1+ months

General Manager 5 - Food

Gaithersburg, MD
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Unit Description

***National Leadership Certification Program***

***Travel and Possible Relocation***




Sodexo has immediate opening for a General Manager, Food temporary full-time opportunities traveling regionally and/or nationally (85% to 100%) for our National Leadership Certification Program; which will help us strengthen our talent pool for new sale and existing business. We are currently hiring Mid to Senior Level General Managers with Large Volume, Multi-Unit experience in Hospitals, Corporate Services, Campus, Senior Living, School Nutrition and Government accounts for an exciting High Potential Management Development Program focused on enhancing business acumen for Large Account operations.


Position requires strong leadership and executive level communication abilities and outstanding customer service skills for client satisfaction. Position provides innovation and expertise with the drive and ability to secure resources to support ongoing growth at this account.  Position drives excellence through short term and long- term goals and the successful candidate must be detailed oriented with the ability to handle multiple and competing priorities to exceed client expectations. 


Oversee all day to day food and nutrition services, integrate fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted advisor and member of the accounts leadership team. Achieving company and client financial targets and goals, conduct quality and safety audits. Work to achieve continuous improvement in satisfaction scores.

  • The ability to manage through managers and develop diverse and talented teams;
  • Strong financial acumen, P&L, experience writing and managing budgets;
  • Innovation and the ability to grow revenue and manage costs;
  • Customer-driven and strong track record in organizational development.
  • Experience partnering with on-site Marketing for all Retail Brands

 If you are a proven Leader ready to take your Career to the next level, this Program may be for you! Classroom, Virtual and Centers of Excellence Training will focus on Market Segments, Staff Management, Product Knowledge/Trends, Risk Mitigation and Client Relations. The best qualified Candidate will have previous Dining experience and you must have the ability to relocate to the Northeast OR Southwest Region, or any additional states for this opportunity. You will also travel extensively during this Training Program - 6 months+ is possible.

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.

Key Duties:- Directs all contract services.- Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.- Customer and client satisfaction- Drives growth - Financial management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree           

Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2018-11-06 Expires: 2019-02-08

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