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Cleaning Manager (high profile MOD site)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As Cleaning Manager, leading a diverse team of nine within our client organisation across Wellington Barracks, you'll plan, organise and coordinate an effective delivery of cleaning service in line with service level agreement and agreed performance indicators.

You'll measure existing service provision and proactively seek ways of continuous improvement, and monitor all cleaning standards and hygiene standards, ensuring they are maintained at the highest level, in addition to facilitating job role and health and safety training. 

We are a key partner to the Ministry of Defence, running services at major UK and overseas military bases which improve quality of life for our military personnel. The impact of change and uncertainty as consolidation occurs throughout the armed forces, set against a backdrop of today’s rapidly changing world, makes the preservation of high standards even more important than ever. We are dedicated to delivering the best quality as well as cost-efficiency in the delivery of infrastructure, facilities management, catering, retail and leisure services to the armed forces community

We’re proud that our work has a significant bearing on morale, retention and recruitment.

Role Responsibility

  • Plan, organise and coordinate an effective delivery of cleaning service to the client organisation across Wellington Barracks, in line with service level agreement and agreed performance indicators.
  • Measure existing service provision and proactively seek ways of continuous improvement.
  • Grow services in order to meet client and commercial expectations whilst maintaining strict budgetary control in line with client and Sodexo expectations
  • Continually monitor all cleaning standards and hygiene standards and ensure they are maintained at the highest level

*please see attached job description below

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of working in a similar role within the service industry at a comparable level in a company
  • Previous cleaning experience
  • British Institute of Cleaning Standards
  • Knowledge of external cleaning developments and innovations
  • Proven team leadership
  • Management knowledge of health & safety
  • Experience of managing budgets to target
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
  • Able to demonstrate working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  • Good numerical and communication skills, must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Brand Ambassador

Desirable

  • Awareness of quality management systems e.g.ISO
  • IOSH qualification
  • British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICS) qualified
  • Knowledge of external cleaning developments and innovations

Package Description

Competitive salary of £19,000 plus benefits including bonus, pension, option to buy additional flexible benefits such as holidays, healthcare etc

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.

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