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Cleaning Manager

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

Job Introduction

We have a great opportunity for a Cleaning Manager to join Sodexo at Lille Barracks, Aldershot. 

This role will be responsible for planning, organising and managing delivery of all services within the cleaning operational business area. 

The ideal candidate would have worked in a similar position previously with experience managing a team of Cleaning staff. 

Our wealth of experience partnering Government Agencies means we are able to transfer best practices from the corporate sector to create better working environments in the public sector. We bring services that increase employee engagement, wellbeing and productivity to the public sector to help support government to deliver on its promised outcomes while reducing costs. Our goal is to improve service outcomes and reduce overall costs to the taxpayer.

Role Responsibility

  • To plan, organise and coordinate all cleaning activity 
  • To ensure standards of service detailed in the service level agreement and within the schedules of the contractual terms and conditions are achieved, maintained and developed 
  • To grow services in order to meet client and commercial expectations whilst maintaining strict budgetary control in line with client and Sodexo expectations 
  • Continually monitor all cleaning standards and hygiene standards and ensure they are maintained at the highest level 
  • Ensure operational excellence within your area of responsibility for labour management and performance 
  • Active involvement, promotion and support of activities aligned towards employee engagement and achievement of IIP Gold standard 
  • To continue to develop one’s own skills and knowledge within the position, including any required training courses 
  • To maintain excellent client/customer relationships 
  • To attend team briefs, huddles and meetings as required

Please see attached job description for further information regarding the role requirements.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrate experience of working in a similar role within the service industry at a comparable level in a company 
  • Previous experience of managing and leading a team 
  • Ability to solved problems and implement appropriate  
  • Previous experience of working in standards driven/compliance environment 
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety and COSHH regulations 
  • Ability to prioritise and deploy resources effectively 
  • Management knowledge of health & safety and food safety 
  • Ability to make independent decisions 
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment 

Package Description

Up to £22,760 plus benefits

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 and much more. 

Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am -3.30pm 


About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.  

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

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. 

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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