Sodexo was founded in 1966 by the Frenchman Pierre Bellon. With a few thousand French francs in his pocket, his strong momentum and entrepreneurial spirit, he established a small service company delivering food to corporate staff in his hometown Marseilles. Today Sodexo is one of the largest employers in the world, operating in 67 countries. We are worldwide leaders within Quality of Life Services, with customers both within the private- and public sector and institutions. We offer integrated services within Facilities Management: workplace services, cleaning, food services and utilities- and conferencing. We contribute to the well-being of employees, streamline the businesses and secure that all important service functions are working within companies, hospitals, schools and other workplaces. Our commitment for sustainability, development of our employees and promotion of diversity is widely known around the world. We have also received some prestigious awards within these areas during the years.
Our Nordic revenue is 633 million euros and we occupy 10,000 employees. This makes us one of the leading Nordic companies within Service Management.
Sodexo's segment Corporate Services offers workplace services that enhances employee Quality of life and positively impacts organizational performance. Since 2012 Sodexo deliver IFM services at AstraZeneca's sites in Södertälje and Gothenburg. We are now seeking a Site Manager at the location in Södertälje with comprehensive operational and P&L responsibility.
Description and responsibilities
As Sodexo's Site Manager on the AstraZeneca contract you will lead the operations team to deliver on our Quality of Life positioning. You will foster long term profitable relationships with our customer to maintain existing business and identify new business opportunities by delivering operational excellence. This means effectively manage operational delivery of a key account liaising with functional experts delivering soft and project based activities to ensure that exemplary facilities services are provided on site. At AstraZeneca quality and safety regulations are fundament and you will ensure a safe, compliant environment for our teams and customers by ensuring processes are followed and gaps identified and escalated to resolution.
As a member of management team you actively support and implement the account vision and strategy to drive the business and create a "one-team" approach. You will ensure that initiatives and offers are based on deep knowledge of client needs and will deliver on the financial KPI targets within the scope of delegation.
There are currently approximately 300 Sodexo employees and 4,500 Astra Zeneca employees at the site. Through 11 service managers you will ensure effective resourcing and that policies, processes- and routines are implemented and followed.
Desired Skills and Experience
We believe you have experience from a large site as a manager, preferably within Integrated Facility Management or similar. Through this you have developed strong business acumen and gained deep knowledge from working with different business models. Furthermore, you have experience from LEAN processes as well as leadership and coaching. You demonstrate a high level of thought leadership and act as change agent. You have a relevant academic degree and excellent command of spoken and written English and Swedish language. Additional language skills are an advantage.
You have excellent interpersonal skills and you are business-oriented, proactive, pragmatic and collaborative. You are a natural leader with the ability to establish a cooperative and team-oriented environment and you are used to communicating with various internal and external stakeholders.
What we offer
We offer an interesting and varied position within a global company with strong values. Sodexo is a knowledge company seeking employees with different specializations, backgrounds and experiences. Within Sodexo, we act based on five core tenancies; gender, generation, disability, ethnic origin and LGBT - to promote a culture that celebrates differences and unique ideas, perspectives, experiences and talents. Diversity is not an abstract concept for us. It is one of the key factors to our success.
How to apply
Please submit your application with attached CV and cover letter no later than October 25th, 2020. In this process, we collaborate with Ogunsen Executive Search. If you have any further questions about this position, please contact Malin Söhr, Research Consultant, 073-421 79 84 or Hendrik Dahlgren, Senior Consultant 070-471 59 03.