Office Cleaner

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full Time
Entry Level
Position: Cleaner

Kaizen, A Tetra Tech Company is an international development consulting firm and an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals. We aspire to transform the nature and impact of development assistance and work to strengthen organizations and institutions through innovative approaches to organizational development, reform, and change.

We are seeking a Cleaner for the USAID/Ethiopia Learning Analytics Activity. The Cleaner will be a long-term position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Type of Employment: Full-time
Anticipated start date: April 15, 2024
Available Position: Two

Position Summary

The Cleaner supports daily project office activities by providing cleaning the office and tea/coffee services to the project staff. Through these efforts, s/he will ensure and maintain an efficient office environment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
As cleaner for the Kaizen Ethiopia program, the employee is responsible for the following principles duties and responsibilities:
  • Emptying waste bins, transporting waste material to designated collection points.
  • Clean and mop office floors by using a variety of equipment and supplies.
  • Wipe or wash or polish desks, chairs, ledges, window sills, cupboards, shelves and fitments and make sure that dusts are removed using appropriate cleaning materials.
  • Wash toilets, hand basins, sinks, and drinking fountains and ensure they are sanitized properly.
  • Replenish towels, soap and toilet paper in restrooms on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that the office kitchen and equipment is properly cleaned and maintained.
  • Prepare and make ready tea and coffee for project staff and guests.
  • Make sure the availability of cleaning and tea/coffee supplies stock and order at the lead time.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.
  • High school graduate,
  • Proven experience as a cleaner or in another similar role,
  • At least 2+ year of experience,
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills,
  • Fluency in English and Amharic.

For candidates applying for positions based in Kaizen's office in Washington, DC, we utilize to mitigate bias in the recruitment process. Upon submitting an application, candidates will receive an email from, prompting them to go through the anonymous screening. In order to be considered for a role, candidates must respond to and proceed with the application. We do not currently use for project positions outside of the United States.

At Kaizen, A Tetra Tech Company, we find strength in our diversity. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. We know that we can only do development differently if we are open to and inclusive of new and unique perspectives. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, and sexual orientations to apply. Further, we urge parents and non-parents, married and unmarried, those from different or non-traditional educational backgrounds, and persons of all other diverse identities or experiences to apply. Kaizen is an equal opportunity employer.


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