An exciting opportunity has become available for a Franchise Business Development Manager to Irelands leading retail franchise brands. This role required previous experience selling a franchise offering or Symbol group offering in the retail space.
Our client are one of the most recognisable retail brands in Ireland with locations nationwide. They are market leaders due to their focus on the quality of their offering, their in-store standards and their commitment to exceptional customer service.
As Business Development Manager you will identify new site opportunities for our client’s brand and evaluate the viability of these new business opportunities. You will conceive, develop and implement strategies to acquire new sites, ensuring the appropriate and successful communication with all key stakeholders. You will support the store opening process from end to end.
As Franchise Business Development Manager, you will-
Actively seek, identify and engage with new site opportunities
Design, develop and implement suitable strategies for acquiring suitable new sites
Lead the process of recruiting new and existing
Carry out business analysis to identify potential areas of growth
Liaise and communicate with key and potential stakeholders, agents and vendors
The successful candidate will be an experienced and engaged retailer with a head to toe understanding of the retail industry, in particular both franchise retail and the independent retail sector. You will be highly analytical and highly commercial with a strong command and knowledge of business performance metrics. You will be a highly skilled communicator and negotiator with a desire to build strong, mutually beneficial business relationships.
3+ years. exp. of working in a senior retail management
A robust knowledge of the franchise retail model and the independent retail sector
A thorough understanding of commercial operating model and key performance metrics.
Candidates for this role can be based in either Dublin or Cork.
If you have the relevant skills and experience for this Franchise Business Development Manager please apply below for the attention of Barry Whelan, CEO of Excel Recruitment. Alternatively call 01-8148747 to discuss the role in complete confidence.