Director, Sourcing Business Planning & Development

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  23650

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Director, Sourcing Business Planning & Development to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated Business Planning and Development Director to join our Sourcing team. This will be instrumental in coordinating with Wyndham franchise owners, Wyndham-approved suppliers, and internal business stakeholders to ensure the seamless operation of our sourcing activities. This includes demand identification and coordination with all Sourcing towers and programs. This role requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and an owner first customer service mindset to support WH&R’s strategic vision while helping to drive hotel profitability. 

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including Franchise Operations, Technology, Marketing, Architecture, Design & Construction, Finance, and Sourcing teams, to align sourcing strategies with business objectives. Focus on driving compliance, enhancing guest satisfaction, and identifying cost-saving opportunities for hotels.
  • Engage with Sourcing tower leads to monitor and analyze hotel engagement with Sourcing Programs, creating strategies to increase purchasing volumes and ensure brand standard compliance.
  • Build Relationships with Hotel Owners: Serve as the primary point of contact between the Sourcing team and franchise owners, maintaining strong relationships to support their needs.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Sourcing team and internal stakeholders, driving awareness of Sourcing programs and ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality goods and services to hotel owners.
  • Lead early demand identification and support sourcing projects to meet business needs.
  • Provide Industry Insights: Analyze industry trends and competitive data to identify. opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Represent Sourcing Function: Participate in cross-functional meetings, offering input on supplier management and sourcing analytics.
     

You'll be successful if you have

  • Proven track record of successfully managing relationships with franchisees or business partners.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others, with a focus on achieving mutually beneficial outcomes.
  • Strong customer service orientation with a passion for helping franchisees succeed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.
  • Demonstrated ability to showcase value through data analysis and effective PowerPoint presentations.
  • Willingness to travel as needed to meet with franchise owners and attend relevant meetings or conferences.
     

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Hospitality, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a sourcing or procurement role, with a focus on supplier coordination and stakeholder management.
  • Master’s degree in business or Hotel Administration desired
     

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,200 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of approximately 872,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.