Category Advisor

Full Time | Central Toronto Roselawn, ONTARIO | 8 months
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With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we’re the world’s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We’re Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.


Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.


Do you see yourself working for a company with household name brands and global recognition? Where people instantly know the products and brands you represent? Are you excited about the possibilities of what a global company can bring for your career? And, do you have the heart of an entrepreneur, with a deeply rooted desire to create, invent, and shape your future? Then we invite you to explore a career with Mondelez Canada Inc. 
Who is Mondelez Canada Inc.? Well, you likely know us by our brands and past experience with campuses across Canada, but our company itself is new. Mondelez Canada Inc. is a snacks leader in Canada, manufacturing and marketing some of the country’s best-loved brands. Mondelēz Canada is the Canadian business operation of Mondelēz International, a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages. The company comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc. following the spin-off of its North American grocery operations in October 2012. We are 100,000 colleagues around the world and a $35 Billion organization. 
We’re a company that recognizes the power of big. But we also understand the importance of small. We have the SCALE and RESOURCES of a $35 billion global powerhouse. With the SPEED, CREATIVITY and AGILITY of a startup.
With Mondelez Canada, it’s the best of both worlds – we’re big enough to invest in great ideas. Small enough to still have them. We’re a young, new, start-up company with the hearts of entrepreneurs and the strength of an established global footprint and world recognized brands. We are big enough to matter, and small enough to take big risks. And, our dream, is to create delicious moments of joy for all each and every day.
Visit our Corporate site for more information on our brands, our dream and our manifesto at
Category Advisor – the role:
Working with your Customers and Customer Business Teams, you are the Category Management solution experts in achieving mutual Customer and Mondelez share gains in the marketplace.
1. Synthesizes Category/Retail/Consumer/Shopper insights and recommends winning category management strategies based on assortment, shelving, promotion and pricing principles for customer category benefit.
2. Develops and champions planograms that integrate Mondelez category management principles and strategies to drive mutual customer and Mondelez share gains.
3. Provides a total Retail and Snacking landscape perspective to the customer by leveraging available insight tools and learnings to further embed Mondelez as a strategic partner of choice.
4. Provides customer/category analysis and insights to the Customer Business Teams via various syndicated, customer POS, and consumer/shopper insight sources to support them in the development and execution of their plans.
5. Helps develop customer/category expertise within the Customer Business Team through coaching to help advance their analytical skill set and enable insight-based negotiations.
6. Provides a customer/shopper perspective back to the category marketing teams so that their initiatives and strategies are well informed of the opportunities and challenges in the retail landscape.



  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-6 years relevant experience
  • Consumer Package Goods Knowledge with experience in Sales, Customer Insights, and/or Shopper Insights. Must demonstrate a strong understanding of the customer account and retail sales process
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities including the ability to quickly identify and communicate sales implications of consumer, shopper and marketplace information.
  • Good working knowledge and use of syndicated information including Nielsen and Customer Insight Tools (i.e. Precima, Dunhumby, Aztec, AIMIA).
  • Strong technical skills within JDA Space Planning a benefit. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, especially in the development of persuasive selling presentations.
  • Strong drive for results and KPI management with a focus on building customer relationships.
  • Technically proficient with computer software tools including strong knowledge of basic analysis and presentation software (e.g. MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word)

Mondelez Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations for disabilities or other grounds protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process. If you are a person with a disability and have questions or would like help with your application, please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

Primary Location
: NA-CA-Ontario-Toronto

: Shopper Insights

: Full-time

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