Cleaning Services Manager Cleaning Services Manager

As the head of the Cleaning Services Department you are responsible for its internal organisation and its relationship with other departments within the company

Job Summary

  • Check that high standards of cleanliness are maintained
  • Deal with the suppliers of linen, cleaning materials and guest supplies (sachets of tea and coffee, soap, shampoo, etc.),
  • Organise budgets and other paperwork (maintenance reports, room check sheets, safety audits, etc.).
  • Control costs of cleaning materials, linen, laundry, maintenance and wages
  • Take overall responsibility for cleaning
  • Be familiar with the tendering process and experienced at managing contractors
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety regulations are fully complied with
  • Conduct regular health and safety audits, make hazard checks, and investigate the causes of any workplace accidents, taking steps to avoid their repetition

Skills required

  • Strong leader
  • Motivation
  • Detailed knowledge of the whole range of industrial cleaning methods and equipment
  • Financial management
  • Health and safety management
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective communicator

Qualifications and Training

Having a decent set of qualifications will help you progress quickly along this career path; hospitality and business qualifications at College and Degree level may be expected from employers

Salary Expectations

Cleaning Services Manager can expect to earn between £16,000 and £36,000 a year

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

You get to manage your own team

You can liaise closely with other teams and play a vital role in the organisation and representation of the business

* Figures from caterer.com December 2015