General Manager 5 - Food

Location US-MS-LORMAN
System ID
706495
Category
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager, 5 for  Alcorn State University located in Lorman, Mississippi.

 

$10,000 Sign On Bonus

Relocation Assistance is Available 

 

Sodexo is seeking a dynamic, experienced leader to drive operational excellence, cultivate employee engagement, and develop strong client relationships at Alcorn State University.  The qualified candidate will have strong financial acumen, proven leadership experience and ability to demonstrate successes in driving innovation and developing talent.

 

Alcorn State University is a land grant HBCU campus with an enrollment of 3500 students. Sodexo provides resident dining, retail, catering, and concessions on campus with a total managed volume of $7 million annually.

 

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least 5 consecutive years of food service experience
  • Have previous Food operations management in a university setting or large volume sectors of Healthcare, Sports and Leisure, or large corporate settings;
  • Be proficient in use of online Food Management Systems for menu/recipe planning, ordering and inventory;
  • Demonstrate proven financial acumen/success: Food costs/ labor costs, budgets.
  • Be a people person with a strong focus with maintaining positive client relations;  a solid manager/leader who is perceptive and has attention to details that make a difference – quality and presentation of food – customer service –
  • Be able to multi-task, organized, innovative and an effective leader who can motivate their staff. – strong employee engagement through developing, mentoring, training and motivating encouraging staff to a high level of execution and pride/passion for what they do.
  • Be customer focused– including providing excellent customer service in a welcoming dining environment.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • a history of strong leadership and excellent communication skills;
  • prior experience promoting national brands with clients and customers in a campus environment; and/or
  • proven client relationship and customer service skills.

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

 

Not the job for you?

We offer Food Service Management and Retail Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, 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 Retail 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience           

Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years


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

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