General Manager 6 - Food

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 6 for UCI Medical Center located in Orange, California.


Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


Are you the experienced food service manager we’re seeking?


This 400 bed fast paced, high volume academic medical center is committed to delivering excellent and compassionate care and has repeatedly been ranked one of America’s 50 best hospitals by U.S News & World Report. UC Irvine Health is a Level 1 Trauma center, nationally designated comprehensive cancer center that provides acute care, ambulatory, rehabilitation and mental health services as well as a full spectrum of specialty services. UC Irvine Medical Center is the primary training location for the UC Irvine School of Medicine.


We are looking for candidates who will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations for this $12M managed volume account;
  • deliver high quality, innovative food service at all levels including patient dining, retail dining and catering;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
  • develop and maintain high level client and customer relationships;
  • develop, implement and continue to execute strategic plans around innovative food service;
  • create a positive environment; and
  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

The ideal candidate:

  • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • has culinary exposure and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and
  • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.

Candidates for this General Manager position should be Registered Dietitians, Certified Dietary Managers, or have a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or Nutrition


Working for Sodexo in Healthcare allows you to offer patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers around the world the best healthcare experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo’s unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within.


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Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to an account, may have multiple clients and/or satellite locations.
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 - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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


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