Manager Public Affairs

15 Aug, 2021


Manager Public Affairs

Mondelez International
Remote (Belgium)

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

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

In this role, you will plan and execute critical pieces of global public and government affairs priorities to advocate for Mondelēz International’s interests and implement related transactions or communications with the public and government officials. You are the lead external liaison for key stakeholders and coordinate communications with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

How you will contribute

As the primary public affairs lead in a market or category, you will drive a proactive government affairs and community involvement agenda, participate in trade associations by assuming leadership positions and participating in executive briefings, and drive sustainable and mindful snacking priorities. In addition, you will advocate on issues important to company, particularly focused on the well-being and sustainability agenda; manage business-critical emerging issues by advocating on behalf of the company; map and assess reputation and business risks and develop an action plan, and ensure that activities are delivered within budget.

What you will bring

A desire to lead the future for our company and accelerate you career with experience and knowledge in:

  • Corporate Affairs
  • Business and brands
  • Communication skills—including the ability to coach and advise leaders, and to manage cross-functional teams
  • Risk assessment and scenario planning
  • Influencing others both internally and externally
  • Understanding of the regulatory and consumer environment
  • Creating strong internal and external relationships

More about this role

What you need to know about this position: Ideally to be based in Brussels, but other locations could also be considered.

What extra ingredients you will bring: Excellent coordination skills for aligning internal stakeholders across multiple functions. Excellent networking skills with external stakeholders.

Education / Certifications:

Job specific requirements: A good understanding of the external Public Affairs environment, agenda pertinent for food and beverages industry, challenges and opportunities to further build in making MDLZ leading snacking.

Travel requirements: Not extensive, but may be needed occasionally.

Work schedule:

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, however for candidates voluntarily moving internationally some minimal support is offered through our Volunteer International Transfer Policy

Business Unit Summary

Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We are leading the future of snacking with mouth-watering iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita, LU and Ritz biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Green & Blacks, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Philadelphia and Dairylea cheese; and Maynards Bassetts, Trebor and Trident gums. Our more than 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. 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


At Mondelēz International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right through 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.

We have a rich portfolio of strong brands – both global and local. Including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the number 1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the No. 2 position in gum

Our 80,000 Makers and Bakers are located in our operations in more than 80 countries and are working to sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. They are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen, and happen fast.

Join us and Make It An Opportunity!

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-08-15