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.
Job Title: Research Technician I-Laboratory
Assist in laboratory research activities;
Assist in field layout, planting crop management and data capture;
Keeping up to date record of laboratory, screen house and field samples;
Assist in cleaning, sorting and packaging seeds for planting in the screen house and field;
Assist in experimental data collection, entry and processing;
Assist in cleanliness and orderliness of laboratory, screen house and working areas;
Assist the supervisor and guide casual worker in their daily assigned task;
Perform any their duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
OND in Science Laboratory Technology or General Agriculture
At least 2 years of relevant work experience performing similar role.
Basic training in laboratory, screen house or field activities.
Good work planning and time management skills.
Good Knowledge of basic computer software as well as ability to use tablets.
Ability to work under minimum supervision and pay attention to details.
Ability to multitask, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work long hours and during weekends when needs arise.
Good communication and driving skills.
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