• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

US food giant Mondelēz to open shared-services center in Costa Rica

June 16, 2015

Illinois-based multinational food and beverage company Mondelēz International on Monday announced it has chosen Costa Rica for a new shared-services center that will provide business and human resources support to the company’s operations in North America.

Mondelēz manufactures and distributes several popular snack and food brands including Oreo, Cadbury, Toblerone, Tang, Milka, Chicklets and Halls from former company Kraft Foods Inc. and from the iconic Tico brand Gallito.

The company this week began recruiting staff for its Costa Rica facility, to be located west of the capital, San José. Operations are scheduled to begin in October, the company announced.

Mondelēz’s senior vice president of international business services, Caroline Basyn, said the company will hire more than 100 professionals with excellent English-language proficiency. They are looking for applicants with a background and experience in the areas of business administration, human resources, psychology, information technology and service center management, from early career to management level positions.

Those interested in applying should send résumés via Mondelēz’s website.

The company also will be looking for candidates at the upcoming edition of the ExpoEmpleo 2015  job fair at the Antigua Aduana in San José on July 10-12. The company also will hold a private recruitment event in early August. For more information about employment opportunities and recruitment, email: Carreras.Mondelez@mdlz.com

Following the announcement, Foreign Trade Minister Alexánder Mora said, “It is vital that foreign companies continue trusting Costa Rican talent to successfully develop their business globally.”

According to the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, the corporate services sector in 2014 generated 3,500 quality jobs for local professionals in the services sector.

You may be interested

EuroMillions Jackpot Alert! Someone from Costa Rica could win a record €210 Million jackpot this Friday!
Sponsored content
134 views
Sponsored content
134 views

EuroMillions Jackpot Alert! Someone from Costa Rica could win a record €210 Million jackpot this Friday!

The Lotter - February 25, 2021

EuroMillions Superdraw’s €210 million jackpot is the lottery’s biggest ever, and it could be won in Friday’s draw! There is…

UN commends Costa Rica for decarbonization efforts
Climate Change
3512 views
Climate Change
3512 views

UN commends Costa Rica for decarbonization efforts

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2021

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on Thursday commended Costa Rica for its ongoing decarbonization efforts.  Thursday marked the…

Government updates Costa Rica decarbonization efforts
Environment and Wildlife
10539 views
Environment and Wildlife
10539 views

Government updates Costa Rica decarbonization efforts

The Tico Times - February 24, 2021

The Costa Rican government on Wednesday updated the progress of the country's decarbonization efforts. The Presidency says 90.7% of the…