HOUSEKEEPER – Garowe, Puntland, Somalia


HOUSEKEEPER – Garowe, Puntland, Somalia

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose ICRC  exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.



(Fixed Term – 5 months)

About the Job

The housekeeper maintains a comfortable working environment by ensuring that the office area and other facilities within ICRC premises are clean and tidy at all times.

This is a resident/National position based in Garowe, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Cleans the office area, these will include vacuum cleaning and proper cleaning of office equipment

Keeps office floors, surfaces, and furniture, walls, doors, and windows, carpets clean

Cleans the washrooms and replenishes the essential items

Ensures stock levels are maintained for all the required cleaning materials

Ensures safe and effective use of cleaning equipment

Plans for maintenance and cleaning of the relevant equipment and reports any defects immediately to supervisor

Reports to the supervisor any maintenance requirements such as leaking of the washing basins

Minimum qualifications and other requirements

Certificate of Secondary Education

2 years’ experience in a similar position in a busy environment

Fluent in Somali and at least elementary level proficiency in English

Good interpersonal skills


How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 19th April 2021Clearly indicate Housekeeper Garowe in the subject line of your email message.


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