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Sr. Projects Specialist

Dallas, TX
April 22, 2024

Sr. Projects Specialist
National Accounts, Finance
Dallas TX 

What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture, and seek every opportunity to make people feel special. Life is short. Work happy. At Brinker, we connect, serve, and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests, and Community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales, and Increasing Profits.

Job Summary

In this position, you will play a vital role in supporting the successful planning, execution, and completion of projects within our organization and assistance of Capital Projects, Roll-Out Projects, and Ad-Hoc Projects that reside within the National Accounts Team. Working closely with senior project managers, senior specialists,and cross-functional teams, you will also assist in the execution of departmental contracts and stakeholder communication. This role offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development in project management within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Your Key Job Functions

• Assisting in the research, tracking, and execution of all projects.
Track all projects through Smartsheet, using automation to aid in consistent communication with all parties.
Act as the liaison between Operations, Facilities and Vendors, monitoring relationships and performance
against contracted objectives.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external.
Validate scope of work for repairs and bid out as necessary.
Review quoted work from vendors and execute work based on scope and price comparison, including
contracted pricing.
Assist in preparing support in business case documentation to support any necessary changes to
Coordinate all necessary schedules for the assigned projects to ensure timely activity, integration,
productivity, and efficient use of resources/paid services.
Facilitate communication as appropriate to all applicable stakeholders to ensure work is completed and
invoiced properly.
Document, obtain approval, and track all changes within the scope of work.

What You Bring to the Team
Communicate clearly and effectively with people inside and outside of the organization in both written and
verbal form.
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve quickly.
Organized and able to analyze performance metrics.
Ensure brand consistency.
Develop rapport with others by sharing information and using good listening skills.
Work effectively in organizing and planning work according to organizational needs and objectives.
Demonstrate excellence in hospitality by anticipating guests’ (internal customers, restaurant guests, and
vendors) needs and in designing, promoting, or supporting the delivery of products and services that exceed
guest expectations.
Effectively work and collaborate with others toward common goals by maintaining cooperative relationships,
including others, and offering assistance.
Effectively adapt to change and support business objectives.
Stay up to date with internal and external business development for your accounts.
Embody Brinker professionalism, values, and principles in words and actions and effectively demonstrate
the Brinker behaviors.

College or previous project management experience preferred.
Knowledge of Restaurant Facilities, Operations Experience or Technical background a plus.
Construction/Facilities/Operations background.
Computer literate – proficient in Word, Excel spreadsheets, Smartsheet, and Outlook.
Problem Solving – able to research and resolve issues.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills – good business writing and ability to interact effectively with
all levels of the organization.
Ability to make good, effective, and timely decisions within the job scope.
Results oriented and values accuracy, quality, and correctness.
Self-motivated, resourceful, and quick learner.
Team oriented.
Adherence to business priorities and ethical standards.

Why Brinker

• Competitive salary.
Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) eligible for annual
bonus potential.
Generous dining discounts at Brinker owned brands.
A choice of healthcare plans, 401(k) Savings Plan with a company match and generous holidays.
Onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs.
Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment.
Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations.
Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs.

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