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Resident District Manager ~ Schools

Springfield, MA 01103
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Unit Description

Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day




Sodexo Schools is seeking a Resident District Manager to oversee food operation for the Springfield Public Schools District. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and client relations skills and possess the ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously. This position will manage a team of more than 15 managers and +300 frontline employees. Management of team competencies are diverse based on the complex operations at the unit. The RDM will manage resources available through Sodexo and Springfield Public Schools.

Springfield Public Schools is a school district with +60 school locations where services are provided daily. Services include breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner, vending, catering and summer meal programs. Breakfast and lunch meals are served to greater than 85% of students daily.

A new facility, known as the Culinary & Nutrition Center (CNC) has recently been built to help improve services for students. The CNC began operations in April 2019 with the goal of increasing quality, local purchasing, efficient operations and operational excellence. The CNC turns fresh items into bakery goods, center plate ingredients, fresh fruit and vegetable its, sauces, etc. for service in the schools in a manufacturing environment. Springfield and Sodexo have been partners for over 12 years. The partnership success is focused on increasing student achievement and creating innovative programs for students and the community.


The ideal 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 multi-unit 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.
  • Inspire strategic direction; secure and deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments.
  • 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.

Position Summary

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 experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 5 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-02-25 Expires: 2020-04-30

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