Sodexo Operations LLC Director, Product Development (Marketing) in New York, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Director Product Development to support the Universities segment in USA and Canada . This position is virtual; working out of a home office.

Travel: Upto 50 % travel required

Key position responsible for the innovation, design, and development of offers and services which create engaging student, faculty, staff, and visitor experiences and impact the quality of life of our consumers. Responsibilities include:

  • This position will focus on development of new offers and unit specific design of integrated offers with measurable impact on Quality of Life. Development projects will orchestrate multiple hard and soft service lines into commercially viable offers that grow market share and profitability.

  • This position will lead design and visioning sessions with both internal and external audiences. This includes consulting with clients, perform experience design session with consumers, lead planning sessions with various development teams

  • Responsibility includes collaborating on experience planning and development with the service architects, development teams, and service platforms to develop robust offers and ensuring a focus on quality of life messaging and impact throughout the offer development cycle.

  • Responsibility includes leading teams through complex projects by applying advanced project and program management techniques

  • Work environment requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. Executing interaction, service, and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team

Core Competencies

  • Managing Multiple Priorities

  • Project Oversight & Management

  • Building Strategic Relations

  • Strategic Leadership

  • Strong visual communication and design skill ability

  • Strong conceptualization ability including developing visual design comparables

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Service design with a strong understanding of operational execution

  • Understanding of multi-user ethnographic research

  • Quality of production, and attention to detail

  • Agency management

  • Ability to contribute segment thought leadership

Position Summary

Key position responsible for the innovation of new product development and managing the portfolio of products within the existing Signature retail brands. Responsible for hands-on production of food for retail testing and development. Will also assist in the processing of research date, costing of recipes, development of flavor profiles, and execution of on-site training. Will manage developmental projects independently as required.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's degree

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in product development

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

System ID 63993

Location US-NY-New York

Relocation No

Category Marketing

Type Full-Time