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REACH regs remain 'Elephant in the Room' for industry as fears grow over awareness - EEF survey

Britain's manufacturers are being urged to get to grips with the requirements of a European Directive on the restriction or banning of certain hazardous substances, or face the prospect of unlimited fines or even prison through a failure to comply.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has finally made his long-awaited speech about Britain's position in the EU and - perhaps surprisingly, he seems to have won a lot of people over.

Reading the comments made by those working for the EU machine prior to the speech, it was clearly felt that we Brits had joined a 'club' and were asking for the rules to be changed, or saying we only wanted to observe some of them whilst ignoring others. We were thought to be ridiculous in our demands (and no doubt still are, by some!)

Many of us believe though that what we signed up to has now changed beyond all recognition and it's not just the Brits I'm talking about either - it's millions of citizens from other parts of the EU who feel we've been duped by our politicians who are no longer listening to us. We all want free trade; we want to work together to improve everyone's lot and to look after the planet; we want to take part in joint projects, to pool our resources, to learn from and teach one another and we want peace. Also, we want to be able to eat, have shelter, to heat our homes when it's cold and be in a position to pay our bills. Most of us want to be able to work for a living.

Speaking to friends and colleagues in the EU, I can see we all feel that the project isn't working properly and that it's detrimental to our way of life. Our freedoms are being eroded, there's the continuous tremendous and shameful waste of money (it just isn't being spent wisely in far too many cases) and we seem to have lost any control of the situation we're in and the direction in which we're travelling. And many of us are not in a position to eat, have shelter, to heat our homes when it's cold, to work and to be in a position to pay our bills - and it's not all down to the global recession either!

We Brits were accused by many of the EU elite of being 'Little Englanders'. This sentiment was echoed by a handful of non-British Europeans commenting on some of the industry forums I've read, but generally, there was solid support from people all over the EU who also feel that the EU needs to make some profound changes if it is to succeed - and by succeed I also mean making all the citizens of the EU delighted to be a part of it. It was often a case of "Good luck. Pave the way for us."

Many EU citizens are hoping that David Cameron finally doing something about the concerns of the British public will lead others to question the way the EU is going about things and in turn call for  those essential changes. We've never been Little Englanders looking after ourselves and nothing has changed - we're doing this for the good of Europeans everywhere.

The global cleaning industry works very well together and Cleanzine, with its global readership, is in an ideal position to share people's views on the EU question. We'd be delighted to receive any comments on what I've said here or on our Facebook page (even if you disagree!), whether you are part of the EU or are on the outside looking in and considering the impact David Cameron's speech will eventually have on you. Do please let us know how you feel because this is something that affects us all.

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Jan Hobbs


This Week's News

Urgent reviews of anti-Legionella water treatment essential after HSE ban on elemental copper

Thousands of property managers responsible for public buildings are being forced to carry out urgent reviews and source alternative water treatments following the recent Health & Safety Executive ban on the use of elemental copper as a biocide, particularly for legionella control.

The HSE says: "It will be illegal to sell or use water treatment systems that use elemental copper in order to add copper ions to water as a biocide. It will also be illegal to supply the copper needed for their use." The decision has been taken following a review by the EU under the Biocidal Products Directive.
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AlturaSolutions releases report on marketing directions that will impact the Jansan industry

* RJK.jpgE-commerce will grow significantly in the professional cleaning industry and will evolve into 'm-commerce' (mobile-commerce) allowing end users to view and buy janitorial tools and equipment on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, according to Robert Kravitz, President of AlturaSolutions Communications, a marketing and public relations firm for the Jansan and building industries.
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Tips for cleaning professionals to keep flu and Norovirus germs at bay

At least 16 European countries are reporting increasing flu activity, with much of it in the northwestern part of the continent, according to the latest weekly surveillance report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control in Stockholm.
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Cleaning linked to asthma risk, shows new study

A new study has found strong evidence for a link between cleaning jobs and the risk of developing asthma.

Researchers at Imperial College London tracked the occurrence of asthma in a group of 9,488 people born in Britain in 1958. Not including those who had asthma as children, 9% developed asthma by age 42. Risks in the workplace were responsible for one in six cases of adult onset asthma - even more than the one- in-nine cases attributed to smoking, according to the analysis.
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Andrew Large announces departure from cleaning industry

* Andrew_Large.gifIt has been announced that Andrew Large will be leaving the cleaning industry by this Summer to take up a new role heading up the British Poultry Council. This means that the UK's Cleaning & Support Services Association is looking for a new Chief Executive, whose role will also involve looking after the interests of other UK cleaning industry associations that had chosen to put the running of their own secretariats into Andrew's and/or the CSSA's hands.
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ISSA/Interclean Central & Eastern Europe just three months away

* venue-poland-720.jpgSince its launch in 2003, ISSA/Interclean Central & Eastern Europe has established itself as the premier trade show for the cleaning industry in Poland and surrounding countries, including the Czech Republic, Russia, the Baltic states, Romania and the Ukraine. With 193 exhibitors from 29 countries and almost 3,700 visitors from 57 countries, the show has proved to be the most important network event for cleaning professionals in the region - and the next one is just three months away.

ISSA/Interclean CEE will showcase equipment, materials and methods for:
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Time is running out to make the most of exhibiting at Ausclean WA

* Esplanade-Hotel.jpgThe calendar has ticked over and we're now flying through the first month of 2013 which means the Ausclean WA is getting very close! The event is taking place at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, on 19th and 20th March 2013.

If you're a supplier to any aspect of the cleaning and hygiene industry this is the show for you to promote your products in a face to face environment with qualified decision-makers - and if you haven't booked your stand yet it's not too late, as the organisers tell us that there are a few stands still available.
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Improve food safety in food production with cleaning solutions

The food safety law in the People's Republic of China came into force on 1st June 2009. Food safety in food production companies plays an essential role in implementing the government's regulations, as the food manufacturing industry is the core stage in the food supply chain known as 'from farmland to table'.
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Greyland says don't get caught short!

* Toilet-Products-Leaflet.jpgKnown for their 'does what it says on the tin' approach to making and naming chemicals, Greyland has a range of products suitable for every area in the washroom so there's no need to get caught short!

For cleaning stainless steel urinals without causing unsightly chemical reaction to the metal surface Triple S the Stainless Steel Safe toilet cleaner is the perfect choice. Triple S may also be safely used to clean and descale ceramic surfaces.
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ISS wins contract with NIBSC

* NIBSC.jpgISS Facility Services has announced that it has been awarded the contract to provide security and cleaning services to the National Institute for Biological Standards & Control (NIBSC), a centre of the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

Based in South Mimms, Hertfordshire, NIBSC is a multi-disciplinary scientific establishment whose purpose is to safeguard and enhance public health by standardising and controlling biological substances used in medicines. This means that high levels of vigilance coupled with exemplary hygiene are paramount.
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Healthcare firm in court over severed thumb

Synergy Health (UK) has appeared in court after an "inadequately trained" employee at its Chorley factory lost part of his thumb when it became trapped in a dry wipes machine that was found by investigators to have insufficient guarding

Leyland Magistrates' Court was told last Friday that the 39-year-old had been working at the plant at the Matrix Park industrial estate on Western Avenue in November 2011 when he reached into the tunnel leading out of the machine to stop it becoming blocked with wipes that had not been cut properly. His left hand became caught in the slatted conveyor belt and he lost the top of his thumb to the first knuckle when the belt forced it against a metal plate.
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A new weapon in your cleaning skills armoury?

