1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Associate Manager, Restaurant Strategies

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Associate Manager, Restaurant Strategies
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY
40213

Description:


To develop breakthrough products and leadership initiatives which are operationally ready for the entire KFC System. This leader will lead cross-functional project teams from an operational perspective in development of programs and processes that moves the KFC business forward, while being operationally simplistic enough to sustain at restaurant level. Their primary focus involves ensuring that products & procedures developed are restaurant ready and can be executed in restaurants.

Represent operations within Restaurant Support Center in support of the following:

* All phases of the restaurant readiness and DEDVIM/CRAVE process
* Conduit to the Operations Subcommittee in all projects as it relates to procedure changes and testing
* Field level communications and execution of national initiatives
* Intentionality to lead via creative thinking and problem solving
* Support margin improvement/leadership initiatives for KFC System
* Continuously communicate and collaborate with field leadership and Operations Subcommittee in the execution of national initiatives
* Use disruptive thinking to challenge the status quo
* Gatekeeper for Restaurant Operational Guardrails
* Field validation/follow-up for key initiatives (approx. 25% travel required)

Requirements:


* BS/BA degree preferred but not required.
* 3 to 5 years of above restaurant level Leadership or multi-unit retail leadership experience preferred
* Detail understanding of restaurant P&L statements and reports that support financial success
* Strong communication skills
* Excellent problem solver
* Ability to handle projects that require multiple areas of expertise and may require leading-edge inspiration and innovation
* Outstanding coaching and counseling skills with solid follow-up skills
* Organization and ability to handle many tasks at one time
* Ability to mentor cross functional team members officially and unofficially
* Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications
* Ability to influence at all levels including Franchise owners
* Strong analytic skills and attention to detail
* Ability to handle and resolve conflict effectively

Additional Info:

Keep in mind, this is just basic information. You’ll find out more after you apply. And independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting the location nearest you.