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General Manager 3 - Food

Topeka, KS 66603
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Unit Description

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Sodexo has an excellent opportunity for a polished and professional General Manager 3 for a Corporate Services account located in Topeka, Kansas. This individual will oversee the cafeteria, MicroMarkets, and the catering department for an exciting new client of ours. This manager will have total unit operating responsibilities including the supervision of all hourly staff which include 8-10 Sodexo non-union frontline employees with a focus on excellent customer experience. This position reports into a District Manager.


The GM of food service will oversee about 2 million dollars in annual managed volume. We are seeking a candidate with a true passion for quality food! This individual will plan and supervise special functions, maintain cash control and payroll records, hire and train unit personnel, and maintain customer satisfaction and good public relations. We are looking for candidates with a rich culinary background, strong leadership skills, and catering experience.


Key duties will include the following: 

  • Monitor and manage operations by comparing contract guarantees to historical and present data to analyze and make effective decisions
  • Manage the budget by increasing revenue and controlling costs, reviewing financial statements and tracking operating expenses
  • Constantly improve food service operations in order to drive client and customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the execution of product and service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery
  • Promote and support workplace diversity initiatives as well as create a positive work environment
  • Develop strategic plans for account retention and growth
  • Have a strong culinary background

Why apply to this position?

  • The schedule is mostly Monday-Friday, daytime hours
  • This position involves great variety daily, moving about to different locations
  • There is a great opportunity to make an impact and build a great team
  • Sodexo provides unparalleled opportunities for¬†career advancement
  • You have independence and autonomy
  • You report to an experienced and knowledgeable manager

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexos Benefits.

Not the job for you? We offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.Working for Sodexo:At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.



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 accountProvides 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- Provides team leadership & training- Controls unit financials- Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards- Supervises day to day activities - Delegates authority- Assigns & prioritizes activities- Monitors operating standards- Establishes a safe work environment- Support workplace inclusion activities  

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 3 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 years

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

Posted: 2021-07-01 Expires: 2021-08-01
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