Mondelēz International • United Kingdom

Digital Innovation Manager

Employment type:  Full time

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

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 With Pride.

Job Title – Digital Innovation Manager

How you will contribute

We are looking for a Digital Innovation Manager to join the European arm of the global innovation hub with a focus on new gen technology like Extended Reality, No Code Low Code, Blockchain, Natural Language Processing capabilities and any other future tech that may arise for the enterprise. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a highly rewarding and exciting company.

As a Digital Innovation Manager, you will be responsible for driving digital transformation initiatives within our European organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize, and implement innovative digital solutions that enhance business processes, products, and services. Leveraging your expertise in emerging technologies and market trends, you will lead the development and execution of digital strategies to drive competitive advantage and sustainable growth.

Responsibilities: -

  • Serve as the primary subject matter expert supporting the broader range of digital emerging specialisms, managing the innovation lifecycle from concept and deployment to scale assessment and proposal.
  • Bring broad spectrum Digital / Emerging Technology understanding (with specific expertise in Extended Reality, Blockchain, No Code Low Code, Drones, Digital Twin and Natural Language Processing experience desired).
  • Inspire and engage a wide range and different levels of functional stakeholders, linking technology solutions to business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify digital opportunities, pilot projects, and proof-of-concepts to demonstrate the value of new technologies.
  • Liaise with the architecture group to make decisions on these next gen solutions, understanding business requirements and drivers.
  • Operate in alignment to the already defined frameworks and support their evolution.
  • Lead internal and external initiatives work with vendors (or developers) by providing precise requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate and articulate the business impact of the latest dynamic developments in Extended reality, NCLC, NLP, Blockchain and align to the strategic and tactical use-cases and requirements.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, new gen technologies, and best practices, providing recommendations and insights to senior management on potential areas for digital transformation.

Required Experience/Qualifications/Skills: -

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, engineering, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Good proven experience in digital transformation, innovation management, or a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of new gen technologies, including NLP, No Code Low Code, and Blockchain, Digital Twin and their application in driving business innovation.
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully implementing digital initiatives, with a focus on process improvement, customer experience, and business growth.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to identify emerging trends, assess market opportunities, and develop actionable insights.
  • Exceptional project management skills with a track record of leading complex, cross-functional projects to successful outcomes.
  • Technical and business acumen to evaluate opportunities with internal and external partners
  • Familiarity with the fast-moving consumer goods or related sector.
  • Being passionate to work as part of a next generation product.
  • Ability to look at the big picture.

This role could be based out of either our Bournville (Birmingham) or our Uxbridge office.

We offer an excellent range of benefits for this role including:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and option to buy 5 extra days
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme
  • Annual Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Optional flexible benefits
  • Hybrid-working
  • Free secure on-site parking
  • On-site staff shop offering excellent discounts on Mondelez products

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

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


Brand & Portfolio Management


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
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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

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