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Regional Vice President - LifeWorks

Los Angeles, CA

  • Corporate & Field Support

  • Salaried

Job Description

About LifeWorks

LifeWorks is a part of the Aramark Workplace Experience Group.  At LifeWorks, every detail is curated. Only the best methods in culinary creativity and intuitive service is used. LifeWorks creates transformative experiences that connect guests to the spirit of the city in which they serve.

Our LifeWorks team is fueled by a passion for the unexpected. Every day, their relentless commitment to service excellence and expansive experiences wow guests they serve.  

We are looking for a Leader with Operational, Leadership and Sales expertise to lead our talented team to create the experience that our clients and guests deserve.

Focus and Challenges   

Reporting to the President of the Business, the Regional Vice President will have responsibility for managing all operational aspects of business throughout the region.

This individual will be accountable the successful execution of the General Management Agenda including driving growth, capturing cost and productivity, leading people and delivering against financial targets. S/he will identify innovative and creative services/solutions to expand on Aramark clients’ requirements, working closely with internal and external partners, in addition to other constituencies. 

This executive will create and drive strategic plans, including the implementation of operating plans and budgets; s/he will also lead the execution of these programs from an operational perspective.  This individual will be both strategic and tactical, identifying and delivering value-added service offerings to growth the business.  In addition, this person will provide leadership to recruit and motivate a high-performance team.

Job Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities  

The Regional Vice President’s roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Continuously evaluating for new revenue streams and ways to improve profitability, enhance margins, and achieve sustainable competitive advantage.  The scope of potential opportunities will vary across a wide spectrum of functions, including operations, client relationships and driving operational excellence.
  • Coaching, motivating, promoting, and staffing a regional, cross-functional team, including the direct reports and other functional disciplines on cross-functional projects/initiatives. 
  • Participating in strategic planning, budgeting, and quality audits to ensure operational excellence for all accounts in the regional portfolio.
  • Establishing efficient and timely quality metrics to ensure accountability.
  • Leveraging internal resources across functions (e.g. – client services, sales & marketing, human resources, finance) to accomplish objectives.
  • Building upon the corporate culture, with an emphasis on service excellence and customer/employee satisfaction.

This executive will be an entrepreneurial and inspirational leader with both charisma and practical know-how.  He/she will communicate a sense of urgency, be results oriented, and empower others.  Above all, the person will have passion, energy and enthusiasm with strong relationship building capabilities.  The successful candidate will maintain the highest level of personal integrity and professionalism and will be an excellent representative of this company in the marketplace.

Qualifications

The Person - Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have over 10 years of general management experience with P&L responsibilities (ideally exceeding $150 million).  This individual will have executive experience in leading operations, ideally having exposure managing within a matrix environment with responsibility for human resources, finance and/or sales/marketing functions. 

Experience creating and executing a growth strategy is imperative, including a track record of managing client relationships focused on revenue generation.  Previous leadership of cross-functional teams with the ability to leverage internal resources at Aramark is critical.  The Regional Vice President should bring credibility to lead a team, including experienced managers, in achieving operational excellence and delivering on client service.  Experience running a multi-functional team across geographies is a key asset. 

In addition, the Regional Vice President must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Inspire, lead, and motivate employees at multiple levels – direct reports, account managers and hourly associates.
  • Partner with indirect resources to leverage partnerships, information, and skills within the division and across other lines of business where applicable.
  • Develop new business opportunities, keeping an eye out for potential additions to the Aramark portfolio in addition to retaining current business.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels with the knowledge and confidence to articulate the organization's strategic goals and objectives.
  • Understands long-term business and financial implications of day-to-day decisions.
  • Looks “around the corner” for opportunities and obstacles.
  • Articulates a compelling agenda and direction that inspires others to follow.         
  • Demonstrates a passion for understanding trends and practices affecting the industry and the marketplace.

 

Education

Bachelors preferred
Minimum 10 years experience

Benefits

•    Flexible work arrangements

•    Volunteer days, community partnerships, Employee Assistance Program

•    Your choice of three medical plans, two carriers to choose from & My Healthy Changes well-being program

•    Adoption Assistance & Paid Parental Leave

•    Tuition Funding Sources and Scholarship Programs

•    Retirement plan with match on annual contributions

 

COMPENSATION: The salary rate for this position ranges from $200,000 to $250,000, depending on circumstances including an applicant's skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). This is Aramark's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting. 

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About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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