Area Manager - Janitorial Services

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Position Objective

Primary focus will be to service the existing business, operationally and financially, while maintaining relationships with existing customers and developing new business where possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and direct staff activities
  • Responsible for P&L activities
  • Manage operational policies, objectives and initiatives to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Establishes operating policies to mitigate risk
  • Provide leadership to develop new customers and maintain existing customer base
  • Manage emergency response for all problems
  • Create estimates and workload for bids and new job sites
  • Travel and manage all aspects in the assigned area/territory
  • Monitor and ensure quality control expectations are met
  • Supervise cleaners & floor techs
  • Maintain payroll records
  • Maintain performance documents & disciplinary actions
  • Perform quality control to conform to Harvard & customer standards
  • Inventory & supply control
  • Train new and existing staff on proper cleaning technique

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable management experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years industry experience
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in the fields concepts, practices and procedures
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Planning: Ability to perform short and long range planning
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent project and program management skills
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing building services(janitorial)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible with hours and schedules
  • Technical knowledge of all aspects of janitorial service delivery
  • Ability to multi-task



Harvard is offering a competitive salary structure including benefit package with medical, dental, life, and long-term disability (LTD) insurance along with 401K Savings Plan.
Equal Opportunity Employer


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