IHG Brand Supply Chain Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
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Do you see
yourself as a Brand Supply ChainManager ?
your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're
interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care
and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests
at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this
to join our friendly and professional team.
Americas’ Regional Corporate Office is centrally located at the beautiful
Ravinia Complex just outside Atlanta’s Perimeter (I-285), offering a convenient
commute from all areas of Metro Atlanta. In addition to being easily accessible
from all major highways, the complex provides a free shuttle service between
the office, the nearby Perimeter Mall and MARTA train station for alternative
commuting options during business hours. Our office complex offers many
amenities and personal conveniences, including and on-site dry cleaner, private
health club, wellness center and restaurants. Atlanta, situated near the North
Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world class educational
institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful performing arts
facilities, professional sports teams – Braves, Falcons, and Hawks, and is home
to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The King Center, World of
Coca-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art, and Zoo Atlanta.
and Cost Efficiency is a dynamic team with global reach. We nurture and develop
strategic relationships with our supply base, enabling us to maximize value for
IHG and our Owners. We partner internally to bring commerciality across our
business and directly support the delivery of our Brand programs. We are
strategic in our view, with fast-paced execution. It’s an exciting place to be,
where you will no doubt learn a lot and be able to make a real impact!
purpose of this role is to collaborate with the brand team and support the
Brand Supply Chain Director in the development of an end-to-end supply chain
strategy to meet the brand’s objectives. This role will support supply chain
commercialization of brand programs and platforms – driving competitive
advantage for owners and IHG. As such, the Brand Supply Chain Manger is
the day to day interface into the Brand, Guest Experience Shared Service
ecosystem teams, representing the single point of accountability for
Procurement delivery of brand projects. A focus for this role will
be the development and maintenance of a robust supply chain program plan to
effectively leverage Procurement resources in support brand design & development
Support Director in design ofglobal supply chain strategy for assigned brand programs to mitigate riskand deliver key metrics
Lead the day to day interfaceinto the Agile ecosystems for assigned brand programs
Develop and maintain robustbrand supply chain program calendar, enabling proactive management ofCategory and/or Sourcing Ops support needs on brand programs.
Ensure usage of PreferredSuppliers and Category strategies and when needed, translate brandobjectives into briefs for category and/or sourcing/ops teams
Coordinate programs acrossmultiple projects, categories and teams to ensure consistency
Continuous improvement throughvalue engineering on cost per key, year over year, benchmarked tocompetition
Return on investment assessmentthrough post project review
Create and maintain summariesand reporting for leadership
Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or a relevant field of
work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
experience in procurement, consulting and/or supply chain management (a brand /
franchise or hospitality environment a plus)
Technical Knowledge and Experience
Strong organizational &project management skills
Strong ability to challenge andproactively contribute to project teams
Experience working in a supplychain role / procurement role within a brand organization
Inquisitive nature– someone inclined to investigate, eager for knowledge, undulycurious and inquiring.
Demonstrated strategic thinkingthrough a proven ability to analyze markets, performance data, andbusiness issues and draw insight/conclusions
Financial modeling/analysis andunderstanding of basic finance principles and MS Office tools
Maintains professional andtechnical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewingprofessional publications; establishing personal networks; participatingin professional societies
Good understanding of brandprograms and specifically product development
Commercial skills to facilitatedecision making and advice
Ability to sustain high impact,trusted relationships with stakeholders & colleagues
High degree of accountabilityand personal responsibility
Strong self-motivation andability to plan time/priorities across business units for collaboration,data requests, and joint analysis
we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include
healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched
401(k) program . Hotel discounts
worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of
people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
You must have the legal right to work in this country
your passion? Please click "Apply Online" and tell us how you could
bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans
Job: Procurement & Supply Chain
Requisition ID: R146056