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Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 21, 2018
Full Time
Purpose of the Role; This role aims to assist in S&CM activities for H&B channel focusing on the shopper leg through landing new platforms and instore activations & focusing on the customer leg through leading "Ask and expert" – AAE- platform which is currently a global best practice that other markets are replicating Key Responsibilities Drive shopper led activities and platforms for H&B Provide events’ plan & Land instore activation for H&B channels for key occasions by subchannel Coordinate with TCM & merchandising to apply PS for H&B with focus on creating the right visibility plan & landing different shopper led concepts Connect with the market to grasp latest shopper & customer insights by subchannel Lead ask an expert platform and take it to the next level Plan & budget for the yearly calendar for AAE Lead AAE application and develop its new phases Land regional seminars for weighted customers Land new initiatives for ask an expert to expand our reach and better engage with our customers Plan monthly physical visits for our Customers to provide them with product knowledge and get market updates across the 6 Ps Plan external collaborations to scale up AAE reach Qualifications: 1.Pharmacy student is preferable 2.Experience in Pharmaceuticals as sales rep of ABM is preferable 0- 4 years of experience expertise in digital assets/ app development/social media is a plus Marketing/selling/ management courses is a plus FMCG/pharmaceutical background Skills: Strong Communication skills is a must (there will be a lot of direct contact with customers) High level of mobility Ability to multitask Ability to lead and take new initiatives Strong eye for details (analytical) Problem solving skills & creativity
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nov 20, 2018
Full Time
Role Overview Under supervision of a Quality Coordinator, you will be primarily involved in lab management of the Quality lab with project specific work at times. Integrity and accountability are essential for this role ensuring that tests and methods are performed as per Unilever Methods of Analysis. Duties Physical and chemical property analysis of finished products and raw materials Preparation of lab batches of finished goods for organoleptic testing or consumer tests Maintaining inventory management system. i.e Control of stock within the laboratory, including ordering, testing and obtaining analysis certificates as required Operation of lab equipment in accordance with best practice operations. Ensure calibration of all laboratory equipment are timeously done. Participation in internal and external quality audits with completion of actions thereafter Ensure proper waste management and good housekeeping is maintained Adherence to safety standards, food safety standards and Good Manufacturing practices (GMP). Skills and Requirements Completed 2 nd year Analytical Chemistry, Food Technology and Biotechnology, requiring 1 year in-service experience Familiar with laboratory environment, procedures and practices Role will require some degree of manual labour, i.e lifting boxes/powder up to 10kg Use of computer software programs – Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word is essential Good communication skills both written and verbal – proficient in English Subject to medical assessment – lung function TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY, PLEASE USE OPTION BELOW. INTERNAL CANDIDATES - Please drop CV’s in the box at the HR Admin Office. You must complete the internal recruitment 1-page template and failing which your application will be disqualified. EXTERNAL CANDIDATES – Please apply on Taleo* (Below, please see instructions on how to apply) Log onto Click on careers Filter to location – South Africa Click “Apply Online” to desired role Create online profile and submit application (ATTACH CV & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS) Proof of qualification certificates must be attached to your CV. NO statement of results will be accepted. Please Note: If you don’t hear from us within 30 days from the date that you applied, please regard your application as disqualified.
