Transport superintendent

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Job Summary

Prepare daily duty rosters for all driver according to users’ request; Check online as well as E-mail requests for vehicle and take immediate action.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

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.


The successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Monitor movement of vehicles and drivers using electronic devices;
  • Prepare and authorize vehicle gate pass;
  • Authorize fuel issuance for vehicles when required;
  • Prepare monthly chargeback statement for all vehicles, drivers and shuttle usage including long distance travel;
  • Prepare overtime statement including applicable per diem statement;
  • Arrange to obtain international permit for vehicles when required;
  • Arrange for insurance and other legally required vehicle particulars;
  • Handle and keep vehicle data and documents;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


  • B.Sc/HND in Business Administration, Psychology or related field with minimum of six (6) years’ experience in a reputable organization.
  • Associate membership of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is an added advantage.


The ideal candidate must: 

  • Have good knowledge of transportation assignment of drivers.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Be knowledge of on the use of Microsoft Office and oracle packages.


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

How to Apply

  • 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.

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