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Regional Marketing Planning Lead - Pizza Hut Global

7100 Corporate Drive , Plano , TX

We love pizza. We eat it a lot. There's no doubt about that and we're proud of it. But what makes us different is that it's our people that drive the success of our business. Alongside KFC, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill, we are part of the Yum! family; the world's largest restaurant company with nearly 55,000 restaurants in over 155 countries.

At Pizza Hut Global (PHG) based in Plano, TX, we are on a journey to build the most loved global brand and the fastest growing in every country; we have big plans over the next 5 years to achieve explosive growth in a competitive and ever-growing market.

Regional Market Planning Lead plays a key part in advancing Development capability around the RIGHT LOCATIONS for building new restaurants, through close collaboration with the Pizza Hut Global Franchise Markets (GFM) Development teams. The role will be responsible for supporting growth across these markets through cascading and sharing market planning best practices. This role will span a wide range of market-specific tactical projects across the Market Planning and Site Selection phases of Development. This role may require 10%-15% travel. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus+, but not required.

Market Planning & Site Selection
  • Develop, implement and maintain prioritized market plans to enable and accelerate the PH Growth & Development Strategy. Includes benchmarking and competitive analysis.
  • Develop tools and guidance on market planning, mapping and trade area prioritization/penetration.
  • Subject Matter Expert for division mapping/GIS and development systems support.
  • Build relationships and work with Development Leaders to effectively communicate and influence development commitments against market plans and support ongoing development results aligned with those plans.
  • Cascade tools and analytics for monitoring, assessing, and gleaning insights regarding growth strategies, market plans, demographics, portfolio segmentation, penetration potential, etc.
  • Influence GFM Development teams with market planning/mapping related processes, including Site Approval Committee Meetings.
  • Primary market planning resource for developing market-level execution strategy across GFM countries with weighed focus in Latin American & Caribbean countries.

General Qualifications
  • University Degree or higher
  • 2+ years of mapping, data management and analysis, and GIS experience required. Experience in multi-unit restaurant, retail, or franchise industry strongly preferred.

Expectations for this role:
  • Clear influencing, communication, and organizational skills are a necessity. Ability to partner well with cross functional departments and work with all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with international and diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to efficiently manage workload well with shifting priorities. Ability to work semi-independently and multi-task in a fast paced and deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong system/technical skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite with strong/advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION- EVERYONE AT THE TABLE: Pizza Hut, as a member of the Yum! Brands family, recognizes the importance of having an inclusive culture with diverse team members and a steadfast commitment to developing a company culture where everyone feels respected. One of Pizza Hut's core values is to believe in all people and we create environments where differences are sought out and celebrated.