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General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial

Company: Sodexo -Group
Location: Auburn
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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 and Environmental Services for Auburn University in Alabama. This position is bonus eligible and RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for candidates who live more than 50 miles from the campus. -Our 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.
Sodexo offers extensive benefits way beyond medical, dental and life insurances, we have Life Works and - Circles Concierge services to help you through everyday life demands, a Matching 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Business Resource Groups to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits. Our successful hires will foster an environment where our team members feel they belong, and are seen, valued and heard. Enjoy some Major Holidays and campus breaks OFF! -
The successful candidate will: -


  • Have exceptional client service focus and executive presence
  • Show leadership to develop and motivate our team to exceed the expectations of clients and customers in service and the technical execution of a housekeeping system
  • Provide a clean and safe environment for our customers, visitors and staff
  • Work closely with the client to exceed their expectations
  • Effectively manage the Unit Operating System
  • Support a diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Have experience with opening up new accounts - policies, procedures, systems, develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders


    • Be an expert in building and maintain strong customer / client relationships
    • Posses 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, universities or hospitals
    • 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
    • Be proficient with computers and other technology
    • Have experience with vendor and contract management, as well as union and contract negotiations
    • Have strong financial acumen and budget management experience

      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. - -
      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 -Group, Auburn , General Manager 4 - Environmental Services / Custodial, Executive , Auburn, Alabama

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