• General Manager 4 - Food

    Location US-KS-LARNED
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo, leader in quality of life services has an potential opening for a General Manager 4 to oversee the Food and Nutrition Services Department at Larned State Hospital in Larned, Kansas.  Larned is a State hospital for Kansas.  It is located in the south central portion of the state.  The GM will oversee the Food operation and manage the daily feeding of over 700 meals per meal period.    

    Reporting to the District  Manager, our General Manager 4 will be responsible for all aspects of the Food & Nutrition Services. This is a great opportunity for a candidate that enjoys a fast paced environment.  The ideal candidate will have prior management level experience in a hospital environment, will be a customer focused, innovative leader with exceptional customer service skills as well as demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships and meet financial objectives in the unit.

     Responsibilities include:

    • Implementing and maintaining Sodexo programs and practices
    • Ensuring Sodexo standards for employee training are in place and create a culture of teamwork and loyalty
    • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, such as food and physical safety, and menu systems
    • Coordinating department functions and standards with other managers
    • Ensuring client needs and goals are met
    • Client communication
    • Special projects

    Qualifications for this position include:

    • Proven ability to develop teams
    • Proven ability to motivate and inspire staff and participate on a management team
    • Computer literacy to achieve and maintain competence in web-driven Sodexo programs
    • Full HACCP knowledge, and Sodexo ServSafe certification within 3 months of hire
    • Prior food service management and client retention experience in a health-care environment strongly preferred
    • BS Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or a Certified Dietary Manager credential

    Careers in Health-care:

    Working for Sodexo in Health-care allows you to offer patients, health-care professionals and caregivers around the world the best health-care 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.


    Working for Sodexo:

    How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


    We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 


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    Larned is a State Hospital for Kansas.  It has 4 kitchens and serves 3000 meals a day.  There is no retail operations at this location. 

    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           

    Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

    Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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


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