OCS Secures UK Met Office Contract
The contract will see OCS deliver a wide portfolio of soft FM services including cleaning, catering and waste management as well as workplace support services such as reception, mail room management, porterage and reprographics.
This contract represents another significant win for OCS, with the company having recently secured several other prestigious clients in the public sector.
Sheila Newton, Managing Director, Government Sector commented: “We are thrilled that we have been able to secure such an important client as the Met Office, and our focus will be on continuously improving the customer experience through provision of best-in-class services.”
Ralph James, FM & Technical Services Manager, Met Office said: “We are very excited to be embarking on this new five year partnership with OCS. The working environment is important to all of us at the Met Office and, having selected a partner with a proven track record in delivering innovation and excellence, we feel confident that our staff will thrive in an outstanding environment and continue to deliver world class science.”
About OCS Group UK Limited
OCS Group UK Limited is part of the OCS Group an international facilities management services provider, with annual turnover of £1bn, employing more than 89,000 people around the world. OCS ranked 58th in the Sunday Times Top Track 100 in July 2017.
The company offers more than 80 individual services from catering, cleaning, horticulture and waste management to security, maintenance and hygiene. These services can be delivered individually or as part of a fully-integrated FM solution. OCS manages and delivers services to organisations across the public and private sector.
As a private business in the fifth-generation of family ownership, OCS believes in sustainable solutions. Its maxim ‘Here Today, Here Tomorrow’ reflects the delivery of sustainable solutions to facilities management problems which are sustainable in financial, human, community and environmental terms. Its core values define what it believes in as an organisation. OCS puts customers first; fosters a ‘can do’ attitude; builds strong relationships; recognises wider responsibilities; promotes change and innovation; and provides great value.
OCS takes an active role in the facilities management community as members of the British Institute of Facilities Management and the Business Services Association.
About the Met Office
The Met Office is the UK’s National Weather Service, providing 24x7 world-leading scientific excellence in weather, climate and environmental forecasts and severe weather warnings for the protection of life and property. www.metoffice.gov.uk
The Met Office has been at the forefront of global weather and climate science for 160 years. We combine the latest science with ground breaking advances in technology and local understanding to deliver operational advantage to our customers. Our knowledge, experience and flexibility allow us to apply our science across business and government, managing the risks and opportunities from our weather as they arise.