Regional Vice President, Foodservice

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: November 21, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 726667
  • Consultant: Michael Sherwood
  • Industry: Hospitality

As the recognized leader in the higher education contract foodservice market, our client partners with hundreds of colleges and universities of all sizes across North America to manage complex and largescale foodservice operations.

They are chefs, interaction facilitators and food enthusiasts with a knack for drawing people together. Through cuisine, community, talent, global resources and flexibility, our client aims to nourish and inspire by bringing students together and serving as centers of academic life on campus. From global cuisine prepared fresh in dynamic, resident dining venues to favorite retail restaurant brands, event catering, concessions, vending and food trucks, each hungry guest is sure to be satisfied.

JOB SUMMARY
Our client is currently seeking an ambitious and passionate business executive from the service industry who understands that the customer/guest experience, and people that provide that experience, are key to a success of a business. A candid and charismatic leader who can inspire the team to strive for excellence, convert clients and customers into fans, and a financial guru who understands how to manage a P&L business forwards and backwards. Reporting directly to the President, you will be a key member of the national executive team providing strategic vision and direction.

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS
  • Results oriented and operational excellence
  • Impact & Influence
  • Teamwork
  • Building organizational capability
  • Leadership presence
  • Holding self and others accountable
  • Strategic business thinking
WHAT IT TAKES
  • 10+ years progressive business leadership experience
  • Previous experience in the services industry, preferably with a focus on retail and/or food operations
  • Understanding of Western Canadian culture
  • Strong business acumen proven by a track record of positive financial results and growth
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Great mentor to direct reports, peers, and partners
  • Ability to attract, build, retain and inspire a best-in-class, high-performing team
  • Strong change management skills and change agent by nature
  • Consulting skills and ability to persuade/influence business leaders on suggested actions for turning business issues/problems into viable HR/Business solutions
  • Exceptional program management with the ability to multi-task
  • Problem solving skills, ability to determine root cause of complex issues and arrive at sound HR/Business solutions
  • Exceptional communicator and team player. Solid interpersonal and relationship skills in order to work effectively with business and HR leaders and partners