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Cleaning Manager

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Job Introduction

Cleaning Manager

Location: Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5UX

Salary: £37,500 to £40,000

Mon-Fri (40 Hours), flexibility to work a variable shift pattern over the 

week to work alongside all cleaning team.


Sodexo have an excellent new opportunity for a Cleaning Manager located in Epsom at one of our prestigious client sites. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the cleaning team to ensure effective service delivery of the cleaning operation and full compliance with client contract, legislation, and cleaning specifications. Your duties include ensuring that the cleaning service is delivered in line with the client contract and compliant with the service scope, maintaining labour and other costs within the unit budget, recruiting, inducting, and developing cleaning supervisors and operatives, and ensuring adherence to Sodexo HR policies and procedures, including the appraisal process. 


Additionally, you will oversee staff training, communicate effectively with cleaning supervisors and the team, ensure full compliance with health, safety, and environmental policies, and implement operational efficiencies and innovations. Attending relevant training courses, preparing client reports, collating accurate payroll information, managing staff absences and sickness, monitoring cleaning material stock levels, and conducting cleaning audits are also part of your responsibilities. 


You will strive to meet or exceed quality assurance audit scores, maintain positive client relationships, control all costs within budget, ensure accurate financial records, and uphold health, safety, and environmental procedures. Furthermore, you will ensure staff engagement in the appraisal process, maintain up-to-date personnel files, procure from approved suppliers, ensure accurate and timely staff payments, and actively participate in the wider Sodexo cleaning community. Demonstrating Sodexo values of Service Spirit, Team Spirit, and Spirit of Progress is essential.


Join Sodexo and become part of something bigger. You belong in a team where you can make a meaningful impact and flourish in your own unique way.

About You  


Experience and knowledge requirement for this role:  


  • Dedicated to delivering service excellence.
  • Possess commercial acumen.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading teams.
  • Capable of effectively prioritising and deploying resources
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Good understanding of the cleaning industry
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in literacy and numeracy
  • Computer literate
  • Desirable: IOSH Managing Safely certification, BICSc assessor qualification, BIFM Qualification, Completed apprenticeship in relevant discipline

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.  


In addition, we offer: 


  • Flexible dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Wide range of Employee benefits
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company.

Ready to be part of something greater?  

Apply today!  

About Sodexo 
At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. We operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 
We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities.
We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.
We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.
Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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