University Research Company (URC)
Posted Job
over 4 years ago

Cleaner/Office Assistant

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With our not-for-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 30 countries, including the United States. Please join us in carrying out our mission. URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

Location: Lusaka or [TBD] provincial office, Zambia

Reports to: Office Management Officer

In close collaboration with the Office Management Assistant, the Cleaner is responsible for general administrative support to with the overall aim of ensuring smooth functioning of office operations and project activities


Cleaning offices, bathrooms, kitchen, general areas and floors of the office daily.

Washing dishes on a regular basis throughout the day.

Preparing and cleaning up after coffee/tea breaks as requested by the Office Management Assistant.

Assisting in ensuring that the kitchen is stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, milk and other supplies.

Assist in compound cleaning when requested

Assist the Office Management Officer as needed in the following:

Receiving visitors in a courteous way and directing them accordingly.

Receiving incoming phone calls and making out going phone calls as requested by the COP and other staff.

Receiving incoming mail and dispatching out-going mail accordingly.

Prepare/photocopy all training material prior to training.

Any other duties as assigned


Relevant training in office management.

2 years’ office support experience and 1 year experience in project related work.

Fluent written and spoken English.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

Able to work with an international/multi-cultural team.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Basic knowledge with computer use

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Zambia for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

How to apply

Eligible persons should forward their applications, qualifications and CV’s to the link below: