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Office Attendant

Garoua | Yaoundé

  • Organization: CIFOR - Center for International Forestry Research
  • Location: Garoua | Yaoundé
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
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  • Closing Date: Closed
Reference number: 202355
Job status: In-progress
Job category: Local Position
Duty station: Garoua, Cameroon
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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a

Office Attendant


CIFOR-ICRAF will be implementing the CASEVE-GTI project (Green and Resilient Northern Cameroon – Integrated Landscape Governance) between July 2023 and June 2028. We will use an integrated landscape management approach to solve the triple challenge of (i) supporting a growing population, (ii) preserving biodiversity, and (iii) mitigating and adapting to climate change. The intended impact of this action is a more inclusive territorial governance that promotes conflict prevention. We are therefore looking for an office attendant to provide general cleaning and catering services in CASEVE-GTI project office and assist admin and logistics assistant with routine administrative duties.

Duties and responsibilities

1.       Keep internal and external office environment clean: ·         Clean the floor and office surroundings. ·         Throw dustbin. ·         Wash toilets and towels, replace towels and accessories. ·         Make reserves in case of water cuts. 2.       Prepare coffee and tea during office hours and workshops in and outside the office: ·         Prepare small budget for small catering services when needed during meetings. ·         Set the table. ·         Wash utensils. 3.       Manage kitchen and clean items ·         Daily/Monthly discharge ·         Inventories of material stock of kitchen and cleaning item. 4.       Assist the Administrative and logistics assistant during filing and office supplies inventories, scanning documents and making photocopies; as well as in the payment of monthly bills and the screening of incoming calls and mails/visitors. Requirements Completion of a GCE O Level or GCEA Level or equivalent certificate Minimum 1 year experience. Familiar with clerical tasks Basic knowledge of computer skills (outlook, word, excel).

Education, knowledge and experience

  • •Completion of a GCE O Level or GCEA Level or equivalent certificate •Minimum 1 year experience. •Familiar with clerical tasks •Basic knowledge of computer skills (outlook, word, excel).

Terms and conditions

  • •This is a Locally Recruited position. CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience. •The duty station will be in Garoua, North region of Cameroon CIFOR-ICRAF Offices.

Application process

The application deadline is 30 Sep-2023
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

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