Sodexo Operations LLC District Manager of Facilities in Dallas, Texas

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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a District Manager 2 - Facilities for Education Division in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana area.


Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and driven Facilities Management leader who is looking to take their career to the next level. If you have exceptional client relationship building and negotiation skills, solid financial acumen and a strong grasp of what it takes to ensure operational excellence.

District Manager 2 to oversee Facilities operations for the client portfolio of up to 10 Universities / Education accounts . The DM position may reside in TX, OK, or LA.

This senior level, permanent position has daily responsibility for $15 Million in managed volume (4) locations. Your mission is to support managers and the client to provide excellent services for the Universities business. Strong leadership skills are a MUST! You will analyze and forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong teams through recruitment and retention. Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy. Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within the education unit.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, maintenance, construction, project management and energy management

  • Strong strategic leadership, financial acumen and talent management

  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly.

  • Strong contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship

  • A proven track record ensuring account growth and account retention

Our ideal candidate will be located near a major airport --Up to 50-80% travel will be required. This career opportunity offers a competitive salary, bonus, company car, full benefits.

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Education, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. See more jobs like this one here. at

Working for Sodexo in Education allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. From preschool through post-grad, in public schools and independent schools, and on campuses of every kind, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success.




Position Summary

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.

Qualifications & Requirements

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.

System ID 57773

Location US - TX - Dallas

US - TX - Dallas

US - TX - Dallas

US - LA - New Orleans

US - OK - Tulsa


Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category General Management

Type Full-Time