Interim Operations Manager - Retail Cleaning

Location: International - Australia

Type: Interim

Job Ref: DC2490

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Ref – DC2490

Role - Interim Operations Manager Retail Cleaning

Location - Must be available to go to Australia for January start

Duration - To 6 months initial term, possible extension

Rate - c. £600 per day

Job purpose

To improve the Australia divisional business with specific accountability for enhancing the service on large National Retail Cleaning accounts with emphasis on profit margin, improvement and development of a proactive culture.

To actively lead and encourage the achievement of specified objectives in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.


  • Manage cleaning operational activity, build customer relationships whilst maintaining the highest standards of integrity and customer support

  • Ensure that the budget is adhered to, savings targets are driven and all levels of expenditure are within agreed parameters

  • Work closely with the Commercial and Finance Managers ensure that cost data is current, benchmarks are in place and efficiency drives enhance the P&L performance

  • Support, lead and motivate the key managers within the portfolio

  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with all statutory requirements and corporate policies including, but not limited to, Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, and Employment Legislation

Knowledge skills & experience

  • Extensive experience in Cleaning operations management

  • Demonstrative experience of client liaison and negotiation

  • Strong operational, management and commercial skills are essential

  • Experience in financial forecasting, budgeting and analysis is required

  • Strong sense of urgency and desire to succeed


If you feel you have the relevant skills and requirements then please apply with a copy of your CV and current remuneration details stating reference DC2490

Alternatively call us on 01423 704152 for a discussion in confidence.

All suitable candidates will be contacted within 21 days


c. £600 per day (Sterling)