PEPSICO Human Resources Manager

Polokwane, South Africa
Human Resources

Job Description

Auto req ID: 255074BR

Job Description

Main Purpose

Ensuring HR strategy & key processes are well institutionalized and executed & providing full range of HR services by understanding, responding and proactively acting on insights, expectations, needs and requirements including contractors
Managing every aspect of employee development and relations serving as an employee champion to ensure that processes and relationships are fair and equitable while utilizing key HR tools & processes to ensure all employees are fully engaged in and committed to the business growth
Demonstrating leadership & providing guidance to establish & maintain quality balance with business & developmental agendas of line managers & leaders.
Providing coaching and feedback to the managers on execution of HR programs; evaluating effectiveness, reviewing and seeking improvements on the execution of the systems and processes

Executional Excellence in Core HR Processes & Continuous Improvement
Contribute to establishment of HR strategic initiatives
Manage (establish, implement, maintain) core HR processes, plan and design annual HR agenda within areas of responsibility to support the Company’s strategic objectives and to ensure consistency, standardization, and compliance in the PepsiCo core HR processes

Execute systems, standards and coaching skills that link business strategy to team and individual performance objectives thereby driving a performance culture and maximizing employee potential

Lead the performance management culture by ensuring adherence to all core people and C&B processes such as PDR and PPP
Provide effective coaching, insights, and feedback to customer groups to influence appropriate & expected outcomes of key people processes, like PPP, TAP, 360, MQPI, etc.

Quality execution of performance management processes, tools, and standards to ensure individual objectives are linked to the business goals, and employees get balanced & timely feedback they need to be successful and lead review process to ensure internal equity
Evaluate and calibrate performance outcomes across individuals, teams, functions, and organizational boundaries against specific KPIs and to ensure internal equity

Enable development of HC planning, staffing, assessment, and selection tools and processes to ensure match the right people to the right jobs while meeting the business goals with diverse talent (e.g., assessment centers, employment testing, interviewing, internal job posting, etc.) align with TA

Ensure effective operating model and controls are in place; Own CoC and Speak-Up processes; partner w/internal audit & functions where necessary; drive CE standards; implementation and maintenance of audit requirements within areas of responsibility, align with Employee Relations.

Manage employee relations within assigned business area. Are involved in the scheduling and management of the monthly Management Union meeting, and regular Employment Equity Forums. Actively manage a constructive union relationship.

Organizational Design & Capability Development
Partnering with business leaders, continuously assess current organizational structures & needs and identify required changes and new architectures to drive improved business performance (e.g., spans of control, reporting relationships, roles, business process, reorganization, etc.) including contractor management.
Support functional leaders to design effective organizational structures, roles, and accountabilities that effectively support the current and future needs of the business

Identify talent, create & manage inclusive & diverse PO1 talent pool and focus on future potential & bench strength for business growth and sustainability
Provide direction and guidance to customer groups on all developmental HR initiatives including organizational design, resource planning, people development, employee relations concerns, manager quality, reward & recognition, etc.

Support leaders in designing development and succession plans, and coach managers to ensure that talent is maximized, and ready to meet the current and future leadership needs of the business

Analyze & define skill gaps & ensure delivery of various trainings/ developmental programs / tools to improve managerial & functional capabilities

Anticipate trends & needs and deliver integrated & proactive tools and tactics to ensure HR strategic agenda execution

Share & cascade best practices within channels

Build functional HR capability through coaching, support, performance management and other development activities.

Effective, Active & Impressive Communication
Develop communication channels and messages and secure line management ownership of these to ensure a two-way understanding of employee and business issues

Provide a full service & high visibility to employees and coach managers on interpersonal, communication and management skills to improve manager quality & working conditions

Actively communicate with staff to understand their needs, concerns and provide HR consultation to build harmonious employee relations within the organization.
Serve as an employee advocate to foster a culture of openness, trust and inclusion (e.g., active listening tools, roundtables, employee meetings, open door policy, etc).

Leverage awareness of people agenda across customer groups and improve understanding of the business strategy/initiatives and its potential impact on employees

Identify, evaluate, and resolve human relations, employee morale, work performance, and organizational productivity concerns
Ensure clear communication of the cultural, technical, and legal aspects of HR processes and tools for employees

Develop manpower planning, staffing and training & development plans (AOP).
Facilitate OHS administration and action planning
Project involvement of business key initiatives and other exercises occurring on an ad-hoc basis.

Build functional HR capability through coaching, support, performance management and other development activities.


Key skills / requirements

Btech degree
Minimum 5 years experience
In-depth knowledge in the generalist space of HR, Labour Laws, change management methodologies, and compensation and benefits
Ability to interpret, write and review policies
Report writing skills
Attention to detail
Data collection and interpretation
Computer skills
Communication skills
Persuasion skills
Conflict resolution skills
Able to travel at short notice
Presentation and facilitation skills
“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act

SA Foods Insights Analyst

Cape Town, South Africa

Data and Analytics


Job Description

Auto req ID: 241408BR

Job Description

Consumer Research. Lead ad-hoc consumer insights research projects providing input into the design, management of agencies and key stakeholders autonomously, input into presentations to extract insight to leverage within the business, ensuring that recommendations from the research are implemented.
Brand performance evaluation/ Post evaluation of marketing activities. Monitors brand equity and activities on a quarterly basis. Presenting back to the brand and commercial team with recommendations to ensure we maintain and build our brands.

Consumer Analysis. Preparation and delivery of integrated reports drawing all pieces of information from multiple sources together and connecting the dots to form coherent and insightful reports
Foundational Framing Projects.

Support the roll-out of Demand Spaces Segmentation to entrench within the business.

Leading projects for opportunities identified for the category. In addition, support relevant projects to understand consumer groups in SA/SSA.
Trends – Identify and drive knowledge of latest consumer and market trends with the broader commercial team

Job Dimensions

Job scope for 3 roles would be vary
Responsibility for ensuring we maximise ROI from continuous insights spend (roughly 0,5 M USD)

The role will include agency relationship management


Key skills / Requirements

Relevant Tertiary Qualification with a strong emphasis on commercial subjects (with review of key subject marks like statistics, economic and finance)
3-5 years functional experience

Passionate, self-motivated, willing to learn and develop.

An eye for detail and highly numerate with very strong analytical thinking with proven ability to spot trends, synthesize and integrate learning from multiple sources and see the connections in data, trends, events etc to generate insights
Lead research projects from brief to final debrief
Represent insights in cross-functional team on Product, Market and Process Innovation

Ability to combine data, judgment, and experience to make effective decisions in complex situations and when there is a lot of uncertainty or ambiguity.
“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act”

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