General Manager - Retail/ F&B
Based in Malaysia, strategic & leadership role
Aggressive expansion plans in Malaysia, newly created role
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established F&B group with multiple brands and retail footprint internationally. With a strong track record of success, they continue to expand their operations globally, creating and acquiring new brands into their existing portfolio. As a result of recent investments and continued interest to expand, they are looking to appoint a General Manager to lead and expand the business in Malaysia.
As the Country Leader to lead the expansion plans and operations of this new F&B brand/concept in Malaysia, you will have full operational and strategic responsibility of the company in Malaysia. You will be responsible for developing the country level strategies for sales and profit growth, achievement of quality and people targets. Your role will include network expansion and development, managing the P&L, hiring and building a new team. You will provide strong leadership and direction in establishing a culture which is customer focused and operationally excellent. In addition, you have a strong awareness of the competitive F&B environment, and have the commercial acumen to identify opportunities for growth or viable revenue models to the organisation.
The Successful Applicant
The candidate should possess at least 10-15 years of relevant working experience, ideally gained in the food and beverage / retail industry - QSR, fast-casual, multi-concept dining restaurants. You have led a large business group with a sizeable staff strength. Knowledge and network of the Malaysian F&B/retail/consumer market is an essential requirement of the role. With a proven track record in operational and leadership capability, you are also one who posses an entrepreneurial spirit and is comfortable to work in a start-up environment. You have an energetic personality, coupled with strong interpersonal and communication skills to work well with all levels of staffs. You are also self-motivated, 'hands-on' and possess a strong desire to grow and assist the company to grow in the right direction.
What's on Offer
A highly attractive position to lead this well-recognised brand for further expansion in the Malaysian market