IT Audit Director

PepsiCo   •  

Plano, TX

11 - 15 years

Posted 262 days ago

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Job Description

  • Provide leadership in information technology and IT Audit strategic capability development in support of PepsiCo’s world class audit function
  • Plan and direct audit coverage of core IT disciplines (e.g., infrastructure, computer operations, middleware, IT service management) and emerging technology risk areas (e.g., cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, blockchain)
  • Provide insights into evolving transformational business imperatives that are highly integrated with technology capabilities, such as social media, eCommerce and privacy
  • Interact with the IT Executive Committee and senior management across the organization to lead and direct assessment of Information Technology risks and processes related to PepsiCo’s global technologies, architectures and systems
  • Proactively lead strategic growth initiatives to advance Corporate Audit programs, enhance audit effectiveness, and support organizational and team growth and development
  • Monitor key global and divisional business and technology initiatives related to information technology
  • This position reports to Global Technology Senior Director, IT Audit


  • 10+ total years of experience, including IT leadership experience in multiple areas of information technology, control, audit and information security
  • Strong academic background with Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related discipline; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Relevant professional certifications (e.g., CISA, CPA, CISSP)
  • 10-20% travel
  • Broad understanding of business functions, experience with business process transformation initiatives and IT
  • Experience with people management and development (this job will have responsibility for 4 direct reports)
  • Fluent in English

Business and Technology Insights and Leadership:

  • Maintain internal and external perspective and understanding of global information technology risks and related business impacts
  • Maintain technical capabilities of the IT Governance and Emerging Risk team and Corporate Audit function in the areas of IT architecture, infrastructure, security and project management
  • Partner with Division, IT, and cross-functional teams on information infrastructure, process, and emerging risk areas; support global IT teams in identifying and evaluating risks, establishing mitigation and control techniques, and understanding cross functional IT control impacts

Audit Planning and Execution:

  • Lead and direct the activities of the IT Governance and Emerging Risk audit team, with accountability for the planning, alignment, execution and reporting of audit activities in accordance with the approved annual audit plan
  • Lead development of the strategic capability plan and risk-based annual audit plans for IT Governance and Emerging Risk areas while maintaining awareness of organizational imperatives, industry trends and risks, and current and emerging risks to the PepsiCo information technologies and infrastructures that support global IT


  • Lead a diverse team of IT staff personnel to meet short and long-term team goals, while ensuring individual team member’s development and work-life needs are met
  • Maintain and advance the functional capabilities of the IT Governance and Emerging Risk team, leveraging external subject matter expertise and resources as necessary to flawlessly execute complex technology and business audits

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