Sodexo Operations LLC General Manager 3 - Food in PORTLAND, Oregon

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an innovative General Manager 3 for Concordia University - a growing faith based University in vibrant NorthEast Portland, Oregon – where we offer Student Dining and high end and high- volume Catering, with a cutting-edge facility capable of providing an excellent dining experience to our customers. Sodexo has partnered with Concordia since 2002 with a managed volume of $2M and the food operations are restaurant style – cooked to order. This program enables us to provide restaurant quality meals as our guests order and allows them to customize each item.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have previous Food operations management in a larger university setting or large volume sectors of Sodexo Healthcare, Sports and Leisure, or large corporate settings;

  • Have Project management experience and have managed through large construction and renovations.

  • Be proficient in use of online Food Management Systems for menu/recipe planning, ordering and inventory;

  • Demonstrate proven financial acumen/success: Food costs/ labor costs, budgets.

  • Be a people person with a strong focus with maintaining positive client relations; a solid manager/leader who is perceptive and has attention to details that make a difference – quality and presentation of food – customer service –

  • Be a multi-tasker, organized, innovative and an effective leader who can motivate their staff. – strong employee engagement through developing, mentoring, training and motivating encouraging staff to a high level of execution and pride/passion for what they do.

  • Be customer focused– including providing excellent customer service in a welcoming dining environment.

WHY Sodexo at Concordia University?

Concordia is located in Portland, Oregon. Portland is a premier culinary city which benefits from a wealth of local seasonal products. The city is minutes away from wonderful wine country. Positioned an hour and a half away from the Pacific Ocean and an hour away from ski slopes of Mt. Hood, you have the best of urban and outdoor life at your doorstep.

* There is RELOCATION assistance for this position. *

Sound like the career opportunity you have been waiting for? APPLY TODAY! Join the Sodexo team at Concordia University! #LI

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account

Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.

Key Duties

  • Provides team leadership & training

  • Controls unit financials

  • Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards

  • Supervises day to day activities

  • Delegates authority

  • Assigns & prioritizes activities

  • Monitors operating standards

  • Establishes a safe work environment

  • Support workplace inclusion activities

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 72118

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time