Supply Chain Manager- Technology


  • Impact KFC’s growth strategy by driving technology agenda

  • Work cross-functionally and with Supply Partners

  • Great perks and competitive salary!

Did someone say KFC?
You will no doubt know us for our ‘finger licking good’ chicken, but what you might not know is that behind the scenes we have a talented head office team that is committed to supporting the great initiatives that our restaurants execute. KFC is a fast-paced, dynamic environment where no two days are the same. You’ll be working stakeholders including cross-functional teams, our restaurant teams, and our Franchisees.

Technology is at the centre of KFCs future growth strategy locally and globally.TheSupply Chain Manager- Technologyis instrumental in maintaining strong relationships with our technology partners, negotiating the best outcomes, holding them accountable to KPIs, and partnering with them to grow the KFC brand.

In this position, you will:

  • Supplier management and driving supplier KPI’s. Regularly review supplier performance and work with suppliers to improve service levels.

  • Develop and foster strong business relationships with suppliers to deliver continuous and sustainable benefits to the business.

  • Leadcontract negotiations for all IT suppliers

  • Quarterly Business Reviews, WIP meetings and active supplier engagement to prioritise KFC and deeply understand their business model

  • Work with IT team on commercial models

  • Continually develop industry knowledge of products & services in portfolio.

  • Provide regular progress reports to Supply Council, Tech Panel, IT Steering committee and other stakeholders as needed.

An ideal candidate will possess the following…

  • Tertiary degree level qualification essential, withSupply Chain,Business,or similar specialism

  • 5 + years Supply Chain experience in IT Procurement

  • Excellent inter-personal skills

  • Excellent analytical, commercial and problem-solving skills.

  • Sound understanding of restaurant operations

  • Ability to see future possibilities and translate them into strategies.

  • Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others

Benefits of working at KFC:

  • Recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’

  • Salary continuance cover for all permanent employees

  • Monthly mobile phone and home internet contributions

  • Flexible work initiatives, including half day Fridays

  • Additional day of leave each year to focus on your Wellbeing

  • Signature career development and leadership programs

  • Corporate KFC Culture Club initiatives, including a Headspace meditation membership for all employees

  • Employee discounts at KFC restaurants, local gyms and health insurance

  • Free onsite secure parking at Frenchs Forest

KFC Australia is continuing to hire with blended virtual interviewing and on-boarding due to COVID-19. All new and existing employees continue to have the choice to work from our Frenchs Forest head office or from home.

Here at KFC, we see ourselves as an equal opportunity employer. This means it’s a level playing field for all. Our work environment is fully inclusive and we strive for a workplace where diversity of thought and perspective is welcomed, sought out and developed. No matter who you are or where you’re from, people from all walks of life are encouraged to apply to join the KFC family. This means no matter your gender identity, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability, life stage or other legally protected status – you’ve always got a seat at our table.

Make your next move a move to KFC. Bucket. Why not?

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