Sodexo Resident District Manager in BEAUFORT, South Carolina
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Sodexo is seeking a Resident District Manager for a large South Carolina coastal school partnership. This position will manage their Food Service Operations of (36) K-12 Schools and a total managed volume of $10.5 million annually.
Relocation is available!
This Resident District Manager will have a demonstrated background in leading a National School Lunch Program team comprised of numerous locations, to include meeting/exceeding student and faculty expectations of food quality and customer service, innovative and program growth initiatives, and successful budget attainment.
The successful candidate will:
Have five plus consecutive years of food service experience in a high volume and multi-unit management environment with a strong P&L background and has had previous success managing prestigious Schools accounts.
Will have the skills to develop exceptional client relations and strong executive presence. Superior interpersonal skills and can develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors, and vendors.
Will have strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
Will have strong time management skills and will be able to work in a matrixed environment.
Must be able to demonstrate strong strategic leadership skills leading and motivating a management team.
Inspire strategic direction; secure and deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; sustain client satisfaction and retention; and maintain strong employee relations.
Have a strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering and retail experience as well.
Be well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation.
Be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of frontline hourly employees and managers.
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
K-12 food experience.
Strong communication skills.
Keen eye for culinary excellence.
Community service mindset.
Functions as the central point of contact for one complex account with multiple locations, and possibly multiple contracts. Oversees performance of unit management including budget development, client relations, sales and profitability performance, conformance with company policies and procedures and staff training and development. Liaison between company resources and unit operating managers.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
System ID 661462
Category General Management
Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status Full-Time