Job Advert – Office Assistant (Cleaner)


The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a semi-autonomous government agency operating in partnership with the private sector and the Government of Uganda to drive national economic growth and development. The Authority was set up by an Act of Parliament (Investment Code 1991, which was later revised to the Edition 2000 Laws of Uganda) 2019 with the aim of promoting and facilitating private sector investment in Uganda.

The ability of the Authority to fulfill its mandate primarily lies in the way in which its Human Resource is managed from the point of entry, stay, exit and post-exit. It is a policy of UIA to attract and retain a highly qualified and competitive workforce to fulfill its mandate and hence the need to fill the vacant positions.

UIA seeks to recruit highly-skilled, experienced, and motivated qualified individuals to fill the following position:


Reports to:  Investment Executive/HR & Administration

Job Summary:

The job holder takes care of the facilities and carries out cleaning and maintenance duties. He/she provides housekeeping services to maintain the premises of the Authority in a safe, sanitary and tidy condition at all times.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all basic cleaning in and around offices in the building.
  • Cleans floors and rooms including dust mopping, damp mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, picking up larger objects off the floor, and spot cleaning glass and windows.
  • Cleans restrooms, including restocking dispensers, emptying trash, cleaning and sanitizing fixtures, cleaning mirrors, spot cleaning partition doors and walls, sweeping and mopping tile floors, and cleaning toilets and urinals.
  • Vacuums, empties trash, and replaces liners.
  • Sets up, stocks, and maintains cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Monitors and maintains sanitation and organization of assigned areas.
  • Transports dirty linens to correct area to be cleaned and restocks areas with clean linens.
  • Assists other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • May be required to shop for cleaning supplies as needed
  • May be required to stock Kitchen and Board Room supplies as needed
  • Responsible for reporting repairs and replacements encountered when executing daily tasks.
  • Carrying out official errands
  • Giving support to staff in photocopying, binding and printing official document
  • Performs additional duties as needed and as assigned by the supervisor

Key Results Areas

  • All official premises maintained in clean, sanitary and tidy condition at all times
  • Cordial relations being maintained between with colleagues and other staff

Qualifications and Key Competences

  • A minimum of at least O-level Certificate and any other higher qualification is a must.
  •  At least 2 year’ experience as cleaner or office assistant in a busy work environment/organisation.
  • Must be health and clean since he/she is dealing with health and safety engagements
  • Should have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Proven integrity and wise judgment

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications with updated CVs, certified academic certificates and transcripts not later than Friday, 28th January 2022 by 5:00 pm addressed to;

The Director General,

Uganda Investment Authority,

UIA Kampala Industrial & Business Park (Namanve) Office

P.O Box 7418, Kampala.

                                             Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.