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Cleaning and Recycling Supervisor

Posted 20 February by UK Shared Business Services Ended

Cleaning and Recycling Supervisor (Permanent, Full Time)

Estates, Corporate Business Support (CBS), National Oceanography Centre

Salary: £22,224 to £24,112 per annum

(NOC), Southampton

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced cleaning and waste supervisor to join our Estates team.

You will manage all cleaning and building waste operations at NOC Southampton, defining, allocating and ensuring all cleaning operations are completed according to defined procedures. They assist in the development of procedures and implement changes to enable continual improvement.

You will manage the performance of the cleaning teams, on both day and night shifts, to ensure standard of cleaning and waste management is maintained, they undertake appraisals to ensure continuous professional development and support of staff.

You will also be responsible for managing contractors needed to facilitate waste collections, maintenance of cleaning equipment/machines, window cleaning and grounds maintenance.

You will play a key role in ensuring systems and operations are compatible with the ISO14001 for NOC and helps to drive continual environmental improvement.

This is a permanent position offered on NERC terms and conditions and is open to internal and external candidates.


The starting salary band for this position is between £22,224 and £24,112 per annum (Band 7). Depending upon skills and experience, a salary uplift and/or additional allowances may be available for exceptional candidates.

Hours of Work:

The hours of working are full time, 0600 - 1400 hours [Monday to Friday]; with monthly early morning visits to see the night shift team.

About you:

You will have a proven record of accomplishment of managing cleaning and waste management teams. In addition you will have good contractor management skills and able manage key contracts for the site independently.

You will have strong communication and leadership skills and able to drive continual improvement within your day and night shift team. You will be able to work with other members of Estates to deliver improvements across the Centre.

You will have a sound understanding of waste management legislation and have strong organisational skills to ensure we maintain compliance at all times.

What we can offer you:

Here at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) we know that the quality of our science and the impact that we want it to have depends entirely on the knowledge, skills and engagement of our people. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible. Our flexi-time system and flexible working policy contribute to this important aim.

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car parking. Opportunities for further training and development supported.

For more information, visit Working at NOC.

About us

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world. With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development.

Our Commitment as an Employer:

The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. There is a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable candidates with disabilities and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities currently under-represented. The NOC Investors in People organisation is a member of Athena SWAN and has signed up to the Athena SWAN principles to recognise work undertaken to address gender equality more broadly.

How to apply:

The UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) handles all internal and external applications. For further information about the role and to apply, please visit our website at Topcareer.job quoting reference number IRC244396. To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV (including covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role). If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone.

Closing date: 11th March 2018

Interview date: It is proposed that interviews will take place on Friday 23rd March 2018.

Required skills

  • Leadership
  • Legislation

Reference: 34515571

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