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Services Manager (SM2) MOD site - soft services; Hospitality and Catering

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

Job Introduction

As Services Manager, you'll have overall accountability and responsibility for the day to day management, co-ordination and control of all Defence activity on site, as set out in the contract

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

Overall accountability and responsibility for the day to day management, co-ordination and control of all Defence activity on site, as set out in the contract Schedule of Requirement (SOR) and operational manuals, across the designated contract and affiliated sites

*please see attached job description below for full details

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience of relevant service - catering, cleaning, retail and hospitality experience
  • Proven track record of leading, managing and developing a team
  • Proven experience of managing long-term client relationships
  • Proven experience of managing a budget
  • Management knowledge of HSWA, FSC3 level 3, IOSH and COSHH. 
  • Proven ability to develop new business opportunities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Computer literate
  • Qualification or relevant experience in Business Management.

Package Description

Competitive salary of £35,224.56 plus benefits including pension, bonus, 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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