Friday, May 18, 2018

Nutrition Strategy & Communication Senior Specialist

Job Description

Mondelez International LLC is a whole new company that has been reimagined with a single focus in mind: create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world's favorite brands. Launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and employing around 100,000 people around the world, Mondelez International comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc.

While Mondelez International LLC is new, our brands are as diverse and rich with heritage as the 170 countries in which our products are marketed. As the world's pre-eminent maker of snacks, Mondelez International LLC has leading shares in every category and every region of the world in which it competes. The company holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum.

Mondelez International LLC portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Nabisco, Oreo and LU biscuits, Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gums. Mondelez International LLC has annual revenue of approximately $35 billion and operations in more than 80 countries.

Mondelez International is currently seeking a Nutrition Strategy and Communication Senior Specialist for its MEA (Middle East & Africa) region who can drive nutrition communication initiatives. The candidate will be responsible for supporting Biscuits, Chocolate, Meals, and Beverages categories and advancing nutrition strategies and programs.

The position will be located in Cairo, Egypt at the head office and reports to the Nutrition Strategy & Communications AMEA (Asia Middle East & Africa) Manager within the Scientific & Regulatory Affairs/Nutrition function. Interactions will be across multiple functional groups within Mondelez International AMEA and globally.

Main Responsibilities

- Advance nutrition & well being-related message/claim development working with marketing teams, consumer insights, scientific/regulatory affairs, nutrition research, and legal. Adapt global for local context as needed. Provide marketing teams with support across various communication media (packaging, advertising, social media, etc.)
- Collaborate with Scientific/Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Affairs supporting nutrition-related communication driving our external Well being agenda
- Lead execution of local health influencer outreach programs and nutrition conference strategies to drive brand credibility and growth
- Run internal nutrition & well being education programs increasing knowledge and awareness on relevant topics amongst stakeholders
- Stay abreast with the changing external environment including trends, competitive landscape and evolving nutrition science, identifying opportunities and implications to the business


- Minimum BSc degree in Human Nutrition or a related field is required. Dietitian/Nutritionist accredited or registered with the official professional nutrition body is preferred.
- 5-7 years of experience with a minimum of 5 years in nutrition communications or nutrition affairs issues management, preferably in food industry; a good understanding of relevant food regulations and claim application is essential. PR agency experience, or experience working with an agency, strongly desired.
- Understanding of applied nutrition and industry, government, and professional health community practices related to food and nutrition issues
- Excellent communicator with the ability to translate scientific knowledge into relevant and credible messages and deliver powerful presentations
- Experience identifying consumer driven nutrition insights, trends, and opportunities, and connecting with scientific knowledge to develop simple, accurate, and justifiable consumer messages that drive sales
- Strong influencing/credibility skills
- Project management skills, ability to multi-task, and meet multiple deadlines
- Some technical knowledge of food processes, technologies, ingredients and formulae
- Ability to handle complexity, working with cross country/category teams as well as a large number of internal partners
- Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
- Proficient in social media and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

About the Company
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is one of the world's largest snacks companies, with 2015 net revenues of approximately $30 billion.

Our dream is to create delicious moments of joy in everything we do. Nearly 100,000 employees support this dream by manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world.

We are the world's pre-eminent maker of snacks, with leading market shares in every category in which we compete. Mondelez International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy as well as the No. 2 position in Gum. (source: Euromonitor)

About 85 percent of our annual revenue is generated in fast-growing snacks categories, and nearly 75 percent of our sales come from outside of North America.

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