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Sr. CIF Program Manager

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 7/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: Not Available
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
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Job ID: R-30366

Job Description Summary


United States of America



Travel Required:

00% - 25%

Relocation Provided:


Job Posting End Date:

Not Available


Job Description Summary:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do - whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people - with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace - are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.

The Senior Common Innovation Framework (CIF)  Program Manager is a key resource in the development and commercialization of new product and packaging innovations for Coca-Cola North America.  The Senior CIF Program Manager partners with Business Team Leaders in a “Joint Leadership Model” to successfully execute cross-functional innovation initiatives utilizing the Common Innovation Framework (CIF) methodology with standard tools and enabling processes.

Position Responsibilities

This Senior CIF PM will be responsible for:

  • Primarily leading projects and programs across product categories that leverage the E-Commerce route to market
  • Securing and managing cross-functional resources
  • Developing and executing project plans and timelines
  • Stewarding projects through the CIF process and maintaining Cokeworks records
  • Facilitating the identification of project risks and establishing risk management plans
  • Providing verbal and/or written project updates
  • Executing project close-outs and post project reviews
  • Consulting with and influencing management, at various levels, in and across a wide variety of functions
  • Participating in the identification, development, and implementation of process improvements for commercialization and CIF Program Management processes and tools

Position Requirements


  • Required:             Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience
  • Preferred:            Master's Degree

Related Work Experience:

  • Required:             5-7  years
  • Preferred:            8-10 years

Targeted Skills:

  • Excellent Project / Program Management Skills (PMP Preferred)
  • Effective Communications Skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Ability to Lead Cross-functional teams to Deliver Results
  • Expertise in Innovation, Supply Chain and/or Technical Function(s)
  • Knowledge of the System/Business (CCNA processes, roles, culture, & etc.)

Our Growth Culture:

One of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years is having a company culture that supports and rewards behaviors that lead to growth. Our “Growth Behaviors,” as we call them, are ways of being and working that help to make us successful. Think about how you can bring this to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.


Keep seeking, never settle.  Staying curious about what is outside, and two steps ahead inspires us to challenge the status quo. Having the courage to look and leap is the way we grow. Because asking “what if?” pushes us to the next level as people and as a company.


Make it happen. True empowerment is the result of taking responsibility. This means giving yourself permission to see it, say it and do it, and owning the outcomes. Because we move forward faster when we all take action.

Version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Push for progress, not perfection. There are very few overnight successes. Greatness is borne of many little victories (and failures). Share v 1.0, test it, and make it better. Then create the next version. Because the moment we think something is perfect, it will be obsolete.


Include, value and trust each other. We are smart alone but together we are genius. This means being inclusive, giving the benefit of the doubt and being responsible for each other. Because, for our company to thrive for the next 100+ years, smart isn't enough. We need genius.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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