HR Manager Enabling - Cape Town HQ




Paarl, South Africa


Position summary


We are PepsiCo

PepsiCo is proud to be one of the world's leading food and beverage companies. Every day, we are dedicated to bringing our mission to create more smiles with every sip and every bite to life. Our products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

PepsiCo generated more than $86 billion in net revenue in 2022, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. In South Africa the company's brands include Weet-Bix, Simba, Liqui Fruit, Lay's, SASKO and White Star.

PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive. PepsiCo Positive is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people. For more information, visit, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn @PepsiCo.

In South Africa (SA), you will find our products across the region at breakfast, lunch or dinner. At the gym or on the field. In the office or on the go. We refresh, restore and rejuvenate our consumers all day, every day with our key brands including Simba, Lay's, Liqui Fruit and Bokomo range of cereals. PepsiCo SA employs more than 13, 000 people across our three business divisions: Bakeries, Grains, Foods, Fruit, Snacks, Juice & Beverages.


What we're looking for:

We're looking for an HR Manager: Enabling to join our team.

The main purpose of the role:

  • Ensuring HR strategy & key processes are well institutionalized and executed & providing full range of HR services by understanding, responding and proactively acting on insights, expectations, needs and requirements including contractors .

  • Managing every aspect of employee development and relations Serving as an employee champion to ensure that processes and relationships are fair and equitable while utilizing key HR tools & processes to ensure all employees are fully engaged in and committed to the business growth

  • Demonstrating leadership & providing guidance to establish & maintain quality balance with business & developmental agendas of line managers & leaders.

  • Providing coaching and feedback to the managers on execution of HR programs; evaluating effectiveness, reviewing and seeking improvements on the execution of the systems and processes


  • Leading business HR Strategy implementation within the Finance and HR Functions

  • Setting and monitoring team/department and objectives

  • Leads and drives for improved employee relations

  • Ensures speedy resolution/close out of matters of discipline, disputes and reported grievances

  • Leads the talent acquisition initiatives in collaboration with CoE team

  • Ensures team understanding of the Total Rewards philosophy, objectives and procedures

  • Coaches management on initiatives to drive performance and assists with Performance Review process

  • Jointly (with Leadership Team) owns the people planning process (PPP) for the function

  • Drives compliance with various legislative agendas

  • Proactively (and without fear) identify talent flight risks and possible requirements for leadership/environmental change in order to retain talent

  • Provides counsel and advice to management team and employees

  • Effectively leads and manages Change and Projects


  • B Degree in HR Management/Business Management
  • In-depth knowledge in the generalist space of HR, Labour Laws, change management methodologies, and compensation and benefits
  • Ability to write and review policies
  • Report writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Data collection and interpretation Computer skills
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiations
  • Persuasion skills
  • Commercial Acumen

Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment

  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child

  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee