Deadline for applications: Sunday, July 30, 2017
Location: Tyre
Working area: Tyre
Job Description


About Terre des hommes Lausanne

Since its creation in 1960, the mission of Terre des hommes (Tdh) has been to come to the aid of children in need. It endeavors at all times to defend the rights of children, in times of war and natural disasters, or in less publicized situations of distress. Today, the Terre des hommes Foundation is a significant force among children’s aid organizations in Switzerland and throughout the world. Tdh has development projects and emergency relief programmes in more than 30 countries in two core areas: healthcare and child protection. Every year, Tdh offers sustainable solutions and a better future for over one million children and their relatives.


The cleaner will sign and adhere to Tdh’s Child Safe guarding policy.

Job Responsibilities:

Communicate and collaborate in accordance with the communication contract

Regularly exchange information with his/her manager
Communicates in a kind manner on positive and negative points and shows punctuality (meetings)
Handles his/her emotions (is responsible for his/her emotions)
Communicates professional needs in a clear, concise and responsible manner
Responds constructively to inquiries
Keeps informed and informs about his/her activities
Is appropriate in his/her intercultural communication
Be responsible for his/her own continuing training to develop his/her skills
Participates in any internal and external opportunities offered in order to expand his/her field of skills
Identifies / expresses his/her needs for development of skills
Keeps him/herself informed of the budget data for his/her activity and respects the limits defined
Ensure that the buildings for which s/he is responsible are clean and hygienic
Maintain the garden (collect waste), and the flowers inside the building
Wash up the crockery
Provide services before and after coffee and lunch breaks during training workshops.
Keep the kitchen facilities and toilets clean
Wipe down all the delegation furniture
Clean the doors and windows
Occasionally prepare meals for the delegation at the request of the Head of Delegation
Is proficient in the languages relevant to his/her position
Maintains an updated documentary database
Is proactive and rational in the realization of administrative and/ or logistical activities where he/she is in charge
In his/her professional activities, adhere to the values defined in the strategic plan: commitment, expertise, integrity and self-reliance
Criteria for performance evaluation: 
Makes his/her words and deeds conform with one another
Acts in the interests of Tdh
Refers to Tdh’s know-how in the implementation of projects
Contributes directly or indirectly to Tdh’s autonomy in his/her missions and projects
Demonstrates autonomy
Behaves appropriately and in a way compatible with Tdh’s values and objectives
Respects others, is impartial in his/her work and demonstrates ethical behavior
Shows integrity and honesty in all his/her activities
Develops his/her professional autonomy and follows developments
Takes all necessary measures to avoid being caught up in any process contrary to the Foundation’s ethics and fundamental choices
Shows determination and proactivity in his/her professional commitment
Comply with the Child Protection Policy, Safety Policy and Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy
Report any breach observed in the framework of this policy during his/her professional activities both as regards the proven or suspected offence and a preventive breach.
Criteria for performance evaluation: 
Anti- fraud and Corruption Policy
Keeps informed, receives briefing in case of business trip
Knows and is able to explain the following policies:
Child Protection Policy (CPP)
Security Policy (Security, Safety, Health, Stress)
Whistle Blowing Policy
Adapt his/her behavior appropriately to accord with the policies concerning him/her
Reports any suspect or recognized action that is contrary to the policies of the Child Prevention (CPP).
Reports any incident related to other policies concerning Operational Risk Management
Carry out any other tasks requested by his/her direct line-manager or by the Head of Delegation.
Criteria for performance evaluation: 
Shows availability and adaptation in his/her work and is able to face up to the unexpected
Copes with business trips for a mission in the field and is well organized for them
Experience required: Education degree: No Degree Required Field of education:
Arabic: Fluent English: French:
Period: Until December 31st, 2017.
Salary: according to Tdh salary scale.
Submission guidelines: Please send your CV to by July 30, 2017, with subject title Cleaner. Any application without subject title will automatically be dismissed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Cover letter required?
Contact information
HR Manager