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ARAMARK Vice President, Strategic Partnerships - Business Dining in Boston, Massachusetts

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 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://careers.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Vice President, Strategic Partnerships - Business Dining

The Vice President, Strategic Partnerships will manage a portfolio of existing client accounts (within our Top 100) in our Business Dining division. This role will work within a matrixed internal management and front-line operations structure to understand client aspirations and to identify risk, opportunities for service expansion and pro-active contract extension or renewals. Responsibilities include the formal application of a strategic account management process, plan compliance, leading proactive renewal activity, client presentations including business reviews, RFP proposal response, client relationship development and ensuring Aramark wiring is high, wide, and deep within the client organization. This is an executive level position with industry-leading financial rewards for top performance. The VP of Strategic Partnerships will report directly to the VP Growth for Business Dining.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The VP of Strategic Partnerships will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Obtain an understanding of clients' goals and objectives to support the development of unique service solutions with the application of Aramark's market-leading resources.

  • Develop and implement mutually successful strategies for existing client partnerships, assuring alignment with each institution's mission.

  • Identify and develop strategies for base business growth in partnership with the operations teams

  • Identify and develop enhancements and extensions to existing lines of service that leverage the core competencies, while achieving a positive return on investment for the client and Aramark.

  • Utilize consistent tools and protocols for proposals and presentations that enhance sales and retention efforts.

  • Lead and participate in LAMP and Major Pursuit Processes with cross lines of business and functional leaders

  • Develop RFP responses and client presentations for proactive and competitive renewal processes

  • Provide strategic direction and insight for complex clients in partnership with other divisions and/or countries as appropriate

  • Create and provide insights on lead generation, measures, and accountability platform.

  • Support and leverage right to win models.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university required, MBA or Master's preferred.

  • B2B sales and operations experience in a services business, including strategic account development of new customer accounts, providing business solutions based on customer needs and client/ market environment.

  • Computer knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications as well as SFC

  • Ideal candidate will have strategic account sales experience from Business Process Outsourcing Firms, Service Industries, or multi-national companies; combined with corporate experience in a strategic development, global business development or similar type role.

  • Experience with large clients selling multiple services/solutions required.

  • Expertise with a demonstrated, quantifiable record of progressively increasing responsibility in a sales function

  • Proven ability to take strategy from the concept stage to operational implementation, particularly in a role of influence across organizational structures.

  • Strong and dynamic presentation skills; persuasive communication with C-level client contacts.

  • Experience with leading a team of high-performance sales professionals in addition to being an individual contributor at the C-suite level.

  • Solid understanding of marketplace trends & implications

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.

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