The IT Strategic Planning Senior Director will lead the team responsible for creating and maintaining the IT organization’s strategy and related strategic investment plans.
The IT Strategic Planning Senior Director will lead the refinement of a business-aligned IT strategy to drive all planning and activities in the short, medium and long term (i.
e. Strategic Plan, Enterprise Investment Plan) and ensure that the IT strategic roadmap aligns to this strategy. This role will ensure linkage between global function and sector strategic business capability needs with IT imperatives and roadmaps.
This role will partner very closely with the IT finance organization. Additionally, this role will own and drive research and benchmarking initiatives based on industry trends on new IT’.
A primarily internally-facing position, the IT Strategic Planning Senior Director will provide support to Business Relationship Managers aligned to each business unit and global function and will be expected to align the IT Strategy processes and approach with the broader PepsiCo Strategy function.
Develops and implements the process and accountabilities for IT Strategy development, refinement & management for PepsiCo
Translates PepsiCo business strategy into technology strategy and ensures that new capabilities required by the business are planned
Develops and articulates the vision providing a roadmap aligned to business imperatives, including investment plan and key change programs
Partners with key stakeholders to lead the creation of the overall PepsiCo Strategic Plan (PSP) for IT aligned with business goals and priorities
Consults on overall portfolio and investment plans, prioritization and alignment with IT Strategy & Roadmap by coordinating with IT Portfolio Management & Governance lead
Performs periodic benchmarks and assessments to calibrate PepsiCo IT performance relative to best in class organizations, including measuring digital quotient’
Monitors and reports on the progress towards IT strategic measures
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required. Masters degree preferred
Minimum of 10 years of related IT business work experience including experience developing and executing IT Strategy for $1B+ IT organizations.
Consulting experience is preferred
Big picture expertise and ability to think strategically and convey leadership messages effectively
Demonstrated ability to solve highly complex problems within and across teams
Provides outstanding customer service skills to direct and indirect customers, resolving very difficult and sensitive issues effectively
Experience with developing strategic materials and concepts for senior business and IT stakeholders
Strong leadership and influencing skills including the ability to develop relationships at all levels
Experience structuring and managing a team is required, including a demonstrated ability to develop teams and cultivate talent
Strong financial management experience with proven ability to manage annual budget
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Global experience is required
Working knowledge of global IT process and organization best practices. Experience with IT delivery outside of IT Strategic Planning (e.
g. business relationship management, PMO, development)
Relocation Eligible : Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type : Regular
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