* cyclorama.jpgThe Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum is being given a special clean by chief conservator David L. Olin and visitors are able to watch the process while hearing a narrative of the scenes in the painting, via a sound & light programme.
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ICMMA launches design award for the Cleaning Show

The Industrial Cleaning Machine Manufacturers Association has announced the launch of its vacuum cleaner design awards for the 2013 Cleaning Show, which is taking place from 19th to 21st March 2013 at the NEC, Birmingham.

The aim of the 2013 award is to stimulate new thinking in the design of low wattage vacuum cleaners. Industrial design students will be asked to submit their designs for assessment by the ICMMA technical committee and the winner will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders to see how their design might be transformed into production.
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Staying pristine at every height, one year on!

* St-Helens.jpgA landmark rugby league venue is set to be restored to an immaculate condition at every height ahead of its ‘first birthday.'

The £25m St Helens RLFC Langtree Park stadium opened in January 2012 and is undergoing annual maintenance works in the close season thanks to the powered access expertise of Nationwide Platforms.
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Unilever brings zero waste to landfill commitment five years forward to 2015

* Zero_waste_image.jpgUnilever has today announced that more than 50% of all its factories have achieved the goal of sending no waste to landfill in 2012. This was achieved whilst the company reported annual sales of €51 billion - up from €40 billion when Unilever set out its new vision of doubling the size of its business whilst reducing its environmental impact and increasing its positive social impact. Unilever has already reached the milestone of 100% of sites sending zero waste to landfill in 18 countries. This achievement is equivalent to removing more than one million household bins of waste every year.
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We have an opportunity for a

Business Development Manager
Northern England/Scotland

We are looking for the right person to join our sales team. A rare opportunity has arisen to join our small, friendly team and sell our premium quality range of floor cleaning and steam cleaning equipment in the North of England and Scotland.

Duplex Cleaning Machines has been a leading industry expert in the supply of commercial and industrial cleaning machines since 1986.

Recognised and trusted throughout the UK and globally, the Duplex range cleans all types of flooring and features the unique ability to clean and sanitize with the power of steam. The Duplex machine is the result of many years of the finest design, engineering and craftsmanship with each machine being hand-built in Italy.

The successful candidate will be well-organized, professional and capable of dealing with people at all levels. Experience of the cleaning industry is preferred although full product information and training will be given.
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Contract Manager

c. £24,000-£26,500
Cambridge, UK


Quality Care Cleaning has an exciting opportunity for a Contract Manager to join our team in Cambridge. We offer a competitive salary depending upon experience. Benefits include; the use of a company vehicle, mobile phone & tablet, plus 28 days holiday per annum (Including bank holidays).

We are a professional, commercial cleaning company with over 30 years' experience, looking to employ a Contract Manager on a full time, permanent basis to manage the service delivery of a number of key contracts. We require an experienced, professional, hands-on and customer-focused individual that shares our commitment to effectively manage an established team, to achieve consistent high cleaning standards.

Job Purpose

To effectively manage cleaning services at sites allocated to you in line with Quality Care Cleaning standards, statutory requirements and as directed by management.

Key responsibilities
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Technical Sales Manager: Midlands



PALLMANN is the 100+ year old division of the German Uzin-Utz AG and manufactures products and machinery for the installation, renovation and maintenance of wood floors. 


We wish to appoint an experienced sales manager to promote our innovative, full range of products to contract customers and their clients.

Strong relationships within the wood floor or floor care market, an ability to identify and develop business opportunities and the self motivation to succeed will be rewarded with a generous career package and an enviable opportunity to play a key part of our success.

The ideal candidate will live in the Midlands area and should expect some time away from home, in the UK and in Germany.
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Account Manager (UK and Ireland)

Salary; £40k per annum +On Target Earnings (OTE), + Car, Pension.

WECOVI, a long established Dutch manufacturing specialist to the professional cleaning and leisure sectors, is seeking to recruit an Account Manager to maintain and develop its business within the United Kingdom and Ireland.

This appointment offers an exciting and challenging opportunity for a sales professional to join a progressive organisation which has operations in The Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuing development of the company's business with existing accounts and to build new and profitable business relationships. The role includes working with other account managers to train end-user customers in the correct use of the company's products and to develop and train distributor staff to ensure the maximum optimisation of the Wecoline brand.

We are seeking to appoint a young or experienced industry professional who is enthusiastic, willing to work hard and who is looking to enhance their career with this dynamic and growing international Organisation.

For more information please check www.wecovi.com/en/news

Ready for the challenge?

If so, please submit your up to date cv to; CERATA Limited, email; keith.baker01@btinternet.com, tele; +44 1162609171, Mob; +44 7712 142706.


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National Account Managers

Southern & Northern UK, OTE £70K

Reintec (part of the HSS Group) are a specialist Hire, Sales and Service cleaning equipment provider who support customers throughout the UK. As the business continues to grow, we now have fantastic opportunities for two National Account Managers to join our team covering both Northern and Southern UK.

The National Account Managers will work closely with our Sales Director to attract new customers whilst ensuring customer retention and growth. The role will focus on the development of the sales pipeline for Reintec to drive revenue and win new business.

Alongside a proven sales experience from the contract cleaning industry, communication skills, commercial awareness and a 'can do' attitude are the key ingredients we're looking for. You'll need to be comfortable working with key stakeholders across the business and happy to present to new and existing customers.

What are the benefits? We'll be honest - it's our colleagues that make us what we are. As well as a competitive salary, company car and fantastic bonus, we provide an industry leading benefits package with an extended range of family-friendly benefits.

Interested? Please visit www.hsscareers.co.uk to apply or for an informal chat call Annie Bhagat on 0161 7494046.


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Technical Manager

c. £45,000 UK based

A new position has become available for a Technical Manager to join the British Institute of Cleaning Science. The successful applicant will take the lead in developing a new range of training and learning programmes, using different methodologies including classroom, practical and online. These new products and services will contribute to the increase in training and membership sales and other related business in both the UK and Internationally. The role will include delivering consultancy services to our customers when appropriate.
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Strategic Operations Manager

Cambridge, OTE 40K-50K

Quality Care Cleaning has an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Operations Manager to join our team in Cambridge. We offer a OTE salary range of £40,000 - £50,000 per annum plus benefits We are a professional, commercial cleaning company with over 30 years' experience, looking to employ a Strategic Operations Manager on a full time, permanent basis to manage our service delivery. We require an experienced, professional, quality driven individual that shares our commitment to customer care, team work & high standards to effectively manage an established team.

The Strategic Operations Manager Job Description

Job Title: Strategic Operations Manager Based at: Quality Care Cleaning Ltd. Copley Hill Business Park Reports to: Managing Director Responsible for: Operational Staff Job Purpose To manage the planning, analysis and delivery of a multi-site commercial cleaning service. The post holder will be responsible for organising, evaluating and revising service whilst maintaining high levels of cleaning service standards, cost effectiveness, and increasing turnover.
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Field Sales Executive/Estimator



Swift Office Cleaning Services Limited is an ISO9001 & 14001 accredited company that has an excellent opportunity for a Field Sales Executive to join their team. You will be visiting potential clients' premises covering London, Herts & Essex to discuss their requirements for daily office cleaning and various associated services. 

