PepsiCo, Inc.
Published
September 3, 2021
Location
Plano, Texas
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Job Description : The Solution Design Lead (SDL) – Make to Deploy (MTD) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) will assist the Solution Design Owner, MTD/EAM, in leading the overall global solution design and governance for the PepsiCo

Global Template (PGT) Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management value streams:

  • PGT is a 5-Year, Multi-Workstream, Multi-Vendor Program, Multi-Solution Platform
  • Total spend $2+ Billion approved by Board of Directors
  • Specifically, responsible for leading a global team of 12 – 16 experts in
  • Solution design
  • Solution governance
  • Solution deployment support

The PGT program will design, deploy, and govern a multi-year transformation strategy to implement harmonized and simplified business processes and data enabled by an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system utilizing SAP S/4 HANA Business Suite, financial planning and analysis using SAP SAC Planning, global data maintenance using SAP Master Data Governance, integrated supply chain planning using SAP Integrated Business Planning, trade promotions management using SAP C/4 Trade and Customer Business Planning, field service management and marketing equipment management using SAP C/4 Service Cloud, C/4 Field Service Management, and S/4 HANA, and global analytics using SAP Enterprise HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC).

PGT will replace over 500 legacy systems worldwide (# to be confirmed with each capex) with the PGT IT solution across 9 critical end to end business processes: Order to Cash, Record to Report, Financial Planning & Analysis, Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management, Trade Promotion Management, Forecast to Schedule, Procure to Pay and Request to Serve.

In addition to solution design and governance, the SDL MTD/EAM and her/his global team will directly support the planning and implementation of deployments for the Global Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management value streams of the PGT Program.  In close partnership with Global Process Owner and Leads (GPOs & GPLs), the SDL will ensure the value stream is building the solution that drives harmonized data and processes across PepsiCo and will accelerate deployments. This role will adopt and adhere to Agile principles for the Global Template project.  The SDL MTD/EAM will be a key global solution governance member of the PGT Design Authority (DA).  The DA global charter is to:  Maintain integrity of the solution; Drive consistent adoption; Uphold global processes; Certify common data is used; Verify universal analytics are used; and Evaluate DA Change Requests.

  • Primary accountability is to partner with the MTD and EAM values streams to design, support, and govern the PGT solution for deployments of the PGT – Accountable
  • Support decision-making for functional and technical topics across multiple deployments - Accountable
  • Ensure the PGT solution integrity globally by closely monitoring solution configuration for deployments is within PGT guidelines (design decisions, data definitions, process definition documents, and configuration rationale documents)– Accountable
  • Support value stream data definition, modeling, and integration efforts to deploy the value streams – Accountable
  • Actively engage and educate business process owners and SMEs on functional and data design solutions and changes– Consult
  • Ensure re-use and lift & shift of PGT capabilities across sectors – Consult
  • Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end requirements – Consult
  • Onboard, train, and stand-up the expanded Global Solution Design Team globally and in the IT Hubs - Accountable
  • Coach and collaborate with onshore and offshore/factory scrum teams to ensure configuration requests are implemented within guardrails with high quality – Accountable
  • Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values (see www.agilemanifesto.org) - Accountable
  • Accountable to ensure project status for value streams reporting is transparent and aligned with program office
  • Work closely with other IT vertical leads in competency building and assume complete responsibility & ownership for delivery excellence
  • Primary accountability is to partner with the MTD and EAM values streams to design, support, and govern the PGT solution for deployments of the PGT – Accountable
  • Support decision-making for functional and technical topics across multiple deployments - Accountable
  • Ensure the PGT solution integrity globally by closely monitoring solution configuration for deployments is within PGT guidelines (design decisions, data definitions, process definition documents, and configuration rationale documents) – Accountable
  • Support value stream data definition, modeling, and integration efforts to deploy the value streams – Accountable
  • Actively engage and educate business process owners and SMEs on functional and data design solutions and changes– Consult
  • Ensure re-use and lift & shift of PGT capabilities across sectors – Consult
  • Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end requirements – Consult
  • Onboard, train, and stand-up the expanded Global Solution Design Team globally and in the IT Hubs - Accountable
  • Coach and collaborate with onshore and offshore/factory scrum teams to ensure configuration requests are implemented within guardrails with high quality – Accountable
  • Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values (see www.agilemanifesto.org) - Accountable
  • Accountable to ensure project status for value streams reporting is transparent and aligned with program office
  • Work closely with other IT vertical leads in competency building and assume complete responsibility & ownership for delivery excellence
Qualifications / Requirements :
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 15 – 20 years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP ERP with a focus on Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management
  • Strong experience in end to end Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management design, development, and implementation, including integration across other functional areas, i.e. finance, make to deploy and procure to pay.
  • Deep, broad functional and solution knowledge of SAP solution in following process(es):  Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management
  • Knowledge of all master data objects required to support all Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management processes
  • Strong Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management experience in a global solution development, support, and governance capacity
  • Familiar with PepsiCo business processes and nuances related to Make to Deploy and Enterprise Asset Management processes across multiple markets.
  • Knowledge of solutions deployed within PepsiCo
  • Previous leadership role on a major SAP transformation project(s)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in written & spoken English
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements
  • Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP SolMan, Azure, ALM, ARIS and MS Project
  • Solves highly complex problems within the work team, and with cross functional teams
  • Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
  • Consulting background a plus
  • Executive presence, maturity, and savvy to lead and collaboratively guide global value stream design and governance
  • Capability to manage multiple vendor relationships to ensure effective design, delivery, and governance of the program
  • Strong people leadership
  • Strong scope and disciplined solution change management experience
  • Experience working in a global matrixed organization
  • Strong Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Coaching/Facilitation skills (as promoted by the Agile Coaching Institute), including but not limited to
  • Levels of Listening
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Root Cause facilitation
  • Training techniques
  • Demonstrated desire and ability to
  • Develop new technology skills, business knowledge, and customer service capability through training, experimentation, and self-study
  • Lead a global solution design and governance team across multiple deployments simultaneously
  • Develop and ramp-up a global solution design and governance team
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Translate complex technical topics / issue to non-technical partners / stakeholders
  • Provides outstanding customer service with direct and indirect customers
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements

REQ ID:

240095BR

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