Sr. Manager, Development, Burger King

  • Restaurant Brands International
  • Miami, Florida
  • May 27, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

About Restaurant Brands International:

RBI is one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $32 billion in system-wide sales and approximately 26,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. RBI owns three of the world's most prominent and iconic quick service restaurant brands - BURGER KING®, TIM HORTONS®, and POPEYES®.

Our Opportunity:

The Senior Manager of Development is responsible for driving net restaurant growth (NRG) and reimaging for their respective region. They will be responsible for sourcing new sites, overall site selection and openings quality, relationship management with developers and brokers to build pipelines, in addition to ensuring organizational targets are achieved for NRG and restaurant image. This position reports to the Head of Development and has one direct report.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for enabling franchisees to achieve industry-leading net restaurant growth
* Develops, updates, and implements market plans to help optimize the Burger King growth opportunity in markets throughout the US
* Own relationships with franchisees, brokers, and developers to build quality development pipelines for current and future years
* Administers and delivers the current year new restaurant opening plan for Franchisee restaurants
* Works closely with franchisees on definition and execution of remodel pipelines
* Works cross-functionally with internal stakeholders, such as: Legal, Real Estate, Finance, Global Business Services, and Global Development
* Manage Pipeline updates, Store Status updates (closure and temporary closures) and Franchise Agreement Management
* Represents the Burger King brand at externally-facing development conferences
* Lead selling the process for new development programs
* Lead the site approval process

Required Skills:

* Bachelors Degree in the fields of Business, Construction, Real Estate or equivalent field required, MBA preferred
* 5+ years relevant work experience, project management experience preferred
* Demonstrates effective communication, influencing and excellent organizational skills
* Strong analytical skillset with ability to transform data into action plans
* Ability to perform under pressure and adapt to a fast-paced environment
* Demonstrates high level of problem solving skills
* Demonstrates strong business acumen to maintain and grow relationships with franchisees, brokers and developers
* Demonstrates formal negotiating skills
* Has general understanding of real estate contracts and franchise agreements
* Ability to prepare and present development updates to senior leadership
* Honesty, high integrity, personal accountability, ownership mentality and a passion for the success of the brand, the team, and personal career growth

Restaurant Brands International and all of its affiliated companies (collectively, RBI) are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RBI's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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