Management Sciences for Health

General Assistant

Job ID
# of Positions
GEN (General)
A000 - None Specified
Application Due Date
Reports To
Administrative Coordinator


The General Assistant provides cleaning services at the central office, assists as a receptionist and performs clerical duties as assigned. 


Specific Responsibilities

  1. Clean all project offices, meeting rooms and common areas on daily basis and empty all waste paper bins at the beginning and end of each day.
  2. Ensure that all bathrooms, including toilet pans, sinks, floors and hand towels are clean and have adequate supplies.
  3. Ensure that the kitchen, appliances, pantry and kitchen/dish towels are kept clean and tidy.
  4. Clean windows on weekly basis.
  5. Attend to the reception in the absence of the Operations Coordinator including answering phones and attending to visitors.
  6. Perform clerical duties including photocopying, faxing, binding, serving refreshments.
  7. Perform other duties as may be assigned from time-to-time.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Malawi School Certificate of Education with 2 years working experience.
  2. Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  3. Experience in cleaning and clerical work.
  4. Experience in reception work.
  5. Willingness to irregular hours as occasions demand.

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Administrative Coordinator
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