Sanitary Officers

at Rakai Health Sciences Program
Location Rakai, Uganda
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Skilled Labour
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of Greater Masaka region in Uganda.

General Position Summary

The Sanitary Officer will provide support for general office operations and quality cleaning services at the Rakai Health Sciences Program Offices that includes tasks such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, emptying bins, and polishing surfaces to ensure the neatness, cleanliness and general hygiene of the entire office and compound.

He/ She will also provide support at the Office kitchen by providing
service to the Staff and other authorized persons

Essential Job Functions:


  • General Cleaning: Sweep and mop the floors,
    wipe all surfaces, Dust/polish all surfaces
    including equipment daily Thoroughly clean the
    lavatories including sinks, taps and draining
    boards daily
  • Notify administration when cleaning materials
    and kitchen supplies are running low so that they
    can be ordered centrally
  • Prepare a schedule for and conduct deep/ spring cleaning of the office on a periodic basis
  • Ensure that basic kitchen and lavatory
    necessities are always available
  • Photocopying documents and materials
  • Delivers and collects documents, supplies and
    paper work as directed.
  • Keep office area clean and tidy
  • Empty all trash cans and bins daily
  • Switch off electrical appliances when not in
  • Maintain a clean compound
  • Maintain the offices and rooms
    immaculately clean
  • Perform work related errands as requested
  • Assist staff with related tasks when called
  • Any other assigned duties in line with your
    role.Knowledge and Experience
  • The ideal candidate for the Sanitary Officer
    job must holda Uganda Certificate of
    Education Certificate.
  • One year of relevant experience in
    professional cleaning and working / serving
    a diverse range of people in an office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to be confidential; this is vital
  • A highly organized and neat individual
  • A highly trustworthy individual
  • Previous experience of cleaning, including
    the use of chemicals and using cleaning
    machinery safely
  • Able to pay keen attention to detail and
    manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated reliability and
  • Candidate must be highly punctual Abilities
    in office administration and organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure


Applying Instructions

All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to

Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.

Any form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification

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