PepsiCo Latest Vacancies

Nigeria

Company Info

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with a product portfolio including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

1). HR Associates Representative

Location: Lagos

Auto req ID: 133447
Job Function: HR

Responsibilities

  • Drive the People Planning Process, succession planning and other talent actions/strategies in Commercial
  • Partner with business to achieve talent bench targets including diversity targets from attraction to retention
  • Ensure manpower planning, organizational design for efficiency (as per agreed business org design)  and resourcing for all commercial roles
  • Manages third party work force (outsourced labour) end to end for own function and manages the vendor responsible for outsourced labour provision
  • Provides HR consultation to the Commercial and support functions leadership teams on all people related matters
  • Drive strategy for culture integration and alignment with PepsiCo culture and The PepsiCo Way in managed function
  • Drive aligned capability agenda for function. Works with the talent team to drive training needs analysis , draw plan with necessary alignment across the business and execute flawlessly
  • Accountable for the Partnership with Nigeria’s training councils/government agencies to ensure training rebates for Industrial Training Fund is submitted and rebates paid out.
  • Drives organizational development in function to cover culture, line manager capability building, code of conduct etc
  • Works with HR operations team to ensure data integrity and compliance with all control measures within commercial
  • Drives all HR related audits for own functions and ensure target for such audits are achieved
  • Drive engagement actions as feedback from Organizational Health Survey and achieve engagement targets for function and business
  • Drive enforcement of PepsiCo’s policies and code of conduct in managed functions, manage all employee related issues while escalating where appropriate and being the point of contact for consultation to all business partners on such matters
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of policy requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Pernering with the Reward team, manage end to end performance and reward cycle for own function.
  • Manage performance day-to-day in own function guiding and coaching line managers and their reports (e.g., Training, counseling, career development)

Qualifications
Key Skills / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3-4 year post school qualification
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues in a similar role in the FMCG space.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and employment laws.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and customer service skill
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

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2). Marketing Associate Manager

Location: Lagos

Auto req ID: 132559
Location: Lagos
Job Function: Marketing

Job Description

  • Perform as a strategic partner in developing LT Category Insight & Strategy. Provide support at all levels (strategic, creative, analytical, coordination) to assist the Senior Marketing Manager: Grains, Foods & Snacks in the definition of PSP.
  • Develop AOP portfolio direction for Nigeria Foods from Senior Marketing Manager: Grains, Foods & Snacks and Country GM
  • Interpret business strategy and determine innovative solutions supporting strategy implementation. Solutions must be relevant within the Nigeria market
  • Lead partnership with local creative agencies, with inputs from Distributor Teams to design & develop market relevant, impactful integrated marketing plans brand activation programs which deliver grains & snacks growth.
  • Lead diverse projects and multiple work streams and be familiar with the issues driving innovation, innovation tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain the brand information systems and Brand KPIs scorecard, in partnership with Consumer Insights, analyse information and propose action plans to the Senior Marketing Manager: Grains, Foods & Snacks and Country GM.
  • Set out clear market and brand KPI’s for each innovation, concepts in partnership with Consumer Insights
  • Identify and evaluate ideas in between AOP and PSP cycle plans that are not in plan to maximise competitive advantage
  • Design and maintain a knowledge management and asset repository of the brand: facts, ideas, strategies, documents, advertising etc.
  • Plan and administer the Nigeria Foods budget, control the A&M W / NW ratios and effectiveness and efficiency scorecard and proposes actions to the Senior Marketing Manager: Grains, Foods & Snacks and Country GM
  • Responsible for implementing the Global Brand book & standards and monitor compliance against these (brand stewardship), in both advertising and packaging / brand graphics.
  • Be an active mover of identifying winning brand activation ideas within Nigeria market and propose lift & adapt initiatives.
  • Own marketing calendars for Nigeria, identify opportunities and synergies in design and execution of the plans
  • Has visibility of all packaging design work in Nigeria and elevates to Senior Marketing Manager: Grains, Foods & Snacks and Country GM potential issues
  • Lead and direct different cross-functional projects of varied sizes and types concurrently, consisting of marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Finance, Purchasing and external partners
  • Coordinate all cross-functional activities, represent consumers internally and collaborate with leaders in varied areas on allocation across projects and resource planning.
  • Align functional team and LT to get buy-in &  commitment in order to deliver business objectives
  • Lead & coordinate multiple agency partners in order to deliver on  set brand objectives.

