General Manager, Aviation Lounge 1 Jobs in USA | Sodexo Career

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Sodexo’s Airport Lounge Segment has an exciting opening for the exclusive Lufthansa Business Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). We are seeking a General Manager, Aviation Lounge 1 to join our hospitality team. The lounge is dedicated space for elite passengers to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy a varied food buffet offering or order enjoy an assortment of beverages.. We are seeking a dynamic, energetic, and experienced General Manager to be part of creating memorable lounge experiences for our guests. This General Manager will work with an exceptional hospitality team to grow and expand the lounge which services international passengers daily.

We Are Looking For Candidates Who Will Be:

Responsible for insuring excellent front of house guest services for this upscale lounge. We are seeking seasoned hospitality professionals with food service knowledge as well as experience managing Bartenders, alcohol/bar service, Food Attendants and Custodial staff.

The members in these private clubs expect and deserve 5-star service!

If you have prior experience in a high-end hospitality venue; including hotels, fine-dining restaurants or other 5-star hospitality venue, we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will:

have oversight of daily food operations and deliver a high-quality product;
achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
motivate, coach, mentor and develop frontline (hourly) staff; and/or
ensure Sodexo standards are met to include compliance with company food and physical safety programs.
Fully versed in Profit and Loss, inventory and fiscal responsibilities of operatiing a stand alone business;
will generally work a Monday – Friday schedule; subject to operational requirements.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

have a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization;
possess the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and exhibit a passion for a high-level of customer service;
exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
demonstrate working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems as well as menu graphics programs;
has experience in financials, preparation and oversight.

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We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

Careers In Airport Lounges:

Take your hospitality career sky-high! First impressions go a long way and working for Sodexo means adhering to the highest standards and creating exceptional experiences for our valued guests. In your role, you may be responsible for food & beverage, guest satisfaction and appearance care services within a private airline club/lounge environment.

Position Summary

Responsible for general management of an account/unit providing one or more core services (Core Services of: Lounge Operations and may include any of: Complementary Food and Bar, Food For Sale, Appearance Care, Credential Desk, Purchasing and Concierge Services. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience – 5 years

Basic Functional Experience – 5 years

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