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UK Country Manager – Restaurant expansion solutions start-upref: HM42396
Sector Business Development
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary £75000 - 80000 / Year + benefits
Benefit + equity
UK Country Manager – Restaurant expansion solutions start-up

A high successful and fast growing F&B start-up who provide restaurants with business expansion services are looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial and self-driven individual to set up and run their first UK operations.

The role requires an experienced leader with well-established partner management experience in a similarly ambitious start-up environment such as Uber, Amazon, Just Eat or similar.

Due to the autonomous and self-driven nature of the role, the position would suit those with previous experience in setting up their own enterprise; ideally in an F&B environment but any industry will be considered.

The role

• Develop partnerships with restaurant groups and brands in the UK market, selling the brand and bringing them on board

• Establish partnerships with 3rd party online food order and delivery service providers

• Create marketing and PR opportunities developing interest in the brand

• Drive the UK operation in keeping with the vision outlined for the company by the Board of Directors

• Represent the company as required, including attendance of important functions, industry events and public meetings

• Work closely with Partners to prepare annual budgets, complete risk analysis on potential investments

• Responsible for the P&L and executing major partnerships to drive top line

Ideal candidate

• You must be self-driven, ambitious and entrepreneurial

• Ideally from an entrepreneurial background or high growth tech company

• Kitchen/restaurant experience is good but not mandatory

• Familiar with P&L responsibilities – able to liaise with board members and convey accurate financial and business data

• Must be able to work autonomously