Sr. Manager Of Total Portfolio Optimization

Pepsico Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 4 months ago

Auto req ID: 176759BR

Job Description

We are PepsiCo Sales. We are game changers, mountain movers and history makers. We are a diverse group, spread among 200 countries and united by a shared set of values and goals. That's why we perform with Purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and never settle for second best. At PepsiCo, we're committed to performing well as individuals and in teams, to strengthen the company as a whole. Are you hungry to be a part of the World's largest portfolio of billion dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better.

This role will report to the Director of Innovation and Product Planning. This high-visibility position will support the portfolio optimization process for the entire West Division of Pepsi Beverages North America (PBNA). She/he will manage the day to day activities of planning, organizing and delivering on the process, while providing relevant analytics and insights when needed. In addition, she/he will work cross-functionally partnering with HQ to optimize the West Division Portfolio. She/he will work with several teams in the organization, (e.g., innovation, brand marketing, customer management, regional sales, supply chain, finance teams) in order to design and execute an effective S&OP process and an optimized Portfolio. This role requires excellent people leadership skills and the ability to work cross-functionally. The role will also lead the process improvement of the current S&OP process, working hand to hand with Supply Planning and Innovation teams (Sector and Division) to develop and implement the best solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate and partner closely with Supply Planning, Sales, Finance and Marketing cross-functional leaders to ensure successful development and implementation of S&OP

  • Identify opportunities, propose solutions and manage the implementations of the TPO (Total Portfolio Optimization)

  • Track and report success of new optimization processes, providing problem solving elements as needed

  • Manage an coach one direct report

  • Serve as the major liaison between the Commercial Planning team and the Supply Planning

  • Serve as the major liaison between the Commercial Planning team and the Commercial team

  • Support the development and execution of the S&OP

  • Support the development of presentation materials for senior leadership reviews of S&OP and TPO


  • Strong analytical skills: ability to link strategies and objectives to develop a plan, ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex data

  • Excellent communication skills: ability to send and receive information clearly and concisely

  • Strong planning/organizing skills: capable of managing major projects simultaneously

  • Able to establish and attain high standards for self and team; able to make decisions and solve problems

  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and influence effectively at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent project management skills, including time and resources management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding Powerpoint and deck writing skills

  • Process optimization training (6 Sigma, Lean, PDCA, DMAC, etc.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Excellent computational skills, e.g., advanced Excel, Tableau, SQL/coding

  • Prior Commercial and/or Strategy experience

  • Results-oriented strategic thinker who demonstrates a bias for action with a can-do approach to work

  • Team player with the ability to excel in an agile, collaborative, ambiguous environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, strategy or related field required; Masters degree preferred

  • 2+ years' experience leading teams

  • 5+ years' experience in analyzing and interpreting financial and operations data

  • Strong leadership skills: ability to direct activities of individual team members towards goals

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard 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

For San Francisco Bay Area: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

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