*This position is located in Metro Detroit, MI. Candidates living outside the area must be willing to relocate in order to be considered"
Exceptional opportunity for a successful food service professional to join the executive leadership team of a highly regarded foodservice management company.
Harper Associates has been retained to recruit a Vice President of Foodservice to lead the expansion into school food service. The Vice President will identify opportunities for food service contracts in K-12 and charter schools, write proposals to secure the contracts, and build out the business model. This person will see the entire process all the way from RFP to running operations.
The ideal candidate is someone with extensive experience overseeing a large region as a Regional Director, District Manager, or VP of Operations with a contract food service company. This person must have an in-depth knowledge of writing proposals, submitting bids, and closing deals in school foodservice. Beyond the sale, the VP of Foodservice must have demonstrated experience in creating management structures, writing budgets, and managing operations within a contract foodservice company. A successful Vice President of Foodservice will have the opportunity to advance to the COO level!
Our client offers:
- Outstanding six-figure salary + bonus package
- 401k + Match
- Great health benefits
- Paid vacation
- Opportunity to advance
To qualify, candidates must have 10+ years of high-level (Director of Operations / Vice President) sales and operations experience in the contract foodservice industry. Must live in or be willing to relocate to the Metro Detroit area.
Apply now for consideration!
Why Work Here?Harper Associates specializes in the permanent placement of experienced personnel. Founded in 1968, Harper Associates has built an excellent reputation in the recruitment industry. Our long-standing history in the industry makes us unique. While we have progressed with the times, we still strive to offer personal attention and dedication to meet our clients’ needs. Harper Consultants are constantly networking, creating a continuous pool of experienced professionals to choose from. Harper Associates is an equal employment opportunity employer and recruiter. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Harper Associates also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Harper Associates’ policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions or recommendations.
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