Positive Action for Development Vacancy

PAD seeks to fill a new vacancy for a General Service Assistant in Addis Ababa. The successful candidate will contribute to the organization’s smooth operation by assisting in various tasks such as office maintenance, administrative support, and facility upkeep. Here’s a rephrased version of the job description:

Position Available: General Service Assistant

Positive Action for Development (PAD) is an indigenous Ethiopian Civil Society Organization committed to fostering hope and dignity within communities. Established in 2011, PAD aims to combat poverty and promote social justice through sustainable development initiatives. We are currently seeking a General Service Assistant to join our team in Addis Ababa.


Reporting to the Logistic, Fleet & Asset Management Officer, the General Service Assistant will play a vital role in ensuring the efficient operation of our organization. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting day-to-day general service operations, including office supplies, fleet management, cleaning, and maintenance.
  • Overseeing maintenance activities for office utilities and equipment to minimize disruptions.
  • Assisting with transport, receiving, warehousing, and property management tasks.
  • Operating various equipment for maintenance and repair activities.
  • Supervising expat residence areas and ensuring compliance with company regulations.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and functionality of facilities, grounds, and equipment.
  • Handling routine maintenance and repair tasks, coordinating larger projects as needed.
  • Ensuring staff in drivers, kitchen, and security roles present themselves professionally.
  • Managing utility payments and ensuring timely maintenance of organization assets.
  • Safeguarding organization properties against intrusion and maintaining security.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Up to two years of experience in office administration or similar roles.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and basic office equipment.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask effectively.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is preferred.

Location: Addis Ababa

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested candidates, particularly female applicants, are encouraged to submit their application letter and required documents via email to job@padethiopia.org within seven days of this announcement. Please specify the position and duty station in the application letter.

For more information, visit our website at www.padethiopia.org or contact us at 0936342656.

PAD maintains a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse and exploitation, prioritizing the protection and well-being of all individuals.

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