IT Strategy/ Planning & Transform Manager

Job Description

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Job Description

Holistic Cost Management (HCM) is a strategic priority to fuel PepsiCo’s ambitious growth aspirations. We are driving savings through HCM to reinvest to win in the marketplace by following some key guiding principles (thinking holistically, externally focused to win, ingrained in the culture to drive adoption). Starting 2020 and for coming years, we will drive our HCM program on three tracks.

  • Build Cost Management Center of Excellence to assemble intimate knowledge of cost base, provide visibility, share learnings and best practices; and guide and enable HCM efforts
  • Drive a robust portfolio of cost capabilities. Six core planks defined, with significant progress on key capabilities. Key to ensure progress and deliver results on in-flight capabilities and to launch key new capabilities
  • Ingrain HCM as part of our culture through reinforcing operating model, communication, tracking
The Manager Cost CoE (Data Analytics) role will be integral in building HCM as a critical capability for Pepsico by helping to create a new critical capability for PepsiCo. This role will be a core part of a small central team and work closely with functional experts in global and with key stakeholders in the markets/sectors. This role will support the definition and development of a cost data cube and data analytics to drive the CoE. The data product will serve as a dynamic repository of deep knowledge of our cost structure; will enable deep-dive reviews of cost structure for key markets; Incorporate external data from benchmarks. The data product will be developed such that it can be sustained as a critical capability for the future.

  • Support the design and construction of the data cost solutions that will be core to the Cost Mgmt CoE
  • Develop and apply solutions to collect cost data and cost drivers from the required data sources in the markets. Identify best solutions to deal with data integrity issues in the markets as well as with lack of standard criteria across markets
  • Apply data analytics methods to manage, cleanse and exploit the data cube


  • Minimum 4-5 years experience in IT, data, analytics
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Experience in managing data products and in data analytics
  • Outstanding analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders within the organization and across multiple functions
  • Ability to influence others at all levels and effectively empower and delegate across multiple project teams

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular