Strategy Manager - LatAm (Central & South America)
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Global Strategy at PepsiCo
The Global Strategy function plays a critical role in charting PepsiCo’s long term growth and portfolio development, driving both the future of the company and shaping the industry landscape. We are tasked with ensuring the company invests in the assets and capabilities needed to stay ahead of the competition and maintain market leadership. This entails developing actionable solutions for some of the most challenging issues facing the company.
To bring fresh and disruptive thinking to the ever changing macro-environment, we have Strategists aligned to each of our Sectors, Global Businesses, and to PepsiCo Corporate. Joining PepsiCo’s Sector Strategy function will enable you to experience the breadth and depth of PepsiCo’s global portfolio and build a deep understanding of both the business and the industry. Whether you decide to remain in Strategy or pursue a leadership position in another function, the experience provides incredible possibilities for a dynamic career at PepsiCo.
The CASA (Central and South America) Strategy and M&A Manager role (*Must speak English & Spanish)
The CASA Strategy team is part of the LatAm Strategy team and broader Strategy function, we have three broad responsibilities
- Oversee and execute the Sector / Operating Unit enterprise-wide Strategic Planning process, for LatAm Sr. Leadership
- Serve as the internal consulting team and business partners to the Sector / Operating unit organization and Sr. Leadership team
- Partner across other Strategy teams and efforts worldwide as applicable
Additionally, this role has the responsibility of supporting, performing and coordinating key strategic and M&A initiatives by conducting high stakes market, benchmarking, and competitive intelligence analyses and producing top-notch quality communication deliverables for management at the local, regional, and global levels.
Accountabilities: Strategy and M&A Manager, CASA (Central and South America)
- Provide thought partnership to business partners and Senior Executives on a broad range of business-critical topics
- Serve as the analytics point-person on projects, applying logical and creative thinking to drive to fact-based insights
- Demonstrate strong leadership and influence management skills, including the ability to challenge the status quo
- Build project deliverables in partnership with project leaders
- Assist in the planning and execution of the PepsiCo Strategic Planning Process
- Execute against time-sensitive requests from the Sr Strategy and Sector Leadership and cross-functional business partners
- Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic / geopolitical trends
- Contribute to capability building for the entire Global Strategy function (e.g. Recruiting, Training, Knowledge Management, etc)
- Support leaders in establishing a proactive M&A and new business development agenda via constant screening and understanding of potential acquisition targets
- Develop financial analysis and strategic foundation for projects including M&A valuation models, JV, and business case decks
- Coordinate commercial/ strategic due diligence of acquisition targets
- Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
- Bilingual in English & Spanish
- 4 to 5 years of experience, including strategy experience either internally or with a Top-Tier management consulting firm
- Strategic mindset and highly analytical thinker with sound business judgment
- Excellent technical skills to process large quantities of data in an error-free manner
- Self-starter mindset with the ability to “manage up”
- Love of Consumer Packaged Goods and our brands
- Global outlook with sensitivity and awareness of social and cultural differences
- Mastery in creating power point presentations, story lines, and executive summaries for external and internal stakeholders
- Knowledge of modelling and valuation techniques, of P&L projections and financial performance analysis
- Strong communication skills to facilitate interaction across hierarchies and functions
Job Type: Regular
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