• Nutrition & Sustainability Manager (Registered Dietitian)

    Location CA-QC-Montreal
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/27/2020 3:53 PM)
    ID
    282971
    Category
    Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Overview

    At Aramark Canada, our people are important to us. Our 14,000+ team members coast to coast; deliver experiences that enrich and nourish thousands of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities and uniforms. To show our employees how much we appreciate their efforts, we do everything we can to make sure they feel included, supported and encouraged. Aramark Canada proudly partners with world class post-secondary institutions, world renowned hospitals, major league sports venues and leading global businesses.  As part of a global team that spans 19 countries and has over 200,000 team members; we strive to achieve a safe, diverse and inclusive workforce that our employees can be proud of.

    Learn more at www.aramark.ca

    Description

    • Menu planning and product selection; ensuring healthy and nutritious options are well represented during all meal periods.
    • Ensure that accurate nutritional information for all menu items is available at point of purchase – residence & retail (via use of menu sheets, menu card indicators, menu legend and Myfitnesspal).
    • Ensure PRIMA Web compliance.
    • Supports the implementation of ARAMARK health, wellness, and sustainability programs.
    • Assists on-site culinary teams with nutrition related questions and menu planning using ARAMARK menu templates, PRIMA software, and other on-site specific resources.
    • Meets with customers who have special dietary needs and helps guide customers towards suitable menu choices, liaising with on-site culinary team as required.
    • Acts as a nutrition resource for operations and for customers and clients within the university or college.
    • Liaises with campus health & wellness departments to support client/campus wellness initiatives.
    • Responds to nutrition-related customer inquiries.
    • Participates in regularly scheduled RD teleconferences.
    • Meet with client on a monthly basis to discuss nutrition targets.
      Participate in Health & Wellness Committee meetings.
    • Prepares and/or implements communications (social media, newsletters, factsheets, etc.) and promotions/events that support healthy and sustainable eating practices.
    • Designs and conducts customer surveys as required.
      Co-ordinates and participates in campus wellness events.
      Acts as a mentor for dietetic interns.
    • Investigates new products as required by local on-site operations teams, liaising with ARAMARK Supply Chain Management as necessary.
    • Contacts food suppliers and manufacturers to obtain nutritional information on food products as required.
    • Implement and assist in the development of campus dining sustainability programs and campaigns.
    • Participate and promote Aliments du Québec au menu program and encourage local food purchasing.
    • Track purchases using Sysco’s V-Trak and manual invoicing, and complete & present Institutional Food Fund Tracking Sheet for local and/or sustainable purchases.
    • Monitor and evaluate sustainability initiatives across all campus dining locations.
    • Play an active role in promoting, training, and tracking recycling efforts.
    • Attend meetings that center on sustainability such as CIBIM, Aliments du QC au menu, Fair Trade, etc.
    • Participate and plan activities focused on fair trade initiatives on campus such as Fair Trade Campus week, Fair Trade Film Festival, Fair Trade Bake Sale, Free Cone Day, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science (BSc, BASc) or Registered Dietitian (RD).
    • Experience in food service administration and menu planning is an asset.
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
      Independent, flexible and organized.
    • Ability to work as part of a multi-functioning team.
    • Knowledgeable and competent with computer technology (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).

    Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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