Sodexo's Independent Schools is seeking a District Manager 2 to oversee student nutrition operations for prestigious accounts in CA, NV, AZ, CO and NM. Candidates should experience in Facility Management as well as Foods. Working for Sodexo in Independent Schools allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. In independent schools, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions. When children are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained school they are more likely to succeed.
The scope of service is a mix of student dining – breakfast, lunch and some dinner, multiple retail sites and catering operations with a total revenue base of approximately $15M. Reporting to the VP, day to day responsibilities will include providing overall planning, direction, evaluation and control to assigned student nutrition units to achieve operations and financial goals, participation on a team, HR functions, establishing and maintaining effective customer/client rapport and providing leadership support to a team of Managers and front-line hourly associates. The candidate should reside within the territory.
** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE WITH THIS POSITION! **
The ideal candidate will have strong strategic leadership, financial acumen, talent management, and strong communication and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly. Works with clients and VP in all matters relating to contract and account operations to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account growth and account retention. Travel will be required.
Serves as the primary representative of Sodexo for multiple accounts in a designated geographic area. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geographic area through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, and employee training and development. Works with each client and the Vice President in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the accounts with the General Manager's.
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 7 years
Basic Functional Experience - 7 years