A proven sales record in the cleaning industry is essential and you will be able to understand the clients' needs thoroughly, allowing enough time for our cleaning staff to complete our proposal that caters for the clients requirements at the budget they are prepared to spend. Telesales is also a vital part in this role, so experience in all aspects of lead generation is essential.

The successful candidate will be: An excellent communicator with the ability to build rapport with customers. Professional in appearance and conduct. Experienced in field sales in the daily office cleaning or associated cleaning industries and preparing accurate proposals and making your own appointments. Flexible with regards to travel and working when required for new client and contract start meetings. Clean driving licence and ideally living within 25 mile radius of Harlow.
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We have an opportunity for a

Field Sales Manager
Central England

We are looking for the right person to join our sales team. This is a very rare opportunity to join our small, friendly team and sell our unique, premium quality floor cleaning equipment in the central area of England.

Duplex Cleaning Machines has been a leading industry expert in the supply of commercial and industrial cleaning machines since 1986.

Recognised and trusted throughout the UK and globally, the Duplex range cleans all types of flooring and features the unique ability to clean and sanitise with the power of steam. The Duplex machine is the result of many years of the finest design, engineering and craftsmanship with each machine being hand-built in Italy.

Duplex has been an ISO 9001 accredited company for over twenty years demonstrating our compliance with all quality standards related to the supply of products and services.

The successful candidate will be well-organised, professional and familiar with dealing with people at all levels. Experience of the cleaning industry is preferred although full training and product information will be given. 
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Experienced Export Sales Manager - Vectair Systems Ltd


Vectair Systems is a multi-award-winning technological innovator, manufacturer and supplier of commercial 'away from home' washroom equipment. Founded over 25 years ago, we manufacture leading international brands including Airoma, Micro Airoma, Sanitex MVP, V-Screen, Vectair V-Fresh, Babyminder, Quadrasan, Prozone, Femcare, MVP and V-Air SOLID.

With an EMEA Head Office in Basingstoke, UK, Vectair Systems also offers unique OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) services, allowing companies to design their own style of coordinated washroom products and dispensers, using the latest manufacturing technologies from state of the art facilities.

As a rapidly growing company trading in over 100 countries globally, an opportunity exists for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join and further strengthen our export team.
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ISSA EMEA Education & Certification Manager

£40,000 Europe, country negotiable

Summary: Are you a rainmaker? ISSA is looking for a proven leader who will provide strategic direction and manage tactical plans to provide education, training, certification and business tools for Europe, Middle East and African member companies of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry trade association, www.issa.com. This person will be accountable for planning, management, execution and communication at several levels within and outside the association to meet education and certification revenue and participation goals to satisfaction. Expected to support the EMEA Director in achieving ISSA'S overall strategic goals for the EMEA region. Submit CV in English.

Salary: £40,000 based on experience. Location: within Europe, country negotiable based on job requirements. 
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LAVORWASH GB – Leading manufacturer of cleaning machines

Sales Representative
Manchester area

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Representative to join our team based in the area of Manchester, UK. The role will be a full time position working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Typically you will be out on the road 3 days + 2 days at the office.

We are offering a good salary base + bonus/commission and benefits. The perfect candidate for this role will have at least one year of client facing sales experience; if not, please do not apply.

For more details and info please contact rossi.marco@lavorwash.it by sending your CV and we will get in touch.


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Key Account Executive

Base salary £30,000 OTE £42,850
Matched contribution pension scheme, company car, laptop, mobile
M40 / M1 Corridor

The Company Kaiser+ Kraft (KK) is an industrial B2B equipment and hardware reseller via catalogue. KK supplements this with Key Account Managers / Executives to provide a knowledgeable local face with the aim of becoming the preferred supplier of Maintenance, Repair and Operation hardware to its clients.

The Role The Key Account Executive reports to a Key Account Manager and is measured on these KPI's

* Growth in turnover and gross margin across the assigned customer portfolio.
* Implementation of European & UK framework agreements across the sites of major customer groups.
* The identification of capital projects valued in the range £5k to >£30k - translating these into quotations with support and closing the sale.
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Sales People Required

East & West Midlands, Greater London


Denis Rawlins Ltd has been supplying cleaning machines and matting to industrial, commercial and institutional organisations for over 45 years. We specialise in first class support through customer service, training, product demonstrations and advice.

We currently have vacancies for sales people in the East and West Midlands, as well as the Greater London area with remuneration in the form of a competitive package based on your expertise.

Experience of selling cleaning machines or similar capital equipment to industrial, commercial and institutional customers is preferred but not essential.
Interested candidates should contact James White in the first instance with your C.V via sales@rawlins.co.uk


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Cleaning Services Sales Executive / Trainee

Founded in 1972 and based in Welwyn Garden City, we provide high quality cleaning services operating inside the M25, Herts, Beds, Bucks & Essex. We enjoy an outstanding reputation operating within the Education, Office Cleaning and Leisure sectors predominantly. We employ in excess of 1000 staff providing services for over 200 extremely satisfied customers. As we continue to grow, we are recruiting for a Sales Exec / Trainee Sales Exec with experience of the Cleaning, Washroom services or "soft services" environment.

Educated to minimum A level standard, the candidate will have a sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint along with a good grounding in pricing principles. Full clean driving licence & DBS clearance will be required.

You will receive full training in a friendly and supportive environment. An excellent basic salary is offered with a company vehicle, plus an uncapped commission package.

Please send your CV to Paul Nixon, Director:
tenders@birkinservices.co.uk


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Commercial Window Cleaning Manager

Lancing, West Sussex 
£25K per year + bonus 

Wanted to run office and scheduling for all contractors, sales work & logistics. Needs experience in window cleaning. Knowledge of London & South East Region, Health & Safety helpful. Must be competant in using computer and with good customer relations.

Email CV to mark@groveswindowcleaning.com

www.groveswindowcleaning.co.uk


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UK Area Manager Cleaning Operations

CCS Cleaning are currently recruiting for a full-time Area Manager to look after our sites throughout the United Kingdom. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the cleaning industry and have a very good knowledge of the business. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, full training and will be mentored by our Group Operations and Development Manager. Company phone, car and tablet will also be provided. 


Key responsibilities will include:

- First point of contact with our customers
- Manage staff on contracted sites and report any issues to Operations/HR/payroll
- Ensure adequate staffing levels on all sites and follow Recruitment Procedures
- Delivering Company's high standards across all sites and ensuring Customer satisfaction
- Train and develop staff through the companies training matrix
- Support, manage and maintain high cleaning standards
- Conduct Monthly Specialized Cleaning Standard Audits
- Manage store hour budgets and approve Site Supervisor's timesheets
- Ensure cleaning supervisors are following correct procedures with regard to filing paper work to the payroll department
- Be on-call at all times to fully manage and monitor any issues
- Continually promote our Company Policies and Standards -Assist with the setup of new contracts
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Area Manager Cleaning Operations
The Netherlands


CCS Cleaning are currently recruiting for a full-time bi-lingual Area Manager to look after our sites throughout the Netherlands. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the cleaning industry and have a good knowledge of the business. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, full training and will be mentored by our Group Operations and Development Manager. Company phone, car and tablet will also be provided.
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Training and Development Manager
Northampton, UK
c.£30,000 - £35,000



The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, with over 15,000 Individual and Corporate members worldwide.