Qualifications
Key Skills/ Experience Required:

  • Marketing / Business Tertiary qualification (Degree) as minimum
  • Previous FMCG marketing experience (8 years minimum within marketing management).

Functional:

  • Proven track record of successfully managing Brand engagement programs & achieving sustainable in-market results and long-term brand equity growth
  • Strong functional Marketing experience with track record of delivering successful Integrated Marketing Communication programs and delivering AOP’s that deliver brand growth
  • Strong strategic thinking and creative skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong prior experience in any of the Nigeria Foods categories i.e breakfast, bread or sausage roll.

Leadership:

  • Excellent collaboration & influencing skills in order to navigate a cross-functional, cross-geographical matrix to champion Nigeria Foods agenda in WECA
  • Strong evidence of ability to set the agenda & navigate around complex challenges to in order to deliver results
  • Balancing competing priorities
  • Effectiveness in filtering  through & identifying the best ideas to pursue.

Knowledge:

  • Ideally knowledge & experience of Food categories (e.g breakfast, snacking, bread or sausage roll)
  • Strong understanding of local Nigeria perspective
  • Ability to work in matrix structure.

Skills:

  • Strong functional experience including:
  • Excellent skills in uncovering insights that drive strategies for growth
  • Creative processes & development of Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Ability  to create impactful & cost effective marketing support programs
  • Management of Creative  & Marketing Distributor teams
  • Digital Marketing and Digital partnerships
  • Experience of creating & launching Marketing integrated programs with high impact in the marketplace, particularly in Nigeria market
  • Experience in developing strong innovation programs and best practices
  • Experience in developing strong partnerships with multiple stakeholders (internal & external.

Behaviors:

  • Passion for Marketing & Communications
  • Ability to both envision the future & create compelling vision for the Brand
  • Strong creative judgement and ability to assess what ideas can travel across markets
  • Resilience to deal with the inevitable knock-backs that occur in WECA
  • Agility in finding solutions in line with continuous market changes.

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3). Audit Associate

Location: Lagos

Auto req ID: 120904
Location: Ikotun, Lagos
Job Function: Finance

Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing Internal Audit Plan
  • Support in conducting internal audit for financial statement and operations
  • Monitor execution of controls and carry out compliance test on business processes
  • Escalate issues on non-compliance issues and control gaps identified
  • Follow-up on remediation plans and timely resolve any issue identified during audit engagement
  • Liase with Corporate Audit and support the External Auditor for the independent engagement
  • Support in providing assurance services to the Audit-Committee and Leadership team
  • Execute guidance on the review of control effectiveness and provide recommendations
  • Advise and provide guidance to Control Owners and Process Owners on the execution of GCS
  • Provide support in the facilitation of Risk Assessment Workshops
  • Investigate incident cases of misappropriations and fraud related practices
  • Maintain and keep audit evidence and file working papers for Corporate Audit purpose
  • Track and update the GCS Documents (Business process,Flowchart,Test script,RCM,Minutes…)
  • Initiate SOPs and assist in Preparing the quarterly GCS reports for Management review
  • Implementing the control procedures on material management
  • Verifying the 3 way match for vendors and contract management
  • Assisting the broader accounts team with ad hoc
  • Initiate SOPs and assist in Preparing the quarterly GCS reports for Management review – Providing consultation
  • Monitor execution of controls and carry out compliance test on business processes – Executing actions
  • Escalate issues on non-compliance issues and control gaps identified – Providing consultation
  • Follow-up on remediation plans and timely resolve any issue identified during audit engagement – Executing actions
  • Liase with Corporate Audit and support the External Auditor for the independent engagement – Providing consultation
  • Support in providing assurance services to the Audit-Committee and Leadership team – Providing consultation
  • Execute guidance on the review of control effectiveness and provide recommendations – Executing actions
  • Advise and provide guidance to Control Owners and Process Owners on the execution of GCS.

