Strategy Manager in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 2/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Corporate Strategy team is focused on providing broad, strategic vision for Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and identifying and evaluating new growth initiatives. Working closely with the VP, Strategy, a cross functional leadership team, and with the support of the broader Strategy team, the Manager will help formulate the company’s strategic vision. She/He will drive problem solving and opportunity evaluation, including strategic and financial analysis and the creation of business plans for high potential opportunities.  The role will be responsible for proactively monitoring changes in the external environment together with progress against internal goals to determine when to adjust vs. stay the course and sharpen execution.

The ideal candidate will bring 2 or more years of management consulting experience from a leading strategy consulting firm. They will provide broad, strategic input into potential mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to ensure maximum returns on invested capital and consistency with the overall business strategy.  Blending strong internal capabilities with creative, external perspectives, the successful candidate will champion new initiatives that demonstrate breakthrough thinking. With direct access to senior executives, this individual will lead highly visible projects that will have a significant impact on the direction and performance of the company.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior leaders to help uncover and address strategic business opportunities
  • Conduct research and analyses to shape the overall strategic dialogue
  • Lead strategic projects ('special projects') and cross-functional teams in driving strategic efforts
  • Accountable for driving results, defining outcomes, and ensuring that the strategy is executed successfully to change business outcomes
  • Identify and define business questions and issues, and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analysis
  • Structure and define approach to new strategic problems
  • Conduct analyses (e.g., financial, strategic, operational, organizational)
  • Conduct research and interviews with in-house and external sources
  • Synthesize complex strategic problems into clear, actionable plans and ensure execution for success
  • Drive alignment among senior leaders
  • Drive corporate strategy development

Core Competencies:

  • Experience with a leading strategy consulting firm or experience in consumer goods or retail products strongly preferred
  • Strong leadership skills, including strategic thinking, project leadership, collaboration, and influencing skills as well as ability to manage ambiguity
  • Demonstrate very strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills and the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Good oral and written communication skills - the ability to communicate at senior leadership levels with ability to quickly gain credibility
  • Outstanding collaboration skills, with proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders across business lines to accomplish shared goals and manage expectations
  • High level of maturity


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited US or international university in Marketing, Economics, Accounting, Business, Finance, or other highly analytical discipline (e.g., engineering)
  • MBA from top ranking institution preferred
  • 4 years’ experience in Finance, Strategy, Marketing, OR 2 years if in a leading consulting firm
  • 2 years’ experience applying 'technical' skills in corporate strategy and business development, specifically with regards to financial modelling and analysis, strategic problem solving, valuation and company due diligence, and business plan development
  • 2 years’ demonstrated advanced proficiency in MS Excel modeling skills (ex. working with large datasets)
  • 2 years’ experience developing and delivering compelling MS PowerPoint presentations

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.