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Current Recruitment at Unilever Nigeria Plc

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Unilever Nigeria Plc

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Current Recruitment at Unilever Nigeria Plc

 

Job Title: Customer Strategy and Planning (CSP) Lead, Beauty Wellbeing and Personal Care (BWPC)

Job ID: R-85929
Location: Lagos
Category: Customer Development

About the Role

  • The CSP Lead is accountable for the development of the channel from a trade perspective, with the objective of landing activities and initiatives on-time and in full alignment with the Brands’ and Categories to achieve total company turnover.
  • CSP is to provide data driven insight from channel (& category) perspectives to key stake holders for decision-making to drive increased brand penetration and profitable sales volume with the customer.

Job Purpose

  • Find your purpose at Unilever. You will lead innovations, big and small, that will make our business win and grow.
  • You will learn from brilliant business leaders and colleagues in a truly global and diverse culture to ultimately become a better you.

What Will Your Main Responsibilities Be
Innovation Project Management:

  • Responsible for bringing on strong customer input early in the funnel.
  • Acts as the voice of the customer in the market deployment decisions.
  • Ensures trade launch plans are optimal and that customer issues and opportunities are addressed.
  • Manages delivery of customer objectives:  distribution, pricing, assortment, merchandising on and off shelf etc

Lead consolidated CD input into Sales & Operations Planning and own S&OP output:

  • Own and drive CD business performance in the month and quarter.
  • Be the voice of the Customer, shopper in S&OP by bringing into the process the external driver & Insight’s to enable effective business forecasting and decision.
  • Leverage key CMI insights into building robust demand for the Quarter.
  • Lead the regional consolidated input into the S&OP process and own the output.

Integrated Business Plan (Channel & Category Development):

  • Represent and be an integral part of brand community by providing customer, channel lens to brand jobs to be done.
  • Responsible for input into innovation / renovation business cases (e.g., pack size by channel, pricing, distribution & trade margins, CATMAN).
  • Lead the review of in year CD IBP Process across the sub functions as input into the Category think big think tight sessions.

Category Profit – Max the Mix (Net Revenue Management):

  • Accelerate profitable growth for Unilever and customer through max the mix by proactively driving the right mix at pack and sku level.
  • Lead the conversation on trade investment behind the brands or portfolios to deliver the future Profit growth. I.e., promos spend to drive premium mix.
  • Develop the right channel specific strategy that enable availability (WD/Regional execution/New Channel development), assortment (Facings/Secondary Placement/Channel customization).
  • Ensure optimal management and proper allocation of trade marketing investment in line with shopper and channel requirements.

What You Will Need To Succeed
Experiences & Qualifications:

  • 7 – 10 years experience in Customer Marketing, Category Management
  • Able to interpret market intelligence and data.
  • Category management Skills (CATMAN)
  • Shopper marketing Skills
  • Field sales Skills
  • Project/Innovations management
  • Understanding the Shopper toolkits
  • NRM
  • Stakeholder management
  • Design 4 Channels
  • Strong Business & Finance Acumen
  • Digital & Analytical Skills
  • People Management and Leadership Skills.

Skills:
Leadership:

  • You are an inclusive motivator of people.
  • Your team deliver with real passion, growing and learning from each other whilst delivering quick wins.
  • You are still responsible for your own results and as a manager, you also need to motivate others to deliver with passion, creating an inclusive and engaging climate around you.
  • You can balance challenge with support and coaching.
  • You understand the wider business context and you are emotionally intelligent enough to motivate people to deliver what is needed.

Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors:

  • Personal Mastery: Sets high standards for themselves. Has emotional intelligence to take feedback, manage mood and motivations, and build empathy for others.
  • Passion For High Performance: Generates intensity and focus to motivate people to deliver results at speed. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results.
  • Talent Catalyst: Invests in people – coaches individuals and teams to realize their full potential. Creates an inclusive climate, empowering everyone to be at their best.
  • Purpose & Service: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
  • Consumer Love: Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.
  • Business Acumen: Creates sustainable growth with purpose, engaging different partners across the system for change.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Logistics Excellence Lead

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world.
  • The Logistics Excellence lead is responsible for deploying Logistics excellence program in West Africa.
  • If you are into deploying best practices and continuous improvement in the Logistics space,  then this role is just for you!

