ILRI Housing/Front Office Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Housing/Front Office Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Vacancy:
  • Housing/Front Office Assistant
    The Position:

    The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit Housing/Front Office Assistant who will provide effective & efficient service of Hostel reception preparing of bills cash & credit and handling of housing petty cash.

    The job holder can involve in evening or night shifts, early morning shifts, and rotating shifts.


    The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock.

    It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world.

    Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives guests at the hostel reception, allocates rooms and records, checks in/out and guides them to their room
  • Collects Zebu Club membership fees, laundry bills and deposits same with Finance
  • Attends to enquires, requests made over phone directly regarding hostels, visitors, meal card and briefing hostel information and receiving complaints and reports to the Housing, Catering and Conference Services Manager if any decision needed
  • Custodian of furniture and equipment in the housing office and safe keeping of residents’ valuables in the lockers
  • Handles the housing office petty cash and assists supervisors
    ,li>Requests stationery for housing office from the store and control, filing necessary documents of housing, Catering and Zebu Club
    Checks all unit’s attendance records, prepares casual worker contracts and processes their payroll
  • Reads/records Electro-meters in the campus residences prepares bills, collects cash and deposits the amount with Finance
  • Collects the Zebu Club daily sales report and cash receipt, files for the record and reports
    if the cash is not deposited daily as required
  • Provides the pin code for Hostel guests to get them telephone access and collects telephone and room bills
  • Prepares monthly room charges and daily occupancy report
  • Performs any other related job as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Academic and professional qualifications:

  • Diploma in reception/front office service or related field from a recognized college

  • Two years’ work experience in front office operation
  • Sound communication skill in English language
  • Computer Operating skill (Word Processing, Ms Excel etc)
  • Reporting and record keeping skills
  • Any hotel rooms inventory operating skill – preferably IDS system.
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Monthly Base Salary: Birr 8,409 per month (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary history of the selected candidate).

    Terms of appointment:
  • This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding.
  • The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc.

    How to Apply
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae.
  • The position and reference number: REF: FOA/50/18 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter.
  • All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: on or before 15 January 2019.
  • To find out more about ILRI visit our website at
  • To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at
  • Suitably qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Housing/Front Office Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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