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Strategy and Change Management Manager - Restaurant Sector - Central London, minimal travel required

day rate £500-£600/day, potential for permanent

We are workig with a major restaurant company which is undergoing major transformation and change. Reporting to the MD of the leisure business, the job holder will provide leadership, co-ordination and coaching for the delivery of all business change. Define & build new business propositions that generate new revenue and improved profitability.


  • Lead the change management steering committee, coordinating different functions involved (Supply chain, Marketing, IT, Training)
  • Develop and manage current active projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate and ensure successful launch of new menus across different brands throughout  the business
  • Identify, shape and develop new business ideas that deliver incremental revenue/profit or cost savings.
  • Execute the build/development of new initiatives, ensuring any associated business change needs are identified and managed.

Technical skills and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated success in consultancy working on hospitality and/or retail projects and change programmes
  • Commercially astute, experienced in leading and influencing people and changes
  • Experience of shaping and leading strategic initiatives to deliver business growth and /or efficiency
  • Demonstrable passion for emerging hospitality technologies and trends, with experience of developing these
  • Experience of working in fast paced, high growth, high volume, multi-channel customer focused hospitality or retail focused organisations

Initial six month contract – may be the opportunity to extend for the right candidate. 

To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:richard@mindbench.co.uk

NB: Mindbench is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy