Reference : JVZ12303

Managing Director - Growing brand

Executive appointments • London £120,000 - £150,000 plus package & equity
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This is one of those unique opportunities that do not come around very often and a chance to be part of a new and growing concept that has potential to reach national corners of the country.

 

The Company:

 

A brand that has grown cautiously to date but with potential investment imminent, this dynamic group are looking to appoint a Managing Director to help to grow their restaurant estate.   With a number of successful businesses already in operation, the company have confidence that this brand has scalability and has fantastic potential for growth.

 

Culturally they are a young and dynamic team who are focused on exceptional delivery, currently trading at the higher end of the branded restaurant sector.

 

The Role:

 

This position will effectively take ownership for the brand in its entirety, responsible for ensuring a scalable brand is in place and all that goes with it. You will be expected to work with the private equity firm to lead and develop a commercially successful business plan and work with the existing businesses to ensure consistency is delivered every time.

 

 

The Candidate

 

The successful candidate will have exposure to running and developing a quality branded restaurant chain.  You must be able to hit the ground running and adapt to the culture of the business quickly. Cultural fit is as important as skill set and a proven track record; this is an entrepreneurial business with a young and dynamic team.  They key competences are:

 

  • Experienced with a proven track record in multi-site restaurants
  • Exceptional people and motivational skills
  • Good marketing and branding experience
  • An extensive knowledge of food and menu development
  • Experience in establishing recruitment, training and leadership systems
  • Financially literate
  • Entrepreneurial flair and the capacity to drive and deliver new ideas
  • The ability to handle a complex and multi-faceted role

 

Being a quality food driven brand, you must have food credibility and be passionate about delivering outstanding service.  The aspirations of the brand are to be a step above their high street competitors.

 

 

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