What you'll do Overview 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 – By T-Minus management of project pipeline and biweekly projects’ progress update reports. Guide and influence franchisee on timely completion and accurate reporting. Manage and enter Project milestones into Wendy’s project management system. Relationship management with franchisee & Wendy’s design team – Work with the franchisees’ construction, design and operations teams during the construction and post construction phases, scheduling and facilitating the necessary meetings. Manage the overall project workflow with meetings as key preestablished milestones Ensure adherence to Wendy’s standards and design approved by the Wendy’s design team Assist the Wendy’s design team on the submittal process for approval of alternate materials Cost management and VE support – Work with the franchisee construction team on budget reviews and value engineering support Prepare and upload budget forms to the Wendy’s document control software reports with detailed CAPEX cost information Overall budgeting and value engineering support services for Wendy’s current and upcoming designs Ability to analyze FZ CAPEX cost and benchmark with competitors in the region 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. Ability to capture corrections and inform opportunities to franchisee and internal design team Supply chain support – Assist on the management of the international supply chain and procurement of additional suppliers for equipment, finishes and furniture to increase supplier pool Franchisee support activities – Support preparation of construction and project management manuals, processes, workflows and perform regional Franchisee’s training sessions Brand support and Strategic initiatives – Assist on the preparation and update of brand standard guidelines and strategic regional and global projects to support the broader business 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.