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Senior Manager, Sysco Brand Portfolio

LocationHouston, Texas 77084
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-05-19
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Valid Through2024-02-22

Job Description:


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

Job Summary:

The Senior Manager of Portfolio will support the Director of this work to create a strategy for our brand's portfolio based on analysis, market and category insights as well as managing to business priorities. This position is responsible for supporting and co-leading the work that will help streamline our assortment, creating simplicity and clarity across brands and tiers, for our Sales teams but also for our customers, while still focused on delivering bottom line improvements to our P&L.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Director with deep data and analytics, creativity, and structured thinking / decision making to create an assortment strategy across the entire Sysco Brand portfolio

  • Support Director to synthesize assortment across brands and tiers ensuring consistency and minimizing duplication where possible, ultimately focused on a positive P&L outcome while meeting customer expectations

  • Lead the work on defining an item lifecycle management process to ensure a disciplined approach including for new item introductions and item retirements

  • Support Director in cultivating key messages and communications for varying audiences, including progress updates for leadership

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree

Education Preferred:


Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in an analytical and strategic business role, with escalating levels of leadership and responsibility

  • Must have skillset with modeling, strategic thinking and growth planning experience, including program management experience

Experience Required:

Experience in food service and B2B industries preferred but not required

Technical Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication, and presentation skills

  • Proven experience to get work done in a complex matrix organization.

  • Ability to think strategically and tactically from customer perspective.

  • Ability to structure unique problems and lead cross-functional teams in a way that enables the organization to make significant progress quickly.

  • Strong ability to manage ambiguity and guide the organization through it towards clear and decisive action plans.

  • Ability to understand P&L

  • Strong project leadership and management background

  • Experience with change management

  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to establish credibility and influence executive-level stakeholders as well as the ability to work across boundaries and lead through influence.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Leader/doer with the ability to operate effectively and influence others in a matrix organization.

  • Self-starter with a strong ability to lead and develop a new team.

  • Experience in a startup-like environment and ability to foresee the needs of the organization, plan accordingly and direct the team to achieve quick wins and long term success.

  • Professional attitude, service orientation, strong work ethic; superb team player

  • Excels in nebulous environments where the path to address a problem is not always clear or direct.

  • Approaches every problem with an outside-in perspective first and does not allow the status quo to influence your analysis.

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Language Requirements:

English Required

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Travel Requirements:

Up to 25%

Work Environment:

Houston-based role with a combination of in-office, work-from-home and travel time for team connectivity or to support growth initiative execution. Fun, energized, results-driven team.


For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Job ID: 5415714827263675593

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