People in Need Zambia

Gardener – Mongu

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Job Description

Name of the position: Gardener (Mongu Resident)
Location: Mongu
Contract duration: 3 months with possibility of extension
Start Date: As soon as possible
Line Manager: Logistics Manager
Application deadline: ( “the applications will be processed on the rolling basis- we may close applications depending on the volume of applicants)
Salary: Candidates will be informed about the salary range in the beginning of the recruitment process.
People in Need ( works in Zambia since 2017 delivering lifesaving and development assistance to vulnerable people in the sectors of nutrition, livelihoods, WASH, environment and good governance. We are part of Alliance 2015, a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian aid and development projects. Lear more here:
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Project Summary
Cleaner is responsible for general administrative support with the overall aim of ensuring high standard of cleanness to the surroundings of Office and Guest House.

Support to Programs and Support Department
Maintaining lawn and other greens (e.g. Garden)
Installing detailed landscapes and seasonal flowers
Monitoring and ensuring plant health
Planting and propagating bedding plants
Pick up and disposal of litter
Assist in various maintenance activities as required
Watering and feeding plants.
Trimming of trees and shrubs where necessary
Fertilizing and mowing lawns.
Weeding gardens and keeping greens spaces and walkways/ car slots clear of debris and litter.
Following all safety and health regulation.
Maintain all gardening /cleaning equipment and machinery
Report maintenance problems to your Manager
Responsible for ensuring that sufficient cleaning materials are on hand
Responsible for the assets in your care; report any asset movement, loss or damage to the relevant person
Storing of water for use in Emergencies
Assist in arranging of meetings/events logistics
May help in interior cleaning as per directions form you superior
Perform miscellaneous job- related duties as assigned by Line Manager or superiors.


At least 2 years of experience in similar position a must
Qualification in landscaping will be an added advantage
Good communications in English with interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions
Able to maintain high standard of cleanliness around our Buildings
Commitment to and understanding of PIN’s aims, core values and principles
Self-starter and motivated, ability to plan and organize work independently.


Salaries are according to People in Need Salary Scale. Candidates will be informed about the salaries in the beginning of the recruitment process
24 annual leave per year
Contributions of Health Insurance (Nhima) as by Law
Accident insurance for all injuries during work time
National pension scheme contributions as by law
Extensive Capacity Building program, both internal and external trainings – Induction training, internal online opportunities, such as access to e-learning platform and webinars
Month contribution for phone tariffs
Annual Staff retreat
International environments with opportunities to learn from other country programs and HQ office in Prague
Paternity leave of 5 days and maternity leave of 14 weeks
Breastfeeding breaks for nursing colleagues
Internal mobility
Per diem for working outside of the duty town depending on the location
Friendly and fair environment in small collective structure where everyone knows each other
We have lunch break with meals available at the office
2 health breaks twice per day.

People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need engages /is in contact with. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of Conduct and key policies (available at: ). People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Please note that PIN never ask for exchange of material, services or money for employment.
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Job Summary

Mongu - Western Province, Zambia Location
Contract Job Type
People in Need Zambia

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