Deputy General Services Manager - Facilities Management

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
Tadworth, Surrey
£31,000 to £44,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£31000.00 - £44000.00
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Sodexo Corporate Services are recruiting a Deputy General Services Manager for our client site in Surrey.

As Deputy General Services Manager, you will assist the GSM in delivering high quality facilities management services to our prestigious client.

You will support in managing the on-site contract and services to the agreed standards, ensuring that deadlines and targets are achieved.


Main responsibilities
Day to day management of all teams but with particular attention to support services
UDC payroll processing
To support the General Manager in the recruitment, development and all aspects of people management, employing staff according to the needs of the unit and within the procedure laid down by the Company, keeping accurate & up-to-date personnel records for all staff as laid down in the Company procedures.
Support the General Manager, to ensure all new staff are given a thorough induction into their job, the unit, the service offers, the Service Level Agreement and the Company.
To monitor the performance of staff, ensure all staff have access to a meaningful performance review and provide training and coaching as necessary, and record on the appropriate documents.
Ensure all mandatory and developmental training is delivered and recorded appropriately
HR compliance and record keeping
Responsible for all Health and Safety matters and management of Sodexo SEMS processes.
Client liaison
Continuous Professional Development and Training
To deputise in the General Manager’s absence

Ideal candidate
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience of catering supervision / management
Experience of working within an IiP framework.
Experience of working successfully with accrediting and regulatory bodies and implementing associated programmes
Experience of financial systems, budgetary control and payroll requirements/systems
Understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements within the scope of the role
Understanding and awareness of the Sodexo brand and experience of customer focused service provision – i.e. a well presented Ambassador for Sodexo

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the 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.

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

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Nicole Salmon

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