Category Development Specialist

R-81748 | FI010

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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.


We operate a category led business model across the core categories of Chocolate, Biscuits, Chocolate drinks and Cream Cheese working with iconic brands such as Marabou, TUC, Oreo, Oboy and Philadelphia.


In the role as Category Development Specialist you will turn brand strategies into the category and customer growth plans and identify commercial growth opportunities. You understand the business metrics and financial drivers needed to unlock profitable growth for Mondelēz International and our customers and work with key account managers to implement plans to deliver our annual target. You are working closely with picture of success strategic framework and your role's contribution is vital in developing our pricing & promotion strategy.

How you will contribute

You will:

  • Understand market dynamics / consumer insights by channel and category to participate in strategic decision making
  • Contribute to our commercial plan by customer
  • Create compelling selling story by customer
  • Develop our category and shopper insights to be powerfully utilized and shared with our customers
  • Contribute to finding and identifying growth opportunities within our snacking categories
  • Take ownership of our local Ready to Sell meetings

What you will bring

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

  • Category planning and delivering growth through category leadership
  • Having a future-focused mindset, being curious about industry trends, digital solutions and innovation for consumers, and translating opportunities into business plans
  • Developing and delivering plans, measuring and monitoring results and making recommendations to achieve growth targets
  • Business planning and how to maximize revenue growth and ROI
  • Influencing stakeholders and interacting effectively with others with the courage and resilience to hold an alternative point of view
  • Analytical skills and business acumen

More about this role

Candidate requirements:

  • Work experience in the FMCG industry
  • University degree in Business Administration or other relevant discipline would be preferred
  • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills; familiarity with Power BI, Analyse2 and Tahti would be an advantage
  • Analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Fluency in Finnish and English

Please note that our office location has recently moved to Kalasatama, Helsinki.

With you application please attach both a CV and a cover letter.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The responsibilities of this position are performed within the framework of a regional business model that is defined and managed by Mondelēz  Europe GmbH, Switzerland .

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelez Europe, we are proud, not only of the iconic brands we make, but also of the people who make them. Our delicious products are created in 52 plants across Europe by more than 28,000 passionate people. We are the top maker of chocolate and biscuits and a leading maker of gum and candy. We make sure our powerful global brands and local jewels like Cadbury, Milka and Alpen Gold chocolates, Oreo, belVita, LU and Tuc biscuits, and Stimorol and Dirol gums get safely into our customers hands—and mouths. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are. Join us on our journey to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

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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