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MANAGER IN TRAINING - EVS / Housekeeping - Birmingham, AL




Location: Birmingham, AL

a family of companies delivering the best in food, hospitality, and support services. As the leading foodservice and support services company in the US, we are known for our great people, great service, and great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted our delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 250,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, stadiums, arenas, convention centers, museums, and much more – in all 50 states.

that each and every individual plays a key role in our growth, innovation, evolution, and legacy. We know that the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting diverse expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar in everything we do. 

someone that is passionate about developing yourself and those around you. You enjoy being a part of a team that is collaborative, innovative, and driven to succeed. You are inspired to create lasting, memorable experiences for guests. You believe in delivering great service to guests, building strategic partnerships with clients, and continuing to learn and improve each day. You are flexible, adaptable, and have the ability to act decisively with little or no supervision.


  • Bachelor's degree received by August 2021 or prior (required)
  • One year of related work or internship experience
  • Must be flexible to relocate within the region upon successful completion of the program
  • Demonstrated financial acumen including profit and loss management, inventory, and cash handling skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with peers, employees, clients, and customers
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Basic understanding of contract administration and client relations
  • Basic knowledge of operating and maintenance instructions, safety regulations, codes and use of departmental policy and procedure manuals
  • Competency in all Microsoft Office applications 
  • Driver’s License (required for transportation roles)

Job Summary

MIT Program Overview:

The SSC Manager in Training (MIT) role is part of an entry-level 12-week program that helps participants drive their career with Compass Group.  The MIT platform is designed with a blend of operational experiences, new manager, and leadership skills taught through distance, self-directed, hands-on learning.  This creates a robust learning opportunity for participants to build the skills and knowledge needed to become a leader while developing a professional network and personal brand. Supporting the MIT participants are their program sponsors, training site managers and training site team. They are there to guide MITs, share best practices, and provide support to help MIT’s develop into GREAT Compass managers! When you start, you will be assigned to a temporary training location to complete the on-site/hands-on portion of your experience. Upon successful completion of the Manager in Training program, relocation within your assigned region is required to be considered for placement opportunities. NOTE: Placement or promotional opportunity to a full-time employment position upon completion of the MIT Program is based upon your performance and successful completion of the program.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree received by December 2020 or any time prior
  • 1 year of work experience or a related internship is preferred
  • This is an entry-level position and no management experience is required
  • Must be open to relocation during training and upon completion of the training program
  • Competency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Driver’s license required for transportation-related positions
  • Should be flexible, adaptable and have the ability to act quickly with little or no supervision
  • Career-minded self-starter with a can-do attitude who desires to lead and inspire  groups of people
  • Demonstrates financial acumen including profit and loss management and inventory knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally before groups, clients, and/or employees
  • Strong organization skills with ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a changing work environment
  • Possess an understanding of contract administration and client relations
  • Basic knowledge of operating and maintenance instructions, safety regulations, codes and use of departmental policy and procedure manuals



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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


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