Sr Marketing Manager, Global Marketing Capability

Job Description

Auto req ID: 204140BR

Job Description

PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages with revenues of more than $60+ billion and over 270,000 employees globally. We are the largest food and beverage business in North America and the second-largest in the world. Although we manage hundreds of well-known brands around the world, we are most proud of our 22 brands that generate over $1 billion of retail sales - such as Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Lay’s Potato Chips, Gatorade, Tropicana, Doritos, and Quaker Oats – just to name a few.

As part of a Marketing Capability team, this job requires someone who can support the global, multi-year Grow Brands That Move People capability program. The role will require a strong attention to detail to manage the many moving parts to maintain program momentum as it continues to deploy globally. The role will have strong relationships with external partners (vendors) and internal marketing and insights experts, collaborate internally with finance and others, optimize team deliverables, and partner with Learning CoE (PepsiCo University) to maximize learning programs to sustain PepsiCo’s talent advantage and become a global leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages.

The Marketing Capability Senior Manager will be an integral member of the function’s capability team, with the following responsibilities:

Learning Program Development:

  • Stay current with emerging trends and best practices, particularly as they relate to marketing capability, and make recommendations on how to apply new approaches
  • Provide strategic advice, instructional design best practices, review content and provide feedback on learning programs. Provide oversight to team or vendors leading development and delivery of courses and programs, including launch messaging and overall communications
  • Collaborate with Learning CoE (PepsiCo University) resources to ensure learning deliverable standards are met and connections made to learning programs, ensuring seamless integration of GBTMP
  • Provide connection to/integration with other strategic business & capability programs
  • Provide thought leadership on best ways to achieve program objectives and to fill capability gaps (i.e. analysis of marketing assessment results and third-party vendor content)
Program Management & Deployment Optimization:
  • Partner with the Sr. Director of Marketing Capability to achieve program milestones and meet deadlines
  • Create and manage Microsoft Teams site (curate content and add members), plus other communities/tools as needed
  • Support local workshops: Update and maintain existing GBTMP workshop toolkit, customizing as needed and working with local teams to prepare for their capability events
  • Integrate GBTMP learning content into new PEP U platform
Financial Management:
  • Manage 2+ million-dollar budget, partnering with finance specialists (marketing and insights) to ensure forecast is accurate and tracking towards expected spend
  • Partner with Sr. Director (and Procurement and PEP U) as needed for project scoping and vendor selection
  • Optimize and manage vendor relationships, ensuring competitive pricing, on-time deliverables and quality final products
Communications & Portal Management:
  • Optimize integrated program communications utilizing technology, especially through continuous updates of GBTMP portal, including proposing best practices for engagement with key audiences to amplify reach and engagement
  • Collaborate with corporate communications partners, corporate and sector to share program news (PEPfeed articles, digital screens, etc.), and identify opportunities to further engage and communicate with learner audience (presentations and various communication channels)
  • Engage business leaders as sponsors and SMEs to champion and deliver the learning agenda, with direction from Sr. Director of Marketing Capability
  • Manage SPA box communications (create, send, monitor, and respond)

Metrics & Reporting
  • Provide thought leadership on metrics and reporting approach, including gaining stakeholder buy-in for shared learning objectives
  • Aggregate global workshop survey results (qualitative and quantitative) to tell a story about ongoing program progress that can be shared with executives
  • Validate and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of new and existing training and development programs to ensure that capability priorities are being achieved for the function
  • Use aggregate feedback to make recommendations to improve the effectiveness
Global Awards Program:
  • Manage awards program designed to reward and recognize outstanding marketing and brand growth activities across PepsiCo markets (food and beverage), supporting GBTMP key capability areas
  • Provide detailed oversight of awards program mechanics from end to end including managing submission process and tracking against program milestones
  • Plan yearly global awards event including all logistics: managing agenda, designing the event, engaging vendors, sending participant communications, etc.


  • Excellent client relationship skills, including senior leader stakeholder management
  • Partner leadership/management
  • Strict attention to detail, excellent organization skills, ability to balance numerous tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of PepsiCo Marketing organization preferred
  • Strong analytical thinking and ability to synthesize and communicate complex information
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills (including senior leader presentations)
  • Strong project management skills, with ability to work on a variety of tasks and manage multiple projects at once
  • Strong PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Word skills
  • Education in Training and Development, Marketing, or Program Management
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
Demonstrated Competence in the areas of:
  • Embraces Challenges and Risks to Deliver the Right Results – Ability to navigate competing demands, provide clarity and direction, balance numerous tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Sophisticated Strategist and Conceptual Thinker – Ability to see the bigger picture, provide insights leveraging data, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; learns quickly when facing new problems
  • Champion Talent Developer and Smart Innovator – Driven by curiosity to continuously learn for self-development and the improvement of processes or work output; brings growth mindset to coaching and developing team, elevating the collective performance of the team
  • Collaborates Beyond Boundaries – Understands the clients, customers, and partners to anticipate needs, engage effectively, and works through the matrix of relationships to deliver results
  • Demonstrates Global Acumen- Ability to anticipate opportunities and risks of developing and deploying learning in a global context; understanding of business complexities and the talent landscape for the function across the business
  • Transformational and Inspirational Leader- Ability to influence without authority and create passionate advocates for the learning agenda; onboard new stakeholders, sharing the vision and mission to engage them in their work accountabilities

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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