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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 is seeking a Resident District Manager for a potential sale with a corporate client in Parsippany, NJ. The Resident District Manager will be responsible for direct oversight of the entire account which has multiple concepts and an annual managed volume of $8MM.The Resident District Manager will be responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the corporate campus through subordinate managers, supervisors and frontline employees including financial performance, client retention, policy compliance, and employee training & development. Our successful candidate will have both restaurant and contract food service experience. This role requires the ability to balance strategic "out the box" vision with tactical execution to assure that day to day decisions drive results in the direction of the overall business strategy.

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

  • Have strong experience leading food operations in a complex, high volume with strong financial experience.
  • Must have five plus consecutive years of food service experience in a high volume and multi-unit management environment with a strong P&L/Fee background and has had previous success managing a prestigious account.
  • Will have the skills to develop exceptional client relations.
  • Ensure the facility’s product offerings/solutions and lead/motivate the management team.
  • Inspire strategic direction; secure and deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; sustain client satisfaction and retention; and maintain strong employee relations.
  • Have a strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience.
  • Have strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls.
  • Be well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation.
  • Be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front-line hourly employees and managers.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and can develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.
  • Strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
  • Strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.

This position offers a predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule.

Why Sodexo?

  • Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Medical Benefits beginning date of hire
  • 401K and Roth IRA with company match eligible

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 - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

Application Instructions

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