Sodexo Inc. Area General Manager (Facilities Operations) in WASHINGTON, Indiana

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for an Area General Manager (Facilities Operations) overseeing 4 school districts in the Southern Indiana area.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Director/ Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results? This may be the opportunity for you!

Position Summary:

Reporting to the District Manager, you will oversee four long-term, established accounts in Southern Indiana. You will be responsible for leading and developing a team of Directors, interfacing with clients and ensuring a high level of service throughout the area.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 10 years successful experience in Integrated Facilities Management, preferably in a K-12 or higher education setting;

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;

  • Technical knowledge of HVAC and skilled trades;

  • Demonstrates strong leadership in client and community relations

  • Strong Knowledge and experience in Project Management;

  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with an understanding of P & L’s;

  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building;

  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus; and

  • Bachelor’s degree in is preferred.

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.

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

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Position Summary

Functions as the in-unit leader for multiple accounts and/or contracts within a defined geography. Single point of contact and/or client liaison in support of a multi-site.

Key Duties

  • Monitors operations by planned and unplanned visits to each operating account of the system to plan projects, implement new processes, client interactions, and new technology to ensure sufficient resources.

  • Develops business plan and budget w/each account GM that supports the System and District goals – Reviews and analyzes financial statements and data and other financial information to ensure attainment of financial goals for both the client and Sodexo.

  • Central Point of Contact for Client Liaison promoting a solid business partnership - assists in contract negotiations for the system.

  • Maintains Quality & Company Standards – reviews and maintains reports to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and Sodexo / System Client(s) policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for system succession planning/employee development/diversity initiatives/training/constructive counseling. Promotes and supports workplace diversity initiatives.

  • Provides strategic leadership to the respective units within the system to maintain client satisfaction and retention

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 78230

Category General Management

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time