Senior Housekeeper at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: OND
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Location: Oyo
  • City: Ibadan
  • Job Field: Janitorial Services 


  • Assign duties and inspects work to conform with prescribed standards of cleanliness.
  • Investigate complaints regarding housekeeping service and equipment, and takes corrective action.
  • Obtain list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective checkouts or discharges to prepare work assignments.
  • Coordinate with the reception on guest requirements and actions.
  • Inspect all rooms and inform reception of their status.
  • Inspect all public areas and back of house to ensure cleanliness at all times and attend daily briefings.
  • Conduct orientation training and in-service training to explain policies, work procedures, and do demonstrate use and maintenance of equipment’s and inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies.
  • Plan work for the housekeeping department and distributes assignments accordingly, assign regular duties and special duties for housekeeping staff.
  • Schedule employees and assign extra days off according to occupancy forecast.
  • Maintain a lost-and-found department, responsible for all lost-and-found items and determine the rightful owner and send correspondences.
  • Responsible for cleanliness, orderliness and appearance of the entire I-House.
  • Ensure that rooms are made as per IITA standards.
  • Attend to and resolve guest complaints.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors.



  • National Diploma in Hospitality Management or related field with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture on to apply

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