• General Manager 3 - Food

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description


    Sodexo Government Services has an exciting opportunity for a General Manager 3 to be part of a growing client partnership. Sodexo is seeking a Food General Manager 3 to lead the operation at Scott Air Force Base located in St. Louis, MO. There is great satisfaction from serving those that serve and it is core to our mission to "Improve the Quality of Daily Life for Everyone We Serve.” This position will be responsible for the day to day operations of an Air Force Dining Facility and another smaller facility located on the base.

    The Food General Manager 3 will report to the District Manager and will have oversight of an Executive Chef and various teams of employees.  The GM will also support various assignments as directed by the District Manager within our Air force contract. Sodexo’s Air Force contract continues to grow, and there will be a great opportunity for this position to grow while leading the charge at this location.  Excellent customer and client skills, training and developing the team and ensuring quality operations for our Air Force customers will be key to the GM's success.

    We are looking for General Manager 3 candidates who will:

    • Have oversight of day-to day operations
    • Strong contract management/compliance experience
    • Deliver high quality food service
    • Achieve company financial targets and goals
    • Develop and maintain client and customer relations
    • Develop strategic plans
    • Create a positive and enjoyable environment
    • Ensure Sodexo Standards and Air Force Standards are met

    The ideal candidate:

    • Has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills
    • Has a strong background in food safety and sanitation compliance
    • Has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills and has 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

    In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!


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    keywords: general manager; food; culinary; air force; military; chef; budget

    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
    - Provides team leadership & training
    - Controls unit financials
    - Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards
    - Supervises day to day activities
    - Delegates authority
    - Assigns & prioritizes activities
    - Monitors operating standards
    - Establishes a safe work environment
    - Support workplace inclusion activities

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree
    Basic Management Experience - 3 years
    Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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


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