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2 days ago

Location

DES MOINES, IA

Description

Unit Description:

Success is yours when you collaborate and work hard in our team-based culture!

 

Sodexo is seeking a  Food Service Manager  for  Drake University  located in Des Moines, Iowa. Drake University is recognized as one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the Midwest, and  it has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" as one of the top regional universities in the U.S.  Drake University is a four-year private university with about 6,500 students,

 

The Food Service Manager will work within a fast pace, dynamic environment. Overseeing day-to-day operations within our  New Fully Renovated Student  Dining Facility  that supports 9 various food outlets.  

 

Our successful candidate will have experience with scheduling, cash handling, inventory/ordering, supporting customer service and maintaining Sodexo’s Safety Program are part of daily functions. Weekly assignments may include reporting on labor and budgetary controls and financial reporting tasks.

 

**Relocation Assistance is Available**  

 

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;
  • deliver high quality food service;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;  
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
  • develop strategic plans;
  • create a positive environment;  and/or
  • ensure Sodexo standards are met.

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

  • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;  
  • have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;  
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;  
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed;  and/or
  • demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) The Market Connection (TMC) and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.  This is only for internal candidates as external candidates won’t have this knowledge

 

Learn more about Drake University at https://www.drake.edu/  

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

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Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

Position Summary:

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company.   Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.
Key Duties
- Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations
- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
- Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards
- Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory
- Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement  
 

 

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

 

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