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nov 20, 2018
Full Time
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Matric with Maths & Physical Science Working towards Relevant Diploma in Mechanical / Instrument /Electrical / Chemical and Industrial Engineering S4 (Completed/completing or in final semester/year) Requiring 1-year in-service training Candidates need to provide their Academic Transcript with their CV’s Key Responsibilities Basic computer literacy, i.e.: Excel, Word and PowerPoint Develop Reports and Maintenance Documentation Review of OEM Spare Parts, Operating and Repair manuals Carry out project work. Support breakdown repair. (During Week and Weekend) Support Restoration Activities (During Week and Weekend) Assist artisans and technicians Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP’s) and One Point Lessons (OPL’s) Participate in delivering the continuous improvement programme which involves internal audits, mock recalls, project team involvement, involvement in WCM initiatives & the site SHE programmes TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY, PLEASE USE OPTION BELOW. INTERNAL CANDIDATES - Please drop CV’s in the box at the HR Admin Office. You must complete the internal recruitment 1-page template and failing which your application will be disqualified. EXTERNAL CANDIDATES – Please apply on Taleo* (Below, please see instructions on how to apply) Log onto Click on careers Filter to location – South Africa Click “Apply Online” to desired role Create online profile and submit application (ATTACH CV & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS) Proof of qualification certificates must be attached to your CV. NO statement of results will be accepted. Please Note: By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application. If you don’t hear from us within 14 days from the date that you applied, please regard your application as disqualified. If you do not attach the supporting documentation stated in the advert by the closing date, please regard your application as disqualified.
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 19, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE Fully responsible for stocks conformance at all ESA (East and Southern Africa) distribution centers (ensure stock norms are kept.) To maintain finished goods stock levels on consolidation warehouse as per the inventory policies individually set for storage location/SKU. To create distribution model and deployment plans for new/modified product launches/promo campaigns. To maintain and analyze tolerances for supply alerts. Manage innovations across the ESA distribution centers. Participate in costing exercise of the finished products. Ensure ICSA, ICQA and SLAs are in place with Unilever SU’s (Intercompany Sourcing Agreement/Intercompany Quality Agreement and Service Level Agreements). Responsible for optimizing overall stock holding by reviewing stock model for finished goods into the specific ESA country. Drive Business Waste improvements and supply distribution cost reductions. Generate cost savings by transport optimization. JOB SUMMARY To deliver the finished goods replenishment plan for export markets by calculating replenishment requirements on all levels of the primary supply chain on a weekly & monthly basis based on market demand. To ensure availability of timely and accurate information for the replenishment requirements and deployment plans for the export markets. Identify potential inventory liabilities / issues and escalate. To manage exceptional requests through the supply chain to ensure the most effective response whilst balancing the needs of the end market, other customers and Operations. To contribute to regular reviews of inventory policies for finished goods and on storage location/SKU level. Reduce distribution center freight costs resulting from coordinated shipments. Reduce inventory levels by accurately determining what product is needed and by when. Decrease warehouse space requirements because of inventory reductions. Reduce customer freight costs because of fewer back orders. Improve inventory viability and coordination between logistics and manufacturing. Enhance budgeting capability by effectively simulating inventory and transportation requirements under multiple planning scenarios. Work with planning and marketing department to improve ability to anticipate shortages in advance and mitigate them. Improved inventory coordination with other enterprise functions by facilitating a common set of planning numbers. To ensure the distribution plan provides high product availability whilst maintaining the most optimal stock levels and resource utilization. To prepare reports on Inventory planning data to enable the control cycle to be executed on time. Maintain relevant planning data in SAP to facilitate accurate planning and execution Align distribution plans across Service and NPI Functions and be aware of all product/EM requirements to ensure smooth transition during project changes Highlight any shortfalls or risks on delivering exceptional customer requirements To effectively build, manage and improve upon relationships between the Planning function, Service team, end market supply/distribution teams and NPI. Continually seek out opportunities for improvement within operations to deliver improved business results and the elimination of financial waste within the cluster KEY REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree: Operations, Logistics, Business Administration, Supply Chain or any other relevant subject. At least 4years supply chain experience preferably in exports transport planning Strong SAP knowledge and skills especially Order to Cash Previous experience of transport planning ideally in the FMCG or manufacturing environment Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills Understanding of country specific export regulations for East & Southern Africa. Knowledge and experience in inventory management Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers Knowledge on lean techniques and continuous improvement program may be advantageous Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Nov 19, 2018
