collect and collate data on feed and forage for small and large ruminants.
Analyze Livestock feeds and effect on performance.
Provide support during training on livestock feed and production.
Assist in sample preparation and in the operation of the NIRS machine for samples (feed and forage) analysis.
Assist in the implementation of routine activities on the ILRI research farm.
Collect data at Akinyele folder market for forage yield.
Assist in managing ILRI research and demonstration fields.
Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors.


O’level with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar role in a wellstructured environment.

Competences:The ideal candidate must:

Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
Have good knowledge of feed and forage in animal nutrition.
Have the ability to work with little or no supervision.
Ability to use basic Microsoft software (word, excel, PowerPoint).
Have good knowledge of animal health and production.

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


How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline  8th December, 2022.


Interested applicants should complete the online application by 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, 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