Sodexo Universities is seeking a Resident District Manager to oversee food services operations for the client portfolio of Marquette University Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The scope of service is a mix of residential dining, multiple retail sites and catering operations. Reporting to the SVP and day to day responsibilities will include providing overall planning, direction, evaluation and control to assigned food service units to achieve operations and financial goals, participation on a team, HR functions, establishing and maintaining effective customer/client rapport and providing leadership support to a team of Managers and front-line hourly associates.
The ideal candidate will have strong strategic leadership, financial acumen, talent management, strong communication and project management skills. This candidate will need to be able to work both horizontally and vertically within both organizations and have outstanding presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly. Works with clients and SVP in all matters relating to contract and account operations to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account growth and account retention.
** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE WITH THIS POSITION! **
Functions as the central point of contact for one complex account with multiple locations, and possibly multiple contracts. Oversees performance of unit management including budget development, client relations, sales and profitability performance, conformance with company policies and procedures and staff training and development. Liaison between company resources and unit operating managers.
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.