Technology & Digital

Director, Functional Optimization Finance

R-67319 | Global Headquarters – Chicago, USA | 3 other location(s) available

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

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

You provide software and applications expertise, and be responsible for implementation of the solutions.

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

You provide software and applications expertise, and be responsible for implementation of the solutions.

How you will contribute

You will oversee the planning and execution of software and applications. To do so, you will manage an internal team and partner with external suppliers and use your deep technical and market knowledge and thorough understanding of our business goals find and deploy the right software and application solutions for the future. You will support programs to implement regional and global software and application strategies, offer input to financial planning and controls for software and applications on a regional and global level, collaborate with management and follow-up on requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, and payments, explores opportunities to leverage scale and drive savings, and ensure that support service level objectives and key performance indicators are accomplished.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in :

· Managing staff and line responsibilities

· Managing large-scale software and application services

· Service delivery, support and excellence

· Program/Project management with experience managing multiple projects for budgets, resources, schedules and quality

· General technical background

·  Understanding of integration and how different applications talk to each other

· Process and service orientation

· CPG Business processes experience is a plus


Additional Job Description

· 8-12 years of experience in large SAP ERP implementations across all SAP modules

· 5+ years direct management/supervisory experience required on 4 or more SAP business processes such as RTR (FI), OTC, PTP, HTR, MTD/PTD, EWM, IBP/APO/DP, CRM, etc.

· Solid experience working with business process leads on streamlining functional requirements to propose standard SAP solutions

· Experience managing functional teams on at least 4 full-cycle SAP implementations two of which is S/4HANA

· Significant experience on collecting and optimizing abstract business requirements and translating them into WRICEF objects for development

· Experience with BPO and RPA

· Outstanding communication skills, ability to coordinate and supervise the work of multiple workstreams running in parallel

· Strong communication and inter-personal skills; ability to work effectively with global teams

·  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - communicate in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluate information / data to make decisions, anticipate obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans

· Good understanding of business processes, coupled with the ability to effectively partner with functional managers to manage portfolio

What you need to know about this position:

SAP COE is engaged in multiple parallel projects and initiatives globally from current SAP  Optimization and Continuous Improvement, to new solutions implementation, M&A’s, On premise and Cloud solutions, with complex integrations; and an aggressive agenda.


What extra ingredients you will bring:

Experience in new solutions, and in digital transformation, Strong SAP background and leadership


Education / Certifications:

SAP latest solutions and technologies; AGILE; ITIL; PM, other relevant certifications


Job specific requirements:

Fluent and Advanced interaction in English is a must:  conversational, and effective communication

Travel requirements: 30 – 60%

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and  Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz, Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.  

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.

For office-based, salaried roles at Bakery and Customer Service & Logistics locations, and some remote roles proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment.  Religious, medical and/or other accommodations as required by law will be considered on a case by case basis.  You may review the Mondelēz COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at This COVID-19 vaccine mandate does not apply to several U.S. states that do not permit certain vaccination mandates, including, but not limited to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

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Software & Applications

Technology & Digital


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