Consultant- Hospitality and Retail Food - Planning/Strategy ($100,000 - $120,000 + Super + Bonus Opportunity)
Future Food is a Food, Restaurant & Hospitality Consultancy renowned for developing innovative strategic and operational solutions to a wide network of clients including shopping centres, property developers, asset and development managers, mixed use developments, airports, clubs and retail food.
Established for twenty-five years, we have a global reputation for adding value to the food and hospitality component of our clients’ property assets, either at the masterplanning or operational stages. Our projects encompass food & beverage masterplanning, operational reviews, concept development, management of F&B tender processes and retail support programs, we are uncompromising on our expectation for quality, excellence and timely implementation.
Due to a growth in our business we are seeking food and hospitality consultants who will be responsible for both operational and masterplanning consultancy services to a broad range of clients.
Key Responsibilities Include:
To develop food and beverage strategies for shopping malls, retail precincts, airports, clubs, office complexes, etc
To produce professional accurate multi-dimensional reports that communicate clearly the key characteristics of developing a modern food and hospitality strategy including: The Positioning Statement, Food and Beverage Mix, Key Planning Considerations, Sustainable Volumes, Place Making Principles, etc
To read and comment upon architecture plans and to review food project designs from an operational perspective
To plan modern food and beverage mixes for shopping centres, retail precincts, airports etc
To be able to assess and comment upon food service operations such as food court, restaurants and mixed-use developments
To be able to liaise with corporate clients and specialist consultants to ensure that the highest business to business professional standards are upheld at all times
To be creative and informed in all areas of food with regards to food mixes, food trends and concepts.
To ensure that all relevant projects are followed through at every stage in accordance with the company's quality standards and details recorded accurately
Take client briefs and produce proposals using the approved templates and processes
To deliver client presentations and workshop
To participate in local and regional marketing campaigns and sales pitches
Work to the highest possible standard of output in all areas of work including Proposals, Project Reports, Maintaining Resources, Client Relations and Presentations
Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
A minimum ten years of experience within the Food, Restaurant, Retail Food, Corporate / Contract Catering and Hospitality industries
Tertiary qualification in the key areas of hospitality, retail food, business or similar management disciplines – is an advantage
Experience in strategic planning, business development, retail food, food franchising, contract catering and /or hospitality
Proven experience in food and beverage concept development, management, financial management of food and beverage operations, forecasting, financial reporting, debt management and cost management
Be able to track, record and follow current food trends, lifestyle, place making and best practice operations relating to food, hospitality, design and retail
An excellent standard of written communication skills, verbal and interpersonal skills
Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally as required
Advance level Microsoft Office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and minimum and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is an advantage
How to Apply:
All applications will be treated confidentially and may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Application: Retail Food/Food Service Consultant'. Please include your CV as well as a cover letter (in .pdf or .doc format) outlining why you would be an ideal candidate for the role.
Australian citizens or permanent residents only.