Domestic Support at International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)

International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) – Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Domestic Support

Location: Abuja

Organisation Background

  • INSO provides daily support to more than 1000 NGOs operating in 16 of the world’s most insecure countries.
  • INSO is registered in the Netherlands with its headquarters based in The Hague, the international city of peace and justice.

Job Summary

  • The Domestic Support in Abuja will ensure the cleanliness and safety of the office, guest house and environment.
  • He/she will also provide support for basic administration management, such as procurement and purchases.
  • This position reports to the INSO Human Resources & Administration Officer.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Abuja main office and guest house building, and environment is clean at all times
  • Dust furniture, equipment’s, partitions, walls, windows etc. daily and weekly
  • Clean and disinfect sink, countertops, floors, toilets, mirrors, tables, chairs, refrigerators, microwaves etc. in restrooms, offices, and kitchenette regularly
  • Sweep, mop, vacuum and/or hand scrub floors using brooms, mop, and vacuum cleaner daily
  • Empty trash cans and recyclables into disposal areas
  • Wipe down walls and woodwork, doors, wall hangings, baseboards etc.
  • Laundry of all clothing’s and orderly arrangements
  • To assist and ensure adequate supplies within the facility
  • Replenish supplies in restrooms and kitchenettes
  • Assist the Logistics and Procurement Officer in the procurement process
  • Ensure timely purchase of supplies needed at the office
  • To assist, monitor and report on potential safety or maintenance issues
  • Identify potential safety or maintenance issues and communicate them to the Human Resources and Administration Officer immediately
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures relating to performance tasks, use of products and supplies
  • Early arrival to work to perform services to established standards and ensure office facilities is locked and secured daily after work
  • Perform any other task assigned.

Mandatory Requirements

  • 1 year of work experience as a Domestic Support staff/Cleaner
  • Advanced knowledge of cleaning processes
  • Basic knowledge of administrative processes
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Basic Computer literacy

Preferred Characteristics:

  • 2 years work experience as a Domestic Support Staff or Cleaner

Key Personal Competencies:

  • A good listener
  • A good communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize and work with less supervision
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and Royal.

Application Closing Date
16th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Documents below to: using “INSO Domestic Support – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Application Documents

  • Cover letter (1 page max) – specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to INSO.
  • Up to date CV (3 pages max).


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.
  • Please do not send any additional information (certificates, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB if possible.
  • Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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