BICSc is currently looking for an experienced Training and Development Manager to deliver training programmes as well as contribute to the strategic direction of BBS training solutions. The candidate will also be expected to develop a sales pipeline and increase sales activity in conjunction with other team members.

Experience within the cleaning or facilities management industry, an ability to deliver and develop training packages as well as the skills to identify new business opportunities will be rewarded with a competitive salary and the opportunity to play a key part in the future direction of the company's training programmes.
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AREA OPERATIONS MANAGER 

Job Title: Area Operations Manager  Office: Cleanology House, 7 Lion Yard, Tremadoc Road, Clapham, London SW4 7NQ 
Package: circa £30k + quarterly bonus + car 
Hours of work: full time; min. 45 hours per week – permanent position 
Start date: immediate

About the company: Cleanology is a dynamic and fast-growing commercial cleaning, security and facilities management company, providing professional services to offices, restaurants, retail outlets, schools and other businesses around London. The company employs 400+ staff.

About the role: A demanding field-based, operational management role for someone with patience, energy and stamina. The role can require long hours and requires a disciplined individual able to manage time effectively. There is also opportunity to grow within the business, for ambitious candidates wanting career progression. 

Purpose:  - Manage and operate a portion of the company’s contracts  - Manage cleaning staff working on those contracts  - Maintain and develop relationships with existing clients

Key Responsibilities:  - Ensure all jobs are staffed and cover in the event of holiday or sickness  - Regularly meet clients for feedback  - Start-up and manage any new contracts  - Manage an area supervisor  - Reporting to an operational director
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Business Development Manager - Ireland
Business Development Manager - Northern England/Scotland

Ramon Hygiene Products, based in Leicester, are one of the UK's and Ireland leading suppliers of cleaning products and equipment to the professional hygiene and janitorial trade as well as cash and carry wholesale and retail sectors. We offer a wide range of branded and own label cleaning products into both sectors, coupled with an extensive range of professional cleaning equipment.

We have two exciting new opportunities for a high calibre salespeople to join our enthusiastic and committed team. The positions involve developing our business building on an established customer base across Ireland and another position in Northern England/Scotland and seeking new customers. The ideal candidates will be very market aware, intelligent and confident with outstanding time management expertise and have exceptional sales and account management abilities.

These are home based positions. Ideally residing in Belfast or Dublin for the position in Ireland and The Central Belt in Scotland. However, you would be expected to stay away as required to cover the territory and during the training period. You are required to have strong organisational skills, excellent reporting capabilities and be structured in your approach to your sales targeting. The ability to negotiate at all levels and conduct practical demonstrations is essential.

The ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3 years' sales experience within the Hygiene and Janitorial markets or within the FMGC sector. Full training will be provided. Competitive salary, company car, mobile phone, laptop and usual expenses are offered.

Apply in writing enclosing a current C.V. to sbaldock@ramonhygiene.co.uk


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Regional Account Manager

Central England, East Anglia, Home Counties, North London

Vileda Professional is the leading global solutions provider of innovative quality cleaning systems for the Professional user. Our UK business is seeking an exceptionally talented individual for the position of Regional Account Manager covering the Central England, East Anglia, Home Counties and North London areas You will assume responsibility for the achievement of sales targets within your region through development of new business in the healthcare, FM and local government sectors in conjunction with partner distributors Skills

* We are looking for an exceptional, target driven, talented individual with proven ability to develop long term sales growth through the development and maintenance of an active prospect list
* You should be experienced in, and able to demonstrate your skills at, the sale of innovative products and systems to end-users. * You will bring with you demonstrable sales experience within the cleaning industry
* You must be able to demonstrate exceptional presentation skills both written and verbal and evidence good time management skills

Remuneration will be commensurate with the position and can be advised on application

Enquiries and CV should be addressed to Mrs Heather Spink, Personnel Manager at Heather.Spink@fhp-ww.com or alternatively to FHP LP, 2 Chichester Street, Rochdale, Lancashire OL16 2AX.


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Commercial Contracts Manager

£25,000 - £27,000 p.a.
Full-Time, Permanent
Company vehicle provided

We are a professional, commercial, cleaning company with over 30 years' experience looking to recruit a Commercial Contracts Manager who will be responsible for the effective management of a dedicated team providing a cleaning service to designated clients.

The successful applicant will be a business minded, hands-on, customer focused individual that shares our commitment to team work and high standards.

You will preferably have relevant experience, gained in a commercial cleaning setting, and experience of managing a team in a result driven environment.

We will consider established deputy managers and managers from other sectors who have the required skills and experience to take the next step in their management careers with a Company experiencing continued growth.

To apply, or to request further details, please contact us on 01223 833 300, or email admin@qualitycarecleaning.co.uk

Closing date: 10th April 2015


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National Washroom Company

SE London based

We currently have the following opportunities:

Service Operative
Servicing clients washroom needs
Clean driving licence required

Multi Drop Driver
Experience of driving in London required
LWB van and 7 1/2 tonne experience
Clean driving licence required

Internal Sales Support
Product sourcing, supporting our external sales team

Technical and Training Support
External client product training
Site demonstrations

Excellent salary and benefits

Please email Application/CV to:- vacancies@mayflowerws.co.uk


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Business Development Manager
Battersea, Greater London (SW8)
Salary: Starting at £35,000 per Annum to Uncapped OTE
Reporting To: Sales & Marketing Director

GreenZone Cleaning & Support Services is a growing, dynamic organisation offering our clients a unique service delivery, providing a green cleaning service. Although we are a young Battersea based company we have the knowledge & expertise to deliver exceptional levels of service.

We have a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a very successful team and are currently seeking Business Development Managers at all levels.

The aim of the role is to achieve mandatory sales targets. To develop the GreenZone business profitably by gaining new customers and developing specific existing accounts where the opportunity has been identified.

Candidates should possess the Skills, Behaviours and Knowledge listed below:

Business Development Manager – Key Deliverables:

• Implement the Sales and Marketing Plan.
• Identify Sales Targets for each three months on a rolling basis.
• Identify Sales Prospects for each six months on a rolling basis.
• Target Specific End User clients as agreed with the Sales and Marketing Director.
• Identify, classify and develop Sales Leads.
• Follow up Sales Leads, Periodic and Ad-hoc quotations.
• Work with Operations Managers to identify additional opportunities to sell.
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Area Sales Representative - B2B

Midlands & South West

VERMOP is one of Europe´s leading manufacturers of cleaning systems and accessories. We achieved this through many years of competence, excellence in innovation and the personal motivation of our employees. Our production site in Germany stands for tradition, quality and consistent customer orientation. Due to continued expansion and growth we are now looking for a driven Area Sales Representative to join our team. 

The role

* Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients
* Business development and acquisition of new clients
* Identification of client´s requirements and making recommendations
* Configuration and presentation of client customised product solutions
* Provision of ongoing site implementation and after care service support to clients

Your profile

* Sales experience with a proven track record, preferably from within a field sales environment
* Knowledge of the B2B cleaning industry is highly desirable * Strong technical skills and good software skills
* Good analytical and organisational skills
* Ambition and enthusiasm to promote the VERMOP brand

We offer you a highly challenging role in a successful and growing company. You will receive a competitive salary depending on skills and experience as well as a company car and 20 days holiday. To ensure you a successful start at VERMOP, full product training at our Training Centre in Germany will be given.

