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Manager, Business Planning

7100 Corporate Drive , Plano , TX

The Manager of Business Planning is responsible for leading the development and management of strategic and operational plans for the company. This role will work closely with the Pizza Hut US Leadership Team, Strategy Team, Finance, and cross-functional partners to align the company's vision, goals, and initiatives with short and long-term business plans. In partnership with the Chief Transformation Officer, the Manager of Business Planning will help plan and build the strategy AOP and build the materials for key stakeholder touchpoints, including Board meetings, franchisee conferences, and Partners' council. They will also play a key role in supporting and facilitating effective recurring leadership meetings, and act as a thought partner to the Chief Transformation Officer.

Job Functions:
  • Develop the annual strategy AOP and strategic initiative plans, based on inputs from the PH US Leadership Team, Pizza Hut Global, and Transformation Team
  • In collaboration with leadership team and Transformation Officer lead preparation for key stakeholder presentations (Board meetings, Partners' Council, franchisee conferences, Lender's day, etc.), leading material creation and helping draft talking points to ensure consistent, high-quality messaging
  • Manage agenda and prep/coordinate support materials for regular leadership team meetings; codify and support follow-up on resulting decisions and action items
  • Support leaders and functions in structuring problems, planning, and outlining recommendations particularly working to support cross-functional solutions
  • Act as a thought partner to the Chief Transformation Officer on tactical and / or strategic matters
  • Lead special projects and initiatives at direction of the CFO or Chief Transformation Officer
  • Represent Transformation org when the Transformation Officer and CFO are unavailable

Working Relationships: Collaborate and work closely with the Pizza Hut US Leadership team and key cross-functional partners to develop business plans against our strategic priorities, build key stakeholder presentations, and develop the leadership agenda for key leadership meetings


  • 5-7+ years of experience in strategy, strategic planning, consulting, or similar field
  • Proven ability to structure and develop materials and communication for executive audiences
  • Ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain cross-functional senior-level relationships
  • Excellent ability to quickly learn and synthesize complex topics
  • Strong project and process management skills and organizational skills with a proven ability to work across multiple projects and tasks, prioritizing effectively (distinguishing urgency and importance)
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (including excellent PowerPoint skills)

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred