, New Jersey

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Possible

Cross-functional collaboration, management and Influence on inputs and planning assumptions

Forecast Collaboration

  • Assist the team with Consumption Forecasting for the Confectionery Categories and partner with Sales, Equity, Commercial/Growth, Demand Planning, and Finance to gather key planning inputs that drive the Consumption Forecast
  • Understand insights from Insights and Analytics teams for the Category Growth Assumptions and also competitive results that could impact the consumption forecast

Forecast Management

  • Drive key IBP and supporting process steps in the monthly process to continuously update and validate planning assumptions and provide input and challenges to the team
  • Apply a net change approach, tracking changes in planning assumptions each month
  • Use the business driver methodology to communicate the forecast, changes month over month and changes versus key benchmarks (AC/Financial forecasts)

Forecast Influence

  • Remain an unbiased voice in the face of business pressures
  • Identify risks and opportunities to the forecast, provide business recommendations and collaborate on gap closing opportunities, influencing leadership as needed in order to pursue sufficient gap closing activity

Linkage Between Commercial and Demand Planning Forecasts

  • Own the Confections final views for use by Commercial Partners
  • Communicate the Commercial inputs from other meetingsd MBR to the Confections Demand Planning team for consideration in their future cycle’s recommendation and/or S&OE content

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Supply Chain / Customer Service & Logistics/Marketing
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Planning (Sales/Demand/Supply) with a strong understanding of consumption forecasting (Nielsen or IRI)
  • Strong working knowledge of Integrated Business Planning process
  • Strong business acumen and ability to see the big picture
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal savviness, with ability to tailor messages to different audiences
  • Ability to work and drive decision-making in an incredibly fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous work environment with action-orientation and drive
  • Possess extreme attention to detail, a sense of urgency, reliability, and commitment to mastering your work
  • Demonstrates strong judgment in decision making and has exceptional time management and prioritization skills

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

  • This is a new position so you will be helping to create the new process and launching it with our cross-functional partners.

What extra ingredients you will bring:

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

Job specific requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Supply Chain / Customer Service & Logistics/Marketing
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Planning (Sales/Demand/Supply) with a strong understanding of consumption forecasting (Nielsen or IRI)

Travel requirements:

Work schedule:

Relocation Support Available?

No Relocation support available, however for candidates voluntarily...

, New Jersey

Who We Are

Mondelēz International is the world's largest chocolatier, biscuit baker and candy maker, and the second-largest maker of gum.  Every day, our employees create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world's favorite brands-including Cadbury, Jacobs, LU, Milka, Nabisco, Oreo, Tang and Trident

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