Pepsico Category Management COE Lead, AMESA Jobs in South Africa

Pepsico Category Management COE Lead, AMESA Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

  • At PepsiCo Africa, Middle East & South Asia, people from different backgrounds and experiences eagerly roll up their sleeves, pitch in and get to work.

  • We share a desire to succeed, and to win! We get great satisfaction knowing that our ideas are not only championed, but they are acted upon and brought to life.

  • Our commitment to creating the best consumer products begins with our people.

  • This is a Location Flexible role with AMESA.

  • The incumbent selected for the role will continue to be based out of their current location.

  • This role leads category strategies governance and capabilities based on category insights and trends and aligns these insights to PepsiCo brands to drive category and market share growth with customers.

  • This alignment is accomplished with key customers, consumers and retailers as well as internally in a team selling approach to optimize category performance through PepsiCo brands across AMESA foods & beverages

    Key accountabilities for the role include

  • Define and align Category development best in class processes (Category Strategy, Assortment, Mix Management, G√≥ndola, etc.)
    Define and align category management tools (planograming, assortment, Advanced Analytics, etc.)

  • Provide best in class Planogram generation and space optimization for AMESA clients across channels.

  • Define category development KPI's aligned with WCCE and space optimization.

  • Partner with MT Channel lead and Develop total store strategy and alignment for
    layouts, gondola, check outs and secondary display transformation.

  • Connect, develop and share best practices around the world.

  • Enable AMESA with functional training to accelerate category management capabilities.

  • Develop playbooks to align and evolve category management activation impact.

  • Develop better together synergies to accelerate multi-category.


    Key Skills/Experience Required


  • Education: Marketing, Business Administration, MBA desired.

  • Functional Experience: 8 years commercial experience/ Commercial Analytics/ Category Management / Sales strategy
    Shopper insights desired


  • Driving for Results, Decision Making, negotiation, collaboration, Influence others
    Multi-Category experience (F&B desired), Marketplace Knowledge.

  • Strategic Thinking, Innovating.

  • Deep understanding of insights and ability to translate them into action.

  • Numeracy, analytical and connection variables

  • Cultivating Relationships: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop internal and external relationships; build consensus & influence business partners.

  • Recognized Self-Starter: Ability to work independently, whilst demonstrating strong collaborative skills, both across the Sector, with its BU and the Global functions.

  • Outstanding Influencing skills: Ability to establish and drive the agenda, achieve alignment and deliver results in a complex matrix organization without formal reporting lines

  • Cultural Flexibility: proven ability to build productive relationships with people from different cultures and business backgrounds

  • Communication: Strong written & oral communication skills; English and preferably one other AMESA language Sector shopper research plan as related to tools, research design, and process.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Pepsico Category Management COE Lead, AMESA Jobs in South Africa

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