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Facilities Supervisor

Requisition ID: 47131

Domain: Domestic Services/Cleaning

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Facilities Supervisor to be based at Portsmouth Combined Court, PO1 2EB. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competative salary.

Role Overview
The FM Supervisor will have regional oversight of a number of properties within a region. This role will be aligned to the HMCTS Facilities Manager and will be responsible for delivery of the cleaning service across each of the properties and fist line supervision of the cleaning teams to ensure a high standard of cleanliness is maintained in line with contractual specification

For this role you must undergo BPSS level vetting. Part of this includes DBS clearance therefore ability to pass is essential.


  • Act as ‘hands on’ lead and front-line supervisor for the cleaning team to deliver a quality service
  • Act as first port of call for the client in matters relating to the soft service
  • Supervisory duties for between c.30 and c.60 direct reports depending on the area
  • Attend cleaning audits with the client and ensure appropriate corrective action
  • Monitor the quality of work and complete quality control sheets as necessary
  • First line soft services complaint resolution
  • Consumables control in line with the budget requirements
  • Ensure adequate stocks of supplies of cleaning materials and other consumable items are available
  • Training, development and performance review of direct reports
  • Respond in a timely manner to any issues with the delivery of routine and non-routine cleaning services.
  • Organise cover for cleaners when they are on leave/absent within the cleaning budget
  • Complete and submit timesheets for the cleaning team, manage/approve cleaning team holidays
  • Ensure teams use materials and power cleaning equipment in a safe and economic manner, and in accordance with their instructions for use.
  • Ensure teams store equipment in designated storage areas which should be maintained in a clean, tidy and safe condition.
  • Ensure personal tasks and the duties of the cleaning team are carried out in accordance with safe working practices within statutory, Company and recommended guidelines.
  • Undertake training as necessary to maintain the requirements of the service.

What can we offer you?

  • Pension Scheme
  • Paid days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to +1 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience of industry/public cleaning services (essential)
  • Previous experience of supervising a cleaning team in multiple locations (essential)
  • Knowledge and understanding of COSHH (essential)
  • Understanding of basic H&S principles (essential)
  • Driving Licence (essential)
  • Ability to plan time and tasks to ensure efficient delivery of the service
  • Ability to instruct others on the use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Able to motivate a team to attain a consistent specified standard of cleaning
  • Able to organise cleaning staff to meet work schedules
  • Good communication and customer care skills
  • Work as a team player and pass on knowledge to others
  • Flexible approach to working hours and travel
  • Self-motivated

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

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At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.