• General Manager 3 - Food

    Location US-MO-SAINT LOUIS
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo, leader in quality of life services has an immediate opening for a General Manager 3 to oversee the Food and Nutrition Department of Des Peres Hospital.  Des Peres is a 143 bed facility providing healthcare to St. Louis since 1974 with specialties in cardiology, orthopedics, geriatrics, urology and weight loss programs. Current Sodexo programs include Express Select patient meal service, Health Touch, Retail programs, Lounge Twelve, and Food Management. This position will have responsibility for managing and developing of 30 Sodexo hourly staff, Operation Manager and Patient Services Manager.  On site HR support is provided.


    As the leader of our Food Service Team, the General Manager will be responsible for managing the department operations and financial responsibilities in addition to on-site patient services, retail café, and catering.


    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 meet and exceed the unit budget
    • GM level experience in a high volume food operation; health-care environment preferred
    • 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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    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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