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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Ref No.: 14-00427
Location: Kuwait City, Dubai AE
Position Type:Direct
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date: 10/03/2014
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

What does this job involve

The Director of Operations has the sole responsibility for the entire business; accountable for smooth and efficient operations of all the restaurants of the company.

He should be a true ambassador representing the organizations values and mission, a visionary who can balance inspirational goals and flawless execution, a recognized leader, someone who can bring together and motivate a high performance team. He has to drive the success of the organization through visible and inspirational leadership, good communication and effective management practices.


Key roles

The purpose of the job is to develop company's overall long term strategic objectives and business plan; to monitor the implementation of company's strategies; to optimize the short, medium and long term performance as well as estimate viability of corporate goals.

The focus of the job is to improve the Company's performance and ensure business growth.

Director for Operations will be accountable for achieving all annual operating profit goals through driving sales, developing and retaining exceptional talent, and achieving superior and consistent operational excellence. He has to be instrumental in executing strategic plans, while championing guest satisfaction, employee motivation and positive fiscal results.


Qualifications

University degree majoring in Hospitality Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess thorough knowledge of accounting principles, HR practices, computer skills and be telecom conversant.


Experience

Minimum 10 years. Minimum 5 years of Directorial experience in multi-unit, high volume, top quality restaurant chain/hotel.
It is necessary that he/she has had experience in setting up and opening up new restaurants.

Opportunities and prospects

The company believes that every associate should be duly rewarded for their effort. Postgraduate or professional qualifications combined with experience and outstanding performance will provide strong opportunities to develop into many areas in future.


Exposure

As Director of Operations, candidate should have mastered admin skills, man management, macro management and technical know-how with a proven and sustained track record of success. Having moved onto a restaurant chain with multiple responsibilities, should be familiar with handling multi concept multi unit operations.

A thorough background of restaurant business dynamics is fundamental amid excellent market knowledge, strong connections and business acumen. The candidate should have a strong passion to succeed and motivate the team to achieve targets.


Attitude

Should have an entrepreneurial approach. Ability to work in a fast-paced, international environment with hands-on "stretch-goal style. Must have a positive attitude and enthusiastic to learn. Willing to champion new ideas, acting as a catalyst of change, being creative, dynamic and adaptable.