Area Manager (Food/Retail)
Company: Veterans Canteen Service
Posted on: April 13, 2019
The Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) is seeking a dynamic, energetic
and customer centric Retail & Food Multi-Unit Management
Professional to join our Senior Management team.
The ideal candidate will possess decisive leadership, strong verbal
and written communication skills, strong business acumen along with
the ability to manage multiple business units including Retail,
Food, Vending and Coffee shops in VA Medical Center of Care
environments. All businesses are time sensitive points of service
that require strong administrative and organizational abilities,
while ensuring that the highest quality of service is provided our
Veteran patients, visitors and VA employees.
Duties & Responsiblities
The incumbent will work in a developmental assignment under the
leadership and mentorship of designated Area Managers. Incumbent is
exposed to all aspects of duties and responsibilities associated
with an Area Manager, e.g., operational/financial oversight,
leadership, strategic planning, critical thinking and decision
making, staff development, business management,
presentations/briefings, balance scorecard, executive strategies
and political influences, etc.
As an Area Manager, the incumbent will have direct oversight
responsibility for an assigned group of VCS Canteens at VA Medical
Center's, Domiciliary and Out Patient Clinics nationwide. In this
capacity the incumbent is directly responsible for directing,
analyzing, organizing, formulating, implementing, budgeting and
administering operational activities, and providing necessary
supervisory and technical support for his/her assigned region.
* Bachelor's degree in Business is preferred with a concentration
in Retail, and/or Hotel & Restaurant Management.
* A minimum of 4 years of multi-unit operational management
experience in Retail and/or Food experience with a proven track
record for success.
* Operational oversight in personnel cost control, revenue and
expense planning, profit & loss management, along with marketing
and human resources recruitment experience is required.
* A thorough knowledge of multi-unit operating programs, practices
and standards is highly desirable.
* Must interact and communicate effectively with senior executive
level management officials within and outside the organization and
the ability to lead and influence others to attain desired
* Must be willing to relocate anywhere within the United States, a
signed mobility agreement required upon hire.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: VCS offers an excellent Federal retirement package, i.e.,
a defined pension plan, and 401K, health and life insurance,
vacation & sick days, and ten paid holidays.
Position requires relocation to another geographic area outside of
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