Fast Food Area Manager

Kencorp Executive Search – Boksburg, Gauteng


A well-known Fast Food Brand is looking for a suitably experienced Fast Food Area Manager for their stores on the East Rand


Leading multiple restaurants simultaneously
Coaching Restaurant Managers to ensure that store gains market share and achieve customer, people and profit objectives
Drive customer satisfaction, facilities management, HR management, financial management, Informational management, risk management
Sales/ marketing and time management
High visibility leadership and coaching
Daily store audits with weekly and monthly feedback to managers
Regular Restaurant visits
Period and quarterly store audit routine
Attend Operations meetings and communicate with managers
Assist managers to draw up SMART plans
Following disciplinary procedures and chairing inquiries (presiding officer)
Assist with the opening new restaurants
Build and align and develop team according to company goals
Business annual planning (budget for the region)
Ensure that stores are profitable
Manage the local store marketing done by the Managers
Handle suppliers where necessary
Handle escalated customer complaints
Head Office inspections to ensure store is running operational
Succession planning, people planning and benching staff for senior positions

Matric/Grade 12. A relevant Business Management Diploma or Degree would be advantageous
MUST HAVE 3 years’ experience as an Area Manager of Fast Food stores – Managing a minimum of 6 – 8 stores at the same time
Previous experience in KFC, Nandos, Barcello’s, Chicken Licken or similar is preferred
Micros/GAAP POS experience
Valid Driver’s license
Must be able to travel regularly
SA Citizens Only
Salary is dependent on relevant work experience an skill set