[Senior Management > Corporate]
Job title: Chief Operations Officer
Date posted: 04/01/2018
Location: Vietnam
Our client is the owner and operator of western restaurants in Vietnam and Thailand, they are backed by a private investment firm. To date they have 6 full service western restaurants in Vietnam and a chain of 20 fast casual concepts in Bangkok.The short-term goal of the company is to double the Vietnam business within the next 2 years and the Thai business within the next 3 years

We are looking for an individual to head up the existing company and drive the future expansion. The COO will report to the CEO and will be responsible for the ongoing efficiency of the business.

He/she will maintain control of diverse business operations and will be an experienced and efficient leader, the ideal candidate will be a creative visionary and be able to instill a personality into the restaurants so that guests can experience this.

We are looking for candidate that is a specialist in Food & Beverage operational management on an international scale. He/she should have a proven track record in opening and overseeing restaurants in multicultural cities in Asia. He/she should be well versed in sourcing, selecting and managing franchise restaurant concepts in addition to developing in-house concepts in various guises including; quick service, fast casual and fine dining.

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction, delivering revenue and profit growth and developing the leaders to sustain it. Providing operational expertise and project management skills to support the effort of various company initiatives. This will be achieved by researching markets, analyzing competitor’s policies, products, prices and provide market studies for potential business opportunities. Develop Business plans for, growth and profitability targets. Develop marketing, advertising and sales strategies plus developing a pricing structure.

The ideal candidate will currently be a COO or Group General Manager of restaurant organisation in Asia Pacific. The client is offering a competitive salary in the range of US$ 100-150K PA, plus some expat benefits and share options. Interested parties should send a CV in confidence plus a recent photograph to jonathan@gsa-asia.com
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