Product Portfolio Assoc. Manager




Plano, TX


Position summary


PepsiCo's Co-Innovation team, as part of the Digital Products and Services (DPS) organization, develops and leads the global co-innovation program across Strategy and Transformation's core priorities by collaborating with strategic technology partners to accelerate PepsiCo's digital transformation. The Product Delivery Office focuses on ensuring PepsiCo's digital solutions incorporate the best-in-class technologies at scale by defining effective frameworks, concepts, methods and tools to successfully deliver priority use cases. This role will partner with internal Technical Program Managers (TPMs) to support definition, implementation and adoption of a standardized, end-to-end delivery methodology.


  • Work collaboratively with, and support, the Technical Program Managers (TPMs) and Scrum Masters across the Product Delivery Team and the broader DPS Organization

  • Establish and maintain S&T Delivery playbook(s), defining Azure DevOps configuration standards, providing clarity on program team interaction, and laying out the Checklist and Pre-requisites for successful delivery execution

  • Audit in-flight programs to assess adherence to Global S&T standards and provide a targeted list of recommendations for the TPMs and Scrum Master to implement

  • Support the Product Delivery Office Lead by providing detailed program tracking for in-flight programs, defining, and implementing actions to improve delivery, and preparing materials for executive review

  • Partner with key vendors to identify qualified external delivery resources, interview candidates, and onboard

  • Manage both up and down the personnel hierarchy

  • Analyze data and translate findings into meaningful consumer insights, integrating relevant business knowledge as well as learnings from other projects/sources

  • Stay up to date with CPG and technology trends by proactively participating in training, self-study, conferences, webcasts, user group participation, reading or other relevant means

  • Deliver timely, zero-defect execution of analysis, with minimal support. Leverage Excel and other quantitative tools for the analytical heavy lifting

  • Clearly communicate the implications of the analysis to senior leadership

  • Build convincing, persuasive, and logical storyboards

  • Leverage PowerPoint to create impactful, concise, and defect-free slide loops


  • Bachelor's degree required, with a concentration in either Business or Engineering (combination preferred)

  • 5-8 years of work experience, or 3-5 years of relevant experience either in CPG strategy organizations or with a Top-Tier consulting firm

  • Credible PMO leader with proven track record for implementing and scaling frameworks, concepts, methods, tools, and processes across both sectors and functions

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, and deliver clear strategy and action plans

  • Ability to anticipate organizational needs and proactively develop approaches / plans to address gaps

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence senior and executive leadership

  • Ability to work in cross-functional team environments and matrixed organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority, people management experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with both business and technical audiences effectively and concisely

  • Demonstrates perseverance and resilience in the pursuit of goals. Confronts and works to resolve tough issues. Exhibits a "can-do" attitude and a willingness to take on significant challenges

  • Quickly analyzes complex problems to find actionable, pragmatic solutions. Sees connections in data, events, trends, etc. Consistently works against the right priorities

  • Collaborates well with others to deliver results. Keeps others informed so there are no unnecessary surprises. Effectively listens to and understands what other people are saying.

  • Ability to build convincing, persuasive, and logical storyboards. Strong executive presence. Able to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and on paper.

  • Demonstrates a sense of passion, enjoyment, and pride about his/her work. Demonstrates a positive attitude in the workplace. Embraces and adapts well to change. Creates a work environment that makes work rewarding and enjoyable.

  • Awareness of PMO principles, methods, techniques, and tools. Expert in entire Microsoft Office 365 suite.

Compensation and Benefits

  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $81,000- $135,600 based on a full-time schedule.

  • Location confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.

  • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 10% of annual salary paid out Annually.

  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.

  • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

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

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