Business Development Manager Franchise
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£45000.0 - £60000.0 per annum
Business Development Manager Up to £50,000 plus benefits including a company car Manchester city centre Office based with frequent travel
Coop franchise is a new route to market for the Coop and we have ambitious expansion plans. Were looking for a business development manager to join the New Channels team within food to help grow and develop our Coop franchise store estate.
In this role youll deliver the franchise strategy by managing and developing new leads from initial enquiry to developing a franchise proposal, agreeing a business plan and contract signature. This is an exciting opportunity to make a big impact on the growth and commercial performance of Coop.
As a business development manager youll:
seek out new franchise opportunities, developing strong trusting relationships to build the credibility of Coop preparing business cases getting buyin from franchisees and Coop teams accelerate the flow of franchise opportunities through the pipeline process analyse data from a variety of sources, drawing insights to inform effective decision making work cross functionally with colleagues and external business partners, through strong leadership and collaboration to meet business objectives
This role would suit people who have:
experience in and a passion for retail, preferably with franchise experience excellent communication skills, with the ability to confidently sell the benefits of the Coop and the franchise model to prospective franchisees a background in sales or business development, with good knowledge of profit and loss the ability to adapt to change in a fastpaced environment an analytical mindset and experience working with data
Here youll do work that matters. Were a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, and as a business development manager youll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Coop and stronger communities. Youll also get a package that includes:
competitive salary coaching, training and support to help you develop pension with up to 10% employer contributions annual incentive scheme 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service) discounts on Coop products and services
Building an inclusive work environment
Were actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Coop people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies.
As part of your application youll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
Posted 29 days ago