Company: Aramark Corp.
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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Position Summary: Reporting to a Regional Vice President, the
District Manager is responsible for the overall planning, direction
and control of accounts and sites within a district, typically 10
to 20 locations and $15 to $60M in managed volume. This key
leadership role is accountable for execution of our General
Management program, with a focus on growth, cost and productivity,
leading people and delivering financial commitments. Key success
measures include Revenue Growth, EBIT, Margin, Consumer
Satisfaction, Client Loyalty and Employee Engagement.
Essential Functions: Leadership - Overall ownership and
accountability of operational management and financial performance
of multiple accounts and units. Model key leadership behaviors and
ensure the highest levels of safety, quality and service excellence
for employees, clients, and consumers. Coach employees by creating
a shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and how it
is to be achieved. Reward and recognize employees. Identify and
engage top talent and develop team members to their fullest
potential within the organization. Plan and lead team management
meetings. Ensure safety and sanitation standards in all
Client Relationship - Establish and maintain effective client and
customer rapport for a mutually beneficial business relationship.
Identify client needs and communicate operational progress.
Facilitate and support new business and retention activities.
Ensure unit managers execute customer satisfaction surveys in all
Financial Performance - Build revenue and manage budget which
includes cost controls with regard to food, beverage and labor.
Ensure the completion and maintenance of P&L statements for the
district. Oversight and responsibility to deliver client and
company financial targets. Ensure adoption of all Aramark processes
and systems, eliminate custom/manual reports. Understand
performance metrics, data, order and inventory trends; educate
teams on key levers to improve margins.
Productivity - Lead managers in implementing and maintaining
corporate management agenda for both labor and food initiatives.
Ensure value through efficient operations, appropriate cost
controls, and profit management. Ensure consistent application of
Aramark's operating standards and processes (Operational
Excellence) with particular focus on efficiencies in food and labor
productivity standards. Understand end to end supply chain and
procurement process and systems; ensure only authorized suppliers
Compliance - Ensure unit managers maintain a safe and healthy
environment for clients, customers and employees. Comply with all
applicable policies, rules and regulations, including but not
limited to those relating to safety, health, and wage and hour.
Additional Responsibilities: Responsible for recruiting, training
and succession planning of overall district.
Maintain relationships with the community where we serve, including
professional and civic activities and public appearances.
Collaborate in sales, rebid, and retention initiatives.
Develop and be accountable for a safety culture that creates a work
environment where no one gets hurt.
Identify opportunities to implement new and innovative products and
services which support business development and client
Manage the contract administration process including amendments and
Assist Labor Relations in negotiations of union contracts,
including responsibility for the operational and financial
implications of union contracts. Qualifications Proven leadership
experience including P&L responsibility within the hospitality,
retail, facilities, direct store delivery or food and beverage
5-10 years of leadership experience
Proven success in a repeatable business model, including change
management and turnaround initiatives.
Demonstrated leadership skills with a broad knowledge of management
practices, business judgement and client/consumer interaction.
Proven ability to hire, assess, develop and grow high performing
Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills to work with
all levels on the organization from the front line associate
Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in business or related
discipline preferred. Core Leadership Competencies:
Focuses on Customer
Holds self and others accountable for exceeding client & customer
Raises the Bar
Take smart risks and sets high expectations
Embraces change and manages conflict
Drives for Results
Focuses on the end result and does the right thing
Plays offense and moves with speed
Simplifies the Agenda
Takes an enterprise view and helps others connect the dots
Keywords: Aramark Corp., Yonkers , District Manager, Executive , Valhalla, New York
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