Store Attendant at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Store Attendant at 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: Store Attendant

Job Ref: STS2023-003
Location: Ibadan
Duration: 6 months’ renewable
Recruitment Type: STS- National (6-months renewable contract)


  • Identify customer needs and make provisions for them.
  • Maintain general cleanliness of the shop and ensure that items are presented in an appealing manner.
  • Raise requisition to replenish the shop with new items.
  • General control of inventory.
  • Ensure compliance with general procedures of shop management.
  • General safety and security of the shop must be given high priority.
  • Perform home delivery service using motorbike.
  • Warm welcome to customers and engage in conversation that will help to promote the sales and trust of the customers.
  • Display Merchandise/items received from the main stores on the shelves in a well-organized manner.
  • Assist customers in locating the items needed as they may be required.
  • Advice customers when the need arises for item usage if they are not familiar with them.
  • Assist customers in packing their goods up to the exit point or even to the car park.
  • Perform any other job-related task 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 communication skills (writing, reading, and speaking).
  • Have ability to use Oracle Application.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Have ability to use basic Microsoft software (word, excel, PowerPoint).

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

Application Deadline  6th February, 2023.


  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names 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.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women. 
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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