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Infrastructure Program and Portfolio Lead

Yum! Brands
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
We are looking for someone to partner with IT Strategy & Operations and IT Shared Services (ITSS) Finance to drive collaboration, identify and share data to drive planful action, and foster communications. This role will take many desperate data points and establish new operation model that allows for analytical decision making by all ITSS Infrastructure.


  • Ownership of technology product(s) lifecycle by leveraging Infrastructure and financial data (billing, contracts, product announcements) to inform and drive decisions with architecture teams.

  • Own and drive infrastructure program management and project resources. Facilitate program level prioritization & planning across product pipelines to identify risks, ensure clear scope, create internal and external communications, and ensure resource management.

  • Operate as a single point of contact with international IT partners to solution with architecture on available product mix capabilities vs requirements.

  • Provide regular road mapping, reporting and maintain ongoing communications to IT senior management, stakeholders and executive sponsors.

  • Ensure infrastructure products and business processes adhere to existing master data standards and assist with the continuous improvement of IT portfolio and service delivery best practices, processes, and tools.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field (advanced degree desirable)

  • 5+ Years Project and Program Management

  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Able to articulate ideas to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse leaders, communicate Infrastructure vision and strategy across levels of the organization.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, can handle the unexpected with flexibility

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with Microsoft Planner, PowerBI, Project Online, and ADO (PMP Certification is highly desired)

  • Experience with medium to large scale IT infrastructure initiatives (e.g., ERP, digital, etc.)

  • Analytic thinker, strong with using data to drive decisions for complex major change initiatives

  • A team player who favors a collaborative approach when working with internal and external providers with the ability to build trust with others through a commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards

  • A strong track record leveraging cross-functional influence (excellent communication skills, both written and verbal)


Our mission at Yum! is to build the world's most loved, trusted and fastest growing restaurant brands. KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill continue to thrive as relevant, distinctive and easy to access global brands, with over seven new restaurants opening per day on average.

But it's not about where we are - it's about where we are going. We are using technology to create competitive advantages and drive unit economics for our 50,000 restaurants around the world, all designed to make it easier for customers to order the chicken, pizza, tacos and burgers they crave in our more than 150 countries and territories.

We do this work while caring for our people and our communities. In 2019, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index; the following year, the company ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media. And in 2020, we committed $100 million over the next five years to unlock opportunity and fight inequality.

Yum! is a place where all employees can be themselves, make a difference and have fun. Our unique culture is built around our values of believing in our people, trusting in their positive intentions, encouraging ideas from everyone and recognizing wins - both big and small.

For those who join the world's largest restaurant company, growth opportunities are endless. - provided by Dice

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