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General Manager 3 - Food

  • Job Code
Careers Center | General Manager 3 - Food
  • General Manager 3 - Food

    Location US-OR-LA GRANDE
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    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.  Join the Sodexo Team!


    Currently, Sodexo is seeking an experienced General Manager 3 to oversee the Food Services at Eastern Oregon University, a regional public University located in scenic Eastern Oregon.  The General Manager will serve as the leader of Food and Dining Services on Campus.  Operations includes growing residential dining and retail dining programs, catering services and a robust summer conference program.  We are seeking a General Manager to oversee all the Food Services operations on campus, who “gets the basics”, is a strong mentor/leader to his/her staff and work with them to achieve the strong Sodexo standards for our client. The GM will have a high level of client interaction as well as working closely with all department within the university enviroment. Having a solid financial understanding is critical - and be able to align operation to meet financial results.


    We are looking for candidates who 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
    • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

    The ideal candidate will have previous success managing in a Sodexo Resident Dining or Business Dining program - solid foundation on Sodexo systems, a strong focus and passion for food - quality and presentation - and understand high end and high volume Catering, and will need to have good understanding of customer service, retail management. 


    WHY Sodexo at Eastern Oregon in LeGrande, OR?

    Eastern Oregon University, together with an excellent K-12 school system, provides educational opportunities for all ages, as well as ample cultural activities.  Recreational activities are mere steps away and include biking, fishing, skiing, hiking, swimming and hunting LeGrande offers an historic downtown district and provides a venue for community celebrations, musical events, Farmers Market shopping and just plain comfortable and friendly hanging out.  Morgan Lake is located just a few miles outside of La Grande and provides the citizens of Union County an inexpensive, easily accessible area for a broad range of outdoor recreational activities, including fishing, camping and nature hikes.

    Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for.  today! We look forward to hearing from you.  


    RELOCATION is offered for this position.


    Working for Sodexo:

    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.  #LI

    Position Summary

    Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account
    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
    - Provides team leadership & training
    - Controls unit financials
    - Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards
    - Supervises day to day activities
    - Delegates authority
    - Assigns & prioritizes activities
    - Monitors operating standards
    - Establishes a safe work environment
    - Support workplace inclusion activities

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree
    Basic Management Experience - 3 years
    Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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




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