Company The Internati...
Category Driving / Tra...
Location Accra
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary GH¢ 
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 22, 2022
Contact ...

Company Profile

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. 

To find out more about IITA, visit our websites at

Job Description

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) seeks to recruit a DRIVER under the Black Soldier Fly (BSF) Project.

The Position

The Driver will provide support to project staff in implementation activities across the country.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles within and outside Ghana to convey project staff, collaborators and visitors.
  • Drive researchers to the field on research trips
  • Help with field activities including administration of questionnaire and on-farm data collection
  • Record trip details in the vehicle logbook.
  • Liaise with administration to ensure that vehicle documents (local and international) are valid and up to date.
  • Carry out routine vehicle maintenance checks
  • Carry out vehicle cleaning and ensure adequate kitting (tools, medical box, and accessories)
  • Liaise with administration to ensure prompt servicing of vehicle as at when due.
  • Ensure courteous and prompt attention to passengers’ needs while being conveyed.
  • Ensure safety of vehicle and passengers’ property
  • Assist with office administration duties while not on official trip
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by supervisor

Duty Station:   Accra, with field work travels to project sites across Ghana

Required Skills or Experience


  • Minimum of SSCE/WASSCE or equivalent with valid professional drivers’ license (Class ‘C’). Technical knowledge in Auto mechanics /electricals will be an added advantage.


  • At least five (5) years corporate driving in a similar institution


  • Be conversant with Ghanaian roads
  • Ability to drive long distance with good vision
  • Be mentally alert and physically fit
  • Be able to work under pressure and be ready to work on weekends where necessary.
  • Demonstrate ability to speak more than one Ghanaian language
  • Must be able to assist in the collection of field data with little supervision

How To Apply

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