District Manager
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Moncton, NB | Dartmouth, NS | Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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On behalf of our client - Keel Group, Jump Recruitment Specialists is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic District Manager, who embodies superior management skills to lead the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen team throughout the Maritime provinces.

Who We Are:

Keel Group is a Halifax based company who is best in class at operating branded food service operations. We currently operate Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Chicken restaurants in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and have an aggressive plan to develop Popeyes throughout Atlantic Canada. Popeyes is the top chicken quick service brand in North America and has over 3,300 restaurants around the world.

Who You Are:

Reporting to the VP of operations, the District Manager, will build a stellar team who are focused on continued people development. You will have continuous communication with restaurant managers to ensure restaurant operational excellence through the training of team members. The District Manager must also be capable of analyzing financial reports to recognize trends, strengths and opportunities and then apply these observations into actionable business strategies. Raising your game within a high performing team that's driven by results, you will welcome new responsibilities that stretch and challenge you - even when they take you from your comfort zone.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Exceptional leadership skills, highly energetic and outgoing
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Develop and retain high-performing teams of mangers, while maintaining a fun, positive, team-focused work environment
  • Proven ability to grow sales and successfully manage multiple restaurants
  • Must promote Popeyes culture and values in an honest and integral fashion
  • Ability to measure and communicate on the improvement of operational performance
  • Execute regular on-site evaluations with the Restaurant Manager and Crew to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Be present for multiple restaurant openings as we expand Popeyes throughout Atlantic Canada
  • Experience and proven track record in managing a budget and cost controls to increase revenue and profitability
  • Ability to work a variety of hours to support business needs, including evenings and weekends


  • At least 3-5 years' experience in the food industry
  • Experience in managing a restaurant (experience opening new restaurants is a plus)
  • Business diploma / degree or related discipline considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional ability to remote manage several locations
  • Able to hold self and others accountable to targets


  • Competitive Salary (commensurate with qualifications)
  • Bonus Programs
  • Benefits
  • Travel Compensation

If you are a passionate and energetic leader focused on continuous improvement, have the qualifications, and are prepared to bring your "A" game, apply today!

For more information, please reach out to:

Sarah French, Senior Recruiter | [email protected]
Jump Recruitment Specialists | www.jumpcareers.ca

We embrace diversity. Individuals that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. Applicants considered for the position will be subject to a background check. This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.

Company Website: https://www.jumpcareers.ca/
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About Jump Recruitment Specialists

Higher Talent Inc. is a human resources solutions firm with experience recruiting executive leaders for businesses and not-for profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador. Working closely with our clients, our team of seasoned HR professionals ensure a complete understanding of your strategic objectives so that we find the ideal candidate for your organization.

One of the largest investments an organization will make is in hiring and retaining its leadership team. Higher Talent is committed to ensuring the benefits of that investment are fully realized. We partner with our clients to attract and hire top talent and we ensure long-term success through continued interaction with clients and new hires after the search process is complete. We are committed to our client’s success and we understand how costly and distracting a poor hiring decision can be. Our approach to recruitment has been tailored to ensure success. As proof, we not only commit to work until the right candidate is found, but we also offer our clients a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Higher Talent’s core competencies include executive search and HR consulting. Our consultants work with clients to find the right person for the role and the right fit for the organization. We place top candidates utilizing our network of business leaders and industry professionals.

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