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 Vice President, Facilities Operations - CHICAGO, Illinois, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Construction
Engineering - Civil
Operations - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 60710 / Latpro-3529123 
Date posted: Feb-14-2017
State, Zip: Illinois, 60603


Unit Description

Sodexo has an opening for a Vice President of Operations – Facilities in Chicago, IL. Leads strategic and operational oversight and direction of Facilities management services (Integrated Facilities Management – 250 schools and Comprehensive Service Solutions model). 200M mgd volume. Responsible for MWBE strategy. Support Managers and Client to provide excellent service to client. Analyze and Forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong team through recruitment and retention. Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients For Life philosophy. Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within unit.

We need a superb leader (Business Executive) in this role! The candidate must have extremely strong interpersonal skills and client relationship skills at the C-Suite Level. This includes building relationships among the team with all different management styles including diverse client strategies! VP, Facilities will support and direct all aspects of strategic facilities operations. Work with senior leaders to develop business strategies for account growth and retention. . Monitor performance against Key Result Indicators and Service Level Agreements. This Executive will have the ability to connect with State & City officials along with keeping the pulse of the surrounding community.

This is an exciting opportunity for Sodexo and an excellent path for career growth for a high performing individual. The ideal candidate must be strategic, strong at motivating & building a senior management team, have the ability have proven success in working with multiple teams. Lead and inspire your team(s) to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Able to manage through others, Able to multi-task. Communication, follow up and proactive competencies a must.#LI

Position Summary

The Vice President of Facilities Operations leads facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit with four levels of management reporting up to this position. This position leads the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities. At the organizational level, the Vice President of Facilities Operations contributes to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Vice President of Facilities Operations manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.


Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor's degree

Basic Management Experience- 4 years

Basic Functional Experience- 5 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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