Purpose of the role
PepsiCo is a leading food and beverage company in Europe, with presence across many complex markets where we have a broad range of categories and products. This very successful business is launching a multi-year business transformation program which is relying on an SAP S4 backbone and other integrated strategic solutions being rolled out. The purpose of this role is to support the Functional Integration Lead on implementation and deployment of the different Value Streams of the Enterprise First Global template (built through SAP S4 concepts). With a specific focus on the cross-integration topics and functional Integration across RTR, PTP, OTC, MTD, EAM, FP&A, TPM, FTS and RTS value streams. Support driving the integrated cross functional topics across the different Value Streams, collaborates closely with Implementation Partner integration team.
Objectives of the role are to ensure that the Global Template supports the execution of business processes related to all processes in scope and the related deployments to multiple countries. This role will adopt and adhere to Agile principles for the Global Template project.
The immediate focus will be set in the successful deployment of the UK and PL business units and the capitalization of project assets for future rollouts in an “industrialized” manner.
Our first program deployment is focusing on our UK and Poland business units with a project office near London, while our teams are based across multiple hubs around Europe and the World.
The broader team
We are a diverse multi-cultural group of excited and purpose-driven professionals located across Europe, driving business transformation and collaborate across teams and functions. Our projects are often complex and challenging but always business driven and cross-functional. Our core values include transparency, inclusion, trust and to deliver as a team. We are agile, with a positive and innovative mindset and we find important to keep each-other energized and to have some fun on the journey.
Relationships & Accountabilities:
Support Functional Integration Lead – Accountable
Collaborate with the Value Stream Solution Leads and their respective teams to implement and deploy the Global Template – Accountable
Partner with the Functional Global Leads to implement and deploy the cross functional Integration topics of the end-to-end solution - Support
Support decision-making for functional integration topics for Global Template during deployment - Support
Actively engage and educate Value Stream Sub Leads on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities – Accountable
Ensure global lift and shift opportunities are deployed across the sectors – Support
Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end Global ERP solution leveraging agile methodology – Support
Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against – Support
Along with scrum team identify, monitor and implement key agreed-upon improvements - Support
Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values (see www.agilemanifesto.org):
Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste
Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged
Help to implement Agile engineering best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer review within teams.
The ideal Candidate
You drive your stream with passion and pride, inspiring project team members to grow. You set the agenda and embrace risks that comes from complex problems and the broader matrixed organization and continuously find mitigations and solutions to succeed. You set an example within your team with your own personal growth and you even influence peers and other teams with your proactivity and coaching approach. You can get things done with an effective combination of formal and informal collaboration across the organization. You have a sense of humour and you’re not afraid of using it.
The ideal candidate is a master of at least 2 different areas within the SAP functional scope (SD, LO, PP, MM, FICO,…) with demonstrated experience in cross functional integration amongst them
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred from reputed institutions.
10+ years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP ERP projects across at least 2 functional areas
Strong functional knowledge over multiple areas in a global capability
Previous functional lead roles on a major SAP transformation project
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements
Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP SolMan 7+, Azure DevOps, Quality Center and O365 tools
Solves complex problems across multiple work streams
Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments
Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
Consulting background a plus
Travel required up to an 80%
Coaching/Facilitation skills (as promoted by the Agile Coaching Institute), including but not limited to
Levels of Listening
Root Cause facilitation
Job Type: Pipeline