Business Development Manager

Our client is a leading convenience store chain

Work Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Artemis is now seeking for a Business Development Manager with at least 10 years of working experience.

Responsibilities

  • As part of the Retail Leadership team to develop and execute a format development and site acquisition strategy in line with the format overall strategy.
  • To translate vision and mission to actions through providing guidance, implementation plans and motivational leadership.
  • Develop and set-up the best Franchise model that fits market needs with the required support team and structure to deliver growth plans and target.
  • Establish the best ways of working to support the franchisees in their everyday operation and to collaborate with cross functional members in the Retail team.
  • Develop and implement a blueprint for both the Franchise model and for corporate stores.

  • Lead changes and improvements to existing stores on offer, look and feel, equipment’s according to local needs and latest international standards

  • Develop and implement a site acquisition approach and critical path timelines to ensure stores opened on time, as per blue print and within budget and to provide sustainable & profitable growth

  • Develop a Franchise acquisition and selection approach to ensure franchisees meet requirements for a successful operation.

  • Develop direct reports and the broader team to enhance best practice and launch international standards.

  • Ensure all SOPs implemented in Franchise stores and complied to.

  • Responsible to deliver the store count and financial targets assigned.

  • Lead all contractual, licensing and landlords related activities for both Corporate and Franchise stores

  • Lead all negotiations on rent as well as Franchise agreements for both corporate and Franchise stores

  • Lead all the financial modelling and feasibility assessments for both corporate and franchise stores

  • Develop a strong succession plan for local team to take over when ready.

Qualifications

  • Able to work in Yangon, Myanmar
  • At least 10 years food retail experience, ideally with convenient stores and understanding of South East Asia markets.
  • At least 5 years’ leadership experience in format development, franchise models and business development as well as developing and executing site acquisition strategy.
  • Fluent English communication skills

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