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Vice President, Facilities Operations

Job category: Facilities

Job ID: 60710


Posted: 30-Apr-2017


Sodexo has an opening for a Vice President of Operations – Facilities in Chicago, IL. Leads strategic and operational oversight and direction of Facilities management services (Integrated Facilities Management – 250 schools and Comprehensive Service Solutions model). 200M mgd volume. Responsible for (Minority Women Business Enterprise) MWBE strategy. Support Managers and Client to provide excellent service to client. Analyze and Forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong team through recruitment and retention. Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients For Life philosophy. Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within unit.


We need a superb leader (Business Executive) in this role! The candidate must have extremely strong interpersonal skills and client relationship skills at the C-Suite Level. This includes building relationships among the team with all different management styles including diverse client strategies!  VP, Facilities will support and direct all aspects of strategic facilities operations. Work with senior leaders to develop business strategies for account growth and retention. . Monitor performance against Key Result Indicators and Service Level Agreements.  This Executive will have the ability to connect with State & City officials along with keeping the pulse of the surrounding community.


This is an exciting opportunity for Sodexo 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 the ability have proven success in working with multiple teams. Lead and inspire your team(s) to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers.  Able to manage through others, Able to multi-task. Communication, follow up and proactive competencies a must.#LI

Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor's degree

Basic Management Experience- 4 years

Basic Functional Experience- 5 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.