Technical Executive

Dharapuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Mondelēz International

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Updated on:

22 Jun 2022

Requirements

B.Sc. Ag/ M.Sc. Ag

About the Role

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

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

You are part of a team in India responsible for building sustainable cocoa sourcing strategies to meet Cocoa-Life objectives on best practices in sustainable cocoa farming, improving livelihoods in cocoa communities, protecting the forest and the environment, and building and maintaining Mondelēz International’s reputation.

How You Will Contribute

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the nursery, ensuring that processes are strictly followed and that the Cocoa nursery is well-tended and respected. To help with benchmarking and performance improvement, you will closely track KPIs and regularly report on their progress. You will also conduct education in the field about cocoa, including educating others about how cocoa is grown, why cocoa should be planted, good agricultural practices (GAP), and how to implement sustainability initiatives (e.g. training women, drip irrigation and supporting marginal farmers). In addition, you will:
Work with government officials in horticulture and agriculture departments to implement cocoa programs.
Collect data for crop forecasting and market intelligence for pricing decisions.
Work with third-party operations for cocoa procurement and processing.

What You Will Bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career with experience and knowledge in:
Strong analytics and process discipline
Hands-on knowledge of agriculture with a commercial orientation
Communication, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
Ability to work alone and independently without direct supervision