State Manager VIC/SA

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  • Lead and inspire our operations team to get the best business outcomes.
  • Work with experienced, dynamic and passionate teams.
  • Work with an iconic Australian brand that's going places!

About us: 
Red Rooster is Australia’s first and favourite chicken shop, loved by Aussies for almost 50 years. We’re passionate about our people – that is, our crew, customers and community – and we’re here to satisfy Australia’s chicken cravings.

At Red Rooster we are serious about creating craveable experiences that put smiles on our customers’ faces… and that’s where you come in.
About the role: 
Help us take our iconic brand to the next level; Red Rooster is going from strength to strength and we want you to be a driving force in the operations space throughout the journey!  
You will be a ‘best in class’ State Manager that will drive sales and operational excellence in Victoria and South Australia and ensure our growth and profitability. Use your transformational leadership skills to motivate and develop the Red Rooster operations team and build strong Franchise Partner relationships within this market. 
Working closely with the operations team, you will coach our Business Consultants and collaborate with key support functions to deliver strategic outcomes for the brand. Your main focus will be to create a customer-centric, profitable, and safety-focused culture within our network. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the brand strategy and effectively communicate these to the Operations team and the State’s Franchise Partner community to achieve results. 
Together with your team, you will champion the delivery of excellent customer service and ensure 100% compliance with brand marketing and promotional strategies. Acting as a brand ambassador, you will also be involved in growing the brand through franchisee engagement and alignment. 
About you: 
You’ll have a friendly, positive attitude coupled with high emotional intelligence and maturity to work with a wider range of stakeholders. Your style will be hands-on, and you will be someone who loves to roll up your sleeves and lead passionately to make a difference. 
You will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in a similar role. You will possess a track record of success across the three main areas of Leadership, Sales/Profitability, and Franchise Management in previous State Manager or similar roles. 
You will be a natural leader who has the ability to provide clear direction, guidance, coaching, and support to our network. In addition, you will also be passionate about transformation and has the ability to lead people through change.  
We offer: 

  • Summer Working Hours so you can make the most of the warmer weather. That means Friday afternoons off in summer!
  • Free food at all our brands cause don’t we all love chicken!
  • Paid Good Deed days supporting a charity that means something to you.
  • Extra day of leave in your birthday month to celebrate.
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave with eligibility from the first day of employment.
  • Discounted gym membershipand health insurance. Get access to retail discounts including fashion, tech, furniture, fitness and more!

Don’t let the passion for chicken fool you, we’re a very human organisation and put our people first. Hard working, caring and fun, we enjoy a collaborative culture where our key ingredient is our people who strive to be their best.
If this sounds like the type of place you can spread your wings, apply today.

We truly believe that bringing together people from diverse backgrounds is key to our ability to continue to grow and do our best work. That’s why we want you to apply even if you don’t think you tick all the boxes – we’re looking for many different skills and abilities to build our culture.


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