International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) 

Title: Attendant - Office Support (Lab)

About IRRI

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and over 1,000 staff.
Working with in-country partners, IRRI develops advanced rice varieties that yield more grain and better withstand pests and disease as well as flooding, drought, and other harmful effects of climate change.

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Assistant Scientist - Grain Quality, ensure the lab and office premises are neat and clean. Maintain professional hygienic standards as well as provide logistics and cleaning support to laboratory/ office activities

This position will be based at the IRRI Bangladesh Office, Gazipur, BRRI premises and may only be filled in by the permanent citizens of Bangladesh. 

Roles and Responsibilities


  • Ensure services provided to the lab staff IRRI grain quality testing lab at BRRI premises.
  • Organize and ensure cleanliness
  • Ensure access points are clean and clear of obstructions
  • Perform minor repair activities 


  • Maintain inventory of cleaning products and cleaning aids and refresh supplies when required
  • Identify any maintenance issues in the lab premise and inform management
  • Maintain storage and equipment's areas in a neat and tidy condition
  • Maintain cleanliness in the pantry and surrounding areas
  • Assist in basic office activities such as basic filing, retrieving and photocopying
  • Assist in relocation of office furniture/equipment's


  • Clean lab areas including toilets and bathrooms and re-stocking materials/ items needed
  • Dusting and remove cobwebs from all workspace and maintain hygienic condition
  • Procure housekeeping materials / supplies and routine supplies needed for the lab
  • Clean chairs and tables of meeting room before and after event
  • Perform any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time


Has finished high school/ SSC (Secondary School Certification)

Skills Required

  • Has 1 year experience in cleaning services
  • Has knowledge of hygienic practices
  • Has experience in handling vacuum cleaner
  • Experience of using office equipment's; e.g.: photocopy, Laminating
  • Basic English skills
  • Experience of working in a lab is preferable

Salary Ranges: Basic (12,708  - 25,500) BDT per Month

Other Benefits: Housing Allowance: 30% of base pay per month, Transport Allowance: BDT 6,000, Festival Bonus: 2 times each year, Contributory Provident Fund (CPF), Returning Mother Allowance: BDT 2,000 per month for 9 months to female employees post-delivery of a baby to support return to the workplace, Medical insurance coverage: maximum US$16,000/year and other admissible benefits

Apply Instruction

Interested & eligible candidates are requested to submit their application through the link:
IRRI regrets that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and any kind of persuasion in the selection process will lead to cancellation of candidature. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World. Join Us to Deliver Rice Science for a Better World.

IRRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 18 December, 2021

Company Information
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Bangladesh Office, House-103, Road-1, Block-F, Banani, Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh.

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Business : International Agricultural Research