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General Services Manager

Job Title: General Services Manager
Location: Begbroke
Salary: £36000
Reference: SDX/TP/RF5584/SU
Job Published: February 24, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

  • Effectively manage the Sodexo and LVS catering and housekeeping teams to ensure that exemplary services are provided at the school

  • Manage resources and promote an ethos of teamwork and to instil a culture of continuous improvement

  • Ensure the financial aspects of catering and housekeeping operations are managed professionally and within the financial guidelines

  • Motivate, train and lead a high performing team to achieve their objectives

  • Plan and check that marketing initiatives are implemented surrounding in particular Fresh Food from Scratch

  • Attend meetings and termly formal review reports for the client

  • Complete the unit budgets and forecasts

  • Ensure stock, debt and assets are properly controlled

Candidate Description

We have a fantastic opportunity available at LVS Oxford school to join our friendly team as General Services Manager. LVS Oxford is an autism specific school with a welcoming environment. This is a hands on role covering catering and housekeeping services.,

  • Experience of managing an overall budget with diverse functional components (i.e. catering, cleaning, etc.)

  • Strong ability to build professional partnerships and communicate at all levels, particularly at senior client levels

  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Computer literate

  • Able to demonstrate positive attitude to self-development, willingness to learn in role and identify own training needs as appropriate

  • High level of self-motivation

  • Ability to set high standards, achievable through striving for continuous improvement

  • Flexible approach to role

  • Able to successfully implement changes

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, 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.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

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.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.