Sodexo Inc. Director of Strategy - Seniors in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Unit Description

The Director of Strategy for Senior Living will be responsible for the analysis, development, delivery and continued evolution of near, mid and long-term strategic plans that facilitate the delivery of sustainable, profitable growth. The VP will be supporting the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining strategic initiatives.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience with a strategic consulting firm and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the services industry, preferably in North America.

  • Strong business acumen: understanding of business drivers and levers that can be pulled to grow top and bottom line.

  • The ability to work at all levels within the organization and to work in a team.

  • Strong influencing and technical skills along with the following key qualities:

  • Independence of mind combined with sound business judgement;

  • Good interpersonal skills to engage company executives;

  • Strong communication skills.

Location and Travel:

Preference will be given to candidates that can office out of Sodexo HQ in Gaithersburg, MD and should expect up to 25% travel.

Position Summary

Drives NorAm's annual strategic planning process by leading and advising on high impact growth initiatives, acquisition and execution and potential opportunities for the business. Identifies key strategic choices and initiatives and facilitates the development of work teams, work plans and monitoring mechanisms. Monitors completion of all key decisions and action plans. Assists the business to maintain focus on acquiring new customers, adding sales and developing customer loyalty by developing and leveraging resources. Participates in cross-functional or cross-divisional initiatives and oversight. Provides input and support to the NorAm leadership in the development of strategic impact projects and acquisition opportunities.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 10 years

Basic Functional Experience - 10 years experience in strategy, planning, and finance

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

System ID 77759

Category Strategic Planning

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time