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Digital Product Manager, Sustainability

Plano, TX 75074
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Job Description

PepsiCo is creating more smiles with every sip and every bite by winning with purpose with our consumers. This means that we are continuing to integrate purpose into our business strategy and doing even more for our planet and our people. We recognize that we have not only an opportunity, but a responsibility to use our scale and reach to help build a more sustainable food system - one that can provide nutrition and enjoyment, and drive economic growth and social development, while protecting and restoring the planet. One critical enabler to meeting PepsiCos sustainability objectives is the strategic planning and deployment of digital solutions to drive our sustainability program agenda and enable effective collaboration among the multiple partners and stakeholders, both within and outside of PepsiCo.

Role Summary:

The Manager of Sustainability Digitalization will be responsible for defining and supporting delivery of the next gen digital capabilities in the area of data acquisition and harmonization, program management, collaboration, reporting, visualization, and advanced analytics to accelerate PepsiCos sustainability initiatives globally. This role will require the individual to engage very closely with our global sustainability teams to understand the goals, strategy, and operating model of multiple focus areas (Packaging, Climate Change Mitigation, Water, Product) and methodically document and secure alignment on our digital capability requirements. This person will also act as the product owner and guide and support the Global IT and Global Data and Analytics team in successful and on-time delivery of the digital solutions. And lastly, this role will lead the planning and roll out of business process changes to ensure smooth adoption of these next gen capabilities across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strong partnership with the sustainability teams and develop a solid understanding of the program goals, strategy and execution framework

  • Identify, assess and recommend opportunities to apply digital solutions to drive progress and raise our performance to the next level

  • Support in developing and securing leadership alignment on the digital capability roadmap for various sustainability programs within the company

  • Act as a digital product owner and develop detailed business and functional specifications for the capabilities in collaboration with sustainability subject matter experts

  • Support the IT and/or other internal and external teams in development of the solutions and lead the quality control/testing efforts to ensure the solutions meet the business and functional specifications

  • Establish and oversee change management processes for successful deployment and adoption of the various solutions as they get rolled out

  • Stay current on the emerging trends and new technologies/frameworks being developed both within and outside of PepsiCo in the area of end to end supply chain digitalization, reporting and analytics and propose opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Lead and manage up to a small team comprised of contractors and/or employees to deliver the business goals

  • Be willing and able to travel domestically and globally as needed (~10-20%)

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Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or related field. MBA or masters preferred

  • 6+ years of progressively increasing responsibility in contributing to strategy and leading implementation of digital solutions for driving business goals

  • Strong experience and understanding of building business solutions in two or more of following areas data integration, data management, reporting and advanced analytics, business process automation, supplier relationship management, and knowledge and learning management

  • 2+ year of planning, leading and managing work of a small team of 2-4 members

  • Highly skilled at project planning, creating business requirements documents, use cases, user acceptance test plans, process flow and data flow diagrams

  • Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship building skills across multiple levels and functions in the organization

  • Strategic thinking to create business value through smart technology solutions. Experience assessing software tools, solutions and service delivery models and recommending the best fit for the situation at hand

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities with results focused mindset

  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner

  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate technical or complex subject matter in business terms

  • Acumen and passion for technology and working in supply chain and sustainability domain

  • Flexibility and ability to successfully navigate ambiguity and succeed in a fast-paced organization

  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage change and drive future performance

  • Excellent follow-through, attention to detail and sense of urgency

  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills to influence and collaborate with multiple stakeholders

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in supply chain digitalization specifically in areas related to sustainability

  • Knowledge of developing solution using relational databases like Teradata/SQL server, data integration tools like Trifacta/Alteryx, visualization tools Tableau/Power BI and advanced analytics products such as Microsoft Azure Analytics and AI+Machine learning

  • Knowledge of developing business applications (process automation, knowledge and learning) in cloud platform like Salesforce

  • Experience managing software development projects through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through implementation. Familiarity with agile and waterfall lifecycle methodologies.

  • Experience supporting software applications after implementation, including - break/fix activities, enhancements, SLAs and metrics, vendor management, off-shoring/outsourcing

  • Previous experience in a CPG company

  • Basic knowledge of sustainability and an interest in sustainability

  • The role is open to Plano TX and Purchase NY

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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

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring 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

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Posted: 2021-03-30 Expires: 2021-04-30

Performance with Purpose


Out performing ourselves is a rush. That's why we perform with purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and then do something even bigger. We never settle for second best. At PepsiCo we're not just committed to performing well as individuals, but as a team, to strengthen the company as a whole.

Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. New markets mean new ways of doing business, and new ways of addressing health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges. Every day is an adventure, and an opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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