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Deputy Facilities and General Services Manager

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

Job Introduction

Sodexo are seeking a Deputy GSM at a prestigious food manufacturer in Sudbury. This position plays a crucial role in coordinating, controlling, and recording activities while ensuring compliance with health and safety protocols and management legislation. If you are a proactive leader, committed to driving innovation and continuous improvement, and skilled in management within a facilities context, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What you’ll do:
Oversee and ensure compliance with facilities management processes, aligning with Sodexo's and the client's health and safety protocols.
Coordinate the day-to-day service delivery, maintaining statutory, mandatory, and contractual compliance across the site.
Assist in managing the site in the absence of the General Services Manager (GSM), supporting the development of business strategies to meet current and emerging client needs.
Lead a culture of safety, ensuring all Safeguard administration and logistical operations prioritize health and safety.
Manage, train, and support the onsite team, including night shift personnel, ensuring high standards of service delivery and employee engagement.
Optimize operational efficiency and profitability, working closely with the GSM and utilizing systems such as Kronus and Eprofit.

What you bring:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with clients, team members, and stakeholders.
Experience in facilities management, particularly in facilities management within a manufacturing or similar environment.
Proven ability to manage training, risk assessments, and standard operating procedures.
A track record of successful people management, including recruitment, training, and performance management.
Innovative problem-solving skills with a focus on improving productivity.

What we offer:
A competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunities for professional growth within a global company renowned for its commitment to excellence and employee development.
A supportive work environment where your expertise in facilities and facilities management will be valued and nurtured.
Access to Sodexo's comprehensive training and development programs.
Join us at Sodexo and contribute to creating a safe, efficient, and welcoming environment at Nestle Purina, Sudbury. Apply now to become our next Deputy Facilities Manager.

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.

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