05 / 06 / 2024

Operations Manager

Location: Crewe
Position: Operations Manager
Employment: Full Time
Salary: £14.27 an hour
Post Date: 05 / 06 / 2024

About Vanguard:

We are one of the UK’s leading Medical and General Cleaning specialists. Our people are what make us stand out amongst our competitors and this is why we ensure that our people’s wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do.

We consistently strive to offer a working environment that makes our employee’s feel valued and motivated. Whilst offering competitive rates of pay, we also consider other factors, such as work/life balance, training and career opportunities.

We succeed because we employ people who share our Company’s Virtues and put People First, displaying Passion in everything we do and showing Humility when it matters.


About the role:

We are searching for a motivated and forward-thinking individual to become a valuable member of our team in the role of an Operations Manager. This position entails providing support to the Head of Operations in the efficient management of various sites, with a primary focus on medical practices. The preferred candidate for this role would ideally be based in Crewe or the surrounding areas.


Shift Pattern:

This role is available on a flexible shift pattern working 7.5 hours per day any time between the hours of 05:30am – 22:00, Monday – Friday dependant on your diary requirements. A total of 37.5 hours per week.

Due to the nature of the role, there is a requirement for flexibility around working hours to suit the needs of the business.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of sites ensuring all contractual hours are being delivered
  • Conduct employee appraisals
  • Conduct site audits
  • Conducting management review meetings
  • Perform cleaning tasks when needed across multiple locations as assigned.
  • Ensure cleanliness and hygiene in various settings, including offices, facilities, and public spaces.
  • Handle cleaning equipment properly and report any maintenance needs.
  • Follow established cleaning procedures and schedules.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and use necessary protective equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Adapt to different cleaning requirements based on location and type of space.



  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • For insurance purposes, all applicants must be over 25 years of age
  • Proven experience as a Cleaning Manager or similar role
  • Must be flexible as work requirements may change with short notice
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, proper storage, and disposal methods
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks
  • Good communication skills to report any issues or concerns to Manager


What we can offer in return:

  • Company car and fuel card
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Great company culture
  • Supportive environment
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Gift vouchers on Birthdays and Christmas
  • 28 days of annual leave pro rata


If you meet the criteria above and are passionate about making a difference in the cleaning industry, Vanguard Cleaning invites you to take the leap. As a specialist in medical and general commercial cleaning services, Vanguard Cleaning is a trusted name known for delivering exceptional results.

Join our team and become part of our unwavering commitment to excellence in the cleaning industry.


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