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PepsiCo Foods Vietnam

PepsiCo Foods Vietnam Company is one of the leading food manufacturers in Vietnam with the main brand Poca & more than 300 employees throughout the country.

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PepsiCo Foods Vietnam

Marketing Manager


Job Description

I/ Main Purpose:

Owns the annual marketing plan and results for Poca Brand within Vietnam MU. Adapts global programs and develops local initiatives to market ready state. Gains cross-functional and management alignment and supports front line execution of consumer initiatives

II/ Accountabilities:

Strategic development

  • Aligns the marketing strategy for Poca to meet the needs of VNMU business
  • Develops and gains alignment around annual marketing plan and initiative calendar
  • Provide support and inputs for MD to develop Strategic Business Plan (SBP)
  • Understands and uses the key levers to drive consumer preference and volume
  • Develop bottom-up AOP budget and manage allocated budget

Innovation/ New Product Development

  • Adapts global programs to meet local consumer, customer and regulatory needs
  • Lead R&D, Operations, Procurement and Finance teams to develop new products and ensure on-time launching as per alignment with Marketing Director and Regional Marketing team
  • Ensure proper project management with Stage Gates alignment and IPM tracking in place
  • Ensures programs meet the needs of major trade channels 
  • Conduct post launch evaluation for all projects


  • Align the communication plan with Marketing Director and Region Marketing team and brief agencies 
  • Work creatively and efficiently with Regional Marketing team to create communication campaigns as per AOP through:
  • Leveraging PepsiCo Best Practices to see how to best lift and shift, if there is local relevance and opportunity
  • Leading creative, media and social agencies to create communication campaigns
  • Oversee the agencies delivery
  • Translates/adapts copy, labels, POS to local language, regulations and culture.
  • Communicates initiatives to sales force and provides them with required materials.
  • Gains legal approval for marketing initiatives.
  • Manages agencies/suppliers on local production of marketing materials and media buying. 
  • Acts as “guardian of brand” to ensure all local execution meets PEPSICO standards

Monitor market/ Consumers

  • Tracks and continuously improves performance of initiatives
  • Examine brand market data (Retail Audit, Brand Health Tracking & other ad-hoc studies) to understand brand’s issues/ opportunities & advise Marketing Director as well as Sales team
  • Conduct market/ consumer visit to obtain feedbacks 
  • Monitors competitor activity and growth opportunities
  • Improves implementation to increase performance and competitiveness
  • Manage / Control overall A&M budget
  • Organization capability: Provide ongoing support, engagement and coaching/capability building for subordinates (Marketing Executive) and peers across functions.
  • GCS: As a control owner, perform control roles and responsibility in accordance with PepsiCo Accountability model. Support Process Owner in driving GCS agenda. Understand the objective of the assigned control(s) and document the test script attributes for effective execution of the control, evaluate control effectiveness through testing as per GCS guidelines and maintain an audit trail to evidence execution of the activities. Ensure timely remediation of any control deficiencies.

Job Requirements

  • University graduation, at least 4-year experience in Marketing
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, organization and presentation skills.
  • Strong business mindset.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects 
  • Strong consumer & creative marketing background with strategic thinking and insight orientation 
  • Ability to work with different people and exert good organization impact with confidence 
  • Creative, able to bring different dynamics to team
  • Positive, self-motivated and a team player

Additional Information

2017-12-25 USD

About PepsiCo Foods Vietnam

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 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. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for

PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. 

In recognition of its continued sustainability efforts, PepsiCo was named for the sixth time to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and for the seventh time to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) in 20012.

Marketing Manager

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