About the job
This position will be part of the PepsiCo Beverages North America organization. This position contributes to the success of the Pepsi Beverages Company by supporting the PBNA Strategy team. In this role the PBNA Strategy analyst will support charting the long-term growth and portfolio development of PBNA.
Work with Strategy team to address key business questions and issues across PBNA
Execute on time-sensitive requests from team and PBNA leaders, as well as cross-functional business partners
Understand past/current performance of key competitors and drivers of share swings; analyze syndicated data (IRI) to distil meaningful insights on performance trends and opportunities.
Monitor current events across United States LRBs (liquid refreshment beverages) as well as consumer, competitive, and macroeconomic/geopolitical trends and provide updates/potential impact to team and PBNA leadership
Serve as analytics point-person on projects, applying logical and creative thinking to drive to fact-based insights
Assist in building Executive Ready project deliverables in partnership with project leaders
Implement continued improvements and simplifications of processes, standardization of reporting and optimal use of technology
Create an inclusive and collaborative environment
6+ years of experience in strategy, External consulting & Retail /CPG/ FMGC / Beverage Industry etc
Experience within strong top-tier consulting firm, investment bank or prior Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company experience preferred
Very strong analytical skills excellent competency in MS Excel is a must, as is experience of managing complex, incomplete & inconsistent datasets and defining strategic analytics (market sizing/growth forecasts, etc.)
Deep grounding in analytical logic and ability to translate complex data into powerful insight
Intellectual curiosity and ability to problem solve / search out facts / engage internal & external contacts to source data without prior detailed process/guidance
Balance of data experience across Financial / P&L and broader consumer/shopper/commercial insights in a CPG environment
Proven experience using PowerPoint and ability to producing visually compelling presentations (i.e., beyond just operating the software) that are impactful with a senior audience
Clarity in communication (English language) to enable production of a very high standard of commentary that is impactful and credible amongst our most senior audiences.
Knowledge of syndicated data (IRI and/or Nielsen)
Bachelors in commerce/business administration/finance, Masters degree is a plus
Propensity to learn PepsiCo software systems
Best-in-class time management skills, ability to multitask, set priorities and attention to detail