Sodexo Operations LLC Regional Account Manager in HOME OFFICE, Nevada

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting new opening for a Regional Account Manager in the Northern California region.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of Sodexo & entegra’s Procurement and Distribution program at the unit and client level and requires the ability to develop and maintain exceptional business relationships across all levels of the Sodexo Enterprise as well as with external clients and customers (examples: entegra clients, distributors, MFG’s, brokers etc).

We are looking for a candidate that will demonstrate a drive for achievement and deliver maximized opportunities based on varying client and customer needs. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate strategic processing skills as well as the ability to understand the difference between tactical and strategic thinking/behavior.

What Will You Do In This Role?

  • Plan, coordinate and implement activities which generate a high level of customer satisfaction, promotes products and programs, achieve established sales targets, comp unit growth, retention of sales and retention of gross margin targets.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with department managers (facilities, food service and materials management personnel cross-divisionally and within entegra business lines) in order to understand the needs of the customer.

  • Work closely with members of Supply Management to assure any procurement and distribution related issues are resolved.

  • Assist in set-up of new GPO accounts/member and Sodexo accounts.

  • Establish/maintain close working relationships/communications with all Client members assigned within the Region.

  • This position will be responsible for multiple accounts and will require approximately 3 - 4 days of travel per week to include some overnight travel . Travel will involve primarily the Northern California and Northern Nevada areas. The Regional Account Manager will work from their home office when not travelling.

  • Support disaster preparedness and recovery activities throughout the year and on demand as needed

Requirements:

  • Strong background in foodservice operations.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) or six plus years experience with direct customer contact in a supply chain/service related role or similar positive customer impact position.

  • Experience in supply chain, distribution management, Food/ES/FAC products or broker street sales are preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and public speaking).

  • Exceptional time and calendar management skills as well as the ability to creatively manage multiple requests.

  • Strong Customer Service Orientation, placing heavy emphasis on customer centric interactions.

  • A greater than proficient understanding and ability to use: MS Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook required, CRM experience and One Note is beneficial.

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 other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply today!

Sodexo is among the top 20 largest employers worldwide and prides itself on offering great work-life balance opportunities. Sodexo is a stable company offering robust benefit packages for its employees

Position Summary

The Regional Account Manager (RAM) works with VPs, District Managers, National Account Executives and unit managers to optimize the utilization of Sodexo/entegra’s contracted programs. The functional structure of the RAM is geographical. Each RAM is aligned to a number of broadline distribution centers within their region. The RAM is the primary liaison between Sodexo/enterga the broadline distribution centers and regional partners. The Regional Account Managers (RAM) support both, Sodexo managed accounts and entegra client, affiliate and units.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of sales or operations experience

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

System ID 72453

Category Purchasing & Distribution

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time