Sodexo Operations LLC Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) in ATLANTA, Georgia

Unit Description

Sodexo Corporate Services has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) for the Atlanta, GA area , supporting a high profile business dining account with multiple locations. We are looking for a “Hands On” Senior Area Manager Support Food who is able to become part of a high energy team, who is laser focused, creative and imaginative with a discriminatory eye for detail and excellent business acumen to be our Culinary Leader.

This person will have prior experience managing a diverse style operation with proven results. Responsibilities include area culinary leadership, menu development, hands on cooking, culinary system, opening new business, cost management, training of production staff, and food safety programs. The ideal Senior Manager, Area Support (Food) candidate will have exceptional communication skills, an eye for high end restaurant quality food, and a high level of organization. A strong focus in customer service, culinary expertise, and attention to detail are key in our selection process. This position will report directly to the Vice President.

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, Holiday and Weekends as needed schedule. Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!

Must be able to Travel outside of the state about 10%

Must be able to travel to different units location within Atlanta, GA.

This position will be highly competitive, please showcase your talents by providing an exceptional resume! Final candidate must also pass company background check requirements.

Position Summary

Serves as a subject matter expert for the Division relating to standards and practices for food production, delivery and culinary services. Typically aligned with a Senior Vice President or Vice President and supports that geography.

Key Duties

-Ensures compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of standards and other regulatory requirements, as well as with Sodexo's templates and standards for customer service. Provide expert advice and guidance relating to standards and practices for food production, delivery, inventory management, and culinary services. Provide operational support to existing and prospective client accounts.

-Support a Division with deployment of account business plans to enhance customer service, facility layout and design, account profitability and retention, and client and customer satisfaction. Provide initial design consulting and conceptual design services to internal and external clients. Support the implementation of new unit openings, including the development and administration of training plans.

-Supports the sales process by assisting with operations and costing analyses, and by providing technical support in the development of service proposals. Ensure that area meets specific targets for reduction of food cost through implementation of food production systems and purchasing compliance.

Ensure that area meets specific targets for implementation of purchasing/product compliance and product rationalization.

-Lead the installation of the Food Management Process.

Train others following the installation of the Food Management Process to reinforce new management behaviors. Communicate the Division’s retail strategy and provide input to area leadership on its implementation within a region. Conduct unit operational assessments and financial analyses. Visit and inspect current accounts, providing objective feedback based on operational standards and ensure contractual and regulatory compliance. Recommends changes in operations based on standards, identify appropriate resources, and assist in implementation plans. Conduct inspection tours of facilities to provide information needed to develop a proposal for prospective clients.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in operations

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

System ID 71573

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time