• District Manager - East

    Location CA-NL-St. John's
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/4/2020 11:30 AM)
    Operational Excellence
  • 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





    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. 







    • 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.



    Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully clear a criminal background check as a minimum requirement before commencing employment. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.


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