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Sodexo District Manager 2 in Newark, New Jersey

Unit Description

If you are a passionate and driven leader in Facilities Management looking for an exciting next step in your career, this may be the opportunity for you!

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a District Manager 2 of Facilities Management (maintenance, grounds, custodial) to manage eight facilities accounts in the Mid-Atlantic region for the Sodexo School Services Segment (K-12). The successful candidate will reside in the Washington DC, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, or Virginia area.Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President, this position will be responsible for managing a combined budget of $15 million and a team of 175 with eight direct reports.

We are looking for a driven, independent, and dynamic leader with hard and soft facilities management expertise, excellent communication skills, project management experience, and experience within private schools. This District Manager 2 is also responsible for developing solutions for integrated facilities management, knowing and understanding the Sodexo contracts, and managing client relationships.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities District 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!

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds and landscaping, as well as janitorial/custodial.

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

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy;

  • Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers while supporting an environment of collaborative accountability;

  • Develop and innovate to promote improved performance and growth within each unit;

  • Manage/ oversee contracts and P&L; and

  • Support the Sales team for new business and cross-sales within the division and units.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership with multi-unit and/or multi-client accounts – preferably at private schools;

  • Experience managing facilities for both hard and soft services;

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, maintenance, and construction project management;

  • Strong strategic leadership, financial acumen, and talent management;

  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage the workload accordingly;

  • Strong contract and account operations knowledge/ experience to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship;

  • Strong leadership skills and experience building and assisting in the development of efficient teams;

  • A proven track record ensuring account growth and account retention;

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building, presentation and communication skills;

  • Experience with Integrated Facilities Management in the Education segments.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States.Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs (http://bit.ly/SdxFMjobs) .

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 career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality-of-Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites 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.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

Serves as the primary representative of Sodexo for multiple accounts in a designated geographic area. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geographic area through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, and employee training and development. Works with each client and the Vice President in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the accounts with the General Manager's.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 7 years

Basic Functional Experience - 7 years

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

Location US-MD-Baltimore | US-CT-Hartford | US-DC-Washington D.C. | US-VA-Richmond | US-NJ-Newark

System ID 903672

Category General Management

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time

Posted Range $96700 to $178860

Company : Segment Desc SCHOOL SERVICES