Cleaner at Mercy Corps Nigeria Jobs in Nigeria

Cleaner at Mercy Corps Nigeria Jobs in Nigeria

  • Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.

  • In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.

  • Now, and for the future.

    Program / Department Summary

  • With the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population.

  • As a result of the wide-scale needs, Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, Damboa, Gwoza, Bama and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.

    General Position Summary

  • The cleaner is responsible for cleaning and tidying the Mercy Corps facilities.

    Essential Job Functions

    General Activities

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the interior areas of the office and guesthouses including rooms and villas, kitchen facilities, common areas and bathrooms; sweeping, dusting, washing, garbage disposal, etc.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the exterior areas of the offices and guesthouses including sweeping, watering of the plants, gardening, garbage disposal, etc.

  • Do the laundry of office and guesthouses (clothes, curtains, sheets, towels, etc.).

  • Identify needed repairs in the office, guesthouse and premises and alert Operations Assistant (or designee) for action.

  • Assist the cook in preparing and serving meals as required.

  • Ensure adequate supply of drinking water, cleaning materials are maintained all the time.

  • Assist the Operations team in all other office or guesthouse related activities as required.

  • Be available to help the Operations team to 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.


    Personal Hygiene

  • all staff working in the office or guesthouse must have very clean hands and nails.

  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap before doing any work.

  • All working clothes used must be clean.

    Kitchen Hygiene

  • all working surfaces must be kept clean and tidy at all times and floors must be cleaned daily.


  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.

  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

    Organizational Learning

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to
    learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

    Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.


    Knowledge and Experience

  • Responsible, trustworthy, punctual, and clean.

  • A working knowledge of English is desired.

  • Must have initiative and work largely unsupervised.

  • Understands the importance of cleanliness and hygiene

    Success Factors

  • Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment

  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
    Strong commitment to teamwork and accountability.

  • Willingness to learn and to be trained
    Good spoken and written English and knowledge of local language Hausa, Babura etc.

  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours.

  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps' policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

    Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State.

    Application Closing Date

  • 14th February, 2020

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit no more than 4 page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to:


  • All applications must include the position title and Reference Number in the subject line.

  • CV and cover letter and should not be more than 4 pages.

  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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