June 15, 2022

Job Description

  • Oyo
  • Applications have closed

the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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: Mechanic
Reference ID: STS2022-008
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Duration: 6 months renewable
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: STS- National (6-months renewable contract)

Check mechanical problems on vehicles and proffer possible solutions.
Use manual and computerized diagnostic methods to identify potential problems in vehicles.
Plan work and test procedures using charts, experience, and other organizational methods.
Test parts and systems to ensure they work correctly.
Ensure all critical parts are checked and tested.
Repair and replace worn, old or defective parts of vehicles.
Performs overhauling of vehicle engines.
Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

The ideal candidate must:

Have good knowledge of mechanical skills and mechanical systems
Have good customer service skills.
Be familiar with complex electronic systems.
Have good communication skills.

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Application Closing Date
21st June, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Click here for more information (PDF)
Important Information and Notice

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft
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.


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