divisional manager contract cleaning

Kate Raymond Consulting Ltd
Dartford, UK
10 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is a very well recognised and regarded contract cleaning provider with over a dozen offices UK wide. They have been established for over 25 years and have reputation for high standards and service excellence. With over 1000 contracts UK wide and a growing business it's important to strengthen the team.

They believe that successful contracts are based on the partnership struck between client and service provider - where both parties share the same goals and contribute jointly towards achieving them.
Larger than most UK cleaning companies, we are still small enough to field the resources and expertise to deliver a consistently high standard of service while keeping individual contracts visible at board level.

It's a philosophy that's very attractive to their clients.

They are looking for an industry experienced Divisional Manager to take control of the London and Southern home counties area. You will have a regional managers, Operations managers, contract managers, administrators, key account managers, site managers, team leaders and cleaners in your chain of command and report directly to the UK head of operations.

To succeed you must have similar experience in contract cleaning and able to demonstrate your skills and ability in the areas of strategic, key account management, recruitment, retention, P&L, implementing and maintaining high standards, and great customer relations.

We have all the tools and people required to support you, but not the time to train you in our market so please do only apply if you have experience in our market in a similar role.

In return you will enjoy a salary between 60-80k depending on experience with a competitive bonus scheme plus a car and benefits.

Only successful candidates will be contacted by email and telephone to arrange an interview. Shortlisting will take place in the 1st week of September and the successful candidate depending on notice will need to be able to start between October 2019 and Jan 2020.


To achieve or exceed the Divisional revenue, profit, sales and budget targets whilst ensuring consistently high quality standards of service delivery


Business Growth and Profitability

To ensure action plans are in place and are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure the achievement of all targets set and in line with the business goals.

To ensure all costs are controlled within budgets.

Ensure contract prices are reviewed and increases agreed with clients.

You must ensure that the company purchasing procedure is followed and that documentation is completed such as Plant & Machinery Capital Requisition and Purchase Order Forms. Comply with authorisation levels.

To ensure the Division achieves/exceeds its financial targets annually and periodically as re-quired, this includes profit and loss and sales.

To liaise regularly with your Directors in terms of business strategy, objectives, financial aspects, innovation and business growth opportunities.

To attend and conduct review meetings on a monthly basis to review the region's actual financial performance against budget and requirements. This review will also include an operational review of the division and the presentation of strategies for improvement.

To support and achieve new sales growth, identify opportunities for the company. Directing the Business Development Manager and management team accordingly.

Staff Management

To recruit, induct, train and develop direct reports, to ensure a high calibre of capable managers and supervisors. All terms and conditions for management and administration personnel must be agreed with the Directors prior to positions being offered.

To ensure that all managers and supervisors understand and are focused on meeting the Region and company objectives.

Monitor and review performance of managers and direct reports in terms of their budgets and effectively communicate the company's required standards.

To carry out an annual performance/ personal development appraisal with managers and direct reports.

Ensure that each member of staff has received an induction and annual appraisal.

Communicate company information as and when required, and hold Divisional meetings at least four times a year.

To resolve any disciplinary/ grievance matters in line with company policy and procedure.

To provide guidance, coaching and training to managers, visors and direct reports.

To ensure all members of the management and administration team follow the company and legislative requirements.

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