7 Jul 2023

Franchise Strategy Senior Manager, WIMA at The Coca-Cola Company

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Job Description

This leadership role is responsible for supporting and challenging the Franchise Units in implementing the System’s growth strategy and developing actionable insights at market level.Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities

  • What You’ll Do for Us
  • Pull relevant data and insights from key insights teams across the OU and beyond to identify granular opportunities and create actionable initiatives at local level.
  • Collaborate with Franchise Unit and Commercial & Customer Leadership to adjust execution strategy in the Franchise territory and at the market level.
  • Partner with Franchise Unit to lead system end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers at local level.
  • Work Focus
  • Develop actionable and compelling commercial insights, strategies, and initiatives at the market level.
  • Use a fact-based, strategic approach to identify the insights, strategies, and leading-edge solutions to boost local/granular commercial strategy with actionable commercial levers.
  • Lead Franchise management routines internally and with the System, working closely with Franchise GMs
  • Co-lead end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers around overall strategy and business planning (in coordination with Finance).
  • Capture and network best practices, import and export good ideas both locally in the OU and globally.
  • Role model the “Leadership in the Network” definition.
  • Manage uncertainty and multiple stakeholders.
  • Communication Focus
  • Multiple top-level interactions and negotiations with senior management team members of the System.
  • Strong negotiation, influence, and communication skills to align strategies as well as build value-based relationships through numerous sensitive situations (often directly with Bottlers).
  • Write and present effectively; adjust to fit the audience with appropriate and relevant messaging at all levels of the System.
  • Comfortable with indirect influencing and indirect managing/coordinating.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelors degree essential
  • Masters or MBA a bonus

Related Work Experience

  • +10 years of Business and/or functional experience in Operation/Strategy/Marketing/Business Development / Consultancy related areas
  • Proven leadership trajectory and influencing a senior leadership team

Functional SkillsMastery of:

  • Solid business acumen skills: to translate data and insights to help inform key business decisions
  • Strategic thinking: integrate diverse business insights and connecting the dots to develop holistic approach
  • Stakeholder leadership/negotiation: to drive better conversations into practical applications
  • Problem framing and problem-solving: ability to structure and coordinate / lead cross functional complex analysis, initiatives, or efforts
  • Systemic thinking: Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and global capabilities implementation. Being comfortable with ambiguity and willingness to challenge the status quo.

Broad Expertise In

  • Synthesis and storytelling: Communicate, influence and convince stakeholders through a structured, fact base and action oriented storytelling
  • Innovation and taking different approach
  • Adaptability/flexibility: Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Organization and focus: prioritize through a pragmatic fact-based approach, handling trade-offs, balancing immediate and long-term priorities

SkillsRelationship Building; Strategic Thinking; Strategic Planning; Tactical Planning; Financial Analytics; Financial Modeling; Presentations; Competitive Analysis; Project Management; Storytelling; Consumer Insights; Microsoft Office; Communication; Stakeholder Management; Risk Mitigation Strategies; Analytics Software; Influence; Syndicated Research; Data Mining; Influencing (Inactive); Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)Our Purpose And Growth CultureWe are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 18th July, 2023

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