11 Jan 2018

Full-Time Area Manager (Food and Beverage)

orbissearchBristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Business Manager (Food & Beverage)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK’s largest operators of tenanted and leased pubs. They are looking for an outstanding operator with the ability to drive profit and sales growth through enterprising initiatives. You will have a proven track record of effective communication with entrepreneurs and experienced business operators in the hospitality sector, to enable them to fulfil their potential.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate superb management skills and be commercially and financially astute, with an excellent understanding of the market in Bristol and the South West.

Core Accountability

 To develop, motivate, challenge and, where necessary, recruit a team of retailers with the necessary skill base, commitment and passion for the business to ensure that their and the Company’s growth objectives are met.   To produce & implement a quality, robust strategy plan for the Region at the outset of each financial year which provides for sustainable organic growth, and is in pursuit of the key business drivers which include:    Efficient recruitment and development of the best retailers   Identification of suitable investment opportunities that provide sustainable returns for both the retailer and Company   Continual improvement in retailing standards through business advice, portfolio management, retailer development and quality reviews   The adoption of a challenging approach to retailers who fail to exploit the commercial opportunities within their businesses    Effective management of the rent review programme to ensure that rent reviews are concluded at appropriate levels and on time      The identification and securing  of suitable individual acquisition opportunities

Skills, Experience and Knowledge Required

 Communication: Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively at all levels with honesty, integrity and with the passion and credibility to persuade.    Commercial Awareness: Possess acute awareness of the Industry, the marketplace, its trends and the current and future needs of consumers. Identify and exploit opportunities, identify and manage risks, demonstrate the ability to analyse information and take appropriate action.    Consumer Focus: Demonstrate the ability to convert sound commercial awareness into a strategic vision for the Region which takes account of demographics, segmentation, the skill set of the retailer that is needed to deliver the proposition and the ability to recruit, train, coach and develop the retailer to unlock the full potential of the business.   Planning & Organisation: Possess the ability to translate the strategic vision for the region into an action plan which demonstrates an understanding of the impact of the action and its timing on the regional P&L and maximises the utilisation of the resources available to the Regional Manager, whether they are within or outside the business unit.   Innovation & Vision: Through a clear understanding of the marketplace and the changing needs of consumers, demonstrate a willingness to embrace fresh ideas and implement them both in the context of the retail proposition and overcoming internal and external barriers to delivering a successful win/win outcome.   Leadership: Take responsibility for the performance of the Region, take ownership of personal development, demonstrate an ability to see the bigger picture and embrace a culture of sharing best practice with the business unit and the virtual team with passion and energy.   Sales & Negotiation: Utilise retail sales techniques to drive the regions performance. To be a first class negotiator in order to achieve organic growth through agreement management and initiatives.    Knowledge Experience of a retail environment  Experience of merchandising a retail environment Understanding of the importance & impact of pricing in a competitive market place Knowledge of licensing laws, health and safety food legislation.

Applications with skills in like-trades welcome.

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: c£50-£60k + Car + Many Benefits.

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