Establishes relationships with senior business leadership in the Supply Chain functions to shape digitalisation demand.
Understand the H1-H3 road map for the SA market’s Supply Chain function and map it to the 5-year IT strategic plan for the AMESA Sector.
Actively engage the function and recommend technology solutions to meet the business processes requirements.
Be the first point of contact for business on new initiative in terms of being consultant to business for automation.
Translate business direction in firm action points and align with IT strategy at market and sector level.
This includes shaping the requirements, proposal creation, business alignment on funding, owning the product end to end for business delivery, adoption and value realization by working with various stakeholders.
Identify PepsiCo Global platforms and IT assess and promote leverage these digital technologies in order to increased productivity or provide new capabilities for the business.
Improve user capability through the delivery/coordination of training programs related to technology adoption.
Manage cross functional business partner relationships on project teams to deliver value-adding solutions to the business.
Manage E2E delivery of the projects/initiatives as covered by the AOP (annual operating plan).
Alignment with DevSecOps team for overall delivery of business applications & AOP priorities.
This role also includes working with internal IT team including InfoSec, Enterprise Architect, Data& Digital, Go To Market/Commercial and CTO teams during the various phases of the project to ensure the deliverables are met per bussiness expectation.
Seek continuous improvement on business solutions and processes based on effective management of incidents and problems within the application stack.
Come up with continues improvement agenda for reducing the issues and increase business value realization from IT automation.
Ensure compliance with IT control standards.
Manages Resource planning for the portfolio and ensures the right resources are assigned to the project.
University degree with IT background
10-12 years experience in core IT field
Multinational FMCG corporate experience in similar role preferred
Supply Chain experience will be an advantage in the fields of Warehouse Management, Planning and Transportation solutions
Strong Business Relationship Experience, comfortably and confidently interacting with senior leadership
Fundamental understanding of sustainability in the SC function will be an advantage
“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act”