Resident District Manager -Loyola Marymount University

  • Sodexo USA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 15, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Unit Description Inspired Leaders. Empowered Teams. Let your passion for people be the driver of your success. Relocation Assistance Available! Sodexo Universities Segment is seeking a Resident District Manager to oversee food operations at Loyola Marymount University located in Los Angeles, CA. This is a high-profile Executive Food Management position that will manage Food Service Operations, Retail and Catering. This role requires the ability to balance strategic vision with tactical execution to assure that day to day decisions drive results in the direction of the overall business strategy. Our successful candidate will be Client Focused with a demonstrated history of 5 years of experience leading large, complex multi-unit operation in a university setting, strategic leadership, exceptional financial acumen, effective talent management and team development. Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: Have strong experience leading food operations in a complex, high volume, higher education setting with strong P&L 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 background and has had previous success managing a prestigious University Campus 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 had previous success managing a University Campus account 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. Learn more about Loyola Marymount University at Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits Not the job for you? We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.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. 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 or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 5 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.