Universities Senior Vice President Operations (Midwest)
The SVP of Operations is a high growth role providing executive leadership for internal operations within the Midwest for the Universities segment. This is a high growth role and experience is required, demonstrating the ability to grow an operation from 225mm to 300mm within a few years. Critical success factors are; the ability to lead, deploy, and execute the growth and retention targets for the region. This is intensive human-capital business with decentralized teams working in client premises. Leading a very large group of around 5,000 front-line and 350 management employees. Provide support to identify innovative solutions to challenging and complex problems. Responsible for meeting/exceeding defined revenue and profitability targets and performance KPIs. In this role you are responsible to champion the identification, development and succession of talent to ensure continuity and growth of the business. This position will be based in Chicago or Minneapolis.
Responsible for leading all activities and teams for a specific activity sector or geographic area in a regional segment. Leading the business to achieve economic and commercial performance and managing talent in scope. Reports to the Regional Segment Head.
-Lead the division team to deliver on our Quality of Life positioning and achieve a safe working environment that meets or exceeds economic and commercial performance
-Work with the Regional Segment Head to develop and implement the segment strategy within the division and more widely in the region to deliver sustainable, profitable growth and value for Sodexo clients and our business
-Manage the division Sales team for the region to ensure that the new development and cross-selling development targets are met through solutions selling and development of a robust pipeline
-Manage and develop the division talent in collaboration with HR and segment leadership
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 10 years
Basic Functional Experience - 10 years of multi-unit, support, or strategic leadership experience
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.