Director of Operations, PRKD Pizza
Lupoli Companies- Lawrence, MA
The Lupoli Companies is a vertically integrated owner, operator, and developer of commercial and mixed-use real estate with headquarters in Massachusetts. From adaptive reuse and asset repositioning of historic mill buildings to ground-up construction and comprehensive property management, Lupoli Companies combines proven expertise, a diverse set of capabilities, and a strategic approach to enhance operational performance and productivity. Lupoli Companies has grown to more than 4 million square feet of innovative brands in commercial and residential real estate property over the past six years under the leadership of Sal Lupoli, a nationally recognized CEO, who uses a thoughtful approach in creating communities that inspire creativity and encourage collaboration.
Summary: Highly-skilled, experienced and tenacious operations and business development professional to work closely with IT software professional to successfully launch a mobile pizza application, create the required infrastructure to enable the effective execution of orders and deliveries of pizza by state-of-the-art food truck to be parked in key geographical areas within communities, i.e. college students/Waltham, on to Woburn, Burlington and eventually Somerville, Medford and, ultimately, Boston. Soft launch date May 2019.
Define and lead social enterprise strategy, including business planning, execution and evaluation of all social enterprise businesses.
Identify product opportunities and potential markets for social enterprises
Consistent with UTEC’s mission, values and objectives.
Develop business models in collaboration with UTEC leadership and outside resources that will: 1. Meet financial and programming objectives; 2. Provide workplace learning opportunities to enable successful future employment.
Partner with fiscal staff to develop and track key financial metrics to measure progress.
Oversee day-to-day execution of social enterprises to ensure operational excellence.
Supervise staff of social enterprise operations managers holding them accountable to agreed-upon outcomes.
Working with the CEO, develop operating models that deliver successful outcomes
Collaborate with UTEC staff to maximize youth growth and skill development.
Develop Social Enterprise staff.
Identify key partnership opportunities with businesses and organization that will lead to:
Revenue growth through the sale of UTEC products or acquisition of UTEC services.
Expense controls through in-kind donations, partnerships and competitive bidding.
Brand building – develop relationships with individuals and organizations that could be leveraged to grow social enterprises efficiently.
Partner with business development and marketing staffs to execute business development and marketing initiatives for all social enterprises
Work directly with leadership team to ensure social enterprise and workforce programming staffs have congruent goals and accountabilities as well as strong communication processes.
Participate as an active member of the UTEC leadership team.
Hire the right team.
Negotiate the locations.
Assess mobile application. What needs to be done differently, i.e. equipment, marketing?
Determine how to get the message to the people.
Establish Customer Service Center (800#) with live chat or other options?
How to address issues when they arise.
3-5 years of demonstrated business acumen and leadership experience covering strategic planning, business development and operational execution.
Passionate about being an effective coach, motivating and driving accountability to the highest level of excellence among direct reporting staff.
Demonstrated success managing projects, business planning and financial forecasting/tracking.
Data-driven acumen; committed to utilizing data effectively to improve operations and program quality.
Big-Thinker; ability to find innovative solutions to problems.
Self-Starter; works well independently, yet recognizes the power of “team”.
Perseverance; doesn’t give up.
Good sense of humor; ability to laugh at oneself a must!
College (undergraduate degree; preferably an MBA)
Highly effective negotiating and communication skills (written and spoken).
Exceptional relationship-building and fostering skills.
Solid ability to assess and hire top talent; organize, motivate, and mobilize teams.
Good computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and project management software.
Benefits and Perks: Highly competitive compensation and benefits package.
Please send resume and salary requirements to: SGOULET@lupolicompanies.com