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Sodexo is seeking an Environmental Services/Custodial Operations Manager 3, for the University at Buffalo in New York. Our successful candidate will have an executive presence to manage C-Suite level client relationship building and the ability to travel to multiple campuses. Expert level computer skills to manage software like Shop Blue, Maximo, iCIMS, KRONOS and demonstrated history of success with frontline Job Posting Interviewing, Onboarding and employee retention are mission critical to success in the role.

This is a large urban University has 195 buildings, Our manager will lead up to 7 Sodexo Managers and 100+ frontline client union employees. Our Sodexo Custodial Service teams work to direct custodial operations at 3 University locations. These teams have the responsibility of driving client satisfaction by providing Quality Control through our SMS systems, also providing effective communication with all levels of University Faculty and staff.

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater because we believe our everyday actions have a big impact. You belong in a company that allows you to act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

The Successful candidate will:

  • Support a diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Be responsible for driving client satisfaction through effective inspections and quality control, proving a contractual APPA 2 Level

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are proficient with computers and other technology
  • Have demonstrated history directing daily operations at several locations to ensure employees have appropriate equipment and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines
  • Supervise day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning, and prioritizing activities and monitoring APPA standards
  • Possess strong leadership skills and can work independently to drive program compliance and reach project target dates of completion
  • Can establish a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance and by ensuring compliance with Sodexo safety and loss prevention programs
  • Manage the budget by controlling costs including. labor, inventory, equipment, materials and complying with budget requirement and adjusting when necessary
  • Can analyze data, present and effectively communicate to all levels within the University related to training, leading committees and change management
  • Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements, and communicates them to direct reports and frontline staff

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States.


Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of work experience in Housekeeping, Environmental or Custodial Services

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

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