Associate Manager, Development- Pizza Hut International

  • Pizza Hut
  • Plano, TX, USA
  • Aug 23, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

Description: Purpose of the Job: This role plays a key part in advancing the Pizza Hut International (PHI) 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. Job Size: Organizations Supported: PHI + PHI BMUs, YUM! Corporate Restaurants/Markets: 7 BMUs with over 11,000 restaurants Travel: 5%-10% Job Functions: Management of PHI Development reporting & analysis (40%) - Monitor and ensure accurate reporting on PHI's new unit & remodel pipeline ensuring its timely delivery with PHI Business Units via maintained suite of key weekly, monthly & periodic reporting and analytics that enable team productivity, accelerate decision making, improve forecasting, and insight-based action. - Own the Development reporting process by consolidating & analyzing information for PHI leadership & Yum. - Partner with other PHI functions and business units to provide analysis & insights around growth potential by market, franchise returns / paybacks, reinvestment strategies, etc. - Support Leadership Team as needed in planning, business reviews, and ad hoc projects Partnership in Development strategy & planning processes (20%) - Assist CDO & wider PHI development team with strategy and growth target processes, including Market Growth Planning, 3-year performance target creation and Annual Operating Plan analysis, recommendations and presentations. - Own Development annual & quarterly forecasting processes in partnership with BMUs & PHI Planning. Management of Asset Tracking & System (15%) - Serve as key lead on use and improvement of AIS - PHI's market planning & reporting database - Working with the Development Analyst to ensure strict adherence to asset management and tracking, leveraging the YUM! tools provided. Drive brand-building execution against development initiatives and projects and build people capability (25%) - Build effective partnerships with international and domestic teams to support Global initiatives with timely & insightful analysis & reporting. - Provide peer coaching to BMU analysts to elevate consistent & quality reporting & submissions. - Coach & develop Development Analyst direct report, ensuring quality, timely & accurate deliverables along with their personal growth. Working Relationships: - PHI Dallas - Finance & Strategy + other functional teams - PHI BMU Development teams - YUM! Control and Finance - Tango - AIS Vendor Knowledge & Skill Required General Qualifications - Education/Certifications - BA/BS required. MBA &/or focus in Finance, Business or related field preferred. - 3+ years of experience in Restaurant or Retail Business Development, Franchising, Finance, &/or Strategy - International experience strongly desired. - Proficient in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint 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 Key Competencies - Adaptability. Comfortable with dynamic environments and ability to work across different time zones. - 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.Responsible for the day to day operation of the restaurant. You are the leader of the store and are responsible to put together a great team to take care of each and every customer that walks through our doors. You are responsible for the financial well being of your operation and ensuring that your team upholds the standards set by Pizza Hut. Requirements Excellent leadership and communication skills Ability to handle any and all concerns that may arise from customers and crew members. Ability to work well with vendors and maintain strong relationships. Ability to coach and correct when a standard is deviated. Ability to inspire confidence in those around you. Ability to maintain the financial well being of your operation by meeting food cost and labor goals in addition to good P&L awareness to all other line items. Ability to break down a P&L to find deviations or anomalies from prior period or prior year. Ability to show empathy and understanding when a customer concern should arise. Ability to keep your cool in stressful situations and inspire confidence during busy peak periods. Ability to multi-task Ability to stand on your feet for 8-10 hours without rest. 6 day work week 50-55 hours per week including 9 peaks. Three nights of which two must be a close. -