Senior Manager – Agro Technology and Innovation AMESA (Turkey based)

Job Description

Auto req ID: 206936BR

Job Description

At PepsiCo Africa, Middle East & South Asia, people from different backgrounds and experiences eagerly roll up their sleeves, pitch in and get to work. We share a desire to succeed, and to win! We get great satisfaction knowing that our ideas are not only championed, but they are acted upon and brought to life.

Our commitment to creating the best consumer products begins with our people.


Lead AMESA agriculture with new cutting-edge agricultural technologies, precision agriculture and breakthrough innovation. Ensure resilience to supply chain, competitive advantage to PepsiCo and open new sources of productivity streams. Enable PepsiCo’s SC with best storage, logistics and field quality capabilities.
Key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Explore, Evaluate, Adopt New cutting-edge technologies in Precision/Decision Agriculture.
  • Prepare long term strategy for PepsiCo to continuously stay ahead in technology space for business advantage and sustainability
  • Prepare business model for adoption thru partnerships, buy outs and prepare business cases
  • Key technical resource for Potato storage design, quality in operations
  • Design a storage quality monitoring program that will provide transparency to in country storage quality and costs
  • Champion new and existing agro productivity initiatives thru new technologies and storage. Track key productivity projects.
  • Agro Analyst, reporting KPIs, Benchmarks with industry
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Qualifications/Requirements

Key Skills/Experience Required

  • Graduate Degree in Agricultural Sciences with additional degree/certificate in computer science/data science/environmental science/Agri technology OR
  • Graduate degree in Data Science/Environmental/Computer Science with demonstrated success in agricultural projects
  • MBA degree is preferred in addition
  • Demonstrated leadership in breakthrough Agri technology and innovation thru winning projects or startups or collaborative research with industry
  • Ability to assess scientific information and adapt and implement for commercial usage
  • Self-starter with strong drive for results. Strong communicator, team player


Apply now and our recruitment team will be in contact!

Our Commitment is to deliver Sustained Growth through Empowered People acting with Responsibility and Trust.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular