Mar 26, 2020

Procurement Innovation Lead - Region - 2003121

  • Mondelez International
  • East Hanover, NJ, USA
Full-Time Customer Service General Labor Sales Warehouse

Job Description

Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It's time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.

You'll help create a competitive advantage for Mondelēz International by building winning supplier partnerships and effectively managing all company resources. Working with the businesses, you and your team will drive sustainable top and bottom-line growth through supplier innovation, best-in-class margin and cash management, and highly efficient source-to-pay processes.

This role liaises with internal stakeholders who are involved in the development of innovation and new products and with our external partners to ensure that Mondelēz International can fully leverage external capabilities when developing new consumer-focused technology and product solutions. The role has a regional scope and translates brand growth strategies, consumer insights, and technology requirements into a brief that allows suppliers to match it with the best externally offered solutions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understands the Business Unit innovation needs and matches these with a deep knowledge of supplier industry capabilities to influence and co-develop the Business Unit growth plans
  • Channels ideas, know-how and resources made available by external partners to create business or product solutions for the Region
  • Acts as the primary procurement interface for all Business Unit led product and innovation; relays and hands over work to the Spend Areas as projects move from idea to execution
  • Organizes targeted Supplier innovation events to stimulate thinking / source solutions.
  • Adds commercial perspective (cost, supply, alternatives, etc.) to all Business Unit innovation projects
  • Understands the external landscape and technologies and scouts solutions ahead of time
  • Leverages the Innovation playbook, ways of working and recommendation established by Global Innovation Lead

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Project Management, Stakeholder Management
  • Business acumen - delivering margin and consumer value.
  • Minimum 6 years in Procurement, RDQI or Marketing (Broader Supply Chain experience is a plus)
  • Managing indirect/multicultural teams
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Business Case Development
  • Risk assessment
  • Contract development and Intellectual property management.
  • Strong PowerPoint Skills

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.



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