Foreign and Commonwealth Office Recruitment 2019

Posted on :

6 May, 2019

Category :

United Nations Jobs in Ghana

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Description

Job Title: Residence Steward 

Job Category

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The main purpose of Job:


Maintains all areas of the Residence with high standards of hygiene. Provide quality guest and meal service during functions, report and follow-up with maintenance schedules, and be available for all meetings with the High Commissioner.


Ensures highest standards of general cleaning in the Residence. This will include, but is not limited to; keeping pantries, public rooms and bedrooms clean and in good order.
Dusting, polishing and watering flowers or decorations inside the Residence as required.
To ensure that all health and safety standards are met at the residence.
To ensure that the residence is kept clean at all times and all furniture are polished and maintained in a proper manner.
To ensure all glassware, china and all drinking glasses are well looked after and accounted for always.
Food and Beverage Service:

To help with set up for functions, including preparation of bar equipment, laying of tables, chairs and decorations.
To serve food and drinks in accordance with laid down standards, but above all in a professional, courteous manner at all meal times and during official functions.
Clearing, washing up and assisting with breakdown after each function.
Complies with all health and safety policies in accordance with Residence standards.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Minimum of WASSCE or SSCE and proficient in spoken and written English.
Must be able to work well under pressure.
Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Application deadline
2 May 2019
Type of Position
Fixed Term
Duration of Post
36 months
Location (City)
Type of Post
British High Commission
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary ()
GHS equivalent to USD 295.38
Start Date
1 June 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
Learning and development opportunities:

The High Commission is committed to providing a strong learning and development environment.
A comprehensive online training package is available, both job-specific and of a more general nature, as is on-the-job training and coaching.
The High Commission benefits from the support of a Regional Learning & Development Training Centre.
Staff can undertake a range of training opportunities via this Centre too.

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