To be considered for this role, please send your job application (including covering letter outlining suitability and CV) to jobs@vermop.com


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In order to expand the company's commercial activities and to give further substance to the growth ambitions of Wecovi Ltd., we are looking for a m/f:

National Account Manager (Janitorial & Leisure)
UK home-based £40,000 - £50,000 per annum, inc benefits, OTE, company car

This Dutch family-owned business manufactures, converts and distributes its innovative products to customers throughout Europe. In the above position you will be responsible for the commercial results of Wecovi Ltd in the UK & Ireland. Therefore, you will draw up a concrete sales plan each year. Your focus will be on the professional cleaning sector as well as on the leisure sector.

In the case of the professional cleaning sector, you will largely be dealing with distributors of cleaning products, professional cleaning and/or facilities management companies. Always with a clear focus on the end-users (cleaners). In the case of the leisure sector, you will largely be dealing with purchasers, marketers or directly with the owner of the recreation park.

In addition, you will closely monitor developments and opportunities at end-user customers.

You will be able to convince your customers and prospects of the solutions and USPs of the Wecoline and Wecovi Service brands in terms of quality as well as the unique sustainability and effectiveness of these products. Your primary tasks will be to optimise existing customers as well as develop new potential prospects. You will also proactively seek new sales opportunities within your own territory.

In short, your bold commercial approach and technical advice (demo-ing) will enable you to create partnerships and thereby increase Wecovi's market share. You will work from home and report to the Sales & Marketing Director in the Netherlands (HQ). This position involves (inter)national travel.
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Office Based Service Manager

Southampton Attractive Salary
+ Bonus + Company Car or Van, Laptop, mobile


About Elan Sales

Elan are the sole U.K importer for the FactoryCat brand of industrial battery powered floor cleaning equipment manufactured by the R.P.S corporation in the US. We also operate a successful hire business across the south of England dealing with contract cleaners, end users and specialist floor preparation companies.

The Position

We are looking for a mainly site based manager to look after the service and hire divisions for existing customers and to expand?both divisions, working with the M.D and sales team.

The Candidate

Should be hard working and diligent, with a solid background in the commercial/industrial cleaning equipment sector. Be a good coordinator, be able communicate well with customers and colleagues. We are looking for either an experienced service manager or field engineer who wants to progress into management, the salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Contact Mr Dean Smith
Telephone 02380 617129
Email info@elansalesltd.co.uk
Web site www.scrubberdrierhire.com


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Strategic Account Manager

A world-leading manufacturer of industrial and domestic cleaning equipment, Nilfisk-Advance now has a vacancy for a Strategic Account Manager with a remit of Contract Cleaning and Healthcare accounts.

We are looking for someone who has a strong sales background, and from within the contract cleaning and healthcare industries would be ideal. Man-management experience and strong negotiation skills are a must-have.

Reporting to the Sales Director, the principal responsibilities of this role include:

- The development and creation of new accounts to fulfil our contract cleaning and healthcare strategy.
- Making proposals based upon full P&L analysis and in line with Group pricing strategy.
- Proactively seeking, establishing and maintaining client relationships within the specified segments.
- Providing pre and post-sales support to clients including demonstrations, quotations, installations, operator training etc.
- Achieving sales growth and customer satisfaction through close co-operation with marketing, operations and customer service
- Participating in Company processes e.g. administrative procedures, attending sales meetings, planned training sessions etc.

This role has a national remit and so candidates who are based fairly centrally would be preferred.

If this role sounds like a match to your skills and experience, please submit your CV in reply along with salary expectations to clare.smeaton@nilfisk.com


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Immediate vacancies: experienced Sales Representative and a Field Service Engineer 

Competitive salaries + generous bonus package - laptop, mobile phone, superior van, fuel card etc. 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

About LVC: Established 1995 we are the 'one stop shop' for industrial and commercial cleaning machines, covering the South East & East of the UK with a strong presence in London. We constantly research new technology and are at the sharp end of the latest innovations. Working closely with a wide range of trusted manufacturers make it possible for us to deliver bespoke solutions for all our clients cleaning needs. We offer our customers the skill of our engineers who can repair and carry out maintenance on all types of cleaning machines. You will be welcomed in to a fast growing, friendly company.

Sales Representative General Summary: To achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account acquisition within assigned territory by effectively selling the company's products and related services. Personal contacts and willingness to secure new business accounts.

Field Service Engineer General summary: We are looking for a Field based Service Engineer with a solid background in service and maintenance of industrial/commercial cleaning equipment who are organised and a good communicator. Our customers are advised on best practice on prolonging the life of their equipment and trust engineers to assess/quote and repair with maximum efficiency. If you live in the South or South East counties it would be beneficial but candidates from all areas are welcome to apply.
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Field Sales Executive South London

Excellent basic salary plus multiple bonus opportunities. 
Also includes Laptop, iPad, mobile phone, quality company car and home office set up.



About Avica

We are looking for a professional Field Sales Executive to become part of an exciting and entrepreneurial business. We are a janitorial supplier who offers washroom and paper supplies to many types of businesses. Our 'Fast, Friendly and Reliable' work ethic has helped to put us at the forefront of our industry. Originally established in 1991, we joined the Jangro buying network in 1996 and have a proven track record of success. Our outstanding all round customer relations and next day delivery service means that our organisation provides the right products at the right price, delivered to our customers when they need them.

The Field Sales Executive Opportunity:

The Field Sales Executive will be responsible for selling our range of janitorial, catering and medical supplies into various industry sectors throughout the South London area. The successful Field Sales Executive will have the ability to develop new business whilst also managing and growing existing accounts. They will need to be a highly motivated, expert territory manager.
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OPERATIONS MANAGER / CONTRACTS MANAGER

£neg + commission + phone + car mileage

For a family-run commercial cleaning company (established over 50 years) based in South Manchester to manage contracts in Manchester Centre & South Manchester. Minimum 40 hours per week + some extra weekend work when required. Commission paid on new business.

This is very much a hands on position and applicants must be experienced, enthusiastic, and proactive.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with ambition and the drive and self motivation to help build up the business, as a Directorship and more is possible.

Salary dependent on experience. Must have full driving licence. 

Apply with full CV to: professional.cleaning60@gmail.com


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Regional Sales Manager - Midlands

Industrial Floor Cleaning Equipment
Salary: 25-35K (depending on experience) + Commission, phone, laptop

We are a fast-growing family-run company specialising in the sales, service and hire of industrial battery powered floor cleaning & preparation equipment. Elan is the sole UK distributor for the high-end Factory Cat brand which is manufactured in the USA.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing & developing new business, increasing the distributor network and direct sales. The candidate must be "hands on", self-motivated with experience in the industry, and have the ability to demonstrate large floor cleaning equipment to a range of commercial and industrial customers.

The candidate would be working from home and be expected be on the road developing their own customer relationships and sales, reporting to the managing director and spending two days a month at the head office in Eastleigh, Hants. The individual will be expected to self-motivate to achieve their goals, however with the full support from management and colleagues.

