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Construction & Facilities Services Manager
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY
40213

Description:


* Develop construction budget models and baselines for cost management, develop procurement strategies and provide trend analysis to manage cost performance of development activity. Prepares schedules, dashboards, and communicates regularly to stakeholders (including Leadership Team) on progress and issue.
* Directly manage relationships with RSCS and asset related vendors. Support relationships with national program manager, architectural firms/consultants, general contractors and other vendors.
* Partner with the RSCS, develop and maintain programs for identifying global and regional vendors for all development related capital (e.g. FF&E, Signage, construction materials).
* Develop RFPs, negotiate contracts, drive performance management, and post audit compliance for pool of approved vendors to insure industry leading solutions and cost management for US system.
* Support Architectural team in developing and maintaining content related to ground up prototypes, remodel templates, technical and sustainable design standards.
* Develop and maintain Construction and Permitting playbook, assist other development functions with development of know how tools and manuals.
* Provide field support and training for national program on implementation of processes and standards.
* Provide project management and technical support for adhoc projects and in-market tests.
* Drive innovation through exploration, development and implementation of new asset strategies and construction methods.
* Develop capital budgets for programs and projects as needed with timely and accurate reports on spending.
* Support selection of qualified General Contractors (GC's) for competitive bidding, review and qualify bids, etc. as needed.
* Oversee the development, implement and management of the long term capital improvement and repair and maintenance plans for all equity restaurants.
* Participate in a cross functional approach to execute special project initiatives as identified by company Leadership Team.
* Lead facilities innovation with the goal of owning to learn.
* Moderate (25%+) travel to perform vendor assessments, construction site visits, field training, etc.as needed to insure field development and KFC ASAP effectiveness. Possibility of international travel.

Requirements:


* Education/Certifications - BS in Architecture, Construction Management, or related field. PMI Certification combined with field related experience is a plus.
* Experience
* Years of Experience - Minimum of 5 years of corporate architectural design and construction project management experience, multi -unit restaurant/retail industry preferred.
* Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
* Demonstrated track record of strong Project Management and leadership skills.
* Proven ability to negotiate.
* Proven problem solving (able to distill complex issues into actionable solutions) and decision making skills.
* Demonstrates a strong work ethic, drive and a positive can-do attitude.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills with track record of influence and building relationships across all levels. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including sufficient proficiency with Excel, and ability to learn new programs.
* Proficiency with Business Intelligence platforms (MS Power BI, Tableau, etc.) preferred.
* Up to date knowledge on construction practices and the ability to read blueprints.
* Intellectual curiosity and strong personal accountability to meet and exceed goals, and track performance towards objectives.

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.