Career Opportunities – May 2022

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Chief Restaurant Officer

  • Location: West
  • Posted: May 2022

A large, sophisticated multi-unit franchisee company requires a Chief Restaurant Officer with strong franchise restaurant operations and business acumen, coupled with a demonstrated record of accomplishment and leadership development necessary to foster the growth of the organization. This individual must have past successes within the restaurant/hospitality industries for setting the operational strategy of the company, while maintaining the balance of business credibility in order to drive measurable results.

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General Counsel

  • Location: Northern California
  • Posted: May 2022

A large, sophisticated multi-unit, multi-state commercial real estate investment firm and restaurant franchisee company headquartered in Northern California requires an individual with significant relevant transactional commercial real estate experience, including acquisitions & dispositions, leasing agreements (landlord & tenant), financing & refinancing, legal due diligence, and drafting partnership agreements. The General Counsel will provide legal counsel to senior management on all commercial real estate transactions in a fast-paced, growth-focused environment.

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Director of Operations

  • Location: Florida
  • Posted: May 2022

The Director of Operations is responsible for the success of this fast growing QSR franchisee organization. They currently have 40+ units in this territory and are on track to substantially grow the market. The right candidate must be a hands-on, passionate restaurant leader who partners with the unit teams to deliver exceptional guest experiences while generating a profitable bottom-line. They will have a passion for hospitality and an innate ability to lead, coach, inspire and motivate while fostering an entrepreneurial environment, and supporting the company culture. In addition, the Director of Operations is also responsible for ensuring that the restaurants meet their overall financial targets through supervision, execution of strategic marketing plans, expense controls and talent management.

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Head of Operations

  • Location: Alabama
  • Posted: May 2022

New Franchisee, of a well-known, well respected QSR brand, is looking for a Head of Operations to optimize operations and manage growth across the company. Currently operating six locations, with plans for four more in the near term, and additional growth in the future.

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VP of Recruiting

  • Location: Open
  • Posted: May 2022

For 50 years Wray Executive Search has successfully provided executive search and advisory services, recruiting impressive leadership teams for many of the nation’s most successful restaurant, foodservice, hospitality, franchise and retail companies. Our primary focus has always been and remains aligning candidates who have the appropriate blend of knowledge, skill, attitude, experience and commitment with our clients’ needs. Our client partners range from multinationals to entrepreneurial startups both private and public. The Vice President of Recruiting will work with all members of the Wray team to identify, interview, and present candidates for leadership roles (Director, VP/SVP, and C-level) across multiple disciplines, including operations, finance, marketing, real estate and construction, franchise sales, legal, and IT. The VP of Recruiting will also work closely with clients to evaluate client needs, develop candidate profiles for each position, and maintain consistent communication throughout the search process.

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CFO

  • Location: South Florida
  • Posted: May 2022

An exciting, high growth, upscale hospitality company is seeking an accomplished, strategic CFO to guide their financial team. The Chief Financial Officer will oversee management of financial statements, prepare forecast and budget data, analyze & prepare key financial schedules/deliverables, and assist in other special reporting projects as needed. The client is a diverse organization that provides the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced multicultural environment. They are always looking for passionate people who will embrace their belief of hospitality, company growth and customer experience.

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Director of Construction

  • Location: Open
  • Posted: May 2022

Dynamic, international multi-concept growth group is seeking a driven construction leader to oversee their expanding brands. The Director of Construction will be tasked with quickly assessing the development and implementing appropriate processes to optimize the current locations and prepare for the new growth. Additionally, the Director of Construction will participate in establishing realistic and achievable goals for 2022 and beyond.

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Real Estate Attorney

  • Location: Texas
  • Posted: May 2022

A dynamic, high growth QSR restaurant group is seeking a Real Estate Attorney to oversee all legal aspects of real estate transactions for their growing company. The Real Estate Attorney will work closely with corporate leadership, as well as the real estate and development team, to review all legal documents related to real estate, negotiate terms and conditions of real estate transactions, and facilitate the transfer of titles.

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