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Strategy & Innovation, Senior Manager

Purchase, NY 10577
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Job Description

With data deeply embedded in our DNA, PepsiCo Data & Analytics transforms data into consumer delight. We build and organize business-ready data that allows PepsiCos leaders to solve their problems with the highest degree of confidence. Our platform of data products and services ensures data is activated at scale. This enables new revenue streams, deeper partner relationships, new consumer experiences, and innovation across the enterprise.

As part of the Strategy team within PepsiCo Data + Analytics, the Strategy & Innovation Senior Manager is responsible for developing and advancing new concepts, products, capabilities, and other related innovations that fuel and accelerate PepsiCos unified data strategy across the enterprise. This role has ownership of the overarching innovation strategy and will accomplish its objectives through a high degree of cross-functional planning, coordination, consensus building, budgeting and resourcing, executing prioritized data initiatives, value definition, and driving adoption.

This is an intensely collaborative position, reporting to and working closely with the head of PepsiCos D+A Strategy and Global Data Ecosystem to bring this innovation strategy to life. This person will interact daily with Function and Business leaders and practitioners to understand their needs and challenges, both across D+A but also across the broader S&T, Sectors, and BUs.

The successful candidate will have experience developing and delivering world-class strategic plans, roadmaps, and business cases, managing data-driven business teams, and extremely strong time management and consensus-centric executive communication skills

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for conceiving, incubating, developing, implementing, managing, and transitioning innovation-focused projects/products under the umbrella of PepsiCos strategic data initiatives
    • Consolidate global data strategy roadmaps across sectors
    • Market centric view on new and relevant innovations and capabilities
    • Definition of gaps and opportunities
    • Alignment of stakeholders
    • Budget sourcing and management
    • Marshalling Executive support for support and resourcing
    • Create timelines and benchmarks for data projects and product roll-outs
    • Coordinate efforts with internal teams, including Data Strategy, Metrics and Modeling, Ecosystem, Product, Value Realization
    • Coordinate efforts with other S&T teams e.g. Strategy, Enterprise Transformation, DPS
    • Coordinate efforts with IT, business and function leaders, etc. to keep projects on track
    • Oversee execution of projects by matrix-managing analysts, strategists, and developers
  • Responsible for embedding strategic data focus globally in coordination with sectors strategy teams
  • Stay informed about the needs and challenges of leaders and practitioners regarding data, and consult with Data + Analytics senior leadership to adjust project prioritization and PepsiCos strategic data vision and roadmaps
  • Design, research, develop, analyze new innovative concepts and strategies
  • Establish and manage externally focused Innovation councils, forums, and other related thought-leadership activities
  • Perform as a strategic partner to head innovation to influence change and new processes
  • Participate in public speaking as relevant and approved by leadership and corporate communications
  • Encourage and drive adoption of data products by identifying impediments opportunities to use Innovation to remediate
  • Team management, objectives setting, employee development and mentoring and fostering good team culture


  • Minimum 8 years working in data-driven business functions
  • Minimum 6 years experience managing data practitioners (analysts, scientist, product developers, UX, etc.)
  • Experience in a Strategic role in a Brand, Consultancy, Tech Co, or Agency
  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Masters degree optional
Skills, Abilities, Knowledge:
  • Demonstrable ability to draft/author strategic narratives and POVs, business cases, and roadmaps
  • Demonstrable ability to build business models
  • Very strong project and time management skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in people management
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills, and comfort presenting to senior leaders
  • Deep knowledge of business and data products and applications for CPG or Retail
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary technology and finger on the pulse for next wave of technology innovation
  • Working knowledge of common data science capabilities and techniques

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

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Purchase","state":"New York
Posted: 2021-04-06 Expires: 2021-07-09

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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