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General Manager 5 - Food

Sodexo, leader in quality of life services has a opening at The George Bush Center for Intelligence for a General Manager 5.  This position is responsible for overseeing a cafe and retail food operations in McClean, VA at a first class, newly renovated facility.

This account generates approximately $5 million annually in revenue.  The General Manager will be responsible for maintaining an excellent client relationship and ensuring high customer service standards.

The General Manager will have full oversight of unit operations while managing managers and frontline unionized employees. This operation is predominantly Monday - Friday, 52 weeks per year and closed on all Federal holidays. This opportunity has oversight of exclusive feeding of VIP personnel as well as a cafe and retail operations from a collection of first class national brands.  This individual would be part of an exciting transformation, providing operational oversight at the direction of the Area General Manager in the daily oversight of key functions and employees during the normal course of business.

Security clearance will be required, which will include a polygraph interview. US citizenship is required.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in all aspects of restaurant or cafeteria operations, Customer Service, Cash handling, HR responsibilities, Financial Reporting, Marketing and promotions.
  • Must have detailed experience and knowledge of the culinary process. To include inventory control, ordering, recipe compliance HACCP and the ability of ensuring food quality at the highest level. Must also be able to forecast sales and maintain the production process.  
  • This position requires an individual with a high level of financial acumen. Must understand food cost, labor controls, middle of the page expenses with an expert level of P & L knowledge.  
  • Ability to manage standards/systems in a café / retail operation. The ability to hold employees accountable and the ability to create an engaged productive work force.
  • Previous Retail operations experience and a passion for providing quality food options to enhance and elevate the dining experience.
  • Ability to manage through Managers.

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 other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!


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