Restaurant Brands International Inc. is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies with over 25,000 restaurants in more than 120 countries. RBI owns three of the world’s most iconic quick service restaurant brands – Tim Hortons®, Burger King®, and Popeyes®.


Reporting to the Chief Corporate Officer, this position will lead the strategic planning and implementation of company-wide sustainability initiatives for Restaurant Brands International. This individual will ensure that all sustainability initiatives contribute to RBI’s business performance and lead to shareholder value while also enhancing the Tim Hortons®, Burger King®, and Popeyes® brand image. This role will also develop meaningful programs in collaboration with key internal stakeholders across the organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience developing sustainability programs and initiatives for large corporations, preferably within Retail and/or CPG
  • Strong network within sustainability, environmental and other related communities required
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to work closely with internal business units
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assess priorities effectively
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to lead a team and manage others
  • Consistent demonstration of sound judgment and professionalism

Essential Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Lead the effort to implement an integrated sustainability strategy, with associated goals designed to drive business results, reduce risk and ensure continuity and enhance brand value
  • Build an external sustainability platform for RBI in partnership with Corporate Communications
  • Embed sustainability into the innovation, brand-building and everyday business practices of RBI
  • Provide insight and direction regarding sustainability/renewable trends and provide guidance on commercial benefits of sustainable initiatives
  • Keep senior leadership and Investor Relations abreast of sustainability trends, priorities and strategies including key initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Company’s internal groups (e.g. legal, supply chain, marketing, etc.) to develop an integrated and coordinated sustainability plan
  • Build sustainability metrics that align to short and long-range business strategy of the company
  • Coordinate annual reporting events and engage with key external stakeholders and influencers
  • Secure and leverage senior level commitment and support for integrating sustainability considerations into core processes and decision-making
  • Serve as the internal leader and subject matter expert for sustainability, monitoring emerging trends, programs and issues, and communicating and educating others on relevant topics
  • Provide guidance on the company responses to questions or statements of position on sustainability matters including potential policy positions
  • Identify and prioritize areas for institutional sustainability efforts and recommend strategies for proactively addressing risks and opportunities in the short, medium and long term
  • Measure and monitor progress against key strategies, objectives and performance targets

Equal Opportunity Employer

Restaurant Brands International and all of its affiliated companies (collectively, RBI) are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RBI’s policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

To Apply

Please visit the Restaurant Brands International careers website.