Jobs in Uganda - Compound Cleaner Job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 17 May 2021

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Details:

Requisition ID: req14596
Job Title: Compound Cleaner (Urban)
Sector: Administrative/General Office
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Tim
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Description
Organisation Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community-based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, and field offices in Moroto, Kiryandongo, Kyaka II, Yumbe, Imvepi, Kiryandongo and Moroto

Scope of Work
Under the direct supervision of the HR and Admin Officer/Assistant, the Office Cleaner is responsible for maintaining general cleanliness of the premises at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintain and clean-up the office premises
• Make sure that the garden areas are clean all the time.
• Maintain the flowers and the flower pots by watering them at least 3 times a week.
• Responsible for slashing the office compound in and outside the gate to keep the office tidy.
• Trim the flowers and the trees in the compound to keep them levelled.
• Make sure the garbage is disposed off in the right place.
• Assist in making arrangements especially if required to lift some furniture.
• Assist with other office related matters as directed.
• Undertake any other activity that contributes to the smooth running and development of the office.
• Perform other related duties assigned.

• Minimum O - Level Certificate with a good command of the English language
• At least one years’ experience working in a similar position (preferred)
• Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion and confidentiality.
• Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently under minimal supervision.
• Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and time management skills.
• Honest, reliable, and trustworthy.
• Willing to adhere to and implement the IRC rules.

Application procedure

Please note: Deadline for receiving applications is May 17th 2021.
The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.

All staff, regardless of role, are required to create a culture of client responsiveness by requesting and using client feedback data to make decisions. In addition, all staff are expected to demonstrate inclusiveness when making programmatic decisions and working with clients, partners and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. You can read more about the IRC’s commitment to client responsiveness here: 

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Date Posted: 2021-05-06