Operations Manager - Restaurants

Quest Search & Selection

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP340-1827

Job description / Role

Quest Search & Selection is working with a Group of Restaurants that are seeking a very unique Operations Manager to lead the restaurants operations and oversee quality and consistency in the service. This role based in Riyadh, KSA.

We are looking for a unique individual with a very strong character, hands on approach and a very good knowledge in managing the P&L of multi-units.

As the Operations Manager, your responsibilities include:

- Oversee the restaurants performance – fine – dining
- Restaurant Managers appraisal and training
- Responsible for all P&L of the outlets managed
- Creation and implementation of SOPs, SOS, KPIs
- Staff recruitment and disciplinary actions
- Negotiations with suppliers
- Customer Service orientated
- Forecast and budgeting
- Menu creation, design and maintain standards


- Minimum 5 years’ experience in standalone fine dining restaurants
- Multi-unit experience is a must
- Hospitality Diploma or Degree
- Fluent in English and able to write management reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
- Arabic speaker is a plus
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Multitasking and people orientated
- Pre-opening experience is a must
- Great communication and leadership skills
- Mastery in delegating tasks and hands-on approach when needed

This is not a position in a hotel and candidates from Hotel background shall not be considered.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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