Sodexo Inc. Food Operations Manager 3 - located in Moscow, ID in Spokane, Washington

Unit Description

Are you a passionate Food Service Management professional searching for an ongoing professional growth - an opportunity to make a difference, and to grow within an organization that is a world leader in the industry?

Sodexo is seeking a skilled and experienced Food Operations Manager 3 to join our Campus Services Team at University of Idaho, Moscow, ID - 1 hour east of Spokane, WA. The Retail Operations Manager will oversee Sodexo’s Food Retail venues totaling over $5M - Multiple Retail Operations serving upwards to 3,000 transactions daily – offering multiple National and Sodexo Brands. This is a High-Profile account with a High level client interaction.

The successful candidate will have the drive and ambition for continued career growth and have:

  • Previous background in large volume Food Retail management experience with multiple units a plus. Sodexo experience preferred. OR a stellar background in other Retail management overseeing multiple operations.

  • A strong background in excellent operational performance, leading a team to greatness as well as demonstrated Employee Engagement, delegation and mentoring skills.

  • A passion and commitment to providing a welcoming dining experience to our students and leading a team focused on high level of customer satisfaction.

We are looking for a positive innovative, strategic business leader who loves developing strong teams and creating an excellent guest dining experience - furthering our reputation as a leader in the northwest. This is an e xcellent opportunity for growth and offers great career opportunities in an established Sodexo account. Located in Moscow, Idaho, this location offers a great community lifestyle and a great career opportunity! Join the Sodexo campus team at University of ID – apply today !

* RELOCATION assistance is available for this exciting opportunity! *

Position Summary

Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.

Key Duties

  • Establishes a safe work environment

  • Assumes General Manager’s (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence

  • Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships, to ensure account retention

  • Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes

  • Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met

  • Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

  • Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and regulatory agencies

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

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

System ID 77575

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time