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Site Maintenance Assistant (Helper)

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Date Posted: Jan 4, 2022
Reference: 155628
Closing Date: Jan 17, 2022
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Gender: Any
Functional Area: General
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 2 Years
Contract Duration: Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type: Service Contract
Probation Period: Unspecified
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About UN-WFP Afghanistan:  The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been working in Afghanistan since 1963. WFP food assistance aims to help the most vulnerable, food-insecure Afghans, including women and children, and families affected by conflict and natural disasters. In the approved Country Strategic Plan (2018-2022), WFP Afghanistan is well placed to provide comprehensive support to the country in achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 via its six closely interrelated outcomes, which range from emergency response to livelihoods creation, as well as nutrition Programmes based on a life-cycle approach, and the strengthening of national food systems.The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters, and the impact of climate change.

Job Summary:

This position is based in Mazar Area Office. The job holder reports to the Administration unit or the designate. This job requires a good physical fit to lift and handle heavy items and work in all types of weather conditions.

To support site maintenance services in providing cleaning, laundry, basic garden maintenance, porter duties and other related manual work, to ensure WFP premises are well-organised, kept in a clean & hygienic condition and are in compliance with the established standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Perform basic maintenance of outdoor/indoor environments, to keep them clean, well-organised and in a good condition.

2. Provide support in loading/offloading and moving office equipment, furniture, baggage and other items for efficient site maintenance services.

3. Support preparation and delivery of food and beverages, arrange for basic refurbishment and maintenance of kitchen area and equipment to facilitate efficient service.

4. Provide laundry services including basic maintenance of related equipment, to ensure that WFP office and guesthouse items are clean.

5. Provide efficient cleaning services including kitchens and toilets to ensure clean, hygienic and well-organised working environment.

Job Requirement:

Education: Have completed a secondary school education (High school diploma).

Experience: 2 or more years of experience in site maintenance, cleaning of offices and buildings, loading/offloading and basic gardening.

Knowledge & Skills:

• Knowledge of basic equipment and use of cleaning materials/solutions.

• Ability to operate and maintain equipment and supplies related to work in a good working condition.

• Ability to work in all weather conditions and meet the deadlines.

• High sense of responsibility and initiative.

• Punctuality, honesty and integrity.

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

• Ability to work in a team.

Language: Fluency in spoken English and good written English skill. Fluency in Pashto or Dari, preferably both.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh

Submission Guideline:

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