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General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial

  • Job Code
Careers Center | General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial
  • General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial

    Location US-KS-TOPEKA
    System ID
    Environmental Services / Custodial
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Join us in Topeka, Kansas!


    Sodexo is seeking an experienced General Manager 4 - Environmental Services for the Stormont Vail Health System, located in Kansas' capital city of Topeka. Stormont Vail is an integrated health care system with a 586-bed acute care referral center and the Cotton O'Neil Clinics, 42 clinics located throughout the NE Kansas area.


    As the General Manager you will direct and participate in all daily operations for the Environmental Services/Housekeeping and Laundry services. This position will oversee a team of approximately 120 FTE's and 5 Sodexo Managers. Seeking candidates that have a passion for driving and improving the patient experience.


    Our ideal candidate will have prior General Manager/Director level experience leading an Environmental Services/Housekeeping department. Seeking exceptional leadership skills and demonstrated expert knowledge in the following areas:

    • Strategic thinker to connect best practice solutions to pro-actively serve client challenges
    • Ability to drive and execute processes
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Performance improvement and or six sigma/lean experience preferred
    • Ability to support and build relationships with clients, employees and the local community
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact successfully from front-line to C-suite
    • Prior Sodexo Healthcare experience is preferred
    • Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree 


    Sodexo offers you a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mind that includes 3 weeks of vacation during the first year of employment.


    Do you have the drive and determination to take this account to the world class level?

    If so, then we would love to hear from you!

    Position Summary

    Provides local account leadership and strategic direction to the on-site Environmental Service exempt and non-exempt level staff (client and/or Sodexo employees) in the delivery of Sodexo Environmental Service programs. Directs business practices in order to uphold Company mission and values and commitments made in the Sodexo/Client contractual agreement.
    Key Duties
    - Establishes safe work environment for clients/ customers/staff.
    - Executes strategic plan in alignment with the scope of service, Sodexo mission & values within our contractual agreement
    - Fully implement and adhere to the Sodexo Clients for Life process
    - Provides team leadership and direction by ensuring cohesiveness among the activities of subordinates to achieve planned outcomes.
    - Ensures compliance with consistency of application of all Sodexo Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement and Regulatory standards within the contractually agreed upon scope of services.
    - Ensures full administration of and adherence to all regulatory, Sodexo, Client, and Regulatory Human Resource standards and requirements
    - Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring compliance to operating standards.
    - Develops, administers, and monitors Sodexo and/or Client budget performance. Develops action plans to ensure performance is in accordance with strategic initiatives and client commitments.
    - Develops and utilizes performance metrics to assist with problem analysis, and development of action plans and solutions
    - Facilitates ongoing effective communications with direct reports, frontline staff, Clients, Customers, and Sodexo Leadership
    - Oversees major repairs and renovation projects by identifying and managing vendors/contractors, including bid process, contract compliance and vendor/contractor performance


    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.




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