08 Jun
Chief Operating Officer

Dragon Recruiting is currently hiring Chief Operations Officer ( COO) for a leading business group in Austrailia. 

We are looking for candidates from UK and Europe 

The position will be based in Brisban, Austrailia. 

About the Company

Currently preparing to enter a period of anticipated growth in the market, The Kilroy Dining Group are looking for an experienced and energetic Chief Operations Officer ( COO) to own and lead all

aspects of the company operations. This is a critical role and will contribute to the success and future growth of the business.


The Kilroy Dining Group, formally Boutique Venues, was established by John Kilroy and consists of some of Australia's most awarded and iconic restaurants in CBD Brisbane. Specialising not only in

restaurants, but also looking to identify and develop talent both domestic and internationally with an interest in a hospitality training college, establishing a presence in the premium food home

delivery service market as well as expanding into at least 4 more restaurants to create dining experiences.


Central to the success of the Kilroy Dining Group, is a dedication to delivering a consistent commitment to excellence, not just in the kitchen and restaurant floors, but also in the understanding of its product and the time spent sourcing only the best produce and how best to deliver it.


About the role

As a key member of the Executive Management Team, the COO will report to the Chairman/Owner (John Kilroy) and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The COO’s position is responsible for all operational and administrative aspects of the business including risk management, the development of an operational strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to deliver optimal products and processes and preserve company assets.


The successful candidate will also work closely with an established board structure to grow the organisational structure, shape and implement strategic plans and pursue business development.





? To work with the Chairman/Owner and the board in formulating and developing a strategic

plan to achieve the growth of the Kilroy Dining Group and supporting the necessary tactical initiatives, and implement those to this end.

? Collaborate with the Senior Management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate

the expected rapid growth objectives of our organisation



? Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of the Senior Management team and where necessary or required outsource the required additional operational and administrative support

? Lead employees to encourage maximum performance, dedication and engagement

? Implement operational, ‘Best practice’ initiatives and ensuring maintenance and adherence to the existing brand

? Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics to achieve financial goals and targets

? Set comprehensive goals for operational performance and growth

? Take ownership to drive the company to achieve goals and objectives 


Skills and Attributes

? Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills with entrepreneurial approach

? Strong commercial and operation acumen with excellent decision-making, analytical and problem solving skills

? Self-starter & Self motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions

? Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

? Growth orientated with an assertive and action oriented bias, yet a team player who solicits and acts on input from others

? Proactive and influential; someone who instinctively knows what needs to be done, can work independently and rallies colleagues to get things accomplished

? Ability to adapt and deal with ambiguity

? Innovative and progressive mindset with knowledge of a well designed venue that positively affect staff performances, customer experience and overall functionality

? Interest and experience in emerging technologies and systems and their potential benefit to the businesses as value add features with outsourcing as a desired outcome

? High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation

? Able to work in a young, high energy dynamic environment with a flat organisational structure 



An attractive salary based on relevant skills, experience, qualifications and attitude will be on offer.


Recruitment Type: Perm Placement

Role Category: Executive

Sector: Consumer Discretionary

Industry: Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure

Region: Asia & Pacific

Country: Australia

Location: Brisbane

No. of Roles: 1

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer

Min Experience 11-15 years

Specialization: Hospitality

Preferred Nationality(s): Australia, UK, Europe

Preferred Languages: English

Language Proficiency: Fluent

Target Start Date: 07/01/2018

Excellent benefits
Salary Details
An attractive salary based on relevant skills, experience, qualifications and attitude will be on offer.