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Site Manager

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

Job Introduction

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Site Manager to join us at Penweddig School in Aberystwyth.

In this role you will Maintain amenities within the site and buildings including adjustments for safety or security purposes, carry out porterage and assistance including furniture set up, respond to requests for service and effecting minor repairs to schools structure, fixtures & fittings, furniture and equipment.

As this is a Welsh First speaking school you will need to be able to speak the Welsh language and also have experience as a handyman or have worked in the trades industry.

You will also be able to use computer systems well, be friendly and approachable and have a good level of fitness in order to carry out some of the physically demanding parts of the role.

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to successfully gain an Enhanced DBS (formally CRB) clearance

Role Responsibility

  • To manage and maintain the smooth running of a Welsh first school in Ceredigion
  • The role includes liaising with internal and external staff (Within the medium of Welsh) and taking responsibility for the management, health & safety and security of the school site
  • Assist the Facilities Manager in the maintenance of site based records
  • Undertake regular maintenance audits of the site to identify and escalate any faults
  • Maintain amenities within the site and buildings including adjustments for safety or security purposes.
  • To check lighting levels, change accessible lamps or tubes as required
  • Conduct or delegate daily room temperature checks
  • Ensure daily that systems and plant are operating correctly
  • Be available on an “on-call” rota for out of hours call outs



The Ideal Candidate


  • Welsh speaker
  • Previous experience of property management of at least five years.
  • Trades background with substantial handyman skills.
  • Formal training in Health and Safety awareness and systems.
  • This is a physically demanding role and therefore applicants must have adequate fitness levels.
  • Background knowledge of operating peripherals, including:

o    CCTV systems,

o    Plant rooms,

o    Fire equipment and alarms,

o    Heating systems,

o    Building fixtures and fittings.

Training will be provided for the above.

  • Proven experience of porterage, dealing with goods - including, furniture and office equipment relocation and configuration.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Supervisory skills sufficient to manage reports.
  • Be available on an “on-call” rota for out of hours call outs

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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