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Franklin's Gardens is home to Northampton Saints
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Cleaning Manager

REPORTING TO: Venue Manager
LOCATION: cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens (NN5 5BG).
CLOSING DATE: We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.
CONTRACT TYPE: Full-time (35 hours per week, variable)
SALARY: Depending on experience

BACKGROUND & REMIT:
Northampton Saints is one of Europe’s leading rugby clubs, competing at the highest level in England – the Gallagher Premiership. Saints’ home ground is cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens, which stages around 20 rugby matches a year. On matchdays, 15,000 supporters attend the Club’s bars, hospitality boxes, lounges and restaurants. On non-matchdays, the stadium is home to a thriving conference and events business. Events include meetings and conferences, exhibitions, weddings, dinners, parties and wakes. The stadium also houses the offices, changing, training and medical facilities for the Club’s rugby players, coaches and staff.

The Club offers a premium service to its guests and there is an expectation that the venue will be presented to the highest possible standards of cleanliness and hygiene at all times. The cleaning operation covers all internal areas including bars, function rooms, changing rooms and staff offices. Note that external areas (e.g. car parks, stadium bowl, etc) are outside the remit of this role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing a team of cleaners to ensure that a first-class cleaning service is delivered to all indoor areas of the venue.
  • Preparing rotas which will vary in line with the programme of events, conferences and matches.
  • Inspecting results and ensuring adherence to standards.
  • Liaising with Northampton Saints and Levy staff.
  • Ordering of cleaning materials.
  • Submitting hours to payroll and managing holiday requests.
  • Ensuring all staff are aware of the Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Hands-on cleaning duties as required.
  • Identifying training needs and ensuring training is up-to-date (e.g. COSHH).
  • Identifying and implementing improvements in efficiency and standards.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Previous experience in a similar cleaning management or senior supervisor role.
  • Previous experience of managing a team.
  • The ability to implement and ensure adherence to standards and procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good level of IT literacy.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the high level of cleaning standards required.
  • Be familiar with COSHH and the use of chemicals.
  • Be familiar with the use of cleaning equipment appropriate to the venue.
  • Be comfortable in a role where every day may be different, with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Be able and willing to identify new and better ways to manage the cleaning operation.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send CV and covering letter, including details of current remuneration, by email to [email protected] with ‘Cleaning Manager’ in the subject.

If you are interested in joining the team at Northampton Saints, don’t wait to submit your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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