PepsiCo Careers

Part time Team Administrator - 6M FTC

Reading, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 163755BR

Job Description

We have a requirement for a motivated, professional and confident Administrative Assistant to join our Future Brands Team based out of our Head Office, located in Reading on a part time basis – 20 hours per week (4 hours per day). This position is a 6 month Fixed term contract with a January 2nd start date.
PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world’s most loved food and drink products. Making every day favourites like Walkers, Quaker, Tropicana, Doritos and Naked Juice, to name a few! We have a fantastic reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and have recently been voted a Top Employer for the sixth year in a row. On a larger scale, PepsiCo produces the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 product lines that each generate more than $1billion in annual retail sales.

The new Future Brands BU is an integrated team that seeds and expands brands for growth. It is a standalone team that subcontracts country BU/external partners as needed. The team is characterized as a “test vehicle” for ESSA in terms of brand building and digital activation and requires a blend of experienced capability with fresh, entrepreneurial thinking.

This new division will be responsible not only for the trading of new innovative brands and product but to shape the PepsiCo portfolio of the future enabling us to create niche brands and experience to highly relevant brands which sit on the high street on our customer shelves

The right candidate will be highly organised and able to manage multiple requests from various stakeholders throughout the Future Brands team. They will have the ability to stay calm under pressure and keep up in a fast-paced office environment with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and get involved! This is a busy role; the successful candidate will need to think on their feet with the ability to plan and effectively prioritise work load.
Reporting in to the Personal Assistant to the Senior Director of Commercial and Future Brands, this role will allow the autonomy to define best practices and processes and includes the flexibility to work remotely.
Future Brands AdministratorResponsibilities will include:
Samples Management
This is a vital responsibility within Future Brands, responding to sample requests from the General Managers, who are located throughout Europe. Requirements include sourcing new products from various locations, communicating with warehouse employees, shipping services and customs; ensuring a timely delivery to conferences, customer events and meetings.

Future Brands Support
You will be an essential point of contact for the Future Brands General Managers (GM’s) and the extended FB team; to coordinate and support various product launches, customer meetings and conferences to showcase brand new products.

Events Management
Future Brands manage the Sales and Marketing for new PepsiCo products, your duties will include problem solving to enable product launches, conferences and workshops kick-off with samples of brand-new products to potential customers. Some events may be overseas and include many different customers, and other businesses.

You will use your IT skills across a portfolio of IT tools and systems. Tasks include the raising of Purchase Orders, completion of sample order forms, calendar invitations and so on.


What we’re looking for:

  • Ability to manage your own work load, think on your feet and overcome challenges
  • Using initiative, building your network within the business and finding best ways of working
  • The expertise to manage several competing requests at a time
  • Great organisational skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requests
  • Strong computer skills on Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Previous experience in a busy environment / working in a large corporate environment would be very helpful
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Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Temporary