Qualifications
Key Skills/ Experience Required:

  • Minimum of Tertiary education – Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Professional accounting qualification is an added advantage.
  • Full understanding of the FMCG business and 2-3 years of experience in Internal Audit and control in a Finance within an FMCG organization
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good business acumen for problem solving
  • Competency with large ERP systems
  • Confidence to deal with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a demanding workload.

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4). Treasury Senior Coordinator

Location: Lagos

Auto req ID: 136675
Job Function: Finance

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Treasury & Tax Mgr:  Leadership, governance, monitoring, reconciling and administering of the Tax & Treasury process to achieve all targets set (AOP and other non-financial targets) within the financial control mandate. Specific focus:
  • Taxation Management:
  • Support to consolidate and deliver timely, accurate and reliable tax calculations / data including monthly FAS109 disclosures, quarterly and annual tax submissions to the relevant quarters – sector, regulatory authorities
  • Support to manage all tax inputs int the P&L
  • Support to manage all tax returns, tax requests and tax audits from all tax authorities.
  • Contribute to ensure BUs Tax Returns and coordinate the review by an external audit firm before submissions.
  • Manage tax risks and exposures arising from existing and new operations for the SSA BU
  • Support to review all drafts to legislation, ensuring compliance to the Tax Laws as it relates to Nigeria and PepsiCo.
  • Understand, document and communicate potential tax risks including but not limited to uncertain tax positions.
  • Develop networks and initiate discussions / meetings with external consultants and government departments to obtain insights and alignment on potential savings for the company
  • Partner with PepsiCo Corporate Tax and external Tax consultants in relation to emerging Tax laws, identify and implement optimum tax planning arrangements for the business.
  • Drive productivity through understanding and exploring all potential tax savings available to the business including project definition and leadership to deliver Tax savings
  • Manage the tax audit for purposes of Annual Financial Statements and ensure accurate presentation and disclosure of taxation in the Annual Financial Statements year on year.

Qualifications
Key Skills/ Experience Required:

  • Professional Accounting background.
  • Knowledge of Income Tax Act, Transfer Pricing, VAT Act and Companies Act, PAYE, WHT
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP regulations
  • Knowledge of exchange control regulations
  • Knowledge of Operating Cash Flow
  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to interact with senior management
  • Advanced analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • General knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP regulations for tax and financial instruments
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Interest in process improvements
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Results and deadline driven.

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5). Sales Associate

Auto req ID: 123398
Location: Oregun, Lagos
Job Function: Sales

Responsibilities
Major accountabilities for this role include:

  • Expanding the frontiers of PepsiCo products in the assigned area, bringing in tangible sales leads monthly.
  • Directing the affairs of the hub by leading daily distribution plans for bread and other products assigned for the hub area.
  • Being accountable for all sales activities for the hub and ensuring remittances of all cash sales.
  • Reaching out to customers through cold calling and ensuring active selling
  • Being mindful of cost of selling per loaf; effectively managing the resources available at the hub.
  • Liaise with the Credit Control officer/Treasury to ensure adequate reconciliation of hub account.

Qualifications
Key Skills/ Experience Required:

  • Minimum of Tertiary education – Bachelor’s Degree (in relevant field).
  • Full understanding of the FMCG business and at least 2-3 years in a Sales/Category role within an FMCG organization;
  • Cross functional experience can assist in this role e.g. Category, Trade Marketing, Channel/Shopper Marketing.

