Sodexo Operations LLC District Manager 1- Food Healthcare Segment in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Unit Description

Sodexo's Healthcare Segment is searching for a District Manager to manage and grow our Food Service Accounts in the Minnesota market. The managed volume of this district is $15M and includes several accounts as this position supports a portfolio of business in the MidWest but the primary footprint is Minnesota.

This is an excellent opportunity for self driven individual to bring out their leadership skills and demonstrate their ability to build a strong team, deliver financial results they directly manage, establish partner relationships with existing and new clients to assist in the growth & retention of their business with showing proven accomplishments.

Successful candidate will work closely with client managers, supported by dedicated Sodexo finance manager, project managers and HR Director. Will interface with hospital clients as well as Division President, CFO and supply chain representative. Position will require strong organizational skills, creative problem solving acumen and solid food operations management background.

Strong team development skills, client relationship skills and proven successful financial acumen are essential. Previous multi site responsibility and sales exposure is desired as well. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geography through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, policy compliance, and employee training and development. 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. Develops a business plan and budget for the assigned accounts in conjunction with the account GM.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:

Strong Food Service operations expertise, knowledge of latest trends and innovations to drive client value

Strategic thinker to connect best practice solutions to proactively serve client challenges

Account management capabilities to influence client stakeholders

Business development skills to identify and successfully target growth opportunities among existing clients

Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact from frontline to C-suite

Financial acumen to effectively manager portfolio’s P&L

Experience in industry with core competency in Food is preferred.

Position Summary

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

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

System ID 64170

Location US-MN-Minneapolis

Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category General Management

Type Full-Time