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F&B Field Operations Manager

Azadea Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP561-1281

Job description / Role

The F&B Field Operations Manager is responsible for executing the strategic direction given by the F&BBrand Manager to achieve sustainable value creation for the brand in the assigned area.

Key Accountabilities
-Build a strong personal network of external contacts and perform market and competition analysis tostay abreast of market activities and the competition to give the brand a competitive advantage
-Coordinate and monitor the execution of brand related events, promotions and special marketingactivities within the assigned area
-Assist the Procurement departments in the sourcing of and negotiation process with food and nonfood suppliers (including crockery, utensils and disposables) in alignment with the Brand and overallProcurement strategy set by the F&B President; Prepare orders to Franchisor (Paul) for assignedmarkets, approve periodic orders for disposables, petty cash expenses, furniture and equipmentreplacement
-Draft and submit, on a regular basis, financial and non-financial brand performance reports related toassigned markets to the Brand Manager
-In coordination with HR Generalists, assist in recruiting, training and motivating new Restaurant andAssistant Restaurant Managers, and maintain an optimal manpower planning in the stores at all times
-Follow up, where needed, on Maintenance and Loss Prevention matters with the correspondingdepartments
-Draft and submit, on a regular basis, financial and non-financial brand performance reports related toassigned markets to the Brand Manager
-Implement and monitor the execution of and the compliance to brand and corporate related policiesand procedures, brand standards and operational initiatives in the assigned area
-Actively manage the growth of various sales channels (e.g. catering, delivery, etc.) in the assigned area
-Assist the Brand Manager in the development and launching of new menus, including the costing, priceanalysis, recipe validation and product availability per market, and execute menu launching activities inthe assigned markets, in coordination with the various departments involved (incl. procurement forprinting and sourcing, marketing for communications plans, training, etc.)
- Monitor and drive the daily performance of stores in the assigned area in terms of financial KPIs suchas sales, store related expenses, profitability, as well as, other F&B KPIs such as customer service andfood quality management, in order to achieve set targets and maintain the brand's continuity

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge -BachelorĂ¢€™s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management or equivalent; HACCP certification is a plus
-8 years of experience in F&B Operations, out of which 3-4 years in a managerial role
-Strong knowledge in financial/ accounting systems and procedures
-Proficiency in MS Office
-Fluency in English

Competencies Attention to details
Commercial Understanding
Decision Making
Developing and Motivating Others
Driving and Achieving results
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Strategic Thinking

About the Company

Azadea Group is a premier fashion and lifestyle retail company that owns and operates more than 50 leading international franchise concepts across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe. Since its inception in 1978, the Group has grown a substantial chain of stores representing leading international brand names in fashion and accessories, food and beverage, home furnishing, sporting goods and multimedia.With over 11,000 employees, the company boasts a solid infrastructure overseeing more than 600 stores spread across 15 countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and United Arab Emirates.

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Operations Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 16,000

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