The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for leading a team of District and/or Area Managers to seek opportunities and initiatives that result in the achievement of the business plan. The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for all operational aspects of brand, marketing and visual impact across a market.
• Driving and delivering sales performance and profit return
• Managing manpower performance and development
• Monitoring conditions and trends within the local market
You will have to/be:
• Senior management experience with a multi-site retail brand
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Experience of managing across a wide geographical area
• The ability to identify and deliver initiatives to enhance business and increase sales
• Experience of managing sales objectives and operational costs in line with an agreed business plan
• Arabic speaking desirable and not essential
• Leadership capability with small and large teams
• Multi-unit experience retail/hospitality
• Degree essential in any discipline
• International experience would be an advantage.
The Starbucks Experience is more than a cup of coffee. From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated the rich tradition of coffee, but that also brought a feeling of community, a comfortable third place away from the demands of work and home. And with every cup, we strive to bring both our heritage and an exceptional experience to life.
The Starbucks mission statement is more than words on a piece of paper - it's the philosophy that guides how we do business every day. Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit - one person, one cup, and one neighbourhood at a time. We are committed to doing business in ways that are good to the earth and to each other. From the way we buy our coffee, to minimizing our environmental footprint, to being involved in local communities.
Today, with more than 16,000 retail locations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and the Pacific Rim, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of the finest coffee.
At Starbucks we are focused on delivering the best experience to every customer at each of our locations around the world. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with so many communities, and we are committed to providing the Starbucks Experience while respecting the local customs and tastes of each country we operate in.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.
The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.