Retail Food Program Manager - Convenience Store


Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Retail / Grocery


5 - 7 years

Posted 340 days ago

  by    Klaus Kokott


Our client, a highly successful and progressive family-owned convenience store chain, seeks an experienced foodservice professional to manage the operations of branded QSR concepts and to optimize and expand food service offerings within all locations.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the successful operations of branded QSR concepts, including:
  • Menu and portion control
  • Facility design (as needed for new facilities and remodels)
  • Equipment procurement
  • Staff and management development
  • Operational systems and procedures
  • Food safety systems and procedures
  • Development and execution of all marketing plans and materials for non-QSR food service offerings
  • Overall responsibility for the management of existing QSRs in the network
  • Establish overall product direction and creation, including pricing and strategies for all foodservice categories
  • Constant monitoring of consumer, industry and competitive trends that impact store operations
  • P&L responsibility
  • Function as the Food Service Category Manager
  • Develop/manage vendor relationships

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years foodservice, multi-unit management experiencerequired
  • Passion, knowledge and appreciation of food service and the culinary arts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creative individual that excels at marketing and promotion development
  • Highly motivated and driven
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented leader who is capable of prioritizing and providing clear direction
  • Demonstrated skills in developing and implementing strategic plans
  • Sharp analytical skills


Client offers a very competitive base salary, bonus potential, car plan, and a comprehensive benefits package. Autonomous decision-making. Management very receptive to ideas and expects continuous improvement.

$80K - $103K