District Manager 1

Sodexo   •  

Paterson, NJ

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 176 days ago

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Position Summary:

District Manager 1 will oversee Integrated Facilities operations for the client portfolio of K-12/ Education accounts in the North East region. Your responsibilities include:

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy;
  • Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers while supporting an environment of collaborative accountability;
  • Develop and innovate to promote improved performance and growth within each unit;
  • Manage/ oversee contracts and P&L;
  • Support the Sales team for new business and cross-sales within the division and units;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership with multi-unit and/or multi- client accounts;
  • Experience managing facilities for both hard and soft services;
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, maintenance, and construction project management;
  • Strong strategic leadership, financial acumen and talent management;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly;
  • Strong contract and account operations knowledge/ experience to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship;
  • Strong leadership skills and experience building and assisting in the development efficient teams;
  • A proven track record ensuring account growth and account retention;
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building, presentation and communication skills;
  • Experience with Integrated Facilities Management in the Education segment preferred.

Position Summary

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.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years