Los Angeles, CA, United States
Manager, Sales, Food Services
May 31, 2020
Sep 13, 2020
Sodexo is seeking District Manager 2 to oversee food services operations for the client portfolio of up to 10 Universities accounts in the Greater Los Angeles metro area, CA. The position oversees high profile, showcase accounts in the LA and San Diego counties. These are mainly Private Universities with long standing contracts. The scope of service is a mix of resident dining programs, multiple retail sites and catering operations with a total revenue base of approx. $25M. Reporting to the SVP, day to day responsibilities will include providing overall planning, direction, evaluation and control to assigned food service units to achieve operations and financial goals, participation on a team, HR functions, establishing and maintaining effective customer/client rapport and providing guidance to a team of up to 10 GM\u2019s.
As a District Manager you will need to be able to work both horizontally and vertically within both organizations and have outstanding presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly. Works with clients and RVP in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Some travel will be required up to 30% overnight travel.
The ideal candidate will have:
Excellent client relationship/influencing skills
strong strategic leadership
strong financial acumen
strong communication and project management skill
Must have strong client relationship experience
Impact on long term management
Excellent financial acumen
Ideal candidate would have dining universities experience
Business Development experience-RFP process
Selling Contract Solutions
Serves as the primary representative of Sodexo for multiple accounts in a designated geographic area. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geographic area through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, and employee training and development. Works with each client and the Vice President in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the accounts with the General Manager's.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 7 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 7 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Website : http://sodexousa.com