Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 5, 2024
  • Expiration date
    June 18, 2024
  • Experience
    2 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
  • Organization
    Partners In Health
  • Required Languages
    English, Krio

Job Description

                  Vacancy Announcement

Job title:    Janitor X 2
Work Location: Freetown
Department: Operations
Reports to:  Administrative/Hospitality Officer
Line Management  No
Requisition # 4166
Duration of Contract Twelve (12) Months with possibility of extension
Application Status External Advert
Organisation Profile 
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. Our delivered services in the field are based in our partnership with the Governments and Ministries of Health and the support to education, training and mentorship to Health care workers and students is one of our pillars for the Health care system strengthening.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world. 

Our Work In Sierra Leone:

Partners In Health (PIH) began supporting the government of Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola epidemic in October 2014. Recognizing the large need for continued investments in the health system after Ebola, PIH is committed to long-term health system strengthening in support of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), guided by the same principles as our emergency response and our work around the world: public sector accompaniment, integrated and comprehensive services, social justice, nimbleness and flexibility, partnership, community ownership, and evidence-based interventions. In the aftermath of the epidemic, PIH is committed to supporting the delivery of comprehensive health services in Sierra Leone, from the community level to the health center and to referral hospitals.

Position Overview
Work to maintain a safe, clean and accommodating environment for all guests in our houses. Performs routine deep cleaning of bedrooms, living and dining rooms by following prescribe checklist or instruction. In the absence of the Lodging coordinator shall serve as the first point of contact in addressing the needs of our guests and must as well strive to effectively find ways to meet the needs of those guests with humility. 

Responsible to work safely and maintain set quality standards when performing job. Report any potential hazards, faults or problems to the Lodging coordinator and also ensure at all times that the privacy of our guests are maintained to the fullest.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine deep cleaning of bedrooms, living/sitting room and dining room by following checklist or instruction.
  • Coordinate minor movement of household furniture.
  • Always replenish and properly manage supplies: cleaning materials, Tea Materials, kitchen utensils and other household items
  • Responsible to work safely and maintain set quality standards when performing job; report any potential hazards, faults or problems to the Lodging coordinator.
  • Responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and tidy. Shampoos carpets, empties trash can/waste bin to appropriate disposal area replacing liners of trash cans.
  • Clean, dust and mop house floors by using a variety of equipment and cleaning product and follow all IPC measures during the execution of the job.
  • Wipe down tables and chairs and make sure that all stubborn smears are removed using appropriate cleaning materials.
  • Maintain the integrity of buildings by ensuring access point are free and fire doors are closed.
  • Report failures in services and assist in remedying and preventing such occurrences.
  • Report maintenance/repairs of any equipment/place to the lodging coordinator for appropriate action. 
  • Collaborate with other team members to achieve departmental objectives, maintain good team spirit and interdepartmental objectives.
  • Performs other departmental duties as assigned by the Admin/Hospitality officer as and when the need arises.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment
At Partners In Health, we are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work- including our patients, families and community members – as well as our staff are treated with dignity and respect and protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Partners In Health’s PSEAH policy. Partner In Health will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during emploment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.  By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures
    • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
    • Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
    • Disciplined and ready to take the janitorial work seriously
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
    • Energy and stamina to withstand long working hours and often stressful conditions
    • Having fast analytical skills for risk assessment and able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Interest in social justice, healthcare, and a preferential option for the poor
  • Demonstrate ability to interact professionally with multicultural staff, the patient that we serve and partners
  • Professional proficiency in Krio is required. Proficiency in English is desired
  • Must not hold dual employment
  • Ability to read, write and able to understand workplace communication processes. 


Social Justice
We are a global health and social justice organization that responds to the moral imperative to provide high-quality health care globally to those who need it most. We strive to ease suffering by placing patients at the center of all care, bringing the benefits of modern medicine to all.
Method of application
Interested candidates are required to apply by email to  OR apply through our website:    In your application, please ensure to include names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees not later than 12:00pm GMT (Midnight) on Tuesday 18th June 2024