Mechanic 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: Mechanic

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Contract: 3-year renewable Contract
Department: NRS


  • Check mechanical problems on motorcycles, tricycles, generating set, brush cutter and mower, and proffer possible solutions.
  • Plan work and test procedures using charts, experience, and other organizational methods.
  • Repair and replace worn, old or defective parts of motorcycles, tricycles, petrol generating set, brush cutter and mower.
  • Perform overhauling of two and four stroke engines.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • O’level with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good knowledge of mechanical operations.
  • Be ready to work outside normal hours.
  • Be a good team player.

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

Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2023.

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