View Vacancy - Cleaner S2 - (12/22 KRT)

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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Residence and Support Staff)

Main purpose of job:

The British Embassy in Khartoum invites applications for the position of an Embassy Cleaner in the Estates Team.

The main purpose of the job is to provide high quality cleaning services, the successful candidates will maintain clean premises including the Embassy compound as well as its amenities using the prescribed methods and frequencies in line with the requirements of the cleaning specifications and safe working procedures.

Roles and responsibilities:

Individual work:

  • Cleaning and maintaining offices, amenities and sanitary areas
  • Cleaning the kitchen (including dishes and utensils) and meeting rooms
  • Using electronically powered scrubbing/polishing / vacuuming machines to scrub, polish, spray and clean floors
  • Dusting, damp wiping, washing or polishing the furniture, shelves, window sills and external surfaces of cupboards, air conditioners and fitments
  • Emptying waste bins or similar receptacles in offices and meeting spaces
  • Sweeping floors with brushes or dust control mops
  • Frequent cleaning of the touch points in the allocated areas;
  • Cleaning the residential accommodation when required
  • Cleaning outdoor areas and entrance/exit areas
  • Report maintenance needs in related areas to Line Manager
  • Replenishing consumable items (soap, toilet rolls, paper towels) if required
  • Able to follow job and safety instructions
  • Able to use detergents and chemicals in a safe way and following H&S regulations
  • Undertake wall washing or inside window pane cleaning
  • Cleaning up after events

Team work:

  • Assisting in furniture moves from and between properties and stores
  • Undertake deep cleaning with other team members as per the periodic cleaning plan
  • Assisting on other ad hoc Estate matters

Minimum 2 years of previous experience

Driving License

A good level of physical fitness and health

Thorough understanding of using different tools and chemicals use in cleaning process

Able to use detergents and chemicals in a safe way and following H&S regulations

Dedicated and careful

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Able to follow job and safety instructions

Good command of English Language
Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together
13 October 2022
Fixed Term
42.5 hours
12 months
British Embassy
USD 358.26 (monthly basic salary) + USD 72.00 (Transport Allowance)
1 November 2022
30 December 2023

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities in FCDO E-learning and opportunities for on-the-job learning and monitoring.

Working patterns:

Normal working hours are 07:00 - 15:30 Sunday to Thursday.

  • 1 Year Fixed term contract highly likely to become permanent subject to performance.
  • Your application must also include examples of when you have demonstrated the required elements in the Success Profile Questions section of the online application form.
  • Applications that do not include this information will not be considered.
  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Khartoum are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Sudan.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit. 
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to; Obtain the relevant permit; Pay the fees for the permit; Make arrangements to relocate; Meet the costs to relocation.
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount. 
  • Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link: Please note:  Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
  • British Embassy will only contact successful candidates, if you do not hear from us please consider your application unsuccessful.
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This opportunity is closed to applications.