IHG Brand Supply Chain Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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Do you see

yourself as a Brand Supply ChainManager ?

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.

Job Summary

Procurement

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!

The

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

projects.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

Education

Bachelors’

Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or a relevant field of

work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Experience

5 years’

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

In return

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

So what's

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

Location: GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: R146056