South Africa

Area Manager - Bloemfontein

Company Ecowize Group
Reference # AM_CR_FS
Published 05/01/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Ecowize is an international Hygiene and Sanitation company renowned for continual improvement and technological innovation. We are synonymous with high performance, high compliance cleaning solutions and as a result, have become a leading international specialized hygiene and sanitation, service provider.

We require a skilled and competent Area Manager to join the Ecowize Group to oversee all Pest Control and Hygiene as well as Cleaning operations in the Free State. Note that this position will require the successful incumbent to facilitate the servicing of all current and new clients.
Job Functions Operations
Industries Cleaning & Hygiene Solutions
Key Relationships:
•Divisional Staff
•Group Staff
•External Clients

Job Specification:
•Attend monthly meetings to discuss all aspects of the site such as progress reports, client feedback and team performance, aggregate hygiene reports, and budgets.
•Use information obtained at the site to complete inspections, micros, audits, and customer feedback.
•Conduct and report meetings with Teams.
•Responsible for all portfolio operational activities, including operational problem-solving.
•Lead & manage Site Managers, who in turn must manage their teams in order to produce a food-safe portfolio, daily.
•Enforce a hygienic & safe working environment, with compliance to all statutory safety regulations.
•Manage individual and team performance of HR Resource, and coach & develop Site Managers.
•Maintain customer relationships, meet Customer expectations and eliminate plant damage & downtime.
•Manage and achieve the Portfolio Financial Budget.
•Adhere to and promote the Company Value System by compliance with the Ecowize Way.
•Responsible for Growth in the Area of Responsibility.
•Address staff issues with the supervisors and liaise with the HR department.
•Draft compliance reports for the various sites.

Job Requirements:
•Must have a valid P Registration and willing to assist and services clients.
•Must have knowledge of the Pest Control and Hygiene industry and be service orientated.
•Experience in FMCG and or cleaning industry essential.
•Must have strong leadership, motivation, and managerial skills.  
•Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
•Own reliable transport essential and willingness to travel.
•Able and willing to work two nightshifts per week.
•Previous experience in HR-related matters.
•ND Food Technology (advantageous).
•Computer Literate.

•Must be a motivated self-starter who can work in a fast-paced environment.  
•Exceptional communicator both verbally and written.
•Logical thinker as well as strategic and organized.
•Ability to manage and delegate tasks and duties.
•Good understanding and knowledge of the cleaning industry and service orientated.
•Ability to solve problems efficiently and to be pro-active in identifying potential problems.
•Must be comfortable with the Ecowize culture and values; Respect, Honesty and Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Open Communication, and Service Excellence.

The Company is committed to complying with legislation and to meet its strategic goals with regard to employment equity. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements.  If you are not in the mentioned location, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence.
Job Closing Date 31/01/2021
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