Telephone Operator at IITA (International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture)

IITA is one of the world’s 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. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We are a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. We have stations and presence in more than 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We work on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. We are a member of CGIAR Consortium, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.


Job description

Repair and service of staff PDA devices (Mobile Set, IPAD, TABs etc.)

  • Operate telephone switch boards
  • Repair and installation of new telephone lines
  • Assist in distribution of mobile internet data and services
  • Repair and installation and maintenance of ADSL modems
  • Keep records of calls placed and received
  • Monitor automated systems for placing calls and intervene when needs arises
  • Preparation of monthly payment bills for subscribers and service providers
  • Assist in following up with service providers (MTN, GLO, DSTV, etc.)
  • Assist in tracking telecoms purchase and ensure they are supplied on time
  • Preparation of all telecoms purchase orders with the use of Oracle application
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor
    HND A minimum of B.Sc/HND in Computer Science or related discipline
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Knowledge of computer application and hardware operations
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work odd hours


Click here to apply


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *