Sodexo Inc. General Manager 6 - Food in San Francisco, California

Unit Description

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, innovative campus community at a University that is nestled in the Greater San Francisco Bay area in California ?

Sodexo Universities is seeking an experienced General Manager 6 t o lead and direct a NEW high-volume university Food Service Contract with a volume of over $10M which offers high volume resident dining, retail and catering operations and over 250 employees. We are looking for the selected General Manager to become part of the campus community - demonstrating your excellent relationship skills to really engage the client, the students and the faculty.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have five consecutive years of food service experience in a high volume and multi-unit management environment with a strong P&L background

  • Will have the skills to develop exceptional client relations

  • Ensure the facility’s product offerings/solutions and lead/motivate the management team

  • Inspire strategic direction; secure and deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; sustain client satisfaction and retention; and maintain strong employee relations

  • Have previous success managing a University Campus account

  • Have strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls

  • Be well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation

  • Be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front line hourly employees and managers.

  • Superior interpersonal skills and can develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.

Why Sodexo?

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

* RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this exciting opportunity! *

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Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to an account, may have multiple clients and/or satellite locations.

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

  • Directs all contract services.

  • Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.

  • Customer and client satisfaction

  • Drives growth

  • Financial management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement -Bachelor’sDegree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

System ID 77226

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time