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Manager, Non-Traditional Development, Popeyes, US & Canada

Restaurant Brands International

Restaurant Brands International

Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

About Restaurant Brands International:

Restaurant Brands International Inc. is one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with over $40 billion in annual system-wide sales and over 30,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. RBI owns four of the world's most prominent and iconic quick service restaurant brands – TIM HORTONS®, BURGER KING®, POPEYES®, and FIREHOUSE SUBS®. These independently operated brands have been serving their respective guests, franchisees and communities for decades. Through its Restaurant Brands for Good framework, RBI is improving sustainable outcomes related to its food, the planet, and people and communities.

Position Title: Manager, Popeyes ®, Non-Traditional

Function: Development, Field Operations

Supervisor Title: Director, Popeyes®, Non-Traditional

Location: Miami, FL

Job Overview:

The Manager of Non-Traditional acts as the business partner and brand liaison for non-traditional & institutional partners in the US and Canada.. The Manager is responsible to support franchisees for anything related to their restaurant business including operations and profitability. They work with the franchisees to help them grow a valuable, successful business. In partnership, they work to understand areas of opportunities in sales, traffic, operations, profitability, restaurant image, and growth and help identify improvement plans and recommendations to be able to drive results. In addition, the Manager is responsible for identifying and evaluating new business opportunities for non-traditional development across several verticals, including airports, malls, travel centers, stadiums, arenas, hospitals and universities.

The Manager of Non-Traditional reports directly to the Director, Popeyes®, Non-Traditional. The Manager will spend time with non-traditional & institutional partners in market and in restaurants, developing deep knowledge of the franchisees’ business and action planning alongside them to increase the success of their businesses and a positive presence of the Popeyes® brand. The Manager will support investment-oriented aspects of the franchisees’ business, including development, growth, remodeling, and equipment investments.

Non-Traditional serves as a high growth opportunity for the Popeyes® brand. Thus, this position involves reporting on and presenting key business initiatives to Senior and Executive Management on a routine basis. This is a role with a lot of exposure to Senior Executives of the company and it is expected that the Manager takes on larger responsibilities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the progress of the Popeyes® brand in non-Traditional.
  • Conducts deep dive analysis to drive key learnings in non-traditional formats.
  • Evaluates new non-traditional business deals and partnerships.
  • Development tracking and reporting on opening execution.
  • Track remodels, execute renewals, and process new opening requests.
  • Enter and communicate temp closures and re-openings.
  • Prepare Real Estate Committee Slides for proposed sites.
  • Assist PLK Franchising in Franchise-to-Franchise sales.
  • Responsible for enabling franchisees to achieve industry-leading net restaurant growth
  • Drafts, updates and implements business cases on new venues, revenue projections, real estate evaluation and impact
  • Develops deep understanding of the franchisees’ businesses and markets, and genuine relationships with franchisees.
  • Serves as the brand and company’s point of contact for all items related to non-traditional franchisees and the market for operations, profitability, and growth
  • Contributes to the improvement of the guest experience in Popeyes® restaurants in the market, as measured by operations metrics including Guest Satisfaction, Complaint Ratios and Speed of Service
  • Partners with institutional partners on profitability and their restaurant and business-level P&L
  • Works with internal partners (operations, finance, marketing, and development) to implement business initiatives that drive business growth
  • Represents the Popeyes brand at externally-facing development conferences

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • 5+ years of corporate strategy experience or QSR, restaurant, retail, food & beverage, or similar industry expertise to accurately and credibly provide guidance to franchisees and their employees to help make their businesses more successful
  • Understanding of the restaurant P&L, including levers to pull and how to drive restaurant profitability
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain franchisee relationships and influence behavior
  • Skilled in in problem solving
  • Investment/financial competency to understand how to think about return on investment of capital put into new restaurants, remodels, and equipment to drive productive business planning conversations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

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.