Full Time
Responsibilities: Business Unit Supply Chain Integration Supports early (as early as possible) “ Inside-Out ” Procurement involvement in supply chain requirement projects (facing & integrating with the SC/Categories/Geography, acting as the point of contact in brand / category / SC teams). Understands and collect category program and needs (from category development, brand development and supply chain) subsequently discusses and agrees with Procurement Managers. Supports the Product Group VP in Procurement issues related to the category/geography Acts as Custodian of the category/geography relationship with Supply Managers including innovation project management and customer service Ensures alignment between Category/Geography ,SC needs and Supply Markets capabilities Enable communication (Project review - Information flow - Target/goals & strategies) Supplier Collaboration & Innovation Represents Procurement in the category innovation projects (material cost, speed to market, complexity and coherence with strategy) Supports Procurement VIP program Support suppliers selection to be involved in projects Influence Suppliers strategy to fulfil Category/SC business goals Support material procurement in leveraging effectively external relationships to support the SC process Provide input to SC analysis on materials and suppliers drawing on expertise of the Procurement teams facing various supply markets Directly leads or co-ordinates some Innovation projects him/herself as needed Supports implementation and operational execution of PI Portfolio Procurement sourcing strategies and selected supply base into the category / brand / R&D teams and prevents use of non-selected suppliers. Supports supplier capacity planning and run strategy development, communication of UL requirements to suppliers and expediting of orders [placed by material managers] as needed. Participation in the category / brand / R&D /SC innovation projects, cost savings teams as supply project manager and is the communication conduit for e.g. ideas, new technology, material cost, availability, risk, opportunity, supplier capital requirements etc. between the internal supply management groups, business operating teams and supply base. Communicates output of Supplier Evaluation Program and develops and follows up corrective action and review process with internal customers, supplier relationship managers and suppliers. Relevant supply chain skills: Creating value through SC (BA) Optimizing SC performance (BA) Managing sustainability in SC ( WK) Procurement skills Holding people accountable. Bias for action Developing self and Other Understand category & functional strategies & procurement strategies (WK) Procurement strategy formulation (BA) competitive bidding, supplier negotiation , contractual supplier engagement (BA) supplier qualification & on-boarding (WK) supplier performance measurement & engagement (WK) Partnering with suppliers to win (BA) Evidence based measurement for sustainability (WK) Relevant general skills Negotiation. Communication. Time Management. Project management. People Management. Problem solving. Proactivity Team Commitment.
Unilever 6th October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 18, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The People Experience Lead (PEL) is the primary contact for all Unilever SC 6 th October plants’ line managers and employees for a better experience through key employee moments such as on-boarding; role move; time off; etc. They work with various teams within the HR network to enable a smooth end-to-end employee experience for employees' day-to-day HR needs. PEL is responsible for ensuring that employee policies, practices and programs are consistently applied and aligned with labor law regulations. PEL also plays a key role for knowledge management and feeding insights into enhancing artificial intelligence of the technology platforms. JOB SUMMARY Ensure each employee has a great experience in any of the Key Employee Moments. Is the single point of contact for employees and line managers regarding all queries relevant to HR systems and processes; to enable a flawless end-to-end experience for day to day HR needs. Takes a proactive, strategic approach to employee relations by identifying employee relations trends, recommending solutions that address root-cause of issue and taking actions for execution. Works closely with the HR Business Partner, Payroll, Reward, Global Mobility, Data Specialist and Talent Acquisition Team, and provides support and subject matter expertise to recommend appropriate action to resolve disputes. Ensures that our employees and line managers experience the best we have to offer, using client-facing, customer care; problem solving, and analytical skills to ensure tasks are actioned to the highest possible standard. Responsible for ensuring consistency of employee policies, practices, and programs. Ensures alignment of HR policies and procedures with the Egyptian Labor Law. Provides operational support and guidance on performance improvement, disciplinary, grievance, absence, redundancy processes, etc. in line with local governance and legislation; this includes case management of these examples through to conclusion. Works with internal HR team to ensure policies/processes are updated. KEY REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree in Management, HR or any related field. 