Job opportunities For Painters | International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries.
IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees.
IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute's headquarters in Ibadan:

Job Title: Painter II

Ref: IITA-HRNRS2017-012B

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)


Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Assist in preparing, priming and painting building walls;
  • Assist in taping, flushing, repair and apply finishing skills on walls;
  • Assist in the maintenance of all painting equipment's;
  • Handle sign-writing works;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • OND, Trade Test II /Artisan certificate in Civil Engineering or related fields plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.


  • The ideal candidate must have knowledge of painting and decoration.


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

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application attaching their cover letter with detailed curriculum vitae saved in a single file 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.
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Application Deadline: 21st September, 2017.