Sodexo Inc. General Manager 6 - Food in WEST HAVEN, Connecticut

Unit Description

General Manager Food Services

Sodexo has a position open at University of New Haven for a General Manager. The ideal candidate will have previous college / university experience in a high-volume, large campus setting and experience in a union environment.

UNH has undergone significant growth and renovations in all areas of the dining operations. From a traditional board operation and our award winning FoD Restaurant-style board op to both local and national brands, this offers the right opportunity a showcase level account.

The University of New Haven (UNH) is a private, coeducational university located in West Haven, Connecticut, which borders the larger city of New Haven and Long Island Sound. U.S. News & World Report has named the University the 100th best university in the northeastern United States as well as in the top tier of engineering programs nationwide in its annual "America's Best Colleges" rankings.[3] Between its main campus in West Haven and its graduate school campus in Orange, Connecticut, the University is situated on approximately 122 acres of land. Combining a liberal arts education with professional training, the University comprises six degree-granting colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, the College of Business, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and the College of Lifelong & eLearning for adult and online students.[4]

From 2006–2011, the University’s undergraduate and graduate student enrollment increased by 28% and as of fall 2011 totaled over 6,000 students.

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to an account, may have multiple clients and/or satellite locations.

Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.

Key Duties

  • Directs all contract services.

  • Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.

  • Customer and client satisfaction

  • Drives growth

  • Financial management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement -Bachelor’sDegree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

System ID 77806

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time