3-5 Years working in HR Operations or as an HR Generalist in a manufacturing environment. Background in employee relations and case management. Comprehensive knowledge in Egyptian employment & Labor Law. Ability to work independently and in a teamwork environment
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 17, 2018
Full Time
I. Position Summary Purpose of the role is to drive Unilever’s Category Net Revenue Realization through defining holistic Net Revenue Strategies and then seeing them through to execution. The scope spans all five Net Revenue Levers according to the framework: The Net Revenue Management Manager is the key business partner to Marketing, who owns NRM in the country. The individual will lead a small ‘center of excellence’ team to drive best practice and the ‘day to day’ implementation of NRM into the Brand Building function and the wider commercial business. The NRM Manager introduces best-in-class Net Revenue Management processes in Marketing including the co-ordination between BB, CD, CMI, SC and Finance Il. Position Responsibilities (Expected Work) Appropriate NRM tools are used to generate relevant fact-based output insights (according to Playbook) … - … these insights are used to drive better commercial decision-making including feeding into BD … - … these decisions are incorporated in all formal marketing and customer plans (NRM Charter) … - … these plans are executed, measured and evaluated to create a virtuous cycle of net revenue improvement - Provide direction on the preparation of all planning events (budgets, forecasts, etc.) incorporating all the key NRM sub-levers (NPD, pricing, promo discounts, mix) - Work with the central team to improve capability for Net Revenue Maximization, including the acquisition and processing of appropriate data; business and IT processes; performance-monitoring and reviewing; constant improvement On Pack-Price architecture the NRM Manager works closely with marketing in order to: - Lead the Pack-Price strategy recommendations (Levers 1-2) - Ensure the Core of the Core is ‘alive’ and support a ‘winning portfolio’ SKU range - Ensure Marketing/ CMI teams perform Pricing analysis (including 9-box matrix, elasticity by brand/pack/channel, competitive positioning, and internal profitability status) to draw up detailed Brand pricing actions - Support Marketing/ CMI teams to track Category Pack Price Architecture (PPA) by channel, to perform pack size profitability/ positioning (at the sales channel level, to overlay on Brand strategies) and propose Pack Innovation actions where possible Specifically on Trade Promotions the NRM Manager works closely with Marketing and CD in order to: - Ensure the Promotion Strategy is annually defined by Marketing at Category/ Brand/ Channel/ Key Customer level incorporating Brand Strategy and planned Promotion Budget - Support teams to define/ update Category Promotion Guiderails by Channel/ Key Customer - Improve effectiveness of trade promotional activities and investments - Perform analysis to review historical promotional activities to draw up guidelines and recommend allocation of trade promotion budget by channel and category Capability Development - Ensure key Net Revenue Management principles are understood by holders of key positions in Marketing, Customer Development, CMI, Supply Chain and Finance - Run periodically Category NRM maturity assessment and define the NRM Capability Roadmap - Facilitate local training programs for key decision makers and new comers Experience 1.) Ideal candidate should have an experience in both marketing and CCD role 2.) 4-5 years min customer, analytical and or financial experience preferred 3.) Knowledge of advanced analytics including pricing and promotion in a CPG, multi-tier pricing environment 4.) Ability to create and deliver advanced analytical models (Consumer and Financial) 5.) Process and analytic experience
Unilever 6th October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 17, 2018
Full Time
