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Vice President Development/Construction : Job Profile

Employer: Dunkin Brands, Inc
Job Title: Vice President Development/Construction
Job Location: Dallas , Texas , United States
Job Description:
We are currently seeking a Vice President Development/Construction - Midwest to join the Dunkin' Brands team!

The Vice President will develop, communicate, and execute the development market plan within each assigned DMA. Interact with Market Planning, Strategy & Analytics, and Franchising in the formulation of each DMA market plan. Coordinate execution of market plans by coordinating together with the Franchisees in the DMA, the Director of Development and the Director of Construction on all site approvals. Alignment with the Director of Design and Construction Services on standards for design and remodels This is accomplished through the monitoring and managing the performance of all members of the development team.
Detailed Description
The primary accountabilities for this position include:

The leadership of the development function at the market level to support the National Growth Plan. Set and monitor the standards for all development activities and insure policies, procedures and guidelines are understood and adhered to.

Achievement of the Market Teams Strategic Growth Plan objectives by leading the development team, coordinating and supervising all activities.
Achievement of markets overall growth objectives by providing direction and expert council to the development organization and across cross-functionally to allow for timely and organized new store openings.
Increased effectiveness of Market Teams development and construction resources by deploying those resources based on workload, competency and alignment with objectives.
The development and execution of a company-wide development strategy by active participation in forums such as the Development Council, Regional planning sessions and National Development Update Meetings
The continuous improvement and monitoring of Development Procedures by providing feedback and guidance to the Development Services Department Ensure that all procedures and policies are adhered by the Development Team as it pertains to data collection, data entry and timely submittal of all development related documents, GDT updates and proximity impact materials.

Leadership accountabilities

Select, engage, manage and develop a best in class team.

Execute against the company strategy. Drive continuous improvement and innovation. Keep abreast of function and industry. Conduct rigorous due diligence on all plans and ideas. Champion and facilitate breakthrough solutions. Take appropriate risks.
Drive employee engagement. Set, articulate, and enroll others around a compelling vision. Motivate individuals and teams beyond current scope of influence. Maintain effective two-way dialogue to ensure team is engaged and informed.
Lead organizational changes that strengthen the company and our ability to accelerate growth. Create and enable a culture of responsibility and accountability to accelerate growth.
Link with stakeholders to gain cross-functional support for initiatives
Improve the capabilities and capacity of the organization to enable consistent execution and build the platform for future growth. Invest in talent assessment, career planning, professional development, and succession planning to build a pipeline of talent.
Create an environment that values cultural diversity and other differences in the workplace
Recognize and reward performance and results

Job Requirements
The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Four year degree in real estate, business or related discipline.
Ten years experience in a Vice President role with national retail development
Must have experience in working franchisees
Five years leading a development organization in a retail or quick service restaurant environment
Strategic thinking to creatively manage a dynamic environment
Knowledge of all real estate and development management principles associated with multi-unit, franchisee driven development
Ability to manage an organization and lead to success
Ability to forge high performing working relationships with other functional directors
Ability to translate strategy into actionable plans
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Company Description: Dunkin Brands, Inc. is a premier quick service restaurant franchisor with a leading position in the coffee, bakery and ice cream segments of the QSR category. With more than 16,000 points of distribution in 54 countries, and approximately 150 years of combined history, our brands are two of the most loved around the world.

Dunkin Donuts the largest coffee and baked goods restaurant in the world, with loyal customers in 30 countries.