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General Manager 3 Food - Schools (Enrollment 2,500-9,999)

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Unit Description


When it comes to finding a long-term career, we know how important it is to join a company that holds the same values as you. Inspired Leaders. Empowered Teams. Let your passion for people be the driver of your success.

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 3 for a K-12 account in the Los Angeles area. Our General Manager will act as a consultant to the Chief Business Officer and/or Superintendent of the El Segundo Unified School District located in El Segundo, CA. He or she will advise, implement and deploy innovative solutions focused on improving the student dining experience while ensuring that all meals provided are in compliance with State and Federal National School Lunch Program regulations. He or she will work as an advocate for our client to achieve their financial and operational goals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide technical expertise to the districts National School Lunch Program-review and interpret state and federal laws, regulations and policies;
  • Assist with budget preparation and monitoring;
  • Establish effective communication with the California Department of Education (CDE) for the assigned area;
  • Develop long-term and short-term objectives and plans for the districts child nutrition program;
  • Assist with monitoring, assessing and evaluating the food service program and performance for inspections to determine compliance with state and/or federal guidelines and progress in meeting established department goals;
  • Plan and implement educational training programs for staff;
  • Research, prepare and administer grant proposals and/or contracts for services and NSLP fees for service;
  • Ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; and
  • Sustain client satisfaction and retention.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: 

  • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills;
  • has experience working within K-12 services and National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and has a passion for a high level of customer service; 
  • will prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities.


At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexos Benefits.Not the job for you?

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Working for Sodexo:At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


Keywords: K-12, child nutrition, NSLP, consulting, Los Angeles


Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associates degree with academic major in food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 4 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience

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


Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-05-01

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