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Field Assistant/Driver (Closing Date: 15 February 2024)
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA), Nigeria

1 Year
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1 Job
Posted on
Feb 6, 2024
Last Date
Mar 6, 2024

Job Description

Position: Field Assistant/Driver

Contract: 2-year renewable contract

Location: Ibadan


  • Carry out driving duties courteously, maintain the unit vehicle and accompanying documents under optimum conditions in readiness for on and off-station activities.
  • Convey personnel and visitors for airport drop-offs and pick-ups for official trips.
  • Convey project staff to implement project activities in target locations.
  • Complete vehicle logs as required for all trips and report all vehicle related costs incurred during trips backed with original receipts.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of project vehicle and routine servicing by the appropriate section.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents or incidents to supervisors in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the safety of the vehicle, passengers and other items in the vehicle.
  • Assist research and field staff with field and laboratory activities on-station and off-station.
  • Perform any other job-related tasks as may be assigned by the Supervisor.



National Diploma in Agriculture or any other related field with a minimum of four (4) years’ with research support experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment. Good knowledge of road across Nigeria up to Ghana will be an added advantage.


The ideal candidate must:

    • Have good communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
    • Have good knowledge of defensive driving with excellent awareness of driving rules and regulations.
    • Have the ability to work long hours.
    • Must have initiative and high moral, integrity, positive attitude and strong team spirit.


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

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