Post and Porterage Assistant


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Permanent – Full Time
Contract Details:
University of Greenwich - Medway Campus
£10.85 - £10.85
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Facilities Management
Sodexo Segment:
UK Transversal Functions

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Porter to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Main Responsibilities

  • Have full working knowledge of the University of Greenwich contract which are to be covered by the
    Business Support services delivered by Sodexo.
  • Manage the workload via the CAFM system effectively managing jobs/tasks within SLA in the absence of the Head Porter
  • Co-ordinate and assist with daily/routine tasks, the setting up of meeting/events and services as required from other service streams.
  • Responsible for the Safety at Work / Health & Safety of the Portering team.
  • Operate within a wider team providing services as required to support the University of Greenwich contract.
  • Ensure you maintain and deliver a quality service according to set work schedules and procedures.
  • Ensure achievement of high levels of client and service user satisfaction
  • To establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with individuals at all levels within the Company and the Client organisation
  • To ensure that both SLA’s and KPI’s are being delivered to the required contract standard
  • To produce accurate and relevant information to ensure monthly reporting is completed as required.
  • Resourcing and supporting projects as required
  • Mainstay of role is Monday to Friday – occasional weekend working may be required but would be adhoc and with notice, core operating hours would be between 0600 – 2100 hours.


The Ideal Candidate


  • Previous Portering experience, training will be provided 
  • Experience working in a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • Knowledge of H&S


  • Supervisory experience 
  • Extensive experience working in a large education enviroment

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process