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Vice President, Facilities Operations

Job category: Facilities

Job ID: 74284


Posted: 9-Aug-2018

At Sodexo, improving Quality of Life is our business and our core mission. United by a passion to serve, our 427,000 employees touch the lives of 100 million consumers in 80 countries around the world every day.


Are you ready to serve?


Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President of Facilities Operations to support an international client headquartered in Washington, DC.

The VP of Facilities Operations is responsible for leadership, team-building and development 5 Direct Reports, client relations, strategic account management and performance reporting.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with directors, mobilize and manage teams of individuals charged with executing strategic initiatives;
  • Deploy solutions and services that align with the client's unique business needs;
  • Responsible for building and maintaining high level relationships, overall client satisfaction and the facilitation of company resources to ensure timely response to clients’ needs;
  • Lead account strategic planning functions including goals and objectives, unit organization structure, and employee training and development;
  • Evaluate operational needs, identify deficiencies, develop improvement plans, and supervise execution;
  • Actively participate within the Operations Leadership Team to ensure collaboration and best practice sharing amongst the entire Sodexo Service Operations (FM, AMF, SSF & Food);
  • Ensure satisfaction through regular communication and execution of both internal and external KPIs;
  • Develop the Operations team to support key objectives, drive high levels of accountability, ensure strong performance management, skills development, and succession planning;
  • Daily management of FM and Executive Customer relationships to include a regular cadence of customer meetings;
  • Executes client strategic plan by implementing short and long-term goals that align with the client’s scope of service, mission and values;
  • Champion a data driven culture on a foundation of continuous improvement;
  • Executes client strategic plan by implementing short and long-term goals that align with the client’s scope of service, mission and values;
  • Reviews and analyzes financial statements and data, operating reports, budget variance reports, and other appropriate financial information to monitor attainment of financial goal;
  • Assesses financial risk and opportunities of the account and communicates results to the client and Sodexo senior management; initiates action plans as necessary;
  • Monitor and improve productivity, utilization, labor costs, and resource planning;
  • Provides direction and oversight for the development and implementation of an overall emergency management strategy. Directs liaison between the client and regulatory agencies and/or authorities including building code compliance. Directs and ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory and governing agencies;
  • Ensures a safe work environment for employees through the integration of safe working practices in all work procedures, performing safety audits and inspections, conducting safety-related training, and maintaining on-going communications with employees.



This role requires a high level of strategic leadership, team engagement, attention to detail, prompt and clear communication skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and execution oversight of a strategic plan. As our Vice President of Facilities Operations, you are a highly efficient, and reliable problem-solver who is comfortable navigating new and / or time-sensitive matters.


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Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor's degree

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


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