District Manager - West

CA-BC-Vancouver
3 weeks ago
ID
140090
Category
Operational Excellence

Overview

 

 

About Aramark

 

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.ca

 

 

Description

 

 

Overview:

 

As the District Manager you will provide overall vision, planning, direction and control to assigned units within a defined area, to exceed operating and financial goals.  A District Manager is asked on a daily basis to make strategic decisions, execute and deliver on those decisions.  You will provide guidance and motivation to managers and other staff.  The ability to identify top talent, communicate your vision and develop them to their full potential will be critical to your success and the success of your area.  The District Manager establishes and maintains effective customer relationships and maintains mutually beneficial business relationships with clients. Aggressive leadership in developing overall financial and business planning as well selling new business and growing existing business will be fundamental.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development of business plan and budget for each account in the district.
  • Develops and attains financial goals for the district.
  • Reviews and analyzes all reports (financial, human resources, etc.) pertaining to district components.
  • Establishes and maintains client relations to ensure account retention.
  • Responsible for compliance with provisions of client contracts.
  • Evaluates the quality of services delivered in each district component. Conducts inspections to determine quality of service provided.  Investigates complaints within the district and effects satisfactory solutions.
  • Works with the Regional Vice President on re-bids and contract negotiations.
  • Is actively involved in the acquisition of new business, including identifying, surveying and costing prospects. Participates in the sales process by working with the pre-proposal study teams, aiding in presentations, preparing opening team schedules and coordinating and leading opening teams.  Conducts client negotiations and renegotiates unit contracts.  Coordinates documentation of contract changes.
  • Identifies opportunities for advancement and other developmental experiences for successful managers and maintains a succession plan.  Assists in filing open positions for each location in the district.
  • Visits each account on a regular basis to maintain contact with clients and employees, and to ensure compliance with Aramark standards.
  • Meets with managers regularly to coach and provide feedback on performance, and to assist in managers' professional development.
  • Develops good relationships with corporate support departments to facilitate meeting needs of the district.
  • Manages compliance with Company’s standards of operation, client contract and within Business Conduct Policy. 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or other related field preferred. Master’s Degree would be an asset.
  • 10+ years progressive management experience managing complex operations/business with financial and operational responsibility for that business, multi-site OR multi-departmental.
  • Successful high volume P&L and budgetary management; exceptional organizational and time management skills with a proven track record of growing accounts.
  • Demonstrated the ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services, entrepreneurship and building and growing a strong business is essential to success in this role.  
  • Self-starter, capable of leading, directing, and supporting a team in a diverse environment with highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills.
  • Travel is as required, for account/facility visits and participation in Regional and National activities.
  • Willingness to relocate and live in the assigned market.

 

 

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

 

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