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Manager Opportunity

Competitive - Dependent on Experience
Facilities Management
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard
UCAS Points
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About Our Client

Our client has been established as the premier choice of professional contract cleaning in the area for over 25 years. With a wide variety of prestigious clients, customers tell them that they find their local hands-on management team an invaluable resource. Whether it’s to amend or extend their service or to immediately resolve any issues, having knowledgeable experience local our client senior staff available and operating within 30 minutes of anywhere in Milton Keynes or Northamptonshire is a critical performance advantage.

Whist retaining a lot of its customer base over the years our client expansion has continued and now possess Corporate Membership of BICSs and obtained accreditation with Altius and Safe Contractor.

The company has also gained accreditation with National Academy of Crime Scene Cleaning. Throughout their history their main principal is to work with customers who want a quality service forming a good understanding of what they need and to form a good working relationship.

Many of the team are long-serving members of staff. They do not use temporary or agency people. They prefer to develop their own skills in-house… and it shows.

Roles & Responsibilities

CONTRACTS/AREAS TO MANAGE – Multi sites across the Northampton area– you will mainly focus on schools with some nurseries, offices, dentists, doctors in your area.

Key responsibilities include:

  • recruitment of cleaners for new contracts and ensuring ID is taken as part of the process
  • ensuring new employees have all relevant documentation
  • training of new starters and ongoing training for contracts
  • liaising with clients regarding any issues on site and resolving
  • providing head office with updates regarding concerns on contracts
  • contract site audits
  • carrying out health and safety checks including PAT checks are up to date
  • ensuring store cupboards are kept in good order for each site and stocks are correct
  • ordering of cleaning products on a monthly basis through head office
  • identifying opportunities for additional works on each contract liaising with head office regarding staff wages
  • attending weekly office management meetings as required

HOURS: Your hours are based around 40 per week. The sites do sometimes work across 7 days a week and it will be down to you to plan your time to ensure you manage each site effectively. Sites to include Schools, nurseries, medical and offices – most of which operate Monday to Friday but sometimes they can operate during the weekends and flexibility will be required.

Skills Required

  • Experience managing contracts within the commercial contract cleaning industry
  • Lives
  • Good understanding of the equipment used in the cleaning industry
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and understand which tasks have greater importance
  • Flexible approach to work and people
  • Can do attitude
  • Problem solver
  • IT literate – Word, Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage own diary
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Lives local to the Northampton area


  • Company vehicle (NEW SEAT IBIZA NORMALLY) for business use,
  • Sector relevant training and support to study further qualifications,
  • Mobile phone,
  • IPAD provided for business use.


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