Applicants should apply with CV to info@elansalesltd.co.uk or call 02380 617129 and ask for Dean Smith


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Vacancy: Regional Sales Manager – Machine Sales
OTE £35-50K

Due to significant UK growth, OspreyDeepclean one of the world’s leading suppliers of dry steam technology - requires a new Regional Sales Manager to cover the South East and Greater London area.  The successful applicant will be responsible for managing & developing new business through Distributors, Key Accounts and direct sales.  

Reporting directly to the Chairman, the ideal candidate must be from a sales background and be able to work well within an existing sales force. Needless to say, the successful candidate will be especially practised in man management and also possess excellent negotiating skills.  He/she must be self-motivated, with a desire to exploit a wide variety of sales opportunities and be keen to respond to a challenge.

OspreyDeepclean is a well-established brand name in every sector, but especially in Healthcare, Food Processing & Manufacturing and the Hotel and Catering trades so any prior experience within these sectors will be an advantage.

OspreyDeepclean is part of the OspreyFrank PLC group of companies.

Applicants should write to thomas@ospreydc.com including their CV and indicate “Regional Sales Manager” in the subject line.



Site Manager - Nights - Permanent
Central London

The position is for a night time manager overseeing the performance of 2 teams of operatives on separate sites with supervisory support. He/she will be responsible at times for recruitment, induction training, ensuring adherence to the Trusts Policies including infection control, security and health and safety.

Good customer service skills are essential as is the ability to accurately monitor and appraise staff performance. We are seeking a practical person, self-motivated and able to work without supervision.

Essential:

• Holder of a Diploma in Management Studies, or other similar relevant management qualification. • At least three years' experience of cleaning management in a busy healthcare environment. • Ability to communicate effectively with all disciplines of a large complex organisation. • Wide knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment and laundry operations, specifically in respect of healthcare environments. • Clean UK Driver's License

Desirable:

• Holder of the BICS Cleaning Operative Proficiency Certificate in at least five modules, or equivalent.

In the first instance please forward your C.V. by email to Rob Herran, H.R. Manager, at admin@ckgroupservices.com

Cleaning Operatives - Central London

We're always looking for new cleaners to join one of our London teams. Experience is essential. Please note that due to industry standards we make DBS checks on all new members of staff. Download the Application form here

Please send your completed copy to Rob Herran at admin@ckgroupservices.com. Post: City and Kent Cleaning Limited, 31 Metro Centre, Kangley Bridge Road, Lower Sydenham, London SE26 5BW


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Northern Sales Representative

£25 - 35K + commission subject to experience

The role covers a territory extending from Milton Keynes to Scotland.

The activities of the successful candidate will involve management of regional venues associated to the "management" accounting for circa 40% of time available. The balance of the time will be relating to the prospecting, award and management of new customers that would make up the individual's personal customer portfolio.

The role is home-based , however the use of any and all company facilities are available for the candidate to use as required. It is expected that the individual will spend approx. 3 to 4 days per week on the road developing their customer relationships and sales pipeline. Sales and Margin targets will be determined from the outset, whereby the individual will be expected to self motivate to achieve their goals, however with the full support and direction from management and colleagues. Additional product training will be available with ongoing live support where required.

About us:

The Supplies House is a national distributor of cleaning consumables supplying the contract cleaning and direct to venue cleaning market. The business is based in central London with a regional warehouse facility near Derby and a customer service office in Leyland, Lancashire.
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Venue Cleaning Director

Permanent Role Full Time
£50-55,000 pro rata
Wembley Stadium

Cleanevent Group is a market leader in providing total or single facilities management services and specialised support services to businesses in the UK and France.

Our clients look to Cleanevent Group for a flexible, consistent and quality service. With over 12 years of experience and knowledge this allows us to provide customised facility solutions to sites of all sizes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Venue Cleaning Director to work at one of London's most iconic venues, Wembley Stadium . Reporting to an Operations Manager this role is responsible for planning, scheduling, and managing all aspects of a venue. It involves the profitable management of Cleanevent Group's cleaning contract for the venue, establishing and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client, and managing and motivating the staff and labour force.
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Sales Executive - Contract Cleaning

An opportunity exists for an ambitious Sales Executive to join a high growth contract cleaning business to cover primarily the London and Home Counties region and based from their offices in North London.

Minimum Sales Executive Requirements:
Experience of working within a Sales Executive role at a contract cleaning company would be useful. 
Demonstrate proven experience and success of self-lead generation and appointment making
Full contract and sales negotiation experience• Thrive on meeting and exceeding financial targets• Previous experience of working in a field sales led position

The candidate for the Sales Executive role will be working at a Cleaning Contract Company covering the London and Home Counties territory.
The main purpose of the role will be to generate new sales via lead generation and contact new potential customers to give opportunity for meetings and ultimately bid for new contracts, whilst consistently aiming to hit and exceed targets.

The Sales Executive will also be responsible for:

Selling cleaning contracts into commercial organisations• Provide customer solutions and develop relationships to a variety of clients 
Skilled in communicating with clients up to board level
Identifying new leads and opportunities to work on and build pipeline from
Negotiating and closing single and multi-site contracts
Responsible for all stages of the sales process, from cold calling to negotiating and closing the sale

With a business culture of support, development and success, there really is no reason why you should not achieve all goals.  You will have the ability to work to your own diary and control your own leads/sales.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a high growth organisation who are respected and recognised in the industry as one of the leaders in their field, as well as offering excellent opportunities to progress and develop a career for a competitive salary of £30,000 with OTE of £45k-£55k a year plus company car and laptop, with very realistic targets.

CVs to: admin@apollogroup.co.uk



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Cleaning Services
Cleaning Area Manager 
Stafford and surrounding area

 
 

Following the expansion of our business we are looking for a motivated area management professional to join our cleaning services team

Working as part of a professional team you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our service through frontline cleaning personnel whilst managing your own portfolio of accounts. 

With a demonstrated ability to use your initiative to make decisions, commercial and financial acumen, organisational and relationship management experience you will be given training and skills to develop a career in the fast paced facility services sector. Whilst not essential, experience in the cleaning market would be an advantage.

A competitive salary and the opportunity to develop your career in a people and service based organisation is on offer for the right applicant.

For an informal discussion please contact Chris Worley, Business Manager (Operational) on 07773 792201 (Mon – Fri, 9-5)

To apply for this post please go to www.wmjobs.co.uk and search for ESS000257

Closing date: Sunday 9th February 2014 at midnight

Please note only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CVs or Word Application Forms.

 
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National Account Director


Vileda Professional is the leading global solutions provider of innovative quality cleaning systems for the Professional user. We generate value for our customers by providing maximum contamination control, reduced total cost in use, best in class ergonomics, higher sustainability and increased pride and motivation of cleaning personnel.

Our UK business is seeking an exceptionally talented individual for the position of National Account Director. Reporting to the Commercial Director this person will assume responsibility for the management and development of our National Account team as well as managing the company's largest national accounts. Developing with the National Account team clear plans to achieve the company's ambitious growth objectives.
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Turner Facilities Management Ltd, a privately owned company based in Glasgow, works in partnership with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) in support of numerous MoD Contracts.  They also provide easily accessible support services to NHS Trusts and Commercial Companies that can be relied on, letting our customers focus on their core business activities.  

