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Meeting Room Porter

Job Introduction

  • Set up meeting rooms and event spaces on time with minimum disruption
  • Carry out minor office moves & changes
  • Furniture removal and relocation
  • Carry out minor building maintenance activities & repairs

Role Responsibility

  • Carrying and moving heavy furniture and equipment and assisting with installation, set up and operation of meeting rooms and events
  • Undertake routine clearance and cleaning work as directed
  • Report faults found to furniture, fixtures and fittings to the facilities department
  • Ensure furniture and equipment storage areas are tidy and accessible
  • Support Event Coordinator and delegates with connecting to room AV Systems
  • Assist with goods in and out of the loading bay
  • Work closely with Helpdesk to achieve quick response to site staff
  • Ensure that meeting rooms that are not in use are set up and available for last minute bookings
  • Installation and replacement of white boards
  • Ceiling and floor tile replacement
  • Minor redecoration i.e. paint/touch up to walls, doors skirting boards etc
  • Repairs and replacement of door furniture
  • Receive and deliver exhibition goods to event spaces
  • Replace taps and washers
  • Replace toilet seats
  • Assisting other departments as and when required
  • All other duties that encompass any of the above or related types of work

The Ideal Candidate

  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
  • Presentable appearance
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work on your own or in teams
  • The work involves lifting, pushing and carrying e.g. tables, chairs, desks, wheeled containers etc so candidate needs to be physically fit
  • Ability to handle battery operated tools correctly and safely (training will be provided)
  • Self-motivated with ability to work under own initiative
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Disciplined and punctual

Package Description

Site Porter, meeting room set up, office and desk moves, general porter tasks to assist site FM team on a Monday to Friday basis.

Support for cleaning and engineering on site teams

Excellent opportunity for FM development

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

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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