Compass Group, North America District Manager in CHICAGO, Illinois
Want to influence a generation? How about working in a place where you know you make a difference? Try one of our 4000 public and private school locations managed by Chartwells School Dining Services. That’s about 1.6 million young students we provide meals and food service for each day. Eat. Learn. Live exemplifies Chartwells’ promise and philosophy that nourishing students is not only our business; it’s our commitment to the communities in which we serve.
Working as a District Manager, you are responsible for managing multiple educational dining accounts. You will provide guidance and motivation to Director of Dining Services and general/resident managers, as well as other district associates. You will provide overall planning and direction within your district to achieve operations and financial goals. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:
Well versed in all aspects of foodservice management, with a proven track record of success
Possess strong strategic thinking skills, with an emphasis on delivering and measuring action plans
Is proactive and positive; interacts professionally with a diverse group of associates, peers, managers, suppliers, clients and customers
Embraces excellence in customer service both for internal and external customers; has excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills
Demonstrates initiative and good judgment in assisting customers, clients, peers and subordinates
Has the ability to think quickly and accurately, is able to evaluate problems and make appropriate recommendations to person(s) involved
Has a high level of resilience during stressful periods and the ability to handle last minute changes
Manages K-12 accounts within a school district to ensure compliance with government and agency standards and to ensure profitability of the region
Attends foodservice committee meetings to understand the needs of the School District
Ensures consistent and fair administration of personnel policies
Manages planning, budget analysis and reporting for the District
Interprets and ensures compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines to promote their consistent application
Conducts operation audits of district units and design improvements to optimize financial performance and operational productivity
Audits units to ensure conformance with the Company, government and accrediting agency standards, regulations and codes regarding food storage, preparation, sanitation and record keeping
Bachelor's degree required
Five to seven years of management experience in K-12 foodservice, preferred
Contract management experience, preferred
A minimum of three years in a multi-unit mid to senior level management experience, REQUIRED
Strong leadership and communication skills
Financial and business acumen
Excellent computer skills, including advanced spreadsheet and proficiency at learning software
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Apply to Chartwells Schools today!
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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
*Req ID: * 173213
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