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Reference Number: PR 0003766

Specialist - Regional Development

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


Responsible for the day-to-day management, administration and communication support for the Real Estate/Development function in the assigned Real Estate Region.  This includes support for new restaurant development.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Supports Regional Development Director and all activities associated with the development of new franchise and company restaurants in accordance with Wendy's New Restaurant Development Guidelines and the site approval process. Prepares demographics, aerials and market maps for site tours, market planning, franchisee request, and review.  Issues real estate (REL) and courtesy letters, and assist with the coordination of objections and impact communication.  Assist RED with the processing and tracking of NRAR’s.  Maintains status reporting on new store activity.  Supports the regional team for GIS & Gateway functions, as needed. Provides ongoing information required to review and approve new restaurant development in the assigned Real Estate Region.
  • Compile, review for accuracy, and submit all documents necessary to obtain CAPCOM and/or Wendy’s approval for new build company sites, and Real Estate Procurement Program (REPP) sites. Sends requests to legal to prepare REPP deals.  Track return of documents, send to legal, ensures fees are returned and deposited into WROC's account.
  • Facilitates accuracy of reporting for all new build activity within the region including the coordination of project calls, milestone discussions, report distribution for cross-functional collaboration, team production.
  • Serves as a proficient and knowledgeable representative of the Restaurant Development department to the franchise community and the US support center personnel through phone contact and correspondence. Sets up new build project tabs in Gateway, manages updates to data on a regular basis.   Coordinate with legal and outside parties to assist with Gateway.  Assists with the development of new programs and/or procedures to support department functions. Liaison between Real Estate, construction, Legal, Franchise Support, Portfolio Management, IT, and Operations.
  • Supports the RDD & RED’s , in the generation of RELs, NRARs and all other needed processes to support other functions to drive growth in Development.

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

  • Bachelors Degree: Business (or equivalent background)
  • 3-5 years professional work experience preferably in a corporate legal real estate environment with an emphasis in franchise real estate development, administration or banking/finance.   Experience in GIS is an asset but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication; ability to multi-task and prioritize; analytical, problem-solving and trouble shooting skills; administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint & One Note is an asset.
  • Ability to effectively balance work-load while continuously reprioritizing
  • Key Competencies: communications process, team skills, disciplines execution, organizing and planning, drive, initiative and results orientation

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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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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