Erbil, Iraq


Job Title:  Cleaner

Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI). 

Type of position: Service Contract

Length of Contract: Monthly renewal until terminated in writing

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience.

Application Deadline: 04/06/2024

About SEED Foundation: 

SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SEED’s mission is to protect, empower, and support the recovery of  survivors of violence and others at risk. SEED is committed to delivering quality and holistic approaches, combining international expertise and local know-how to achieve results for the people of Iraq and Kurdistan. SEED’s programming focuses on four key objectives: 1) the delivery of transformational, comprehensive MHPSS services including case management, mental health, and legal services, as well as psychosocial support activities; 2) strengthening the capacity of service providers through education, training, and capacity-building programs; and 3) promoting policy and social change to strengthen the rights of, and protections for, vulnerable groups and individuals through public awareness, technical assistance, and advocacy.

SEED staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities professionally, respecting SEED’s Code of Conduct and Policies. SEED is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants, or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members as part of our commitment to a safe and harmonious work environment.

Role of the job title:  

The cleaner is responsible for the maintenance and hygiene of the environment at the HQ Office. The cleaner will report to the Admin.

Specific Tasks:

  • Clean the office in accordance with specific guidance provided by the Supervisor.
  • Dusting and cleaning ceiling vents, Surface and mopping of hardwood, laminate or tiled floor.
  • Polishing furniture and room accessories as needed.
  • Cleaning windows, Glass surfaces, and mirrors.
  • Keeping public spaces neat and tidy.
  • Maintaining and upkeep all cleaning equipment, supplies, and products.
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs.
  • Following all health and safety regulations in line with SEED’s safety policy and child protection standards.
  • Respect the confidentiality of all beneficiaries and report incidents of concern to the line manager or the Head of Office/Director of Programs.
  • Reporting repairs and replacements needed when encountered on the job.
  • Refilling supplies, such as toilet paper and paper towels
  • Stock  and maintain supply rooms
  • Assists other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Provide a safe, welcoming environment for all SEED beneficiaries.
  • Performs other duties as necessary, as assigned by the supervisor.

Essential criteria:

  • Serve as positive role model and SEED ambassador at all times.
  • Treat all people with respect regardless of age, gender, religion, nationality, disability status, marital status, and ethnicity.
  • Work collaboratively with all colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive , cooperative attitude.


  • Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications through this LINK.
  • In order for an application to be considered valid, SEED only accepts online profiles duly     completed. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.