• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Facility and Security Services, Maintenance
  • Deadline:


Cleaner (Open for Nationals Only)

Females are highly encouraged to Apply. 

What we are looking for

The purpose of the cleaner position is to provide service support to Field Office or Access centre, or any other Offices assigned to you.

What you will do

Generic responsibilities

  1. Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  2. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  3. Promote and share ideas for improvement.
  4. Perform according to the work and development plan.
  5. Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including stores support management and administration related tasks.

 Specific Responsibilities 

  • Cleaning the office rooms including vacuum cleaning, desks, chairs, windows, windows net and office equipment.
  • Making sure extra tables, chairs and unnecessary office furniture or supplies or not lying on the corridor and conference room.
  • Keep office room floors, surfaces, furniture, walls, doors, windows, carpets cleaned and hygienic.
  • Assist in the loading, unloading and movement of furniture, equipment, and office supplies.
  • To ensure toilets and office required items/supplies (soap, spry, towel) are cleaned and well organized.
  • Notify supervisor concerning the need for major repairs or additions to office building or guest houses.
  • Making sure of the office compound are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Requisition supplies or equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Set up, arrange, or remove decorations, tables, chairs, or ladders to prepare facilities for events, such as meetings.
  • Arranging tea for each office during working hours
  • Perform all other work-related duties which is given by her/ his supervisor.

Please download the JD- Cleaner.docx– to learn more about the position.

What you will bring

Generic professional competencies:

  • Good command over local languages
  • Knowledge of NGO working environment
  • Knowledge about support section.
  • Knowledge of stores management and administration work tasks

Context/Specific skills, Knowledge and experience:

  • Basic Education and High School graduate is preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ Experience working as Cleaner in a humanitarian context.
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • High level of integrity

What we offer

  • Duty station: Kampala_ Uganda
  • Contract: national contract, 12 months (extension possible, dependent on funding)
  • Salary/benefits: Grade 1 on NRC’s country salary scale.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process

  • Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.
  • Application is online only, Qualified Ugandan Nationals only.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email NRC Uganda Recruitment team @ with the job title as the subject line.

Please Note:

  1. NRC does not at any stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind. Further, NRC has not retained any agent to conduct recruitments on behalf of the organization.
  2. NRC is committed to protecting staff and the people we serve within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. NRC has specific policies, including our Code of Conduct, PSEA and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, Suppliers, consultants and other stakeholders and has Zero Tolerance towards any breach. Any candidate offered a job with NRC will be expected to sign NRC’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as part of their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.
  3. NRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  4. NRC is committed to a diverse workforce through Diversity Equity and Inclusion; therefore, Qualified Female Candidates, Refugees and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian Organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

NRC’s programme in Uganda has a community-based approach and uses protection analysis to inform the response and target the most vulnerable refugees and host communities. The programme is multisector and anchored mainly on market-based interventions, with expertise in education, protection, livelihood and food security (LFS), water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) promotion, shelter and information, counselling and legal assistance (ICLA). NRC is present in all larger refugee hosting districts. Scaling up our activities with the hard-to-reach populations is our priority, resulting in an integrated urban programme, among other activities.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

  • Do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts.
  • Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.
  • Be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity.

Learn more about NRC

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