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Grounds Site Supervisor

Job Title: Grounds Site Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ware
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/18652/49625
Job Published: September 04, 2019 20:13

Job Description

Grounds Site Supervisor
Job Introduction
We currently have an opportunity for a Grounds Maintenance Supervisor to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

To oversee the grounds maintenance operations at site
Responsible for maintenance and landscaping of outdoor areas and facilities on both sites.
To coordinate the work duties of the ground’s operatives, and oversee that tasks are completed to the correct standard.
Line management responsibilities for all the grounds operatives including, administration, training, managing performance, behaviours and absence.
Oversee snow and ice operations

To ensure that the Company’s financial documentation and administration procedures are carried out accurately and by the appointed time.
To ensure that all costs allied to gross margin, wages, and expenses are within the agreed budget levels agreed.
Quality of Grounds Maintenance Service.

To ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with company standards and procedures.
To obtain purchases from company nominated suppliers.
To comply with all relevant sections of the Quality Assurance Audit and to complete routine audits during regular site visits.
Health and Safety

To comply with and maintain the company standard of health and safety by compliance with safe systems, procedures and training and to take any corrective action as appropriate.
Personnel and Training

To ensure the correct administration of absence and holiday for payroll documentation purposes.
To manage, recruit, select, induct, train, motivate and appraise staff.
To hold team briefing meetings.
To attend Company Training Courses, Conferences and Meetings as requested, which may require overnight stays.
General Responsibilities

To take adequate steps to ensure the security of Company and Client property and monies under your control.
To compile and agree an annual plan with the line manager, and to be responsible for achieving all actions.
To lead a process of continuous improvement by undertaking company initiatives and ensuring the profitable growth of the contract.
To actively seek and identify opportunities for business growth both within the contract and the external market.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience managing a team delivering Grounds Services at a similar environment.  
Horticultural experience and relevant qualifications preferred
Spray licence preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with customers, clients and staff at all levels.
Experience of delivering training using company guidelines.
Good time management and organisational skills.
Strong team player and a ‘can do’ attitude.
High moral standards with absolute integrity.
Positive approach to learning in role and identifying own training needs as appropriate.
Full clean driving licence

About the Company
Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. 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 (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 43,000 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

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