Asset Lead

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Dunderrow, Co Cork
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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If you’re a technical professional looking for a new opportunity then this could be the role for you.

We are recruiting for an Asset Lead to join our corporate team working with one of our global Pharmaceutical contracts based in Ireland.

Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the center of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!

If you would like more information to understand what it is like to work for Sodexo and a career in Corporate Services, please follow the link below;

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Main responsibilities
To help set up a new non GMP central client building, during design, install, commissioning and handover, to have robust asset management of all technical scope.
Manage and continuously improve the Asset Management System to support the safe, efficient and effective delivery of the asset management objectives and contract requirements.
Liaise with the General Services Manager, Maintenance Manager, client, key stakeholders and provide expert Asset Management advice for the account.
Coordinate the organisation’s vision in “creating an environment of a culture of Asset Management”.
Ensuring a safe working environment.
Assume full responsibility for Asset Management Framework (AMF) outputs and management of services against contracted scope of works.
Ensures full compliance with relevant Pharmaceutical Regulatory Standard and Practices.
Providing confident, visible leadership, ensuring standards are set and delivered, talent and resources are utilised optimally, client relationships are nurtured and developed and all opportunities for best practice and capability growth are leveraged.
Safe Working environment ensuring that HSE procedures are followed and safety leadership, to create a “zero harm” culture within the Sodexo team.
Client Relationship Management – Engaging with key clients on a routine basis and lead by example in providing AMF advice and relationship management.
Strategy and Planning – Deployment of the AMF strategy and ensuring that effective plans are in place to deliver against strategy.
Delivery of Excellence in Risk, Compliance and Quality Management – Ensuring the protocols, processes and capabilities are in place to deliver all technical/regulatory requirements for the safe and commercial on-going management of these specialist contract.

Ideal candidateEssential

Exceptional client relationship management skills.
Considerable experience in sector contracting and sector technical service delivery. 
Achieve set, standards and operate to performance criteria; for example health and safety, hygiene.
Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills.
High standards of numeracy and written communication.
Continuous professional development in industry/specialism.
Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative within a team environment.
Working knowledge of Asset Management Systems in a FM/Commercial/Industrial/Process environment.
Understand the total life cycle approach to Asset Management, and the benefits that can accrue to organisations through the application of these concepts and principles.
Understands Asset Management processes, and the way in which an asset management improvement program will bring about changes.
Be familiar with statutory by laws, other legislative requirements and current trends in asset management.
Building services or Asset Management related qualification or relevant demonstrable experience.


Experience in pharmaceutical or FMCG industry sectors.
NEBOSH (or equivalent) – National General Certificate and/or Diploma.
Experience within customer facing environments and resolving problems professionally.
Working knowledge of Maximo or other best of breed CMMS.
Degree Qualified in Engineering field, demonstration of equivalent experience or on the job qualifications.

Formal Education & Certification or working towards these,

Member of a relevant professional organisation (IAM, IMechE, IET)
Certificate or Diploma in Asset Management from the IAM

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: Katherine Bell

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