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Mondelēz International • Poland

Demand Planning o9 Implementation Manager MEU

Employment type:  Full time

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

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

MEU has embarked in a great journey: the implementation of a new & advanced planning system (o9, replacing APO). This massive & strategic project will ‘revolutionize’ the way we plan and equip our E2E planning teams with the right solution to unlock new more efficient ways of working, enabling not only business growth but importantly boosting people engagement.

In these exciting times, the Demand Planning o9 Implementation Manager MEU will play a pivotal role in driving implementation of the new business planning process, technology, and capability within the organization, with focus on mindset shift required to harness new digital opportunities.

The successful candidate will be a change agent and strong cross-functional influencer, possess high learning agility, digital savviness, and strategic thinking, and demonstrate wide business understanding and expertise in demand planning processes.

Prior experience, from the business standpoint (not MDS), in planning system / process implementation as well as an experience in strategic project implementation is required. Experience with o9 implementation or use in planning is a plus.


  • Is a change agent, leading robust change management with focus on mindset shift required to harness digital opportunities, proper governance, excellent cross functional stakeholder management
  • Implementing o9 system at BU, CU and Market level across process, technology and capability
  • Influence and drive design standardization within the BU, CU and Market
  • Capturing and assessing change impacts across people, process, technology, and data and developing and implementing mitigation plans
  • Leading collaboration between the CoE and CU Demand Planning & Fulfillment leads, Sales, Marketing and Finance, enabling open dialogue and feedback, and contracting on objectives, principles, success criteria, resources and timelines
  • Working with Global CoE and MDS to implement o9 system
  • Leading and unlocking the Focus on Insights and Focus on Key Drivers business planning principles across MEU
  • Translating needs and impact between business and technical teams
  • Bridging between change management and project / operational teams
  • Support data discovery, collection and integration to the o9 system of all causal factors (forecast inputs), cross-functionally with the right discipline, horizon, and granularity
  • Providing expertise and coaching in MEU for digital planning and predictive analytics
  • Supports user testing, handover to business and usual and stabilisation
  • Ensuring all relevant legal and compliance requirements are adhered to

Key leadership and functional competencies:

  • Change agent
  • Strong x-functional communication, presentation and Influencing skills, interpersonal savvy
  • Decision quality and priority setting
  • Digital savvy
  • Creativity
  • High learning agility
  • E2E business acumen
  • Deep demand planning & IBP knowledge
  • Problem solving and the ability to strategize
  • Strong team player and skills in multicultural / international environment
  • Ability to see “the bigger picture” and deal with ambiguity
  • Handling complexity and managing detail
  • Excellent project management skills and proven ability to lead and govern change management, process redesign and system implementation projects
  • Experience with o9 implementation or use in planning is a plus

Additional Job Description

More about this role

Work schedule: 100%

We can offer a fixed-term contract for 18 months.

Relocation Support Available?

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our succes

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.

Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!


Job Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Demand Planning

Customer Service & Logistics

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Tax-free childcare
Cycle to work scheme
On-site gym
Faith rooms
Pension match/increase
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Matched pension contribution
Annual bonus
Company car
Skilled worker visas
Volunteer days
Charity donation scheme
Lunch and learns
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

Working at Mondelēz International

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Uxbridge, Reading, Wokingham, Crediton, Bournville, Minworth, Sheffield, Chirk, Marlbrook

Hiring Countries



United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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