The position: The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire a Driver/Logistics Assistant who will be a member of icipe Ethiopia office which is located at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
General: International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe)—African Insect Science for Food and Health - is a world-class research centre with a mission to alleviate poverty by ensuring food security, improving health, protecting the environment and building the capacity of researchers and communities across the developing world, through the application of insect sciences. Employing more than 500 national and international staff, icipe is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with outposts in Ethiopia and on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. icipe has a proud reputation and history of delivering world-quality science that has made crucial contributions to African food and health policy, delivered development outcomes to rural communities, and has been at the forefront of building Africa’s biological research capacity. The Centre’s research activities span the African continent with partnerships linking research organizations, not only across Africa, but also the globe. In addition, more than 100 graduate students and a number of postdoctoral fellows contribute to icipe’s research portfolio annually. For more information visit: www.icipe.org
Icipe has just initiated a pool based management of field vehicles with four vehicles to start with. Apart from handling emerging driving duties on any of the field vehicles from this pool, this position will also be responsible in the collection and systematic archiving of vehicle movement data needed for cost analysis and attribution of the costs to various projects that utilized vehicles services.
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Position level: 1C.
Minimum Base salary:
Terms of appointment: Initial appointment is for three years renewable appointment based on performance and funding availability. icipe offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits in line with ILRI salary applicable for its Nationally Recruited Staff. icipe is an international and equal opportunity organization and believes that diversity of its staff contributes to excellence. The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus with dining and sports facilities.
Applications: Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae. The position and reference number: REF: DLA/44/18 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter. All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: http://ilri.simplicant.com/ by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab .on or before 20 December 2018.
To find more about ICIPE, visit our Website at http://www.icipe.org