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Senior Manager, Program Implementation

Job category: Purchasing & Distribution

Job ID: 71824


Posted: 23-May-2018

Sodexo has a new opening for a Senior Manager, Program Implementation (MOGA - Managed Order Guide Analyst) at our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. 


Primary responsibilities include:

• Support program implementation activities with Sodexo Healthcare clients.
• Provide recommendations and guidance to clients regarding product specifications and financial analysis.
• Support identification of new opportunities.
• Provide operational support for clients in Sodexo Healthcare (acute and long term care) business segments and other clients as assigned.
• Develop / maintain level of product and contract expertise necessary to effectively complete market baskets.
• Increase clients access to contracted products by working with senior managers of contract compliance, identifying alternative sources for contracted products, and/or identifying cost effective alternative products in prime distribution.
• Work directly with the Sodexo Healthcare Vice President (Value Analysis Coordinator), and/or clients to present analysis on identified product matches.
• Work with Sodexo Healthcare financial analysts as needed to demonstrate financial results driven by implementing product and contracting opportunities.
• Perform ROI on value identified by matched products.
• Develop and maintain a professional and productive relationship directly with clients.


Technical skills and requirements:

  • Ability to manage large datasets in Microsoft Excel
    • Manipulate and format data using pivot tables, v-lookups, and other Excel data management functions.
    • Ability to understand Gap concepts
    • Ability to understand and develop Trending of data
  • Ability to work within Access
    • Ability to run pre-designed models
    • Link tables and run basic queries
  • Responsible for Access Models used by the HC Team
    • Understanding of queries, SQL or similar query language is a plus
    • Ability to debug issues within model 
    • Ability to maintain user documentation
    • Ability to train other on model and changes
    • Interacts with IT Team to resolve issues within model
  • Client interaction experience with demonstrated results.
  • Detailed Foodservice product knowledge.
  • Healthcare/Senior segment knowledge is a plus.

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years in supply chain or purchasing 

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