VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Compass Group - Atherton, CA (30+ days ago)3.4


Flik Independent School Dining has been the innovator of private and independent school foodservice to 220 communities during the past four decades. Our dedicated team of associates are committed to providing quality foodservice every time. Meals prepared from fresh ingredients support local and sustainable agricultural practices. We go above and beyond foodservice by offering nutrition education programs that empower students to make healthy choices on a daily basis. By providing wholesome meals in conjunction with nutrition education, we’re equipping students with the tools needed to live a happy, healthy life. That’s Nourishing a Brighter Future!

Responsibilities:
Participates in strategic planning meetings to develop objectives of the division and assigned region.
Develops, recommends and implements policies and procedures of the region to ensure maximum income from existing accounts.
Acquires profitable new business and expands existing business within the assigned geographic area. Participates in the sales process for the acquisition of new business. Coordinates the development of proposals and contracts. Prepares and conducts presentations to prospective clients.
Conducts Team meetings with Regional Team Members to discuss current objectives.
Prepares agendas and conducts training sessions and presentations on issues regarding quality, safety and human resources.
Develops and maintains annual budget for the assigned region. Monitors financial reports of the region to ensure budgetary compliance with Regional and Corporate goals.
Visits units regularly to inspect unit operations to ensure contract compliance.
Interfaces with existing clients to maintain client satisfaction and account retention.
Conducts appropriate annual and semi-annual performance evaluations.
Completes all daily, weekly or monthly reports as outlined in the corporate policy and procedures on a timely basis meeting all prescribed deadline.
Projects and practices consistent ownership attributes, which provide a high level of customer service at all points of contact.
Trains, motivates and develops management personnel to achieve high level of morale and efficient use of human resources.

Requirements:
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Proven ability to manage a team of three or more director level or above team members
Ability to manage priorities and workflow Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence
Excellent presentation skills Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
Commitment to excellence and high standards International
Business experience Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
A proven track record as an innovative and profit centered manager
A demonstrated ability to assess and grow: people, operations, equipment, and revenue
Proven ability to enhance profitability, sustainability and creativity across all channels in alignment with business strategy
Ability to efficiently and accurately analyze current performance trends and identify leading indicators for future trends
Ability to remain engaged with the external culinary and foodservice community to bring forth current trends for adoption in our business
Proven industry contacts and relationships that can be leveraged in attracting and selecting other culinary senior team member

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree required
Master's Degree or MBA highly desirable
Proven ability to manage a team of six or more director level or above team members
Minimum of eight (8) years experience in multi-unit foodservice management or hospitality operations
Experience managing multi-unit foodservice or similar type accounts
Experience with multi-unit hospitality management
Strong track record of driving client and customer satisfaction
Proven ability in developing and implementing new business models in the global foodservice market desired
Proven ability to work effectively in an unstructured, fast-paced and P&L driven environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
Extensive travel required in this position

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