Assistant Cleaning Manager

  • Job Reference: com/2304/85848001/52637723/BU
  • Date Posted: 24 April 2024
  • Employer: 14forty
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  • Location: Moreton-In-Marsh
  • Salary: £25,500
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

We're recruiting an experienced Assistant Cleaning Manager who is passionate about exceptional food and world-class customer service, and who can confidently oversee all Compass Group UK&I catering and service operations for 14Forty on a full time basis, contracted to 35 hours per week.

As an Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring our kitchens and service counters run smoothly and helping to deliver truly incredible food experiences. In return, you'll have the opportunity to progress your catering career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Free meals
  • Free on-site gym
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Free onsite swimming pool access
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Here's an idea of what your shift patterns will be: 5 out of 7 days

Please note: This role may require a DBS check prior to commencing employment

Could you shine as 14Forty's next Assistant Manager? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Key Responsibilities:
  • To promote a safety culture and ensure the cleaning team are aware of and operate in accordance with company and client Health & Safety procedures at all times.
  • To manage the cleaning labour, equipment & resources budget for the contract in line with company targets
  • To ensure the cleaning operation continually improves in all areas of the operation - Quality, Cost, Delivery & Safety
  • To ensure the cleaning team are engaged and managed effectively to achieve their performance targets.
  • To order supplies inline with budget for daily/ weekly/ monthly use.
  • To ensure the right number of people are supervised and trained to the right skill level are in place to achieve the required cleaning service, conduct regular 1-2-1s, and lead from the front.   
  • To ensure the delivery and quality of the cleaning operation is in accordance with the client service level agreement and company procedures.
  • To manage any third-party suppliers or contractors as required ensuring they meet or exceed the agreed service level agreements e.g. equipment maintenance
  • To work flexibly and attend off site meetings and training courses as required.
  • Liaison with the client EH&S and Facilities team for all Fire Evacuations, drills, signage, H&S compliance, audits, investigations etc.
  • Fully responsible for soft services Compass/EHS documentation.
  • Completion of all training, Investigations etc. assigned on time.
  • Monitor and manage monthly & annual budget and client spend.
  • Continuously monitor the performance and delivery of our contractors seeking best value for money for outsourced activities.
  • Monitor labour per hour against budget
  • Drive innovation and service improvement.
  • Constantly identifying and creating ways to improve efficiency.
  • Challenge the team to analyse the root cause of problems, troubleshoot and find the right solutions

Our ideal Assistant Cleaning Manager will:

  • Min 5 years' experience in contract cleaning, facility management or soft services
  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer Literate.

As part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.

Job Reference: com/2304/85848001/52637723/BU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!