Basic Info

Moutassem El Sahafi

13 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

General Manager at Beverage Experts

Experience Details

General Manager

Sales/Retail

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Responsible for the delivery of the annual business plan and the five-year operating plan so that Operations generates positive cashflow available to be reinvested in the provision of high quality services to our customers.

Responsible for business growth within a certain market and on a regional level.

Effective management and development of the operations team to ensure the delivery of the quality and cashflow objectives.

Leadership across the organization and management of volume and financial targets for operational services.

Responsible for the management and positive development of a range of strategic and operational relationships external to the company, working with other agencies at strategic level, in support of mutually beneficial approaches to care.

Identify patterns and problem areas, and implement effective solutions to increase efficiency

To develop Key Performance indicators for Operational Services and to provide comprehensive monthly reports to the Chief Executive and Board.

Shared responsibility with other Directors for overseeing systems used throughout the organization to ensure customer and staff safety is compliant with governance requirements and health and safety legislation in partnership
with the Governance lead and team.


Company Details

Beverage Experts

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Nov 2016 to present (10 months)
HoReCa National Sales Manager at Caravan Marketing

Experience Details

HoReCa National Sales Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

- Achieve sales goals in line with company targets.

- Set Short & Long Term strategies for the vending business in conjunction with company strategy.

- Set and manage business plans for Catering & Vending sales, maintenance & customer service, while initiating new ideas, schemes for expanding the vending business.

- Fully responsible for the sector P&L by region and profitability.

- Plan and direct installation and preventive maintenance of vending machines in line with sales plan.

- Develop new business opportunities in the market through identify potential customers while facilitating delivering of high standards at all times.

- Conduct site visits, surveys and customer training to support business activity.

- Open and expand the business in new territories such as Sharm El Sheikh.


Company Details

Caravan Marketing

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

FMCG

N/A

Jun 2013 to Nov 2016 (3 years 5 months)
District Manager at Caribou Coffee

Experience Details

District Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Highlights:
 Augmented sales revenue by 30% and hit the highest sales in five stores since opening.
 Instrumental in mentoring store team members and across functions to enable them to be acknowledged as top performers.
 Played a pivotal role to implement “Online Ordering” concept for Kuwait and UAE.
 Bestowed with “Award" by General Manager - Middle East in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities:
 Planning and conceptualizing various strategies to achieve business goals aimed towards the growth in business volumes as well as profitability while analyzing the competitor’s strategies.
 Developing and exploring potential business opportunities, establishing distribution networks for products and services of over 14 stores in the entire district in line with company’s strategies, policies and standards.
 Efficiently conducting detailed market research and feasibility study to analyze the latest market trends and track the competitor’s activities thereby providing valuable inputs to streamline the marketing and brand visibility strategies.
 Evaluating the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the region relating to the company’s products and services, affected short and long term counter measures to neutralize the same competitor strategies.
 Working with store and Area management to identify and utilize opportunities to increase sales, control staff costs and manage appropriate inventories. Monitoring daily, weekly and monthly/quarterly financial performance, and ensures cash handling and banking is carried out in compliance with company policy and procedure. Assisting Business Manager in review and preparation of budgets as well as controlling District P&L.
 Identifying the market risks and made recommendations on closing of some stores due to poor location for effective execution of company policies.
 Assisting in training, development and counseling process of staff to build/sustain a high performing team in each store and projecting revenue and expense budgets of all stores in accordance with company policies to ensure maximum returns.
 Reporting to the general manager on a quarterly basis to apprise them of company’s progress against strategic and annual business plans. Incorporating their recommendations for effective functioning of the company.


Company Details

Caribou Coffee

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Nov 2009 to May 2013 (3 years 6 months)
Procurement Manager at British American Tobacco

Experience Details

Procurement Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Directed the implementation of planned procurement strategies, policies/procedures for product supplies, effectively communicated the same to subordinate personnel to ensure achievement of strategic objectives.

Planned/organized sales requirements and monitored purchasing activities to maintain uninterrupted flow of materials.

Evaluated suppliers (local/international) based on key deliverables including: production, pricing, distribution and service capabilities, while ensuring conformance to turnaround time, quality and cost measures.

Coordinated with the Finance Department and key suppliers for payment issues, critical supplies, credit lines, budgets and control cash flow.

Established stable business connections with suppliers to determine and plan future activities. Negotiated long term agreements, maintained competitive pricing, leading to yearly cost reduction, monitored supplier quality and delivery performance.

Coordinated with the HR Department for recruitment of appropriate personnel to develop a strong and motivated team with positive attitude, and encouraged their professional development through regular trainings.


Company Details

British American Tobacco (multinational)

Egypt

501-1000 employees

FMCG

N/A

Mar 2008 to Oct 2009 (1 year 7 months)
Store Manager at Alshaya / Starbucks

Experience Details

Store Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

N/A


Company Details

Alshaya / Starbucks

Kuwait

501-1000 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Jun 2002 to Mar 2008 (5 years 9 months)

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

Education Details

Bachelor of Business Administration

Management

Modern Academy, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Modern Academy
1997 - 2001
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Profile Skills and Keywords

ArabicBritish American TobaccoBudgetingBusiness DevelopmentCateringCoachingCustomer-orientedDistrict ManagerEnglishFMCGFood ServicesForecastingFrenchGeneral ManagerHard WorkerHoReCa National Sales ManagerLeaderManagementNegotiationsNegotiatorP&LPresenterProcurement ManagerRestaurantsRetailSalesStore Manager

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Beginner

Fields of Expertise

coaching

coaching

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

P&L

P&L

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Negotiations

Negotiations

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Budgeting

Budgeting

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Forecasting

Forecasting

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Hard worker, Negotiator, Presenter, Customer-oriented

Online Presence

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