Plant Operator at 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: Plant Operator

Ref: IITA-P&C-NRS2023-025
Location: Ibadan, Oyo


  • Take daily records, operate and maintain the chiller machine.
  • Operate and maintain plant pumps.
  • Maintain and clean valves.
  • Wash filters of the air handling unit.
  • Clean and operate the cooling tower machine in the Plant room.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Candidates should possess a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or any other related field with a minimum of two (2) years experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to read a circuit diagram.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

We offer highly competitive salaries 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

Application Deadline  23rd June, 2023.