The position is responsible for Restaurant Brands International Global Procurement key categories. Purpose is to be a key pillar of Global Procurement developing and executing sourcing strategies to optimize costs to improve returns on investments and supplier base performance.
Influences internal business and franchise leadership to implement procurement plans that drive Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) improvement to the RBI Global system and owner of high spend complex negotiations.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
At least 3 years previous experience; specific experience in Procurement preferred
Previous experience within QSR or retail companies is desired
Exceptional business and financial acumen; comprehensive knowledge of overall business and its position in the overall marketplace
Developed business and financial acumen; in-depth understanding of area as it relates to other industries as a whole
Demonstrated ability to drive results through the management of projects, processes, and team members (including budgeting and planning)
Very strong Business Analytics : Data & Insight driven; Advanced problem solving skills and analytical capabilities in complex situations
Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to direct and influence others at all levels
Excellent Microsoft Office
Managing end-to-end global procurement projects for food categories including sauces, bakery and specialty products with total addressable spend over USD 500 million across Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes brands.
Defining, creating and implementing global sourcing strategies for assigned product categories in close cooperation with the Head of Global Procurement and the relevant stakeholders.
Conducting global RFPs, leading supplier negotiations and managing key supplier relationships to optimize costs and streamline supplier and product base across multiple regions.
Ensures full alignment of Procurement strategies and execution plans with the Business Leaders (Mkt / Ops / SQA / GMs) and Master Franchisees
Responsible for ensuring the Spend Data System is up to date and used effectively for tender / negotiations / cost saving opportunities
Owns and Builds selected Supplier Relationships to consistently improve Supplier Performance : Cost / Service / Innovation
Ensuring compliance with corporate sustainability commitments.
Facilitating innovation projects and new product rollouts in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
Providing in-depth analytical support for global procurement projects.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Sr. Manager, Global Procurement RBI