Strategy Director - Global Strategy

PepsiCo - Purchase, NY3.9

Auto req ID: 161847BR
Job Description
We are PepsiCo
PepsiCo is one of the world's leading food and beverage companies with over $63 Billion in Net Revenue and a global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands. We have a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes 22 brands that each generated more than $1 Billion in annual retail sales. PepsiCo's products are sold in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo's strength is its people. We are over 250,000 game changers, mountain movers and history makers, scattered around the world, and united by a shared set of values and goals. We believe that acting ethically and responsibly is not only the right thing to do, but also the right thing to do for our business. At PepsiCo, we aim to deliver top-tier financial performance over the long term by integrating sustainability into our business strategy, leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment. We call this Performance with Purpose. For more information on PepsiCo and the opportunities it holds, visit .

Global Strategy at PepsiCo
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 Global Groups Strategy team
The Global Groups Strategy team is aligned to our three global categories: Beverages, Snacks, and Nutrition. The Global Groups team works cross-functionally with the Global Category Marketing, Insights, Finance, and R&D teams to drive projects that will deliver long-term value for PepsiCo. Primary responsibilities include:

Deliver the 5-year strategic vision for each global category
Identify new areas for global whitespace expansion and manage projects through the innovation and New Product Development process
Solve real-time business issues at the request of the EVP-Global Categories and Sector Strategy teams

Accountabilities – Director, Global Strategy
Role Responsibilities
Provide thought leadership to business partners, including the Chairman, PepsiCo Executive Committee, and other operating leaders on a broad range of business-critical topics
Identify and deconstruct business issues and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analyses
Demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to gain credibility with Sr Leadership while challenging the status quo
Build “Executive ready” project deliverables
Assist in the planning and execution of the Global Strategic Planning Process
Lead project teams comprised of Analysts and Managers; oversee data analytics processes to ensure conclusions are grounded in fact
Execute against time-sensitive requests from the EVP-Global Strategy, VP-Global Groups Strategy, and cross-functional business partners
Maintain an external mindset, including staying on top of consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic / geopolitical trends
Manage a team of 2-4 Analysts and Managers, with responsibility for skill development, coaching, and career management
Lead the agenda for a key capability area for the entire Global Strategy function (e.g. Recruiting, Training, Knowledge Management, etc)
9+ years of strategy experience in a variety of positions both internally and externally (top-tier Consulting firm experience strongly preferred)
BA required (MBA strongly preferred)
Highly analytical, motivated, decisive thought leader with excellent managerial skills
Strategic mindset with an ability to think broadly, refine questions, and develop analytical frameworks
Outstanding project management skills
High Emotional Intelligence and verbal and written communication skills that educate and influence senior leaders; ability to “manage up”
Experience managing teams and partnering with multiple business functions
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 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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