Central functions

One of our main aims is to make Sodexo a globally known, loved and chosen brand. We want to be trusted by our clients and admired by our employees, but we also want to contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities in which we work.

Our central functions teams play a pivotal role in this. They are at the heart of who we are, providing the support our people need to deliver the services our clients expect. Whether it’s at our shared service centre in Manchester, our UK head office in London or one of several other locations throughout the UK and Ireland, they ensure we are in a position to thrive.


Our commercial and purchasing teams, for instance, have the crucial role of building sustainable supplier partnerships, while our sales and marketing and teams bring in the business that enables us to grow. We also have communications, finance, IT and legal teams, not to mention HR teams who look after the people who shape our organisation.

In short, the impact our central functions teams have is huge. The impact they could have on your career, even bigger.

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A key role within Central Functions

Finance managers enable account directors to base their decisions on sound financial advice – thus enabling us to maximise profitability.

“The commercial environment here has a real buzz and the team spirit is amazing. The support I get, especially with training and personal development, is fantastic.”


We've a world of talented people dedicated to delivering quality of life services.