The Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) has announced its recruitment exercise for 2023/2024. Interested candidates can apply for various positions such as research scientists, technologists, engineers, administrative officers, accountants, drivers, and cleaners. The recruitment exercise is online, and candidates are required to fill out an application form and upload their CVs and other relevant documents on the NIFOR website.
Over the years, NIFOR has played a significant role in the development of the oil palm industry in Nigeria. The institute has developed high-yielding oil palm varieties, improved oil palm processing techniques, and provided training and extension services to farmers. NIFOR has also contributed to the development of other crops such as coconut, date palm, and raffia palm.
NIFOR has announced the recruitment of qualified candidates to fill various positions in the institute. The available positions include:
- Research Scientists
- Administrative Officers
Job descriptions and requirements for each position are available on the NIFOR website. Interested candidates are advised to read the job descriptions carefully before applying.
NIFOR Application Form Portal
The NIFOR application form for the 2023/2024 recruitment exercise is available online on the NIFOR careers portal via www.nifor.gov.ng. Interested candidates can visit the portal to fill out the application form and upload their CVs and other relevant documents. There is no charge for submitting an application to the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR)
Requirement for NIFOR recruitment
To be eligible for the NIFOR recruitment exercise, candidates must meet certain requirements, which include:
- Being a Nigerian citizen
- Having a minimum of 5 credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB/NECO, including Mathematics and English
- Having a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree obtained from a recognized institution
- Having completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program
- Being computer literate
- Meeting the specific requirements for the position applied for
Additionally, applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any relevant field from a recognized institution, and the age limit for the available positions is 35 years.
Steps to Apply For NIFOR Recruitment Application Form
- Visit the NIFOR recruitment portal via www.nifor.gov.ng or any other authorized recruitment portal.
- Click on the “Apply” button to start the application process.
- Fill out the application form with accurate and up-to-date information.
- Upload your CV and other relevant documents as required.
- Cross-check your application to ensure all information provided is correct.
- Submit your application before the deadline, which is 30th September 2023.
After submitting the application, candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited for a screening exercise, which will involve a written test, an oral interview, and a practical test. Candidates who perform well in the screening exercise will be offered employment
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- What is the deadline for the NIFOR recruitment exercise?
The application deadline is 30th September 2023.
- Can I apply for more than one position?
No, candidates are only allowed to apply for one position.
- What is the age limit for the available positions?
The age limit for the available positions is 35 years.
- Do I need to have a degree in agriculture to apply?
No, candidates with degrees in other fields can also apply.
- How long does the screening process take?
The screening process usually takes about two weeks.
The NIFOR recruitment exercise is an opportunity for job seekers in Nigeria to join a reputable research institute and contribute to the growth of the oil palm industry in Nigeria. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria and follow the application process carefully to increase your chances of being selected. Good luck!