Cleaner (INT10480)


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.


Job Purpos


To assist in all cleaning duties pertaining to the Aden Office and Guesthouse with ensure having health and clean-living and working environment,




Ensuring proper admin support through maintaining safe, healthy, welfare and hygienic access to accommodation, housing services and working facilities in all premises used by Oxfam’s staff and visitors.


The Role

  • Wash bathrooms, mop floors and clean fixtures.
  • Sanitize kitchen floors and counters.
  • Vacuum and wash carpets and sweep floors.
  • Clean offices, rooms, halls, lounges and corridors.
  • Empty and wash wastepaper baskets and ashtrays.
  • Replenish bathroom supplies and disinfect bathroom floors.
  • Wash dishes arrange dishes in cupboards.
  • Do laundry and cloth ironing.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Organized washed and ironed clothes in wardrobes.
  • Request repair services for broken fixtures and furniture.
  • Wash and stock towels.
  • Change bed sheets regularly.
  • Ensure the availability and restock house with supplies.
  • Clean the walls on monthly basis
  • Any task requested by line Manager.


What we are looking for: 


We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.


Experience, Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Proactivity and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to handle cleaning chemicals safely.
  • Punctual, reliable, and trustworthy
  • Able to manage time effectively
  • Ability to work both alone and in a team


  • Previous working experience with INGO doing similar role.
  • Self-Smartness
  • Ordinary level education




We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. 


How to apply:


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  



Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.


All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


About us


Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 


A thriving diverse Oxfam:


It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.


To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.




  • Location:
    Yemen - Aden
  • Hours:
    40 Hours
  • Salary:
    As per Oxfam scale
  • Region:
  • Job Family:
    Business Support / Admin
  • Division:
  • Grade:
    National F
  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    25 June 2024
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