Resident District Manager - University Dining

Location US-MO-SAINT LOUIS
System ID
973543
Category
General Management
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Full-Time
Posted Range
$95400 to $144210
Company : Segment Desc
UNIVERSITIES
 
On-Site

Unit Description

With your leadership excellence, you’re ready to move up to the next level!

 

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY!

 

Sodexo is seeking a Resident District Manager to support Washington University in St. Louis, MO!!

 

Washington University in St. Louis’ campuses are located near the cultural center of St. Louis, surrounded by and adjacent to museums, performance venues, vibrant entertainment and dining districts, one of the nation’s largest civic parks, and beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods rich in history and diversity.

 

The campuses are well served by the region’s light rail and bus service, and have easy access to major interstate highways. In total, more than 2,000 acres and more than 150 major buildings comprise the university.

 

Our ideal candidate will be a high energic, progressive -thinking leader who can work in partnership with client vision & expectations while delivering on high quality dining service programs that will achieve high customer and guest satisfaction. This District Manager will bring innovative ideas and create partnerships to increase student, employees and customer engagement result in a rewarding experience

 

The scope of service is a mix of dining programs, multiple retail sites and catering. This Resident District Manager will manage 20 million in volume with a team of 200+ employees in a Union environment.  

 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have strong experience leading food operations in a complex, high volume with strong financial experience.
  • Must have five plus consecutive years of food service experience in a high volume and multi-unit management environment with a strong P&L/Fee background and has had previous success managing a prestigious accounts
  • Will have the skills to develop exceptional client relations
  • Ensure the facility’s product offerings/solutions and lead/motivate the management team
  • Inspire strategic direction; secure and deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; sustain client satisfaction and retention; and maintain strong employee relations
  • Have a strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience
  • Have strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls
  • Be well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation
  • Be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front-line hourly employees and managers.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and can develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.
  • Strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
  • Strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.

 

Learn more about WashU: https://wustl.edu/ 

 

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.   

Not the job for you?
We offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

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