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Handyperson

Job Introduction

The handyperson is responsible for the carrying out of the day-to-day duties to the highest possible standard. 

His/her tasks could vary from general repairs to the up keep of pathways and public areas within the premises and managing building maintenance contractors.

This role is one which requires a very flexible person, who can multi task quickly and easily. 

The successful candidate will have a hands-on role and will be also required to fix and maintain all non-technical matters. 

Ultimately, they are responsible for ensuring and maintaining a high quality delivery of services to the client in order to meet and exceed Service Level Agreement Standards. 

The role therefore requires a strong understanding of the client’s needs and an ability to fulfil these needs to the best of their ability. 

 

Role Responsibility

Execution of non-technical works to include but not exclusive to

  • Painting decorating
  •  General repairs/handyman duties
  • General plumbing and electrical knowledge
  • Logging all jobs on the facilities management database, raising work permits and managing building maintenance contractors
  • First fix any items on site that is within his ability or remit as agreed with the client.
  • Dealing with the client, i.e. attending some informal meetings, answering phone requests and reverting with updates on job progress
  • Other ad hoc duties

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Proven track record in similar role, preferably with at least 2 years’ experience

  • Good knowledge of a service industry and the importance of customer service

  • Proven ability to organize tasks

  • Ability to carry out duties efficiently

    Desirable Experience and Skills

  • Practical experience in a similar role

  • Measured and Consistent Approach to all functions and responsibilities.

    Essential Personal Qualities

  • A strong interest in practical, hands-on work with an ability to fix non technical items

  • Effective at team building and being able to work well within a team.

  • Ability to be flexible as and when required, whether it be a work task or an approach to people. 

  • Commitment to job in hand, colleagues and company.

  • Extremely customer focused in all dealings with the client.  

Package Description

Handyperson

Monday to Friday

39 hours per week

Training will be given

Applications to:  Jennifer.OShea@sodexo.com

About the Company

Sodexo UK & Ireland employs around 43,000 people and delivers On-Site Service Solutions to clients at over 2,300 locations including offices, hospitals, schools, defence sites, prisons, sporting events and visitor attractions.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.

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