Policy Analyst, Global Government Affairs

08 Jan, 2022


Policy Analyst, Global Government Affairs

Mondelez International
Washington, DC

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 Public and Government Affairs activities to advocate for Mondelēz International’s interests and coordinate a range of related transactions or communications with the public and government officials.

What you will bring

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

  • Communications, including experience in government affairs and issues management, preferably in a large, matrix multinational
  • Written and spoken communication skills
  • Results orientation and a hands-on mentality
  • Working under pressure in a collaborative setting
  • Dealing with ambiguity and change agility
  • Time management priority setting and attention to detail

Overarching Role

  • Support MDLZ’s Vice President of Global Government Affairs.
  • Help execute the Global Public and Government Affairs (PGA) work program.
  • Assist in management of Mondelēz’s Washington, DC office.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Monitor and summarize press reports and articles on policy and political developments relevant to Mondelēz businesses around the world.
  • Research policy issues of interest to MDLZ, e.g., in the following areas: nutrition and health/well-being (including COVID-19-related policies), climate change, plastic waste, human and labor rights, supply chain due diligence, ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) reporting requirements, cross-border trade and investment, direct and indirect taxation, price controls, anti-trust.

Information Gathering

  • Partner with other functions to gather and distill foundational information to advocacy agenda, including: data on size, shape, and composition of MDLZ’s regional and global value chains; studies on efficacy of government measures in addressing health and well-being challenges, e.g., rising levels of obesity; different approaches governments take to regulating in a specific policy area.

Presentations and Other Written Materials

  • Fashion PPT presentations.
  • Draft:  briefers, background papers, and talking points.
  • Develop templates for use by Business Unit (BU)/Area CGA teams.


  • Schedule, organize, take notes, and participate in internal meetings, including: monthly meetings of the Global PGA Expertise Network, periodic Priority Policy Deep Dive sessions, and bi-monthly discussions between the Vice President of Global Government Affairs and BUs.
  • Schedule, take notes, and participate in DC-based external meetings: with government officials, and of trade associations, business coalitions, think tanks, and international organizations.

Budget, Expenses, and Office Management

  • Assist in managing the Global PGA budget and seeking reimbursement of related expenses.
  • Partner with Vice President of Global Government Affairs in managing Mondelēz ’s Washington, DC office.

Directories and Inventories

  • Maintain current directory of members of CGA community of practice.
  • Maintain mapping of external stakeholders engaged.
  • Partner with Legal in updating inventory of trade associations and business coalitions in which MDLZ employees across the globe are actively engaged, and leadership positions they hold in each, including on Boards of Directors.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain and CGA in developing directory of employees across the globe who work on customs (import/export) issues.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in international relations, business, economic, and/or sustainability policy.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Facility with PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Word, Concur.
  • Ability to distill extensive and complex material into simple, succinct summaries.
  • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail.
  • Interest in foreign, economic, sustainability, and/or nutrition policy.
  • Can-do attitude, good interpersonal skills, and proactive way of working.
  • Highly productive with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and change focus with shifting priorities.

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.

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment by their date of hire, unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation.   You may review the Mondelēz COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at https://www.mondelezinternational.com/United-States.

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Job posted: 2022-01-08