ADVISOR, CORPORATE STRATEGY
A5 Hospitality, a Montreal-based company and a leader in the restaurant and entertainment industry for more than 15 years, specializes in the creation and operation of restaurants and bars, mainly in Greater Montreal. With its 18 renowned establishments (Jatoba, Kampai Garden, Madame Bovary, Flyjin and many others), the company founded by Alexandre Besnard and Patrick Hétu, has over a thousand employees and 1.8 million visitors a year. A5 Hospitality today stands out in the industry for its varied and accurate products - from upscale Japanese restaurants to large-scale entertainment projects. In constant growth, the company of the founding duo brings together a hundred passionate professionals from various fields who rely on collaboration to offer high-level experiences to its various clienteles.
Developing the corporate strategy, presentations and content for strategic retreats.
Contribute to the development and the updating of strategy maps (for A5 and for the restaurants) by carrying out research and analysis; prepare presentations and workshops that aim to stimulate strategic thinking; make recommendations on performance measures.
Develop and maintain working relations with internal partners from various departments and levels as well as with shareholder representatives.
Keep informed about major economic trends in Canada and worldwide that could have an impact on SMEs and maintain in-depth knowledge of A5 activities and the environment in which it operates.
Possess at least 5 years of experience as a strategist, planner, account or customer experience manager in disciplines related to consulting, user experience, entertainment or hospitality;
Experience in a consulting firm and/or in the IT sector
Excellent ability to synthesize disparate information and data to develop and formulate official documents and other complex strategic planning documents
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both official languages
Acknowledged ability to understand customers’ needs and a natural tendency to adopt a client-centered approach (in-house or external clients)
Ability to understand economic and commercial trends and issues that have an impact on SMEs, including offerings for financial and non-financial services