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Food Ops/ Sustainability Manager

Orange, CA 92866
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Regional Manager, Sustainability based in California


Leads and executes regions sustainability and CSR initiatives. Ensure meaningful, long-term results that enhance environment, health, and community while strengthening the business and increasing the value we add for clients. Leads and executes to achieve synergy across functions, divisions and disciplines. Serve as the Companys ambassador, role model, expert, and single point of contact on all matters relating to CSR and sustainability initiatives and is responsible for using this platform to enhance the client relations, the value of our business offers and marketplace reputation capital. In conjunction with senior management and internal and external resources and constituencies, incumbent creates, coordinates and/or implements strategies that advance people, planet and profit imperatives.


The successful candidate will establish relationships and systems for benchmarking and tracking current purchasing practices with the ultimate goal of increasing local, community based, and 3rd party certified food purchases.  The Food Service Manager of Sustainability Programs will also help establish short and long term goals, complete annual reporting, and work closely with local food producers and campus community members to raise awareness of local and sustainable food choices.


Skills needed:


  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Able to work independently
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people

Other requirements:


  • Ability to travel between schools as needed

Position Summary

Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.Key Duties- Establishes a safe work environment

- Assumes General Managers (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence

- Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships,  to ensure account retention

- Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes

- Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met

- Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

- Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and  regulatory agencies 



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-11
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