What Will Your Main Responsibilities Be

  • Standardized Deep Dive and Benchmarking of Logistics Operation (DCs and Transport)
  • Leads the evaluation of new best practices (Infrastructure, Processes and Operations  and the implementation of approved best practices in line with WCL
  • Drive operational excellence in warehousing operations exploiting and optimizing Unilever’s use of warehouse design and operation to improve customer service, cost and carbon ( DC Operational Excellence and New DC Development )
  • Lead community of practice for improvement processes and tools
  • Partner with Procurement in Supplier performance management
  • Partner with CSE on Go to Market strategy for distribution
  • Drives the Savings program for the MCO  and ensures savings targets are met
  • Drives MCO Logistics Transformation and CI project
  • Drive and maintain the MCO  Cost to Serve Model
  • Reviews KPI performance of the MCO comparing with  the peers in the same archetype
  • Drives the MCO CAPEX Programme ensuring forecasting is accurate and projects delivered OTIF
  • Establishes and maintains the MCO 3-year Logistics Master Plan
  • Reduce Warehouse and Transport related CCFOT losses thru defining & implementing Warehouse transition management processes and implementing best-in-class warehouse management processes & tools Capability development (Training, Coaching with standard License to Operate
  • Drive Sustainability  through identifying and implementing projects within area of control
  • Drive CO2 reduction initiative in Warehouse & Transportation activities & reduce CO2 footprint by 60% by 2030

What You Need To Succeed
Experiences, Qualifications & Skills

  • Has a Degree or equivalent
  • Has proven leadership experience of running MCO  programs in Logistics
  • Has at least 3 years of Logistics Operations experience
  • Experience in Distribution planning, Regional 3PL management, WMS implementation, Warehouse transition would be an advantage.
  • Has strong interpersonal skills: can coach, motivate, and convince stakeholders from different levels and markets by using the right structure, style and level of detail
  • Has understanding of performance drivers and how to unlock these
  • Has commercial acumen

Leadership:

  • You are energized by delivering fantastic results. You are an example to others – both your results and your resilience. You are constantly on the lookout for better ways to do things, engaging and collaborating with others along the way.
  • As an individual you are the one responsible for your own wellbeing and delivering high standards of work. You must also focus on the Consumer and what they need.
  • You are humble and have your head up, looking around to interpret evidence and data smartly, spot issues and opportunities to make things better.

Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors:

  • Passion For High Performance: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results. Has an owner’s mindset, using data and insight to make decisions.
  • Personal Mastery: Sets high standards for themselves. Actively builds own wellbeing and resilience.
  • Consumer Love: Whatever their role, always looks for better ways to serve consumers. Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.
  • Purpose & Service: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
  • AGILITY: Explores the world around them, continually learning and developing their skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Research and Development (R&D) Manager, BPC, West Africa

Job ID: R-85708
Location: Oregun, Lagos
Category: Research/Development
Function: Research and Development

Description

  • Unilever is currently hiring for Research and Development Manager, Beauty Well Being and Personal Care, West Africa

Category / Function Introduction

  • Our team of world-leading scientists, researchers and professionals creates innovations that drive growth for our business and deliver positive impacts for people, society and our planet.
  • For more than 100 years, we have been using our differentiated science and technology to create the superior products and experiences our consumers love.  R&D has always been a growth enabler for Unilever and now, more than ever, we have a critical role to play in driving our future-fit organizational strategy.

Our vision is to innovate boldly for people and the planet:

  • We deliver on this vision by developing superior products and experiences that improve people’s health, confidence, and wellbeing, and make a positive impact on our planet.

A truly global R&D:

  • We are a global team of scientists, researchers, and professionals responsible for translating the latest science and technology into cutting-edge innovations.
  • Every single Unilever product requires R&D expertise to thrive, so we must get as close as we can to our brand teams.  More than 80% of our R&D colleagues work within the Business Groups, with the remaining 20% forming our global Digital R&D, SEAC and Regulatory Affairs capabilities.
  • Our global R&D team spans 60+ countries and we leverage Global Innovations Centres and Regional Innovation Hubs.
  • To maximise our capabilities, we connect with a network of universities, start-ups, and partners through our innovation ecosystem.

Job Purpose

  • Find your purpose at Unilever. You will lead innovations, big and small, that will make our business win and grow.
  • You will learn from brilliant business leaders and colleagues in a truly global and diverse culture to ultimately become a better you.
  • If you are  If you are passionate about identifying consumer needs and creating solutions; conceptualizing ideas; product testing and design; new product development and brilliant execution of Technical Projects,  then this role is just for you.

