1+ months

Vice President, Facilities Operations ~ Healthcare

San Diego, CA 92101

Unit Description

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Sodexo Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President, Facilities Operations. This superb leader must have extremely strong interpersonal skills and client relationship skills at the C-Suite Level and all audiences. This includes building relationships with the extended team and vendors.

You will be responsible for leading the Facilities business to achieve economic, commercial performance, manage and develop talent. Contributes to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, improving productivity and revenue generating capacity for the scope of territory. Leads Facilities team to deliver and achieve a safe working environment that exceeds economic and commercial performance targets.  Partners with Operations VPs to ensure synergy among the business lines and a cohesive and comprehensive united business effort.

This Vice President, Facilities Operations will:

  • Support and direct all aspects of strategic facilities operations.
  • Possess a customer service/ client service mindset with a focus on operational excellence.
  • Monitor performance against Key Result Indicators ensuring Service Level Agreements are met.
  • Work with senior leaders to develop business strategies for account growth and retention.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy.
  • Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within units.
  • Lead and inspire the team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. 

Requirements include:

  • Facilities management experience in a hospital preferred;
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, fire protection, safety systems, civil, low voltage, demolition, architectural and energy management;
  • Documented successful experience managing multi-site operations management of engineering,, project management, and small construction projects required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Documented experience leading a large team(s) to achieve outstanding results.
  • Strong experience managing multiple union workgroups.
  • Vast experience managing complex financial contracts.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing & guiding complex profit & loss Statements.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with experience forecasting, budgeting and making necessary adjustments on a week over week basis to ensure successful financial operations.

This is an exciting opportunity and an excellent path for career growth for a high performing individual. The ideal candidate must be strategic, strong at motivating & building a senior management team, have proven success in working with multiple teams, in a large, complex organization.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


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.


Compensation range $170-$190k


Position Summary

The Vice President of Facilities Operations leads facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit with four levels of management reporting up to this position.  This position leads the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities.  At the organizational level, the Vice President of Facilities Operations contributes to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.  The Vice President of Facilities Operations manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or  logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience- 10 years

Basic Functional Experience- 10 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services


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


Posted: 2021-03-25 Expires: 2021-05-29

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