The Business development Manager will champion the team that will expand our brand through the opening of new outlets and optimization of existing asset base.
One of the key functions will be scouting and careful selection of new locations for new outlets and completion of real estate transactions (Fee Purchase / Lease/ Acquisition).
Some other functions will be:
>Critically evaluate new sites regarding competition, local government zoning, traffic density, population, demography etc. and develop a projection for merchandise sales, gross profit margin, development cost and operating costs to determine financial feasibility of site.
>Participate in the business planning process for all our outlets based upon corporate parameters, planned marketing activities and market conditions.
>Determine specific activities to capture opportunities to increase sales as well as brand awareness
>Assess and recommend improvements to the existing outlets via increased visibility and/or access by customers.
>Work extensively across internal functions and with external partners, including, but not limited to operations, legal counsel, construction, environmental, estate agents, developers, landlords, ,governmental authorities, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders such as neighbourhood groups/associations.
>Provide support for all business development efforts
Qualifications and Attributes
Our preferred candidates should have the following requirements:
~A first Degree
~A minimum of 7 years experience in this capacity or related field
~Strong ethic of accountability to drive results
~A high sense of urgency, and the ability to build and lead strong teams to continually achieve new levels of performance
~Hands on, roll-up-your sleeves kind of individual who is open to the sharing of, and reaction to, ideas in an open forum.
~Excellent written and verbal communications skills
~A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multifunctional teams
INTERESTED APPLICANT SHOULD FORWARD CV/RESUME TO xenair @outlook.com
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