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Our Frontline employees are critical in keeping our business running so we can continue to serve our customers, consumers and communities. We are taking proactive measures to protect the health and safety of our associates, as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world. In light of the rapidly evolving situation, PepsiCo has made the decision to conduct all our interviews at present through virtual methods in order to reduce personal contact. This will help us to minimize risk and protect the health and safety of all our associates and candidates.
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, Walkers, Doritos, Naked Juice and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and have recently won The Times Top Employer for Women for the sixth year in a row. As well as that we have created Strategies for Success, which is a long-standing program designed to accelerate middle – management Female talent.
Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com
What is the role?
Our Field Category Advisors are one of the main factors of our success. The passion that they have for our brands and the drive to achieve success is what increases our product sales and placements across the country. They establish long term relationships with Independent and Symbol retailers ensuring our products are always stocked in store.
Next time you go into your local shop, have a look around and you will notice that nearly all our brands are on display in clear view. Part of this role is understanding what will increase sales for us and also the retailer. You will be fully trained in understanding how to spot opportunities and you will work in partnership with the retailers to increase growth. We understand that each of our customers is unique so you’ll be using both your sales expertise and your ability to build relationships to make recommendations on what products they should stock, inform them of new and exciting campaigns they can expect to see from us and generally make sure that all of our brands are being represented in the best possible way they can be.
Our Field Category Advisors go above and beyond every day, they help retailers with merchandising to ensure our snacks products such as Walkers & Doritos are displayed in the best way, even if it involves rolling your sleeves up.
We are a results-driven organisation and our expectations are high which is why we need talented, dynamic and hard-working individuals to join us; after all you’re the future of our business! In return you’ll be given every opportunity to promote your own personal and professional development in a supportive, vibrant and people-centric organisation.
You will manage your own territory and look after a customer base of around 100 small and Large symbol & independent stores. Visiting approximately 11 stores per day, you’ll be out on the road working independently most of the time, so you'll need to be self-motivated with great time management skills.
· Journey plans are provided for retail visits in your territory with full maintenance of the territory to a defined number of engaged calls within your control
· Manage in – store volume, distribution, fixture visibility, promotional execution and secondary displays within your customer base
· Collection of stock from cash & carry on a daily, with full responsibility for purchase, tracking and store audits.
· Transfer Order’s to be placed within the symbol format
· One display transformation per day: Merchandising which also could involve installation of Snack displays
What we are looking for:
· Hunger and drive to succeed in a global FMCG company
· Full, manual UK driving License
· Great communication and relationship building skills
· Incredibly self-driven personality
· Organisation skills Being part of our organisation will open a wealth of career development opportunities. Here at PepsiCo we value our employees and we will invest the time to help you find the right career path for you.
Salary & Benefits - Competitive, business car, company mobile, flexible benefits package (25 days holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy/sell 5 more, company pension, discounted hotels & restaurant deals, gym discount PLUS so much more!)
Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular
We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with the Equality Act 2010, we value diversity at our company; it is an essential part of our success. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital/civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including; colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.