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Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day!

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a General Manager 3 Food, for new business in the region of Montclair, New Jersey. The General Manager will oversee the daily dining operations, report to the District Manager and manage other managers and hourly staff. Prior food service management experience in a healthcare environment is needed.

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. This position starts with 15 days paid vacation, 3 personal days and 8 holidays.

Are you the experienced food service manager we’re seeking?

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • have oversight of daily food service operations;
  • deliver high quality food service;
  • implement Sodexo systems and programs, and oversee training of staff;
  • continuously evaluates service to ensure patient and client satisfaction;
  • drive employee engagement and patient satisfaction through strong leadership skills;
  • integrate fully within our client's organization and be a trusted advisor with a customer service focus;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
  • develop and maintain strong client and customer relationships;
  • develop strategic plans;
  • create a positive environment; and
  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 or more years previous food service management experience ideally in a Senior Living/ Healthcare environment;
  • strong financial acumen, P&L experience;
  • knowledge of special diets; a dietary manager certification (CDM/CFPP) is a plus;
  • a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • a work history demonstrating strong leadership and hospitality skills and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • knowledge of compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards;
  • the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and
  • working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.


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


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

Application Instructions

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