Strategy Director, Frito Lay North America

Job Description

Auto req ID: 171531BR

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership to business partners, including the Chairman, PepsiCo Executive Committee, and other operating leaders on a broad range of business-critical topics
  • Identify and deconstruct business issues and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analyses
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to gain credibility with Sr Leadership while challenging the status quo
  • Build “Executive ready” project deliverables
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the Enterprise Strategic Planning Process
  • Lead project teams comprised of Analysts and Managers; oversee data analytics processes to ensure conclusions are grounded in fact
  • Execute against time-sensitive requests from the EVP-Global Strategy, VP-Corporate Strategy, and cross-functional business partners
  • Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic / geopolitical trends
  • Manage a team of 2-4 Analysts and Managers, with responsibility for skill development, coaching, and career management
  • Lead the agenda for a key capability area for the entire Global Strategy function (e.g. Recruiting, Training, Knowledge Management, etc)

Qualifications/Requirements

Skills and experienced required:

  • 9+ years of strategy experience in a variety of positions both internally and externally (top-tier Consulting firm experience strongly preferred)
  • BA required (MBA strongly preferred)
  • Highly analytical, motivated, decisive thought leader with excellent managerial skills
  • Strategic mindset with an ability to think broadly, refine questions, and develop analytical frameworks
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • High Emotional Intelligence and verbal and written communication skills that educate and influence senior leaders; ability to “manage up”
  • Experience managing teams and partnering with multiple business functions
  • Love of Consumer Packaged Goods and our brands
  • Global outlook with sensitivity and awareness of social and cultural differences; foreign language skills highly desired

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular


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