1+ months

Sr. Director, Program Management Leader

Purchase, NY 10577
Auto req ID: 219336BR

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Program Management Leader will be the guide and champion of PepsiCos Data & Analytics program. The Program Management Leader must create, manage, and continually improve a culture that enables successful projects. Effectively coordinating numerous projects, managing different stakeholders, mitigating challenges, and working to achieve the desired outcomes of the Data & Analytics team. The role will oversee D&A financial planning/budgeting for annual as well as monthly forecasting by tracking expenses across the full team.

Program Organization & Operations:

  • Responsible for Data & Analytics team operations; develop the strategy and vision of the program over the next 3-5 years, in collaboration with the broader Data & Analytics pillars (Data Strategy, Data Products, Data Operations, Data Science)
  • Lead a team that translates strategies into program/project plans; including scope management, stakeholder management, deliverables (KPIs), schedule, budget management, risk management and resource requirements.
  • Daily program management throughout the D& A program life cycle
  • Defining the program governance/controls for team operations
  • Planning the overall program metrics and monitoring the progress against various products and stakeholder groups
  • Managing the programs budget
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
  • Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies
  • Managing and utilizing resources across projects
  • Managing stakeholders communication
  • Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the programs outcome with the aid of the business change manager; and
  • Managing the main program documentation such as the program initiation document
Project Leadership & Change Management:
  • Establish and lead proactive, transparent, and effective communications cadence to ensure timely dissemination of information with the senior leadership team, program/project teams, and matrix stakeholders
  • Coach direct/indirect reports to ensure a comprehensive, integrated program strategy that delivers outcomes of strategic importance to the business
  • Act as a global leader for cross-functional project teams; identify the Project Teams, oversee the Project Plans (Gantts), leads and oversee coordinate execution of all activities required for change implementation
  • Lead a team that creates/maintains the project documentation that will be used throughout the change lifecycle ensuring change is controlled and aligned with strategy and business objectives
  • Prioritize work and resources to best meet priorities and financial targets, resolving issues and initiating corrective actions as appropriate for delivery of the program
  • Lead and motivate the team; ensuring the behaviors norms expectations of team members are established.
  • Ensure that the cross-functional members work as a team focused on business unit goals identified and managing program and solution interdependencies
  • Hold product teams accountable to critical milestone dates; highlighting opportunities for acceleration; clearly communicating project delays and escalations
Program Budget & Performance:
  • Manage D&A team budget; tracking expenses by the team; monthly reconciliation of actuals to budget; teams roll-up to D&A
  • Budget presentation to senior leadership.
  • Track and report the ROI of products/projects
  • Develop/manage program governance model and communication plan for ensuring we are standardizing processes across the D&A team
The Program Management Leader must have strong practical experience in project management, which was gained through managing large and complex projects. S/he must have the following:
  • Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques
  • Good understanding of the wider objectives of the Data & Analytics program
  • Strong knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills


Qualifications / Requirements :
  • 15+ years of experience in Program Management or running large scale teams
  • 8+ years of experience in leadership/management experience
  • 5+ years of experience in data project management experience
  • Data & Analytics experience within a global CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) company, or related
  • Experience working across the PepsiCo organization, ideally with multi-country or global implementation experience involving data
  • Knowledge of some of the key concepts around master data management, data standards, analytics, and digital transformation
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of data acquisition, data catalogues, data standards, and data management tools
  • Strong Communication Skills/Able to Persuade/Influence Others at all Organization Levels and the ability foster lasting partnerships
  • Ability to translate business requirements into critical data dependencies and requirements

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
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: 2020-10-22 Expires: 2020-12-24

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