Senior Real Estate Manager – ARABIC Speaker

    Pizza Hut - Americana Restaurants

    PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    Lead the strategic management of the equity property portfolio to minimize property cost inflation, exploit asset management opportunities and provide professional property advice to the business.

    SCOPE MANAGEMENT:

    Country / Cluster of Scope

    KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

    • Undertake Sites Acquisitions of the Company new units throughout all the Markets we operate in principally by overseeing the Identification and securing of sites to hand-over to Construction and pipe-line communication.
    • Maintaining awareness of new strategic developments and liaising with Market Planning.
    • Ensure new pipelines are well developed in advance to meet growth expectations
    • Review Market insights gathering and analysis to take effective steps to serve the company’s best interest.
    • Monitor Lease negotiation & signing
    • Ensure Accuracy in forecasting the number of new restaurants opening by period/year
    • Monitor and track the reported pipeline and forecasts on a monthly basis, Drive the setting of AOP and ensure accuracy of monthly Fits tracking reports.
    • Maintaining a regular schedule of meetings with appropriate Acquisitions. FBM Team Members and their agents & management of the equity Development pipelines.
    • Responsibility for prioritization and Identification of sites and their negotiations, ensuring financial viability and reviewing feasibility studies, assessing planning probabilities then managing the planning and legal process for acquisitions.
    • Formulate pipeline reports together with information dissemination throughout various brands.
    • Ensure accurate production /issuance of IFA documentation by closely working with Franchise Operations Team.
    • Develop cost effective real estate solutions in alignment with business needs including parameters for location, lease vs. own, length of lease term, financial commitment, exit strategies and operating expense budgets.
    • Acts as a single contact point for outside agents, retailers and potential vendors/landlords.
    • Lead the Acquisitions Team in building a constructive and strategic relationship with Franchise partners while maintaining an up to date working knowledge of Franchisor areas.
    • Lead strategy to minimize property cost inflation for the restaurants portfolio and deliver reduced cost to the business
    • Establish strategies & encourage best practice for effective negotiation to ensure cost savings and effective investments.

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

    INTERNAL COMMUNICATIO

    • Legal Team
    • Brands Leads
    • All departments

    EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION

    • Landlords
    • Franchisor

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

    Education:

    • BSc/BA in business Management or any related field

    Experience:

    • 15 + years Proven Experience in retail / F&B companies
    • Proven track record of driving the RE agenda across his scope of Management and in managing teams and different stakeholders.

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