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6). Accounting Operations Senior Associate

Location: Lagos

Auto req ID: 120825
Job Function: Finance

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate with the various functions and perform complex analysis
  • Prepare report to summarize financial data
  • Analyze current and financial performance against benchmarks
  • Review COGS for reasonability, investigate where necessary
  • Perform payroll reconciliation & other personnel remittances
  • Ensure CAPEX items are properly accounted for in line with the set standard
  • Develop financial models, prepare forecasts and reporting tools to identify business opportunitites and risk
  • Perform in-depth analysis of the Income statement and Balance sheet, and highlight areas of risk and opportunities
  • Perform standard costing run, review set up activity level for production
  • Confirm accuracy of all regulatory remittance and ensure filing is done timeously
  • Ensure compliance to all reporting requirements, applicable standards and controls
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, interim and annual financial reports – HFM reporting to the Group
  • Review contracts for financial risk and implication
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation and ensure proper filing for audit trail
  • Co-ordinate with the various functions and perform complex analysis, and prepare report to summarize financial data (Providing consultation)
  • Analyze current and financial performance against benchmarks (Providing consultation)
  • Perform in-depth analysis of the Income statement and Balance sheet, and highlight areas of risk and opportunities (Providing consultation)
  • Ensure compliance to all reporting requirements, applicable standards and controls (Executing action)
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, interim and annual financial reports – HFM reporting to the Group (Executing action)
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation and ensure proper filing for audit trail (Executing action)
  • In-depth analysis into SKUs & the various P&L buckets (Executing action)
  • Confirm accuracy of all regulatory remittance and ensure filing is done timeously (Executing action)
  • Develop financial models, prepare forecasts and reporting tools to identify business opportunities and risk (Executing action).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Professional accounting qualification – ICAN, ACCA or CIMA
  • 4-5 years relevant experience in Management accounting, Cost Accounting or Financial Planning and Analysis in an FMCG
  • Ability to confront, initiate tough conversations and resolve tough issues
  • Ability to visually present thoughts, storylines, facts & figures in a compelling way
  • Confidence to deal with a variety of audience
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Financial modelling
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Competency with large ERP systems
  • Working to tight deadlines.

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7). TR Senior Associate

Auto req ID: 132852
Location: Lagos
Job Function: HR

Responsibilities

  • Managing third party service providers such as HMO and outsourced labour providers to negotiate benefit plans and resolve benefit-related issues
  • Liaising with the COE team on reward and compensation issues for Nigeria
  • Prepare schedules and managing relevant unit to ensure monthly statutory remittances of PAYE, Pensions, Group Life Insurance , HMO etc
  • Draft and propose local policies via industry data gathering and support with customization of global ones to suit the Nigreian market
  • Evaluating and proposing modification of existing compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures as approved for implementation
  • Managing internal and outsourced payroll
  • Managing third party vendors such as HMO and benefits providers, pension fund adminstrators , Immigration service providers , payroll software service providers etc to manage space and resolve any related isisues
  • Managing end to end axpatriate and immigration issues from quota management to compensation , onboarding and liasing with immigration officials
  • Provides support to HR Business Partners and all business stake holders , with Reward data
  • Implements compensation changes using defined rules (salary changes, variable pay changes, incentive plan change/allocations)
  • Managing the performance management cycle, developing and managing incentive schemes, employee wellness programmes etc
  • Preparing manning/people budgets, reports, and presentations on Rewards
  • Cascade and implement Reward agenda for PepsiCo Nigeria
  • Prepares data for insights on compensation and benefits analyses monthly for stake holders
  • Managing market  end to end market reward process from attraction , retention and performance managment process
  • Managing and administering company benefits (cash and non-cash)

Qualifications
Key Skills/ Experience Required:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 4 – 6 years Experience in similar role
  • Basic knowledge of compensation and Benefits knowledge according to industries.
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Great people oriented attitude
  • Deadline driven
  • Team player

Deadline: Not specified

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