1+ months

Design Manager - Structural Packaging & Circular Economy Model

New York, NY 10007
Responsibilities At PepsiCo design, we have a saying: Were crazy enough to think we can inspire the future. This is what drives us, in everything we imagine, develop and execute. Our goal is clear: to connect PepsiCos beverage, snacks and food portfolios, with consumers hungry for meaningful, sustainable, authentic and relevant experiences across multiple touch points and regions of the world. Why Design Innovation? Our mission is to drive the sustainability & innovation agendas for PepsiCos Global brands and businesses to help it grow and transform beyond its core. We drive circularity and innovation by researching, strategizing, defining, prototyping, learning, and launching strategically aligned and commercially viable new products, services, business models, retail experiences, brands and systems. We challenge and seek to change how PepsiCo works to drive true business innovation with more sustainability and purpose. We are a creatively driven team that leverages the power of four lenses (desirability, feasibility, viability, sustainability) led Design Thinking to solve strategic problems from system level business challenges to designing new eating experiences, their packaging and delivery systems. We leverage tools from product design, design research, system thinking, strategic foresight, business model design, and circular economy; to solve problems, for people and the planet, in the real world. We innovate to incite positive change for people, brands, business and the world around us. We know what it takes to make ideas a reality and bring that into everything we do. You are Self-starting with entrepreneurial spirit Able to toggle between strategy & execution Adept managing ambiguity Excited by complexity Energized Resilient with hustle Energized by challenges Always questioning & improving Optimistic & curious A creative multi-disciplinary fluid thinker who never gives up Someone who lives to bring your ideas to life Empathetic to consumers and internal stakeholders Fluent in design and conversant on emerging design, sustainability, food, and nutrition trends Good at storytelling, visually & verbally Comfortable multitasking Passionate about enacting change to improve the world and how we nourish ourselves Responsibilities Reports to the Senior Director, Global Design Innovation, the Manager works in collaboration with and leading other Cross Functional and Design & Innovation team members to effectively develop and deliver strategic proposals through developing scenarios, , system maps, business models, services and experiences, dependent on the challenge at hand, that have real business value. Seasoned Innovation & Design Thinking Practitioner The Design Innovation Manager Packaging and Circular Business Models, is responsible for the delivery of effective four lenses led design thinking & innovation projects for PepsiCos businesses. Successful candidates will demonstrate: Strong core design skills (ability to sketch and visualize proficiently is a must) with experience in packaging & food design Ability to collaborate & partner with XF teams to identify new opportunities and work through the development cycle to deliver new products to market A proven ability to move beyond a core design role to understand the complexities of business realities and problem solve outside of their traditional domain Desire to expand on their core skill set to create, strategize, and deliver new business models, services, experiences, that deliver against business goals. Understand how to strategically influence across XF partners to land opportunities and align against strategies in a dynamic and complex environment with competing agendas They understand how to translate those strategies into testable prototypes and evaluate them against desirability, feasibility, viability & sustainability as part of a XF team. They are adept at managing highly complex assignments and concurrent initiatives across varied project types. They are comfortable managing the ambiguity inherent in design processes. The Manager understands design methodologies (tools, techniques) and can provide input into design proposals (visions, scenarios) to execute against creative engagements and visualize the desired creative output. Strategic Project Manager & Collaborator Working on projects that have critical business significance you will demonstrate the agility to lead strategy, planning, project management. You will be familiar with working in a multi-disciplinary environment, leading interdisciplinary Cross-Functional teams. Partnering with the Design Innovation Senior Director and working alongside the cross functional innovation team, they are expected to lead projects and engage with a variety of stakeholders to get input, assess options and influence direction. They work across all aspects of strategic innovation development leading opportunity identification projects to business, design and sustainability strategies for new business opportunities. They will synthesize research and business needs to ensure identified opportunities & strategies result in sustainable growth and returns for the business. Be a great team manager. Champion design thinking across the organization, educating while collaborating Draw on diverse perspectives to solve business and design challenges and drive effective solutions Articulate design vision through prototyping, scenario modeling, system mapping, service blueprinting, business model canvas, back casting, strategic roadmaps, etc. Collaborate closely with researchers, marketers, R&D, supply chain, operations and sales to cross-pollinate ideas, methods, and approaches Build and evolve methodologies, nurture the maturity of the design & innovation capabilities Provide mentorship and support the professional development to junior team members Work collaboratively to build relationships and get things done through formal and informal channels Proven ability to effectively incorporate research (including primary and secondary research) in strategic design processes Qualifications 7+ years of experience, with a minimum of 6 years (recent) in a strategic design role Degree(s) in Product Design, Graphic Design, Architecture, Engineering, and/or Business Preferred Qualifications: Proven experience in, Innovation, Strategy & Product Development Proven track record of strong leadership, team management skills and a strategic acumen Superior project management and design management skills; attention to detail Compelling presentation and proposal skills Proven ability to multi-task, work in ambiguous and dynamic work environment; is comfortable with risk and uncertainty Must be willing and able to travel 20% of the time EEO Statement 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 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","location_name":"NY-New York-350-CO368","street_address":"350 Hudson Street","city":"New York","state":"New York


Posted: 2022-12-16 Expires: 2023-04-20

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Design Manager - Structural Packaging & Circular Economy Model

PepsiCo Inc.
New York, NY 10007

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