• General Manager 4 - Food

    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Job #76789 - Sodexo is seeking a General Manager(IV) / Dining Director for the Covenant Village of Northbrook in Northbrook, Illinois; located in the North Shore area of Chicago. This is a 345 Resident Continuing Care Retirement Communities; just 20 minutes north of Chicago.  Covenant Retirement Communities is a Strategic Partner for Sodexo Senior Living.  At this location; 5 Star Dining Programs with 2 kitchens and 9 dining venues.


    In your role, you manage; our 5 Star Dining Program, high quality systems and standards, impeccable food safety and sanitation, the development of client and resident relations, and innovative training programs for 3 Sodexo Managers who oversee 60 hourly employees. Position interacts daily with residents and clients to provide outstanding customer service and program enhancements. This senior level director has exceptional interpersonal skills and enjoys working with seniors, managing people and dining services to exceed resident & client expectations.


    Your Skills Check List for this position:

    College Degree / Trade School Certificate, Servsafe Certificate

    Certified Dietary Manager, CDM / enrolled in a program

    Senior Dining / Healthcare / Contract Management experience

    Relationship building skills and Client Relations Excellence

    P&L experience for 3 million in financial volume

    HR skills to manage 3 Sodexo Managers who oversee 60 employees

    Computer skills; Financial, Food & Labor Management Systems

    Experience; food production, catering, retail, and quality standards

    Menu Planning for residents, employee dining, bistro, and catering

    Working knowledge of HACCP monitors for Regulatory Compliance

    Experience training and developing teams, coordinating customer service programs

    Dynamic leadership skills for outcomes that exceed client and resident expectations 


    Schedule; 8am-6pm with some weekends / holidays based on events

    Residents are the heart of everything we do, and we welcome you to join our team!

    Covenant Village of Northbrook in Illinois http://www.covenantnorthbrook.org/


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    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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