Sr. Strategy Manager

Job Description

Auto req ID: 192139BR

Job Description

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 Global 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 LATAM Strategy team is part of the broader Strategy function and sits within the Latin America (“LATAM”) sector, an $8B net revenue operating unit. We have 3 broad responsibilities:
(1) Oversee and execute LATAM enterprise-wide Strategic Planning process, for the sector Sr. Leadership, PepsiCo Executive Committee, and the Board of Directors
(2) Serve as the internal consulting team and business partners to LATAM organization and Sr. Leadership team
(3) Partner on local initiatives within the sector

You will:
  • Provide thought leadership to business partners and Senior Executives on a broad range of business-critical topics
  • Lead analytical work streams, driving to fact-based insights with minimal oversight from project leaders
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills, including the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Build “Executive ready” project deliverables
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the Enterprise Strategic Planning Process
  • Execute against time-sensitive requests from the SVP LATAM Strategy, and cross-functional business partners
  • Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic / geopolitical trends
  • Indirect management responsibility for Analysts on project teams
  • Contribute to capability building for the entire Global Strategy function (e.g. Recruiting, Training, Knowledge Management, etc)

Qualifications/Requirements

Skills and experienced required:

  • 5+ years of strategy experience in a variety of positions both internally and externally (top-tier Consulting firm experience strongly preferred)
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Strategic mindset and highly analytical thinker with sound business judgment
  • Excellent technical skills to process large quantities of data
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • High Emotional Intelligence and verbal and written communication skills that educate and influence senior leaders; ability to “manage up”
  • 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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