ILRI - Technical Assistant Jobs in Kenya

ILRI - Technical Assistant Jobs in Kenya

  • The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Technical Assistant III on behalf of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to provide technical research support in the day to day processing of samples for zinc analysis.


  • Assist with collecting and preparing samples for analysis

  • Package samples and complete relevant documentation for shipping

  • Handle and track the shipment of samples

  • Maintain sample records and filing systems

  • Provide status updates and routine reports on the conditions of samples

  • Clean and maintain the research area

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required


  • Diploma or Degree in Agriculture

  • Minimum 1 year of related working experience

  • Knowledge in principles and practices of plant breeding in rice

  • Knowledgeable in milling rice samples, grading, post-harvest handling and working in a grain quality lab

  • Experience with field data collection, sample processing and archiving

  • Understanding of health and safety in the workplace and good working practices

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team

  • Good communication skills

  • Willingness to learn and continually develop skills

    Post location: The position will be based in Mwea, Kenya

    How to Apply

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