Area Manager – Shake Shack

Beirut, Lebanon

Ref: GP435-2002

The Role

The Role

The Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated, talented individual who is willing to embark on an exciting and challenging journey.

You will be responsible for all store and employment development as well as being accountable for visual merchandising in assigned stores.

You will enjoy active contributions to the development of business initiatives relevant to brand projects.

Specifics tasks will include:

* To Lead store teams to achieve their sales targets, shrinkage targets and control operational costs in order to meet the business plan
* Champion the brand in stores and create a two way feedback loop with the brand teams to enhance business performance
* Contribute to all aspects of business development including new store openings * Assist Operations Manager in review and preparation of budgets
* Assists in selecting competent partners and management, participates in training, and develops partners to identify potential within
* Ensures all systems, procedures and programmes are communicated to partners and store management.



* Minimum 5 years experience within food service ideally from a similar industry running multiple stores independently
* Experience of financial reports analysis
* Experience in a fast paced environment
* Familiar with P&L accounts
* Able to communicate clearly and confidently
* A passion within your field of expertise is key

About the Company

About the Company

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
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