International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) – an international non-profit agricultural research want Research Technician (Post Harvest) to enhance its manpower.
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist in processing and store high quality vitamin A cassava and maize;
Provide clerical and office support to field staff and HarvestPlus project;
Develop, test and commercialize new vitamin A cassava products for household and commercial use;
Provide assistance to the postharvest officer to ensure standardization of products processing and packaging;
Support the establishment of vitamin A cassava points of sale across Nigeria to increase consumers access;
Support training of caterers and investors on processing and value addition;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualification & Experience
OND in Food Science and Technology or related field with minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field.
Skills and competences
Be able to follow instruction and work independently where necessary.
Possess good organizational skill and demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
Be available to work outside office hours and for extended hours when necessary.
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions
in a pleasant campus environment.