Cleaning Services Manager  

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Cleaning Services Manager based at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. This role would be ideally suited to someone who has credible experience in building effective relationships with customers and managing small teams of operational staff. 

The ideal candidate will be based locally and be able to drive. A flexible approach and attention to detail, coupled with good communication and organisational capability are key to this role. 

This position is site based, hours of work are 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Candidates must be able to secure MOD clearance through vetting processes. BICSc and IOSH qualifications would be advantageous but training can be provided. 

Please apply with CV and covering letter, by Friday 18th October, to denise.hanson@turnerfm.co.uk



SALES EXECUTIVE – CONTRACT CLEANING
£28,000 OTE + uncapped commission

An opportunity exists for an ambitious Sales Executive to join a high growth contract cleaning business to cover primarily the London and Home Counties region and based from their offices in North London.

Minimum Sales Executive Requirements:

Experience of working within a Sales Executive role at a contract cleaning company would be useful 
Demonstrate proven experience and success of self-lead generation and appointment making
Full contract and sales negotiation experience
Thrive on meeting and exceeding financial targets
Previous experience of working in a field sales led position

The candidate for the Sales Executive role will be working at a Cleaning Contract Company covering the London and Home Counties territory.
The main purpose of the role will be to generate new sales via lead generation and contact new potential customers to give opportunity for meetings and ultimately bid for new contracts, whilst consistently aiming to hit and exceed targets.

The Sales Executive will also be responsible for:

Selling cleaning contracts into commercial organisations
Provide customer solutions and develop relationships to a variety of clients 
Skilled in communicating with clients up to board level
Identifying new leads and opportunities to work on and build pipeline from
Negotiating and closing single and multi-site contracts
Responsible for all stages of the sales process, from cold calling to negotiating and closing the sale

With a business culture of support, development and success, there really is no reason why you should not achieve all goals.  You will have the ability to work to your own diary and control your own leads/sales.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a high growth organisation who are respected and recognised in the industry as one of the leaders in their field, as well as offering excellent opportunities to progress and develop a career for a competitive salary of £28,000 OTE a year plus company car and laptop, plus the opportunity to earn an uncapped commission with very realistic targets.

CVs to: admin@apollogroup.co.uk


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Window & Carpet Cleaners

Salary range between £18,000 & £22,000


Experienced window and carpet cleaners required to clean commercial properties. Work will involve some travelling and some overnight stays for which an allowance will be paid.

Applicants must be experienced in either carpet cleaning (various methods) or conventional window cleaning and Reach & Wash methods. IPAF and PASMA certification preferred for window cleaning but not essential. Full clean driving licence required. 

Work would be based upon a 5 day out of 7 day basis and 45hrs per week. A CRB check will be required.

These are permanent positions with a three month probation period. Salary range between £18,000 & £22,000 dependent upon experience.

Apply to: stevekenton@designclean.uk.com


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Business Development Manager
London - City, West End and South East
up to £35k + OTE + benefits

A well established office cleaning company based in South East London and operating in the City and West End is seeking to grow its business and is looking for a Business Development Manager to join its team.

As Business Development Manager you will be responsible for generating new business through following up on leads and approaching potential new clients; you will represent the company at client meetings; and you will produce quotations.  You will also have the opportunity to grow the role and get involved in the operational side of the business.

The ideal candidate will be a contract cleaning sales specialist with a proven track record.  You will be a self starter with experience in the operations side of the business or a willingness to learn. 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person who wants to progress through the Company.

Please send your CV and covering letter to services@fp-services.co.uk


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Cleaning Services

Assistant Operational Manager
Burton on Trent and surrounding area
£20,858 Per annum
37.5 hours per week*

 

We are seeking a forward thinking individual who is able to contribute to our first class business.

Working as part of a professional team, as well as on your own initiative you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our service through the frontline cleaning personnel.

With knowledge and experience of the cleaning industry you will be required to have a proven track record in leadership together with an ability to manage and control performance within a fast paced working environment.  Planning and organisational skills are essential.

For a general overview of the post please go to: 

www.tradedservices.staffordshire.gov.uk/cleaning/Home.aspx

For an informal discussion please contact Kieran Bevan, Operational Manager on 07773 792215 (Mon - Fri, 9-5)

*Hours are reviewed on an annual basis and are subject to client retention.

To apply for the post please go to www.wmjobs.co.uk and search for ENT/AOM

Closing date: 25th June 2013

Entrust  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.


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Great Western Hospital - Swindon

Salary - Up to £22,000

Assistant Housekeeping Manager

Carillion Facilities Management is one of the UK's market leaders in FM, with in excess of 13,000 employees. We work with both public and private sector customers. We are the largest service provider to the Defence sector, a major provider to the NHS, financial services, media and technology sectors.

To support our services to the NHS, a unique opportunity has arisen within our Facilities Management department located in Swindon for Assistant Housekeeping Manager.

Based at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon and reporting to the Housekeeping Services Manager, you will have a key role in the performance and development of the Housekeeping Team Leaders, ensuring a clean, healthy and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff. 

In this is a fast paced energetic role, you will be responsible for the planning of Staff Rotas, Holidays, Sickness, Performance Management, Stock Levels and Reporting. You will be supported by HR on issues such as Employee Relations and Payroll. A team of 8 supervisors report directly to you, with a wider responsibility for around 200 housekeeping staff deployed on the wards.more


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UK Target Account Manager

Due to expanding UK strategic plans, Nilfisk Advance 'the number one provider of capital cleaning equipment' have a new vacancy for a UK Target Account Manager. This role is home/UK based, supported with UK office sites.

The role is created to allow Nilfisk to further target niche sales routes to market, and maximise sales and service revenues across new strategic clients. We are seeking a professional proven sales person who relishes a challenge and wants to be part of a successful organisation for the long term. Ideally areas of previous sales experience should include elements of Hotel/Leisure/Industry catalogues but, whilst this list is not exhaustive, the new role will need 'out of the box thinking'.

Nilfisk will reward the correct candidate with an OTE earning package accordingly.Applicants should email their CV together with a covering letter, including details of current earnings to clare.smeaton@nilfisk.com 


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Area Sales Manager 

Machine Sales South West
£ competitive salary package

Successful applicants will join a highly successful and innovative company within the cleaning industry & will benefit from a good salary, commission, car, laptop and mobile phone. The company has ambitious plans for the future and has recently launched a complete new range of novel technology.

Candidates should have a strong sales background in the cleaning industry; experience of selling into the food, healthcare, industrial or FM sectors would be an advantage. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and developing new business through distributors, key accounts and direct sales.

They must be self-motivated, with a desire to exploit a wide variety of sales opportunities and will be keen to respond to a challenge.

Applicants should write with CV (indicating Area Sales Manager in the subject line) to: Thomas@ospreydc.com


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UK Sales Manager 
£50k+ OTE plus excellent benefits

Truvox International Limited, a premium UK manufacturer of floor care equipment machines, now seeks an experienced Sales Manager to lead our team of National and Regional sales Managers, and further grow our business throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking a dynamic individual, ready for the next move in their career, capable of initiating and leading change in a tough and challenging marketplace.

You will have a successful background in a structured sales environment, ideally in the cleaning industry, as well as  a proven record of national and key account development.

In additional to leading our UK team you will both develop end manage a portfolio of accounts including national cleaning contractors, facilities management companies and major UK janitorial and cleaning equipment distributors.

