Area Cleaning Manager- Retail Cleaning- North West London

Greater London
£24000 - £25000 Per Annum company vehicle, fuel card, laptop, phone
23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Servest Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Area Cleaning Manager - North West London- competitive + vehicle, fuel card, laptop and phone

Servest are recruiting for an experienced Area Cleaning Manager to manage a portfolio of around 35 retail cleaning based contracts in the North/North West London region- (Greater London). We are looking for an Area Cleaning Manager with a background in retail cleaning. Hours of Work will be around 40 hours per week covering Monday to Friday (Usual start time will be between 5am and 8am depending on sites- flexibility with hours will be required- as will being on call at weekends to make sure your portfolio of stores is running how it should.

The Role:
As an Area Manager you will oversee around 35 sites, with a team of up to 150 cleaning operatives/ Supervisors/ Janitors. Day to day you will be assisting to staff the units, oversee budgets, meet with the onsite clients and make sure the operation runs smoothly- including rotas, staffing levels, recruitment and HR issues, conducting audits and ordering equipment and supplies. You will also be responsible for the input of wages weekly. On the sites you will manage the general cleaning, this is a hands on role so part of your day may need to be spent cleaning. You will be travelling around the sites and be accountable for your portfolio. Due to the volume of sites and direct reports you will need to have excellent time management skills coupled with the ability to converse at all levels.

In our Area Managers we need:
Experienced Area Manager from the retail cleaning sector who are used to overseeing at least 35+ locations with a team of at least 100 hygiene operatives.

A ‘can do' attitude, providing a first class service level to clients and colleagues.
You will have strong financial acumen and a commercial outlook, you will be used to providing exceptional service and be ready to adapt to customer`s changing requirements.
As a manager you will need exceptional people management skills to be able to lead, motivate and train your teams.

The role is based on the road around sites, with this in mind you will need to be organised with excellent time management and the ability to prioritise.

Ideally you will have a basic knowledge of employment law with some background in Employee Relations casework.
You will be used to carrying out performance and quality audits, producing regular reports and be up to date with current H & S legislation.

You will lead from the front, be hands on and not afraid to get stuck in when needed with the cleaning and training.

Part of the role includes inputting the payroll data- you will need to have good IT skills especially using Excel

Due to the geography of the sites you will need a full UK driving license.

Area Cleaning Manager benefits:
This position offers a competitive salary plus a company vehicle, fuel card, phone and laptop and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and an auto enrolled pension scheme.

Hours of work are mainly Monday to Friday visiting stores, although flexibility will be needed with some early starts and late finishes- weekends you will need to be on call for your team.

About Servest-

Servest Group Ltd is a leading UK facilities management provider. We specialise in Cleaning, Catering, Security, Building Service, Pest Control, and Energy. With our focus on quality service delivery and the emphasis on investing heavily in our internal talent together with our growth strategy means now is an exciting time to join Servest.
We offer excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, that's why we offer a competitive salary, study support and additional benefits.

Servest Group is an expert in facilities management, creating environments which enable people to deliver exceptional experiences to help organisations to be more efficient, effective and sustainable.