Sr. Manager, North America Beverages Transformation
Location:
White Plains , New York
Posted:
February 03, 2017
Reference:
110233BR
This high-visibility position will support development of an institutional approach to segmented commercial planning across channels (Small Format and Large Format) for our future product portfolio at North America Beverages (NAB). The manager will partner closely with the rest of the functions in the organization, (e.g., innovation, brand marketing, customer management, regional sales, supply chain, finance teams) to develop a market typology that is intuitive and simple, but powered by sophisticated analytics and insights. The manager will be influential in development of all aspects of commercial plans including but not limited to assortment, innovation, display activity, pricing & promotions and Perfect Store standards. The manager will be supporting implementation of this new approach by working closely with field organization. This role requires excellent conceptual thinking, strong people leadership skills and the ability to work cross-functionally.
The manager is a key member of the NAB Commercial Planning Transformation organization. This position is located in White Plains, NY.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead development of market typology for North America Beverages
  • Conduct relevant analysis and develop insights to shape elements of new commercial strategy
  • Maintain integrated roadmap including master list of initiatives, business case, status, timeline, milestones, interdependencies, risks, geographies, etc. and communicate to the organization
  • Collaborate and partner closely with cross-functional leaders to ensure successful implementation of commercial strategy in the field
  • Track success of the new strategy, provide problem solving support to field teams and revise implementation elements as needed
  • Develop presentation materials for senior leadership reviews of Transformation strategy, plan, and implementation status and support Strategic Business Plan (SBP) and Annual Operating Plans (AOP) development

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong leadership skills and drive for results
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and influence effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding Powerpoint and deck writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Results-oriented strategic thinker who demonstrates a bias for action with a can-do approach to work
  • Team player with the ability to excel in an agile, collaborative, ambiguous environment


Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2 years of post-MBA experience with strategy consulting firm preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's in Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • Prior Consumer Packaged Goods experience preferred
  • Prior Commercial and/or Strategy experience preferred


Relocation Eligible

Not Eligible for Relocation

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