Konen & Lorenzen Recruitment Consultants

Head of Operation (m/f/d)


Looking for something new?

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our international client a Head of Operation (m/f/d) who will successfully position and roll out a new system catering concept on the German market. 

Your Tasks

  • Build up the German entity together with the owners and investors
  • (Pre-) Opening experiences
  • The first restaurants have to be operationally managed and opened
  • As the expansion progresses, handing over the outlets to the Branch Manager and assuming overall responsibility for all business areas of the group
  • Mainly operational, business development and also financial management
  • Quality management, implementation, and continuous development of the individual outlets
  • Involved in the selection of new locations and supporting growth of company in Germany
  • Oversee and manage the daily operation and work closely with Branch Managers
  • Provide direction, lead, and drive strategic initiatives in support of the company’s vision and values
  • Recruiting, training and developing the Branch Manager for future openings
  • Build up the Team in Germany
  • Development and implementation of the system catering concepts
  • Reporting to the CEO, Owner & Investor

Your Qualifications

  • Several years of management experience in the gastronomy, system catering or a restaurant
  • Experienced in the management of multi-property organisations and structures
  • Still operational minded and hands-on
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills
  • Goal oriented and flexible to travel within Germany
  • Strong guest service orientation
  • Good organizational skills & strategic thinking
  • Business knowledge acumen
  • Young, dynamic and modern personality
  • Strategic thinking
  • Fluent in English and German, written and spoken


If you are interested in this opportunity, please use the "online application" option below. If you are registered with Konen & Lorenzen please contact us directly via Email and kindly mention the reference number: "VT52561".

We are looking forward ro receiving your application!

Konen & Lorenzen Recruitment Consultants
Kaiserswerther Straße 282
Frau Lina Siepmann
Recruiter Team Rooms Division Europe / Executive Assistant
+49 211 239 554 04
+49 211 239 554 29 (Fax)