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Working together, supporting your team, reaching for the best in a high-volume,

high paced environment is second nature to you.

Relocation Package Available

Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 2 for Trojan Dining Hall, located in Troy, AL. Troy University is Alabama’s International University where you will find a diverse student body representing more than 60 nations. The ideal candidate will have prior high-volume university dining experience or similar, a proven track record with managing a large staff (including other salaried food managers) and implementing a variety of dining programs, experience with food and physical safety programs and excellent project management skills. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow their food service experience in large institutional setting.

The successful candidate:

  • 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.
  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;
  • deliver high quality food service;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
  • develop strategic plans;
  • create a positive environment; and/or
  • ensure Sodexo standards are met.
  • have high volume dining management background in a similar environment – University dining, healthcare, large corporate businesses, etc. Experience in Sodexo management and processes preferred;
  • a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement, leadership skills, and being out on the floor – a hands-on management style;
  • have culinary understanding and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • demonstrate working knowledge of Food Management Systems and proficient in computer skills and report management.

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.

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Are you ready to grow your career with Sodexo? Apply today!

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 other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

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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 - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 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.

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