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Assistant Facilities Manager (Avery hill campus)

Job Introduction

Are you ready to champion a vibrant campus environment and lead a dedicated facilities team in achieving excellence? At University of Greenwich, we are seeking a dynamic Assistant Facilities Manager to oversee integral services across our lively Campus at Avery Hill. With a focus on innovation and quality, you will play a crucial role in shaping the student and academic community experience by delivering top-tier Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) services aligned with our university's vision and values.
 
In this pivotal role, you will guide a diverse team, ensuring proactive, high-quality service delivery that meets and exceeds our standards and expectations. Your leadership will not only influence the day-to-day operations but also drive strategic improvements that enhance our campus life. 
 
Join us in our commitment to excellence and community, and lead the way in creating an inspiring and supportive environment for all our students and staff.
 
Shift Schedule: Two days per week from 6 AM to 2 PM, and three days per week from 9 AM to 5 PM.
 
The standard working days are from Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend and evening shifts required, including during summer school sessions.

What you’ll do:
  • Ensure a high-quality cleaning service is delivered in an efficient and effective manner, managing costs at all times.
  • Manage a Cleaning service budget; identifying and implementing cost saving opportunities, including ensuring that the budget is positively managed and meets forecast expectations. Report monthly on all expenditure within your operational remit and provide solutions and mitigations to overcome any overspending across the service lines under your management.
  • Effective leadership of the team, including daily performance measurement, annual appraisals with frequent reviews on performance.
  • Manage the appraisal process of the team to ensure all people are offered the opportunity of a quality appraisal in line with the Sodexo goals and vision.
  • Maintain effective, meaningful, positive, & clear communication with management, clients and stakeholders.
 For a full list of responsibilities please view the attached job description

What you bring:
  • Minimum 2 years management experience of a diverse workforce 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working within a TFM / IFM environment
  • Confident in using Microsoft office suite.
  • Experienced in compiling performance reports and competent in presenting to management.   
  • Experience of using time management and payroll applications, including resource planning
  • Extensive experience of COSHH regulations
  • Have a good understanding of risk assessments and safe systems of work.
  • Experience of preparing for internal and external FM audits
  • Implementation of innovation and improvement projects
  • P&L management
    Confident at building client and stakeholder relationships

What we offer: 

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we offer:
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company
For more information on all the great benefits Sodexo offer to support you and your loved ones, check out the attached Benefits Guide at the bottom of this advert!  
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