Category Planning Executive

R-78450 | Auckland, New Zealand

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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 With Pride.

Mondelēz International empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, Cadbury, Philadelphia, Pascall, The Natural Confectionery Company, Belvita, Ritz and Toblerone.

At Mondelēz New Zealand, our purpose is to empower people to snack right. We will lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life's moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about. As part of our exciting journey returning to a local-first working model, we’re committed to offering Kiwi consumers great products from our global portfolio, while continuing to make and develop innovative products just for our local fans.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a steppingstone role in our FMCG business with growth potential. Reporting to the Sales Revenue Planner, the Category Planning Executive will ensure the delivery of the financial metrics of the category through ownership of the activation standards and delivery of category plans.  You will also play a pivotal role in project managing some of our biggest launches. This includes early presentations to our Key Account and Field Teams, cross-functional stakeholder engagement, coordinating Point of Sale solutions, right through to tracking, review, and providing recommendations for future activity.

If you’re driven, enthusiastic, and love working as part of a team you’ll fit right in. We’re passionate about our brands and our customers, and we care about your development as much as you do – who knows where this next step in your career at Mondelēz could take you? 

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Field sales, category, or account executive experience, within a fast-paced environment, ideally FMCG (2 years+)
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Experience in using Nielsen / IRI is an advantage
  • Agile mindset and problem solving
  • Negotiating and influencing skills (internal and external stakeholders)

This, coupled with a drive for results and the ability to lead through times of ambiguity, will see you succeed!

Benefits:  By joining Mondelez International you will enjoy an inclusive and diverse culture plus having access to several learning platforms and personal development tools to help you grow.  We also offer a competitive salary & incentive, free medical insurance, and generous company super.

Please note that all candidates require working rights of this country to perform the role.

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelez International, our mission is to provide consumers with the right snack, for the right moment, made in the right way. Across Japan, Australia and New Zealand, we make, market and sell mouth-watering and well-loved global and local brands including Cadbury chocolate, Oreo, belVita, Clorets, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall candies. We employ 2,100 people across six manufacturing plants in Japan, Australia and New Zealand who strive to make sure our customers snack right with the best ingredients possible. We bring our products to you with pride. 

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Category Planning & Activation



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