Director of Operations

Employer
Edible Arrangements
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 06, 2018
Closes
Mar 17, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Edible International is the global headquarters for Edible Brands?, the leaders in premium fresh fruit products, including fruit bouquets, chocolate Dipped Fruit, fruit beverages, fruit salads and more. We believe in creativity and imagination, and have an entrepreneurial spirit that has brought us tremendous success. Our Headquarters staff strives to support our Franchises, who WOW our Guests every day with products that bring happiness to all of lifes occasions.

Job Summary:

The Director of Operations is responsible for overall Franchise operational support. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, this role works closely with the various internal Home Office departments and the entire Franchise system to ensure operational objectives and priorities are met.

Essential Function and Responsibilities:

* Provide the highest level and operational support to Franchisees

* Work closely with other Directors and Brand Standards Partners to increase service levels to Franchisees while ensuring consistency of standards across the brand

* Support and assist with the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of sales and service programs and initiatives.

* Proactively monitor and strive to maintain high levels of quality, accuracy, and process consistency.

* Monitor the accuracy and efficient distribution of sales reports and other intelligence.

* Coordinate training delivery to sales, sales management, and sales support.

* Direct and support the consistent implementation of company initiatives.

* Build peer support and strong cross-functional relationships with other key management personnel.

* Other duties as assigned.

Accountabilities and Performance Measures:

* Drive overall quality assurance for franchises.

* Achievement of established sales, profit, and strategic objectives within the market.

* Thorough implementation of organization-impacting initiatives.

* Accurate and on-time reporting

* Achievement of strategy objectives defined by company management.

Job Requirements:

* Bachelors degree in related field

* 3-5 years of operations management experience

* Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives

* Previous experience within a franchise system a plus

* Proficiency in MS office applications

* Experience managing personnel and contributing toward the development of department strategy

* Ability to travel 35-40%

* Demonstrated ability to define, refine and implement sales processes, procedures and policies.

* Strong leader, extremely well organized, analytical, detail-oriented and quality-minded.

What we offer:

* Competitive Salary and Benefit plans

* Healthcare Plan including health/dental/vision insurance

* 401K Plan

* Section 125 Flexible Spending Account

* Life Insurance

* Short and Long Term Disability

* Paid time off

* Paid holidays

We are proud to be an EEO employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, uniformed service, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected class under applicable federal, state, or local law. SDL2017