Franchise Development Manager II (Louisiana)
Location:
Baton Rouge , Louisiana
Posted:
June 01, 2017
Reference:
40444
*** this role can be worked from Baton Rouge (preferred) or New Orleans, LA ***

This Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) Franchise Manager position will cover Coca-Cola United, West Region based in Baton Rouge, and will be responsible for sales centers in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Alexandria, Monroe, and New Orleans, LA, and Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Natchez, and McComb, MS.
Franchise Leadership is the capability of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) to lead in creating and sustaining a winning system, focused on developing and executing the strategies required for system growth. The Franchise Leadership team's purpose is to energize Bottlers to collaboratively deliver the "Definition of Winning" with robust execution capability. The team does this through leading bottlers to build competitive advantages that drive sales, share and quality. The United West Region Franchise Manager serves as the primary point of contact representing the total portfolio and provides geographic leadership of the beverage brands of The Coca-Cola Company with primary accountability of growing revenue, gross profit, transactions, incidence and value share through:
1. Business Plan Stewardship
2. Commercial / Customer Alignment
3. Channel Strategy and Execution
4. Capability Building
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business Plan Stewardship:
  • Weekly/monthly performance management stewardship; revenue, gross profit, transactions, incidence, value share, net outlets, COD, RED and pricing metrics
  • Monitors performance versus execution objectives, re-plans as necessary and provides solutions to deliver against the plan
  • Stewards' commercial strategy for local market execution with CCR and dedicated Commercial team (i.e., SSD IC recruitment strategy)
Responsible for collaborating on the contingency plan to deliver ABP Commercial/Customer Alignment:
  • Drives alignment supporting annual Commercial priorities
  • Ensure PicOS is executed across Channels
  • Drives adoption of new brands, packages, in line with market segmentation and brand strategies
  • Communicates program details and ensures end to end execution within geographic territory
  • Stewards solutions for performance opportunities and gaps
Channel Strategy and Execution:
  • Steward trimester planning process with commercial and channel management by communicating plans and programs for market and customer execution
  • Communicates OBPPC and PicOS for channel and customer implementation and RED
  • Provides Bottler performance feedback to CCNA Commercial Strategies "serving as voice of the market" for CCNA
  • Monitors market conditions and reports competitive activity to management, Bottler and local associates in order to understand program effectiveness and any implementation barriers
Capability Building:
  • Standardizes common approach to capability building based on bottler segmentation
  • Assesses local Bottler commercial capabilities against established commercial strategies and objectives using the core measures within the Global Commercial Leadership Diagnostic Analysis Model; identifies gaps and develops action plans to improve capabilities
  • Coordinates training/development enables more effective processes, scorecards and business routines to achieve the annual business plan


EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree required; MBA preferred
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
5 or more years of relevant experience

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
7 or more years of relevant experience
Experience performing as a Business Partner
Coca-Cola system or direct Bottler experience
Consumer Packaged Goods experience, to include branding and grocery
Customer knowledge and relationship skills
Analytical thinking and rigor
Strategic leadership abilities
Distribution center knowledge
Ability to influence outcomes; persuasiveness
Resourcefulness
SKILLS:
Annual Business Planning
Managing Customer / Bottler Relationships
Franchise Capabilities:
  • System Alignment
  • Collaborating for Value
  • Shared Metrics
Commercial Capabilities:
  • Picture of Success (PicOS)
  • Performance Scorecard
General Skill, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Understanding of franchise relations aspects of Coca-Cola North America system
  • Direct accountability for franchise leadership with a Bottler
  • Cross functional working knowledge (customer, commercial, product supply, customer care, sales operations, marketing, media, etc.)
  • Understanding of bottler operations
  • Complex project management capability
  • Managing Customer / Bottler Relationships - manage to a "fact based" business partnership and develop personal connections
  • Influence / Motivate Key Stakeholders - Influence and motivate key stakeholders (e.g., Bottlers) to implement the CCNA strategies by clearly demonstrating the value and linkage to their business plan goals and objectives
  • Value Chain - Experience and understanding of running the full value chain and system economics (company, bottler, retailer, and supplier)
  • Pricing - how it impacts volume, revenue, margin, market coherency
  • System Economics - Full understanding of system and bottler economics including P&L -Using financial / economic analysis to influence bottler actions
  • Annual Business Planning - ability to build plan including operations, commercial and retail / brand / package / package / price / occasion; ability to steward the plan and flexible enough to build, execute contingencies
  • Franchise Leadership capabilities - including system alignment, Collaborating for Value and shared metrics
  • Commercial Capabilities - including Picture of Success (PicOS), segmentation and performance score carding
Leadership Behaviors:
DRIVEINNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHERSTAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others# development to achieve full potential

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at http://www.coca-colacompany.com/homepage Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

Limited relocation available

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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