1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Sr. Analyst, Non-Traditional Business Development

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Sr. Analyst, Non-Traditional Business Development
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


Responsible for supporting the KFC US Growth & Development Strategies through ownership of the process for non-traditional new restaurants, existing licensee projects, and onboarding of new license partners.

* Support the onboarding of new, large-scale Concessionaire license partners for KFC Non-Traditional
* Successfully manage relationships and projects with existing licensees (overall partnership, new restaurant development, ongoing asset portfolio activities)
* Support committed, multi-year growth and re-investment through non-traditional channel development
* Support all phases of the development process, such as: market planning, site selection & approval, contracts, permitting, construction, and grand opening on new restaurants
* Support planned development action approvals and timely new restaurant openings, including accurate forecasting and risk assessment
* Ensure all Development activity is compliant and consistent with all related process and policies, including KFC Development Approval Committee requirements
* Evaluate financial impact of Non-Traditional Development and strategic projects (pro forma, IRR, impact) Support business case and pitch for KFC Non-Traditional, including competitive advantages vs. other QSR
* Support ongoing company initiatives such as closure mitigation
* Support capital planning forecasting and P&L/NFA forecast items related to Development
* Minimal (<20%) travel, with heavy travel possible at times to support Conventions and recruiting events


* Education/Certifications – BA/BS in real estate, finance, marketing or related field preferred
* Experience and Skills:
* Years of Experience – 3-5 years of work experience; non-traditional development and franchise recruiting/sales experience in multi-unit restaurant industry strongly preferred
* Demonstrated track record of strong Project Management skills
* Demonstrated ability to understand, and relate to, numerous stakeholders with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
* Must have strong internal motivation, intellectual curiosity, logical thinking, and a desire to have a large commercial impact on the organization
* Strong analytical and modeling skills, with ability to succinctly interpret data and frame issues
* Clear influencing, communication, and organizational skills
* Ability to partner well with cross functional departments and work with all levels
* Ability to efficiently manage workload well with shifting priorities
* Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced and deadline-driven environment
* Strong system/technical skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite with strong/advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills. Knowledge of BI solutions, SmartSheet, and real estate related tools is preferred.

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