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Project Director – Food & Beverage

Location: Leeds / M62 Corridor
Salary: Excellent salary plus, car, bonus & benefits

Our client is a real star of the Food & Beverage sector and one of the largest operators of sports and entertainment venues in the world. A business synonymous with high profile events at iconic venues, they have enjoyed considerable success and with further growth on the agenda now is the ideal time to join this exciting and thriving business. This is no ordinary company and core to their success is an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to everything they do.

There is now a rare and exciting opportunity to join them in a new role of Food & Beverage Project Director with a remit to innovate and implement new concepts and fresh ideas to their bars, restaurants and event experiences that will extend their leadership position. 

You will be a visionary, someone who understands the rapid developments in consumer mobile technologies, innovation in payment and EPOS solutions and the opportunities afforded by the IoT, etc and can combine that with outstanding consumer insight and operational knowhow to create game changing guest experiences for now and the future.

You will be responsible for looking across the industry and beyond, identifying, evaluating, trialing and rolling out new concepts in bar and restaurant operations. You will have a good understanding of operations and consumer trends and developments in the Food & Beverage industry and a keen interest in the role technology can play in moving the sector forward.

You will be a graduate qualified, Food & Beverage professional with operations experience and a track record of innovation and success in the roll out of new concepts and openings in a Retail / Food & Beverage environment. You will also have a good understanding of technology and real world implementation experience. You will demonstrate future leadership potential as advancement in this growing, international business is limited only by your talent and ambition.

The business is offering a very attractive remuneration and a very real opportunity for you to build your career and make your mark in the industry.

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