Driver I (1 Year Renewable Contract) in Oyo, Nigeria


Minimum Qualification
High School
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Driver I.


Position / Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Drive IITA vehicles to various destinations as required
  • Convey IITA scientists/staff/visitors to field work and other places as required
  • Ensure all station vehicles are well maintained and clean
  • Deliver confidential documents/letters to partners especially donors, ministries and embassy,
  • Convey project members and guests from local and international airport.
  • Liaise with Insurance Officer to ensure vehicle documents are valid and up-to-date;
  • Participate in carrying out field operations/activities.
  • Perform any other duties as my b assigned by the supervisor.


Minimum Qualification, Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate must possess:

WASC with valid professional drivers’ licence (Class ‘E’) plus at least three (3) years driving in an international research institute.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be conversant with Nigerian roads;
  • Posses ability to drive long distance with good eye sight;
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work on weekends where necessary.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading local language of the geographical area in which he/she is posted in order to communicate with farmers


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

Locations: Ibadan, Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano, Markurdi, Jalingo (7 Positions – 1 for each location)

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