Data Management & Ops Project Manager


September 15, 2021

Auto req ID: 249830BR
Job Description
PepsiCo operates in an environment undergoing immense and rapid change. Big-data and digital technologies are driving business transformation that is unlocking new capabilities and business innovations in areas like eCommerce, mobile experiences and IoT. The key to winning in these areas is being able to leverage enterprise data foundations built on PepsiCo’s global business scale to enable business insights, advanced analytics, and new product development. PepsiCo’s Data Management and Operations team is tasked with the responsibility of developing quality data collection processes, maintaining the integrity of our data foundations and enabling business leaders and data scientists across the company to have rapid access to the data they need for decision-making and innovation.
What PepsiCo Data Management and Operations does:
  • Maintain a predictable, transparent, global operating rhythm that ensures always-on access to high-quality data for stakeholders across the company
  • Responsible for day-to-day data collection, transportation, maintenance/curation and access to the PepsiCo corporate data asset
  • Work cross-functionally across the enterprise to centralize data and standardize it for use by business, data science or other stakeholders
  • Act as a capability / enabling function across the business for day-to-day needs and innovation
  • Increase awareness about available data and democratize access to it across the company
As a Manager of the PMO team, you will play a key role synchronizing activities inside the Data Management and Operations (DMO) organization and across other teams. You will be responsible for managing large scale projects, and work streams that span a globally distributed organization. To do this you will oversee the planning and release of Data and Analytics products through the entire product development lifecycle. You will be responsible for managing resources, schedules, and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guidelines. You will build relationships within the team and across the company to make sure the right contacts are identified for the right projects and are connected to the appropriate leaders within the DMO organization. You will also be responsible for record-keeping and tracking operating metrics and KPIs for the department.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Develop and manage all aspects of the project engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people. Proven success in initiating, promoting, and maintaining strong interpersonal relations
  • Collaborate with internal clients to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks, and issues, being communicating across leadership
  • Directly manage technical professionals in the execution of projects
  • Leads, trains, and coaches the organization on project management disciplines and methodologies
  • Coaches the project team members in self-management and cross-functionality
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Removes barriers between stakeholders and project teams
  • Ability to align multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment

  • 8+ years project management or consulting experience
  • Enthusiastic about solving complex business problems that influence reliability and performance
  • Experience managing projects distributed across teams
  • PMP certification a plus
  • BA or BS required
Skills, Abilities, Knowledge:
  • Strong leadership skills to deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication; comfortable managing trade-offs
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to work closely with people at different levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical, consultative and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority, people management experience
  • Proficiency with project management disciplines (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall etc.)
  • Process driven personality, with ability to pay close attention to details
  • Technical background and understanding of technical product integrations
  • Proactively drives impact and engagement while bringing others along
  • Proficiency with project management software/tools
  • Strong negotiation and decision-making skill
  • Certifications: PMP, PgMP, CSM
  • Overall ERP system experience a plus (SAP, Oracle, etc)

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.
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