Messenger Cum Cleaner Cum Cook

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tk. 22,000 (Monthly)

Penny Appeal is an award-winning international humanitarian charity offering a range of life-saving humanitarian solutions in over 30-crisis hit countries. As one of the fastest growing charities in the sector, we have transformed countless numbers of lives and empowered communities around the globe helping to break the poverty cycle through our simple vision: taking your small change and making a big difference.

Penny Appeal is a twice Guinness-World-Record holder and works closely with leading celebrities and globally renowned institutions in the UK and beyond in the fight against poverty.

We are currently looking for a reliable and hardworking Messenger Cum Cleaner Cum Cook for our country office in Bangladesh. 

Interested? The successful candidate will need:

  • A Secondary/Higher Secondary School certificate with basic office skills.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working as a Messenger Cum Cleaner Cum Cook in any reputed organization.
  • Experience in clerical activities is an added advantage
  • Good communication skills.
  • Hardworking, honest and trustworthy.

To apply:

Interested candidates must complete our application form (CVs will not be accepted), with a copy of certificates to:

Please, mention the title of the position in the subject field.

Application Deadline: 31st of May 2019
Invitation to interviews: 10th of June 2019
Interviews: the week of the 12th of June 2019
Expected start date: 1 July 2019

Front Desk Officer

Role overview:

The Messenger Cum Cleaner Cum Cook is responsible for Penny Appeal Country Office’s day to day maintenance, cleaning and cooking.

He/She reports directly to the Front Desk Officer and collaborates closely with the Penny Appeal’s regional and global team at the Headquarters in the UK.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Monitoring the use of equipment and supplies within the office.
  • Dealing with queries or requests from the visitors and employees.
  • Coordinating the maintenance and repair of office equipment.
  • Assisting office staff in wide range of office duties.
  • Collecting and distributing couriers or parcels among employees and stakeholders.
  • Helping the front desk officer, or other staff in performing their duties.
  • Cooperating with office staff to maintain proper interaction and a friendly environment within the office.
  • Clean the office premises.
  • Cook meals and make tea/coffee for office staff and visitors.
  • Maintain the security of the office.
  • Open and close the office every day at a specific time.
  • Carry office goods as per the requirements.


  • This position requires regular attendance in the office at least 5 days per week.
  • Must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.


Essential Criteria

Education: Secondary/Higher Secondary School Graduate with basic office skills

Experience: 2-3 years’ experience working as a Messenger Cum Cleaner Cum Cook in any reputed organization.

Personal Competencies:

  • Must be a person who is self-motivated with good communication skills.
  • Able to plan, prioritise and organise him/herself and others.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Professional and Technical Skills:

  • Skills to use different technological resources (computer, multimedia projector, binder etc).
  • Good communication skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in assisting events/workshops/training.