Salary: Up to £34,176 per annum (DOE) + Company Car

Shift hours: Permanent

Area Manager – North West

Up to £34,176 per annum + Company Car

Monday – Friday role. Hybrid role depending on business requirements. 

We are looking for an experience Area Manager to join our team to cover the North West area of the UK. The role will initially also include covering Scotland for critical business needs.

The role is to support the National Facilities Manager. To develop and lead a team within a geographical region across the Northwest ensuring exceptional service to our clients and to manage the employee life cycle.  Manage client and contractual relationships in a commercial manner ensuring compliance and company policies are adhered to. Support service solutions that exceed customer requirements whilst delivering key financial targets and contract specification. Site portfolio includes 51 sites with 18 direct reports covering multiple units. 

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • To manage the provision of multiple Support Services in the North West of England and to have overall to have responsibility for the delivery of soft services across the region.
  • To have a full knowledge of all areas of work to be covered in the course of duty in accordance with contractual Service Level Agreements (SLA) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Ensuring 100% statutory compliance is maintained at all times
  • To manage safely all daily activities and adhere to the authority to work process
  • To maintain a high standard of customer care at all times
  • To adhere to all company and client dictated local procedures, policies and instructions


  • A minimum of 2 years Area/ Regional Management experience within a Facilities Management business required.
  • Experience of Soft Facilities Management essential with a cleaning bias preferred.
  • Experience in pest control and ground maintenance ideal.
  • SIA Licence holder desirable. 
  • IOSH desirable.
  • Demonstrable financial acumen applicable for the role requirements in managing a P&L
  • Have a proven track record of delivering client / customer satisfaction through their teams
  • Ability to work flexibly & remotely
  • Management experience leading and inspiring operational teams, working within brand guidelines to deliver results
  • Successful implementation of any change programmes to deliver operational benefits 
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills  
  • Valid driving license

As part of Compass you’ll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK’s biggest businesses.

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Compass Group UK&I is an equal opportunities employer, committed to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments for every employee.

Reference: compass/0401/74877016/52538145/EP

Location: North West

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