Job Vacancy: Cleaner

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Cleaner

Job description: Cleaner x2

Supervised by

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Reporting to

Human Resources & Administration Manager


Duty Station


Area of Operation


Employment Period

12 months

Wished start date

ASAP (possibility for extension)

Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee)


Salary & Benefits

Non-Management K


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.

1. Background

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has had an operational presence in Nigeria since 2015. DRC Nigeria is the largest DRC country mission in the West Africa region and one of the largest DRC country missions globally. Currently, DRC delivers life-saving assistance and protection to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations including internally displaced persons, returnees and host communities in the areas of armed violence reduction, humanitarian mine action, livelihoods, nutrition and food security, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 30+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states in northeast Nigeria.

2. Purpose

Responsible for the general cleaning and maintenance of the office, guesthouse and compound. Responsible for ensuring that a clean working and living environment is availed to staff, official visitors and for ensuring that proper hygiene is maintained.

3. Duties and Responsibilities

Office / Guesthouse Cleaning:

  • Maintain the guesthouse rooms and offices including toilets, bathrooms clean at all times.
  • Do laundry and iron of bedsheets and pillow sheets and clothes at the guest house.
  • Do the beds preparation and prepare rooms when visitors come to the guesthouse.
  • Dusting / cleaning of office equipment like copiers, furniture and the windows and floor.
  • Getting rid of the cobwebs in and around the office and in the guesthouse.
  • Getting rid of unwanted grass growing within the compound.

Maintenance of supplies

  • Ensure that supplies such as tissues are placed out in offices when supplies are low.
  • Make requests for hygiene products like detergents, toilet paper, and cleaning supplies to the logistics department.
  • Maintain proper records of all the office and guesthouse supplies in order and correct manner.
  • Make sure that the toilet /latrines are supplied with toilet paper rolls, water and soap.
  • Proper collection of rubbish in one central location for disposal and providing containers for rubbish in offices
  • Cleaning guesthouse store on a weekly basis or as when needed.


  • Monitor and report any irregularities in the office and guesthouse
  • Any other duties as assigned by the HR & Administration Manager.

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

4. Required Qualifications


  • Previous Experience in a hotel, restaurant in a similar capacity
  • Experience working with an INGO/NGO


Languages: (indicate fluency level)

Able to communicate in spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.

Education: Secondary School Certificate,OND or equivalent.

5. Required Skills & Qualities

  • Striving for excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Taking the lead
  • Communication
  • Demonstrating Integrity
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Excellent writing, proof-reading, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong ability to adapt, take initiative and work in a multicultural environment
  • Interest for humanitarian sector and donor’s environment
  • Listening, analytical and synthesis skills
  • Excellent communication skills, as well as patience and politeness
  • Exemplary sense of ethics in the workplace.

6. General Regulations

  • The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality and ethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework
  • Employee should not engage in any other paid activity during the DRC contract period without prior authorization
  • Employee should not engage in any activity that could harm DRC or the implementation of any project during the DRC contract period
  • Employee should not give interviews to the media or publish project-related photos or other material without prior authorization
  • Employee shall return all borrowed equipment for the project to DRC after the end of the contract period or upon request

7. Application Process

Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line:

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.

NOTE: Hard copies CV’s can be submitted at DRC Abuja Office.

Applications close on the 10th of October 2023, at 11:59 pm GMT. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above date.

Location: Abuja, FCT

Job date: Sat, 07 Oct 2023 04:08:32 GMT

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