Sodexo Operations LLC Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) in Washington, District Of Columbia
Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for an Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) to join our team at a large global-based headquarters in the DC metro area. This Senior Manager will have the senior-most level responsibility over the development and implementation for all culinary programs at the account. The Senior Manager will have an extensive background in international cuisine and familiarity with global-based food/culinary products not typically found in the US. This location is complex location with multiple dining locations and catering operation and venues.
The Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) will be an exceptional leader with strong people skills, and diverse, global, international background with a deep understanding of various cultures. Ideal candidate should have fine dining hotel background and be multi-lingual speaking (preference to French and Spanish).
This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!
Serves as a subject matter expert for the Division relating to standards and practices for food production, delivery and culinary services. Typically aligned with a Senior Vice President or Vice President and supports that geography.
-Ensures compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of standards and other regulatory requirements, as well as with Sodexo's templates and standards for customer service. Provide expert advice and guidance relating to standards and practices for food production, delivery, inventory management, and culinary services. Provide operational support to existing and prospective client accounts.
-Support a Division with deployment of account business plans to enhance customer service, facility layout and design, account profitability and retention, and client and customer satisfaction. Provide initial design consulting and conceptual design services to internal and external clients. Support the implementation of new unit openings, including the development and administration of training plans.
-Supports the sales process by assisting with operations and costing analyses, and by providing technical support in the development of service proposals. Ensure that area meets specific targets for reduction of food cost through implementation of food production systems and purchasing compliance.
Ensure that area meets specific targets for implementation of purchasing/product compliance and product rationalization.
-Lead the installation of the Food Management Process.
Train others following the installation of the Food Management Process to reinforce new management behaviors. Communicate the Division’s retail strategy and provide input to area leadership on its implementation within a region. Conduct unit operational assessments and financial analyses. Visit and inspect current accounts, providing objective feedback based on operational standards and ensure contractual and regulatory compliance. Recommends changes in operations based on standards, identify appropriate resources, and assist in implementation plans. Conduct inspection tours of facilities to provide information needed to develop a proposal for prospective clients.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in operations
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Location US-DC-Washington DC
System ID 67282
Relocation Yes - According to Grade
Category Food Service