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Reference Number: PR 0003759

Manager – International Construction


What you'll do


Support restaurant growth by helping and influencing franchisees, driving restaurant completion timely and at the highest quality.

Manage and oversee the Regional restaurant development process, for new builds and reimages, from planning and design to construction and post construction.

Timely completion of the Wendy’s restaurants ensuring strong brand awareness and compliance.

Lead strategic regional and global initiatives around the broader business needs, process enhancement, KPIs improvement, cost savings, supply chain, design and others.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Overall project schedule management and reports for the region - Prepare biweekly projects' progress update report including design, permitting, construction and post construction phases.
  • Relationship management with franchisee & Wendy's design team - Work with the franchisees construction, design and operations team during the construction and post construction phase, scheduling and facilitating the necessary meetings.
    • Manage the overall project workflow with meetings as key pre-established milestones
  • Assist the Wendy's design team on the submittal process for approval of alternate materials. Ensure adherence to Wendy's standards and design approved by the Wendy's design team.
  • Cost management and VE support - Work with the franchisee construction team on budget reviews and value engineering support.
    • Prepare and upload to the Wendy's document control software reports with detailed development cost information.
  • On site QA/QC – Perform onsite construction and post construction reviews to ensure completion per the approved drawings, on schedule and per the brand's quality requirements.
  • Supply chain support - Assist on the management of the international supply chain and procurement of additional suppliers for equipment, finishes and furniture to increase supply chain.
  • Franchisee support activities - Prepare construction and project management manuals, and perform regional training sections
  • Brand support activities - Assist on the preparation and update of brand standards, kitchen, and restaurant design.

This position will be based in Dubai. Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  


What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree: Construction management, Architecture or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience on F&B construction management preferred 
  • International business experience preferred 
  • Revit and Autocad knowledge preferred 
  • Proficiency in the main language of the region
  • Proficiency in English language (spoken and written)

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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