Franchise Director

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt | Full-time

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Who We are

Maa-Althahab, from Al Masmoum Group, is one of the leading and most famous fragrance brands in the Middle East and Africa. Founded in 2006, the company pursued innovative thinking in making unique perfumes which match the lifestyles and personalities of all clients

Position Overview
  • The Franchise Director guides and manages the overall provision of Franchise services and programs for the entire company.
  • Works to ensure uniformity throughout contracts and agreements with franchise businesses.
  •  The Franchise Director is responsible for building firm relationships.
  •  The Franchise Director acts as a bond between the franchisees and operational partners.

Responsibility

  • Developing marketing strategies to promote the company’s products in local markets.
  • Coordinating with other staff members in the company to ensure that all operations are running smoothly.
  • Provide professional guidance, counseling and training for new franchisees, employees, and managers.
  • Spotting new opportunities and recruiting prospective franchisees based on their financial resources, business experience, and personal characteristics.
  • Managing ongoing operations of a franchise location by overseeing staff members, making operational decisions, and maintaining relationships with customers.
  • Reviewing financial statements to ensure that franchisees are following company standards for operations.
  • Ensuring that each franchise location meets company’s standards for cleanliness, appearance, employee behavior, and is in line with the corporate guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Managing the development of promotional plans for new products and services to ensure that they are effective at increasing brand recognition and sales.
  • Developing marketing strategies to promote the company’s products or services in local markets.
  • Set up a professional franchise division creating a business plan and proposition of the brand.
  • Responsible for all market sales, Key Performance Indicators, trade and marketing calendar that underpin the annual territory business plan.
  • Establish strategic objectives for each market using the levers of margin, price and brand and setting and achieving demanding sales, service and profit targets.

Skills/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or related field.
  • Post-graduation in business (MBA, CA or any equivalent) is preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in finance and/or operations
  • 8 years of progressive leadership experience in franchising positions.
  •  Active affiliation with appropriate franchising networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement, preferred.
  • Possess ongoing affiliations with leaders in successful companies and organizations that practice effective Franchising Management.
  • An advanced level in the English language.