Posted On: October 7th, 2017    Job Type: Pipeline Jobs    Job Location:


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As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? 

Come grow your career with Eurest.


The Resident District Manager is an experienced, strategic leader with proven multi-unit management experience. Participates on a team and provides overall planning, direction, evaluation and control to assigned food service units to achieve operations and financial goals. Provides guidance and motivation to the Foodservice Management team and Culinary Personnel. Establishes and maintains effective customer/client rapport.        

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interprets and ensures compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines to promote their consistent application.
  • Conducts operation audits of the unit and designs improvements to optimize financial performance and operational productivity.
  • Audits units to ensure conformance with the Company, government and accrediting agency standards, regulations and codes regarding food storage, preparation, sanitation and record keeping. 
  • Ensures adherence to company sponsored retailing and purchasing programs.
  • Develops and monitors realistic and accurate district forecasts. Ensures units' financial performance meets Company and client forecasts.
  • Establishes and maintains effective client relationship. Identifies client's needs, communicates unit progress, operations problems and new Company programs to client. 
  • Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships, including service recovery as well as future service deliverables.
  • Interprets financial reports for client.  Ensures client is aware of current applicable government regulations. Documents business content of client meetings.
  • Conducts, monitors, and supports action planning in response to customer, client and associate satisfaction surveys.          
  • Ensures consistent and equitable administration of human resource policies, procedures and guidelines to facilitate effective employee relations and support the preferred employer focus.  Audits performance appraisals and associate files.  Monitors affirmative action plans.
  • Recruits for management positions.  Identifies district training requirements.  Develops and coaches management associates to meet staffing and succession planning needs, as well as to ensure optimum utilization of district associates.           
  • Plans and conducts district meetings, making full use of support staff as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains effective community relations.  Participates in professional and civic activities. 


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be well versed in all aspects of foodservice management, with a proven track record of success.
  • Possess strong strategic thinking skills, with an emphasis on delivering and measuring action plans.
  • Be proactive and positive; interact professionally with a diverse group of associates, peers, managers, suppliers, clients and customers.
  • Embrace excellence in customer service both for internal and external customers; have excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate initiative and good judgment in assisting customers, clients, peers and subordinates.
  • Have the ability to think quickly and accurately, be able to evaluate problems and make appropriate recommendations to person(s) involved.
  • Have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/events
  • Have a high level of resilience during stressful periods and the ability to handle last minute changes.

Education and Experience:

  •  Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university;
  •  Seven years of management experience in positions of increasing responsibility in foodservice
  •  Three to five years of multi-unit operations management experience in foodservice
  •  Demonstrated profit and loss management ability of at least $5M managed volume;
  •  Experience as direct client interface is required;
  •  Excellent computer skills, including advanced spreadsheet and proficiency at learning software.

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Location: Florida-Jacksonville
Activation Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
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