What will your Main Responsibilities Be
Key tasks of the role holder will therefore be, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for execution of BWPC Nigeria R&D activity plans for innovation, Complexity Reduction & 5S, product superiority and sustainability, leadership for local initiatives Beauty Well Being and Personal Care across West Africa including globally led and local innovation projects, Supply Chain capacity building through onshoring projects, local supplier development (RM & PM), resilience initiatives, and 5S savings opportunities.
  • Bring R&D leadership into the BT Meetings and clarity with accountability on R&D deliveries in the key nosiness projects.
  • Support the regulatory compliance agenda in line with business and audit requirements for our operations in Nigeria in Collaboration with the Regulatory Team Lead.
  •  Product Compliance, Ensuring Regulatory compliance, and speedy delivery of new innovations.
  • Co Leading Innovation using internal and external partners.
  • Be the R&D “face” to the cross-functional team within the BWPC BT teams to land innovations with scale and impact.
  • Responsible for the BWPC (Beauty & Wellbeing/Personal Care) R&D program ensuring OTIF delivery.  Managing and business partnering local stakeholders as required.
  • Be an active and engaged member of the respective Business Team in West Africa.
  • Responsible for providing technical support for claims, compliance, and activation.
  • Provide market insights & as appropriate monitor specific developments/activities of competitors, Key Opinion Formers, etc.
  • Interrogation of R&D data systems.  Evaluation and visualisation of data analysis results.
  • Support data enhancements for the effective operation of PLM.
  • Responsible for the support provided for strategic business programmes requiring R&D input, e.g. Digital projects, Supply & MET operations, Project Flash.
  • Lead and manage a team of R&D colleagues.
  • Actively participate as a leader in the wider R&D organisation and actively engage as part of the extended R&D community.
  • Comply with all business polices, especially SHE/QA policies, and Code of Business Principles

What You Will Need to Succeed
Experiences & Qualifications:
R&D Program Leadership:

  • At least 7+ years of expertise in conceptualizing and bringing to market products that captivate consumers within the relevant FMCG sector (e.g., Beauty/Personal Care, Consumer Health, Food & Beverages). This includes hands-on involvement in:
  • Simultaneously overseeing a diverse portfolio of multiple brands, each catering to distinct consumer demographics.
  • Managing both internally developed and externally sourced products/packs.
  • Developing and Deploying exciting Knowledge-Based Selling (KBS) and Demos for innovations to key stakeholders, trade and consumers.
  • Spearheading diverse innovation and project types, ranging from disruptive initiatives to cost optimization strategies.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing a team of R&D professionals.
  • Proven history of establishing robust collaborations, particularly with cross-functional partners and key stakeholders (SC, Marketing, CMI & Sales).
  • Proficiency in translating technical and scientific concepts into engaging communication suitable for diverse audiences, both internal and external.
  • Extensive experience in effectively contextualizing various levels of technical complexity.
  • Experience working with diverse teams – Global & Regional.
  • Leading & Driving Technical Risk Assessment & Crafting Mitigating Plan.

Talent & Organizational Development:

  • Proven history of recognizing and unlocking the capabilities of individuals and teams operating within the domains of Innovation, R&D, and Cost optimization.
  • Extensive background in shaping and building capabilities to align with the evolving requirements of the organization.
  • Acknowledged for building effective, successful, and contented teams, with expertise in guiding them through periods of change.

Consumer Focused:

  • Expertise in seeking out and transforming consumer data into valuable insights and utilizing community/human/consumer design to create distinctly unique product and/or packaging experiences.
  • Capability to convert consumer needs and aspirations into tangible technical elements in product/pack design.
  • Continuous appraisal of products (internal and external) aimed at insights generation (quantitative and qualitative research)

Skills:

  • Strong Beauty and Personal Care category experience is preferred.
  • Relevant science-based education, preferably in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Project management skills including engineering projects.
  • Experience of process control, HAZOP, HACCP and safety management system.
  • Knowledge of data management, ideally specifications.
  • Good analytical skills.  Ability to distil information from multiple data sources.
  • Strong team player with strong communication skills.  An ability to simplify technical jargon.
  • Project management, influencing & problem-solving skills.  Ability to work under pressure.
  • Team Leadership skills.
  • An ability to lead multiple people across multiple markets.
  • Personal accountability.  An ability & confidence to act as a Category R&D representative

Leadership:

  • You are an inclusive motivator of people. Your team deliver with real passion, growing and learning from each other whilst delivering quick wins.
  • You are still responsible for your own results and as a manager, you also need to motivate others to deliver with passion, creating an inclusive and engaging climate around you. You can balance challenge with support and coaching. You understand the wider business context and you are emotionally intelligent enough to motivate people to deliver what is needed.

Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors:

  • Personal Mastery: Sets high standards for themselves. Has emotional intelligence to take feedback, manage mood and motivations, and build empathy for others.
  • Passion for High Performance: Generates intensity and focus to motivate people to deliver results at speed. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results.
  • Talent Catalyst: Invests in people – coaches individuals and teams to realize their full potential. Creates an inclusive climate, empowering everyone to be at their best.
  • Purpose & Service: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
  • Consumer Love: Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.
  • Bsuiness Acumen: Creates sustainable growth with purpose, engaging different partners across the system for change.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers.unilever.com.

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