IHG Brand Supply Chain Director in Atlanta, Georgia

Description:

Recommend a friend - Band 5 USD

Do you see yourself as the Director, Brand Supply Chain?

What's 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.

IHG 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.

The purpose of this role is to collaborate with the brand team to design an end-to-end supply chain strategy to meet the brand’s objectives. This role will lead supply chain commercialization of brand program and platforms – driving competitive advantage for owners and IHG. As such the Brand Supply Chain Director is the single point of accountability for Procurement delivery of brand projects. The Brand Supply Chain Director will draw upon the relevant parts of Procurement to make this happen and work collaboratively across other functional business partners. This individual has a key influencing, educating and facilitation role working in partnership with the brand leadership team. A focus for this role will be early engagement of Procurement across brand design/development and ownership of the end-to-end total cost / cost per key of the given brand(s).

Some of the responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Leading translation of brand programmes into a global supply chain strategy

  • Translate brand & design requirements into briefs for procurement category team sourcing activities

  • Bringing innovation from procurement category teams & suppliers and feeding into the brand teams

  • Commercialize brand programmes with a key focus on cost per key

  • Challenge brand design to ensure delivery of IHG and owner ROI

  • Coordinate brand programmes across multiple projects, categories, and teams to drive supply chain leverage

  • Co-creation of designing and delivering guest experiences and optimising cost

  • Continuous improvement through value engineering on cost per key, year over year, benchmarked to competition

  • Return on investment assessment through post project review and on-going monitoring of metrics

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

  • Act as a point of escalation for issues and disputes

  • Implement sourcing results and share output with Stakeholders

  • Act as the change lead for all key Procurement initiatives for the brand

Competitive salary and bonus potential

Band 5

Qualifications

Education - Bachelors' or Master Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or in a relevant field. A fully seasoned professional that has deep relevant expertise of their functional areas.

Experience -

  • 5 years business management experience in a senior position in a blue chip commercial environment

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent

  • High quality skills in program and planning

  • Proven track record in change management within a matrix organization

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and stakeholder management skills

  • Strong impact and influencing skills

  • Strong communicator

  • High drive for results

  • Able to translate strategy in to actionable deliverables

Other Information -

Ability to travel 30% of time required.

You must meet the legal requirements to work in this country

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes 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.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG by clicking "Apply Online".

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Job: Executive / Corporate

Location: GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: R136327