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Reporting to a Vice President of Operations, the District Manager is responsible for the overall planning, direction and control of accounts and sites across the country, 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.
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 are used.
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.
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 retention.
Manage the contract administration process including amendments and extensions.
Assist Labor Relations in negotiations of union contracts, including responsibility for the operational and financial implications of union contracts.
Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in business or related discipline preferred.
Proven leadership experience including P&L responsibility within the hospitality, retail, facilities, direct store delivery or food and beverage industries.
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 talent.
Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills to work with all levels on the organization from the front line associate through leadership.
Requires up to 60-80% travel