Carpenter at 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: Carpenter

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


  • Carefully study blueprints, sketches and other activities on carpentry works.
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance, carve and assemble kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall.
  • Ensure wooden materials are levelled and compatible.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Cut, shape, and smooth the needed wooden materials.
  • Repair doors and window frames, partitions, and rafters.


  • National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning 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 carpentry, customer service and communication skills.

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



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Important Information and Notice

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching 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

Application Deadline  21st June, 2022.

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