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Cleaner, Thika Office Job in Kenya

Mercy Corps works amid disasters, conflicts, chronic poverty and instability to unleash the potential of people who can win against impossible odds. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1 billion in assistance to people in 82 nations.

Supported by headquarters offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, the agency's unified global programs employ 3,500 staff worldwide and reach 9 million people in more than 40 countries. Over the last five years, more than 90 percent of the agency's resources have been allocated directly to programs that help people in need.

Mercy Corps has recently been awarded programs in Rift Valley and Central Province under USAID’s Yes Youth Can! initiative.

The Yes Youth Can initiative is a USAID program designed to empower Kenya’s youth population in areas recovering from the post-election violence in 2008, through building capacity of youth groups and organizations to engage with markets, governments and communities, and to pursue their legitimate needs and interests more effectively in a way that builds positive inter-ethnic networks.

Mercy Corps Thika office is currently recruiting for the competent and dynamic individual for position of Cleaner based in Thika.

The Cleaner will work within the Logistics department of Operational Support structure, committed to provide reliable and compliant support to program activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain the cleanness of the office, kitchen facilities and bathrooms; dusting, vacuuming, washing etc.
  • Do the laundry of office (curtains, kitchen and washroom towels included)
  • Identify needed repairs in the office premises and alerting the Logistics & Admin officer.
  • Help in preparation and serving of meals.
  • Be available to help the Logistics & Admin Officer organize and plan for meetings and gatherings.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Experience: 
  • Experience carrying similar job functions.
  • Responsible, trustworthy, punctual, and clean.
  • A working knowledge of Kiswahili is desired.
  • Must have initiative and work largely unsupervised.
Success Factors: Honest, clean and punctual

Interested candidates who meet the above required qualification and experiences should submit by July 7th, 2011 4.00 p.m. their application letters and/or detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic certificates to: Logistics/Admin Officer, Mercy Corps Thika Office situated in Ngoingwa Estate Off Mangu-Gatukuyu Road in Sijas Area

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

The deadline for this advertisement has been extended of from June 30th 2011 to July 7th 2011


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