Sodexo Operations LLC Director 2 - Facilities Operations in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Director 2 - Facilities for Education Division in the Kansas City, KS 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.

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including; preventative and corrective maintenance, grounds and landscaping/grounds and custodial.

Reporting directly to the District Manager, Sodexo is seeking to hire a Director of facilities operations. Experience in managing the maintenance staff; electrical, plumbing and HVAC and this would require that you must have working knowledge in these areas. Responsible for the grounds care, maintenance and improvement - routine grounds maintenance of planting beds, shrubs, trees, roadways, parking lots, walkways, trash removal and organizing and performing sports field preparation. Must be experienced in environmental services operation; ability to create a clean, healthy and comfortable environment.

Support and provide excellent service to our client. Analyze and Forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong team 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 unit. Preferred candidate should have an Engineering/Skill Trade background.

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, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management

  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills

  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building

  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus

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.

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

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

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.

System ID 56717

Location US - KS - KANSAS CITY

Relocation No

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time