The rewards for this demanding and high profile role include an excellent basic salary with exceptional on target earnings potential, quality company car, pension, healthcare, and other benefits associated with working for a leading manufacturer.

Applicants should email their current CV, together with a covering letter, including details of current earnings to recruitment@truvox.com or by post to: Truvox International LimitedThird Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton, SO15 0LE


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Victor, a leading UK brand in the design and manufacture of cleaning machinery is looking to recruit two experienced Area Account Managers. 

The role will incorporate developing new business and managing current accounts across an agreed territory, one position in the north and one in the south of England. We are looking for self-starters who will proactively look to develop the business in their area.

Victor are at the forefront of design and innovation, evolving its range of cleaning machines to meet its customers ever changing requirements. A number of new product launches are planned for 2013 making this an exciting time to join the Victor brand.

About you, a background in floor care would be an advantage, a confident presenter and a proven track record in sales development is essential.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter by email to hr@victorfloorcare.com


 

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Dowding & Plummer Ltd, Midlands based manufacturers of the Victor range of floor maintenance equipment, have the following vacancy:

Head of UK Sales

The role involves developing both new and existing business and selling into a well established marketplace through various channels of distribution. Strong interpersonal skills are required and previous experience in the cleaning industry will be a distinct advantage.   

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate experience as follows:


* Proven track record in Sales to distributors and end users

* Board level presentational skills

* Ability to open and close business from initial cold call to presentation

* Must be comfortable working for an SME where you will have the flexibility to devise and implement strategy whilst being prepared to take on a wide range of activities

* Ability to manage and develop an external sales team and internal sales & Marketing support function


Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK. 

The position offers a competitive salary (and incentive package including fully expensed Company Vehicle).

Please apply by email attaching your C.V. and current salary details to:

hr@victorfloorcare.com

No agencies please


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Business Development Manager 
c. £38k p.a. + commission package to be negotiated + Company Car, Phone and Laptop 

CK Group was born out of the successful City & Kent healthcare cleaning company established two generations ago to service major London hospitals. Pioneering and early adoption and of the latest cutting edge Infection Control products and practices helped grow the company, which in addition now provides specialist Deep Cleaning services to a large number of healthcare establishments and a major supplier of equipment and cleaning consumables to both healthcare and non-health related customers across the country.

In order to drive the Group forward we now require a Business Development Manager who will possess the following attributes and experience:

Experience of working within a Business Development Manager role at a contract Cleaning Company.

Able to demonstrate proven experience and success of self lead generation and appointment making

Full contract and sales negotiation experience

Thrive on meeting and exceeding financial targets

Previous experience of working a field led position
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Cleaning Operations Manager

c. £30k p.a. + company car, phone, laptop

We are currently looking to recruit a Cleaning Operations Manager to lead our cleaning teams. 

Key responsibilities: 

* Manage our cleaning Site Managers and Supervisors to deliver a high quality cleaning and specialist operation across multiple sites, including healthcare, office, education and Third Sector businesses. 

* Manage and control the site cleaning services to the agreed specification, quality and service standard required by all contracts, measured by both qualitative and financial targets. more


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New colour for Karcher products makes differentiation easier

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Cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher has announced a comprehensive change to the colour of its Professional products. Starting this month, all Kärcher professional products will change from their traditional yellow colour to their new colour of anthracite. The colour change creates a clear differentiation between consumer-use products (yellow) and commercial-use products (anthracite), and is part of a strategic realignment of the entire company to focus on the customer.
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UK business needs smarter spending strategies for growth

Industry report finds lack of awareness at board level of spending habits and inefficient supply chains holding back businesses.
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Clever FM solution can help increase efficiency and lower costs

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Facilities management today is a highly complex task involving a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure that a building or complex operates at optimum efficiency for the people and businesses inside.
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Brighton hospitals pay dispute: an update

Further to last week’s story regarding industrial action by cleaners and some of their support service colleagues at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust,  this joint statement has been issued by the GMB union and Sodexo, the employer:
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Biggest idiot on a ladder crowned by Ladder Association after public vote

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What better way to kick off the New Year than to show you an image that as well as giving you a laugh should help ensure that you take ladder safety more seriously throughout 2013 and beyond?
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Greyland: as seen on TV

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Product Placement is, after advertising, one of the biggest growth areas in media today. Some companies pay literally millions for their products to appear in hit movies such as the latest Bond film in order to reach a global audience.
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A clean winner

The countdown is on to the opening of the UK's leading showcase for all products and services used in the cleaning & support services industry. The Cleaning Show 2013, which the organiser says is set to be the largest in the event's history, with pre-registered visitors up by 70%, will take place from March 19th -21st at Birmingham's NEC.
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Soapbox: Funding needed to keep Britain's open spaces clean and litter-free

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Bill Bryson, of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, argues against cuts to the Tidy Britain budget...
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Cleaning at the sharp end!

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Principle Cleaning Services has scored something of a coup by winning the contract to clean London's fabulous new landmark building: The Shard at London Bridge Quarter - the new commercial district emerging on London's South Bank. Principle is delighted to be working in partnership with London Bridge Quarter Estate Management, the dedicated on-site service team, and will be wholly responsible for the housekeeping, cleaning, external estate cleaning, waste management and pest control.
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LOTY 25th Anniversary winner is Staffordshire County Council

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Staffordshire County Council was thrilled to win the much coveted UK Overall Winners Trophy at the special 25th Anniversary Loo of the Year Awards Event in December.
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UKCPI Council welcomes new leaders

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The UK Cleaning Products Industry Association has announced three new appointments to the leadership of its Council. Brandon Pilling of ACDOCO has been named Chairman and he will be supported by two Vice-Chairs - Petra Hangweier of Unilever and Steve Elder of Ecolab.
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New partnership to find work for unemployed people in Wales

Industry skills body Asset Skills has formed a partnership with a specialist training provider in Wales to train and find work for 50 unemployed people.
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Hull firms in court for worker's death in roof fall

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Two Hull firms and a company director have been sentenced for joint safety failings relating to the death of a worker who plummeted more than eight metres through a fragile rooflight while cleaning gutters. Kevin Jackson, a father of five, suffered multiple injuries including several fractures of his skull, 15 broken ribs and severe damage to his lungs and other internal organs. He died in hospital the same day.
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Carlisle awarded Arriva contract

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Carlisle Support Services has been awarded the contract to provide Arriva, the UK's largest bus operator, with fleet and depot cleaning services. The contract will be the UK's biggest bus cleaning contract and will involve operations across the country.
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Housing and care provider appoints eight contractors

Housing and care provider Midland Heart has selected eight contractors to take forward its Environmental Services.
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Events & Exhibitions

Clean Middle East Pulire
7-9th November 2017
Dubai
UAE

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Hygienalia+Pulire
14-16th November 2017
Madrid
Spain

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Loo of the Year Awards
8th December 2017
30th Anniversary of this popular event
St Johns Hotel, Solihull
UK

2016Video

Clean India Technology Week
18-20th January 2018
Mumbai,
India

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The Manchester Cleaning Show
11-12th April 2018
2nd outing for this busy 2-day event
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Interclean Amsterdam
15-18th May 2018
Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo
29-30th August 2018
International Convention Centre Sydney
Australia

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Budapest Cleaning Show
5-6th October 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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