Head of Global Franchise - Retail

Head of #Retail #Franchise, #Licensing, JV's, #Parnerships 

The role reports to the Global Business Development Director, and you will work directly with senior stakeholders across the global business. 



The role:


Identify and recruit best in class business partners globally

Negotiate franchise/partnership contract

Development of retail brands through business partnerships

Liaise with management to develop business plans/strategy for retail;

Implement plans that support brand level strategy

Drive brand level profitability through effect expansion plans

Build brand level capability to operate through business partners

Oversee process involved in business development as the organisations’ representative;

Forecast annual and monthly sales plan by store/country.

Project and plan each business by partner to ensure effective integration.

Organise and host franchise forums and workshops





A minimum 10 years working with international franchise/partnership

Negotiation, legal and financial contract management skills

Background from F&B franchise and operational management 

Real-estate management experience desirable


Role is based in the UK - South East but this role will entail significant travel across Europe, Asia and MENA

#franchising #businessdevelopment #careercoach

United Kingdom South East
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Sectors We Cover

Retail, Food service, Hospitality and FMCG – Mid-Management to Executive positions in Operations, Buying, Merchandising, CRM, Franchise, Food preparation, Business Development, Supply Chain, Logistics, Marketing, Finance and IT, Leadership, HR, Business Development, Organisational Development and more.

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Other sectors include #Foodservice #hospitality #Digital

We focus on quality and service. We are not a big volume agency! We will only discuss an opportunity with you when you have a good chance of success!

Global Retail Recruitment is an established global retail recruiter and executive search agency focusing on delivery of quality recruitment process and extensive knowledge in the retail sector. We assist candidates in their search for a new career with consideration to their personal requirements, key skills, future career path and capability of fulfilling our clients brief.

We have delivered success and continue to deliver quality retail recruitment process for candidates globally to leading brands in Europe, Asia, and MENA. Our recruitment success is based on our commitment to providing ethical, considerate and communicative recruitment service coupled with honest, professional advice.

We have significant experience in Luxury, Food, Fashion, Lifestyle, Variety Retail in operations and all support functions such as HR, Leadership, organisational development marketing, finance, buying, merchandising, VM, Supply, Logistics, Franchise, CRM, Real Estate, E-commerce and more.

Vacancies are normally Area, Regional, Country, GM, Director, CEO, COO, CFO, VP, P, MD levels.

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