1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Development Senior Manager/Director, Pizza Hut International

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Development Senior Manager/Director, Pizza Hut International
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


Company Summary :

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world. With easy order options including the Pizza Hut app, mobile site, Facebook and Twitter messenger and Amazon devices, Pizza Hut is committed to providing an easy pizza experience – from order to delivery.

Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut has become the most-recognized pizza restaurant in the world, operating more than 16,400 restaurants in more than 100 countries.

Pizza Hut is also the proprietor of The Literacy Project, an initiative designed to enable access, empower teachers and inspire a lifelong love of reading. The program is rooted in the foundation set by the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program, which is the longest-running corporate supported literacy program, impacting more than 14 million students each year. For more information, visit www.pizzahut.com. Follow Pizza Hut on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PizzaHut ), Twitter www.twitter.com/pizzahut ) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/pizzahut ).

Job Description :

This role plays a key part in advancing the Pizza Hut International new restaurant development strategy, through close collaboration with the Business Units Development teams. The role will be responsible for delivering growth through profitable expansion and be a key stakeholder in the Global Development team, supporting on all aspects of the function from strategy through to execution.

Development Strategy (35%)

* Be a key thought partner to the CDO, International Leadership Team and BMU Development leaders on PHI Development Strategy
* Provide clear messaging and communications to BMUs and franchisees on PHI Development strategy

Building BMU and Franchisee Capability (35%)

* Implementing and owning deployment of Development Colleges and Workshops across PHI
* Providing coaching and counselling to development leaders on key development priorities
* Provide hands on support and counsel to the development teams on key initiatives, ranging from building capability to ensuring robust pipeline management.

Market Planning & Site Selection (20%)

* Provide tools and know how to BMUs and franchisees on executing robust market planning
* Champion innovative thinking in this space and continuously explore ways of improving the PHI approach.

Management of global asset/restaurant database & reporting (10%)

* Working with the development analyst ensure strict adherence to asset management and tracking, leveraging the YUM! tools provided.
* Monitor and ensure accurate reporting on PHI's new unit pipeline ensuring its timely delivery and providing coaching and support on successful pipeline management.

Minimum Requirements :

General Qualifications

* University Degree or higher
* 8 + years of experience in Restaurant or Retail Business Development, Franchising, Finance, &/or Strategy
* International experience strongly desired
* Previous Development experience in YUM! is a plus.

General Business Skills

* Project Management
* At ease in with cross-functional responsibilities and relationships across various styles and cultures
* True ability to develop an independent point of view in direct areas of responsibility
* Ability to influence/build relationships with all levels of the organizations
* Communications, both upward and downward
* Commercially savvy
* Ability to coach and develop both direct reports and peers

Key Competencies

* Adaptability. Comfortable with dynamic environments.
* Communication & Influence. Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
* Continuous Learning. Track record for demonstrating the hunger and capacity to learn and quickly apply knowledge to action.
* Critical Thinking. Experience with conducting thoughtful analysis of complex business arrangements & the ability to articulate tactics and strategies clearly.
* Organizational Abilities. Allowing a smooth and simultaneous management of multiple projects with demanding deadlines.
* Relationship Management. Track record of being able to foster strong relationships with colleagues, partners and clients (internal and external) across various styles and cultures.

Who We Are

Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut - a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. - now operates more than 18,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. Pizza Hut is leading the way in providing customers with great experiences, innovating with technology and new products, as well as delivering exceptional service.

Our People & Culture

We're looking for people who LOVE pizza and thrive in a fun, past paced, and customer-centric environment. At our corporate campuses, Pizza Hut has created the perfect place for you to grow your career. Every day, you'll work to support our franchisees and teams across the U.S., continuously challenging yourself to feed more possibilities. In return, we'll provide professional development and career growth opportunities so that you can become your best and achieve your goals. And we'll sweeten the deal by immersing you in our world-class recognition culture and providing a robust array of benefits, some highlights include:

* 4 weeks PTO, plus standard holidays and time off to volunteer
* Generous parental leave (16 weeks for moms, 6 weeks for dads)
* 401(k) with 6% match, vested immediately
* On-site daycare
* 24/7 fitness center with laundry services
* Half-day Fridays, year round

Giving Back

As a global company, Pizza Hut aims to make the world better by acting responsibly with respect to food, planet and people. Whether it's donating food through the Harvest Program or supporting literacy with the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program – the company, our franchisees and our team members are committed to improving the communities we serve.

Pizza Hut is an equal opportunity workplace and committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability and genetic information (including family medical history).

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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