Make your skills and experience really count

Are you a Manager, Director, Sales Professional, Management or Franchise consultant based in Ireland?

FDS is seeking a high calibre individual with pragmatic business experience to operate its Irish Master Franchise working with companies who wish to expand their business by franchising.FDS is a franchise consultancy and publications group that has been established since 1981, earning a strong reputation advising and assisting some of Europe's major franchise brands with their national and international development strategies. Head quartered in the UK, the company has established Regional Franchise Owners in Southern England, the South East, the Midlands and the North West.

The company has an opportunity available covering Ireland. With the growing and established demand for its services in Ireland the company is now seeking a Master Franchise Owner to establish an Irish office and take over the existing business in that area.

FDS Master Franchise Owners provide franchise consultancy to prospective and established franchisors following the FDS methodology, which has been developed and finetuned over 29 years. FDS assists franchisors from conception through development to implementation, and the company produces a number of franchise publications and websites including Irish Franchise Magazine and Irish Franchise Directory. In addition to providing consultancy, Master Franchise Owners have exclusive access to booking promotions through these franchise owner recruitment tools for franchisor clients based in their area.

According to the exhaustive FDS franchise database, there are now over 200 companies offering franchises throughout Ireland.

The FDS Master Franchise Owner will undergo a comprehensive 12 month training programme to ensure they are fully able to assist in every aspect of helping a company to successfully franchise their business, as well as help established franchisors in Ireland to develop their franchises to their full potential. Ongoing support is provided by the FDS head office team and other Regional and Master Franchise Owners.

"The FDS Master Franchise is an opportunity to join an international network of like-minded people whose role is to help companies create a solid infrastructure for a Business Format Franchise and succeed following our well proven method. You work with a portfolio of clients in Ireland and help them to expand and grow their business along the best possible franchise route.

There are a substantial number of premier franchise brands in Ireland. Many are existing clients of FDS and these accounts will be transferred to the new Ireland office during the first year of trading, as well as a number of other valuable accounts with established and prospective franchisors. In addition, there are a further 50 companies in Ireland who have registered with FDS because they are considering expanding their business by franchising.

You will need to have pragmatic business experience and a successful track record as a sales professional so that you can assist owners of successful businesses to expand by franchising. The investment details are available on application. This investment includes the existing contracts for advertising and consultancy that are currently serviced by the FDS head office.

FDS has earned an unparalleled reputation in franchising over a quarter of a century - this is an opportunity to join the most highly respected provider of franchise development and recruitment services in the UK and Ireland."

Professor Roy Seaman CFE, Managing Director (pictured right, bottom)