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General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

As a natural problem-solver, you thrive on challenges. You’re also an expert at implementing solutions.


Sodexo is seeking an established General Manager of Custodial/Environmental Services to join our growing Team of Custodial accounts in the Alabama market, preparing for potential new business.  This will be a high profile role, and provide the experience and exposure for ongoing professional growth with Sodexo!  The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background, with a history of overseeing custodial operations in multiple buildings, a track record of proven leadership skills, and the ability to coach, develop, and lead a group of highly-skilled managers.


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this exciting opportunity!


The successful candidate will: 

  • have exceptional client service mentality and executive presence;
  • provide a clean and safe environment for our customers, visitors and staff and works closely with the client to exceed their expectations!
  • effectively manages the Unit Operating System; and
  • support a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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

  • are leaders who develop and motivate a team to exceed the expectations of clients and customers in service and the technical execution of a housekeeping system;
  • are an expert in building and maintain strong customer / client relationships;
  • possess strong leadership skills and can work independently to drive program compliance and reach project target dates of completion;
  • have 5 + years previous custodial or housekeeping director level experience preferably in large, multiple building properties.
  • can analyze data, present and effectively communicate to all levels within the organization related to training, leading committees and change management;
  • have experience effectively managing projects within agreed upon timelines;
  • are proficient with computers and other technology;
  • have experience with vendor and contract management, as well as union and contract negotiations; and
  • have strong financial acumen and budget management experience


Sound like the opportunity you have been searching for?  APPLY TODAY and join the Sodexo Team!


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 Food Service Leadership and Management solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes, and provide direction in providing nutritional meals for the students.


At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s BenefitsThis career opportunity offers a competitive salary, bonus, company car, and a full benefit package.

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 or equivalent experience          

Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

Keywords: Sodexo, Edmond , General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial, Other , HENNESSEY, Oklahoma

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