Sodexo, a world leader in quality of life services, is seeking a District Manager to manage a new Potential Sale for a portfolio of nine senior living properties which is Multi-State as position will be based in Florida. These communities are active adult/independent senior living containing over 1,400 units. Preferred candidate to reside in the Tampa, Florida area.
The successful candidate will have proven successful experience with contract management of for-profit business, investment firm knowledge/experience, management of full profit and loss financial management, and full-service/hourly & management team structure, with experience in multi-state management This position will have up to 50% overnight travel.
This is an excellent opportunity for self-driven individual to bring out their leadership skills and demonstrate their ability to build a strong team, deliver financial results they directly manage, establish partner relationships with existing and new clients to assist in the growth & retention of their business with showing proven accomplishments.
You will be responsible for numerous communities with the managed volume approximately $15-20 million. Successful candidate will have 5-10 years background in either Senior Living Food Service Management or Hotel/Restaurant Hospitality Management with a strong financial acumen, talent management, communication skills and frontline leadership.
Strong team development skills, client relationship skills and proven successful financial acumen are essential. Previous multi-site responsibility and sales exposure is desired as well. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geography through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, policy compliance, and employee training and development. Works with clients and RVP in all matters relating to contract and account operations to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the assigned accounts in conjunction with the account GM.
Are you the one?
Our ideal candidate will be a results-driven and dynamic executive level leader with the demonstrated ability to identify and start up new business opportunities, utilize strong business and financial acumen and lead a develop a strong team dedicated to providing exemplary service to clients within the assigned territory.
More specifically, we are seeking candidates with:
• Strong operations expertise, knowledge of latest trends and innovations to drive client value
• Strategic thinker to connect best practice solutions to proactively serve client challenges
• Account management capabilities to influence client stakeholders
• Business development skills to identify and successfully target growth opportunities among existing clients
• Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact from frontline to C-suite
• Financial acumen to effectively manager portfolio’s P&L
• Professional leadership presents; proven success contract negotiations and team development
Serves as the primary representative of Sodexo for multiple accounts in a designated geographic area. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geographic area through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, and employee training and development. Works with each client and the Vice President in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the accounts with the General Manager's.
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 7 years
Basic Functional Experience - 7 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.