Main Accountabilities The Site Quality Management role focuses on factory operations, implementing, executing, improving and providing technical quality support to manufacturing site, Engineering, TIM (Technical Innovation Management) teams for Quality Management System (QMS) compliance, innovation execution, quality risk management and quality improvement. Key responsibilities - Supports deploying of UL Quality strategy, governance and goals through specific Quality projects and targets. - Supports in enhancing and change mindset through trainings. - Ensure HACCP plans for the site are designed and operated to assure product safety - Supports ensuring compliance to product technology GMP requirements - Supports in Quality management for resolution of quality / consumer safety issues - Supports engineering studies to approve, evaluate or certify new or modified equipment capabilities (relative to quality attributes or performance) and identify specific design reviews for such aspects as hygienic design - Supports ensuring that quality requirements / considerations are managed for VIP changes - Supports changes to existing and new materials suppliers through activities that assure quality / hygienic control processes are in place and operating effectively, e.g. follow up on audit action plans - Supports ensuring that quality / hygiene control plans are established for production site changes or production capacity increases - Supports ensuring consumer safety and product quality in newly acquired Make sites by assessing compliance to UL Quality requirements and driving improvement plans to close gaps - Supports Quality Management System deployment and continuous improvement through support to WCM Quality Pillar and Virtual Sites - Supports resolving consumer/ customer product and package complaints and CRQS issues through analysis of care-line and CRQS audit information to identify improvements - Supports Factory Management with the Quality efforts to raise visibility and set priorities for Quality improvement - Determines quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes. - Establishes statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error; determining levels of confidence. - Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations. - Analyze quality performance utilizing using statistical and analytical tools and methods. - Implement methods to inspect, test and evaluate reliability, precision, reliability and accuracy of processes, products and production equipment. - Develop and establish quality procedures and systems for inspecting plans, quality trends, statistical plan price estimates and technical quality proposal plans. - Ensure process control documents adhere with set requirements. - Ensure on time processing of non-conforming components. - Assist disposition process by involving in failure analysis and suggest corrective actions as Material Review Board member. - Coordinate with suppliers and customers relating to quality trends, performance and corrective action. - Verify conformance and productivity of quality engineering system through supplier audits and surveys. - Initiate programs to enhance supplier performance. - Interact with product development committees to inspect and review engineering releases. - Review all product quality aspects like planning, manufacturing methods and process specifications. - Interact with manufacturing and engineering teams to optimize documentation related to quality and inspection checks. - Report and supply subassemblies as well as finish goods following Device Master Record. - Interact with Quality Control Packaging team to conduct Technician Training Program after evaluating Quality Inspections Techniques. - Assist manufacturing scrap performance evaluation and management. Relevant Experience - 0 – 2 Years of Experience in Quality related Field - Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering Background is a MUST - Experience in Manufacturing, FMCG is an asset Required Skills - Strong Communications skills - Problem solving skills - Managing Conflict - Managing & Leading Change
Unilever Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
On the 2 nd July 2018 Unilever completed the sale of the Spreads Business and it is now under the new ownership of KKR as “Upfield”, therefore any successful applicants will be employed by “Upfield Foods” not Unilever. For more details on Upfield, please click here . Regional Payroll Lead WL2 Based in Nigeria - Managing Africa Middle East & Turkey (AMET Region) Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry. About Upfield! Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves. Your Role You will work with the global payroll project team and 3rd party payroll providers to ensure the successful set-up of the new Upfield payrolls in all countries in the region. You will also act as a key operational and transactional payroll lead who is the interface between HR/ Line Managers/Finance and Employees in the countries you are responsible for. Main Responsibilities Payroll Transition Project: Work with the new payroll providers on designing, testing and setting up the new payrolls Responsible for the parallel running and sign off of the new and old payrolls Enter inputs into the new payroll once Parallel Testing starts Compare the outputs from the legacy system to the outputs from the new system, resolve the output deltas, and re-test. Create Standard Operating Procedures for sign-off Coordinate with all in country HR, Finance and Tax teams on getting ready for the payroll go live in their country Be the main receiver of the payroll knowledge transfer from the Unilever payroll teams Review and sign-off of process flows incl. manual loads/updates UAT test case completion e.g. validation of reports, post management, employee pay maintenance, pay costing and ledgers, pay awards and arrears, third party inputs/outputs Regional Payroll Delivery: Responsible for the effective and timely payroll delivery in all countries in the region Data Gathering/Validation/Notification of Upfield requirements and rule changes ( Demographic data, Fixed & flexible compensation, Expenses & Benefits, Policy rules/entitlements, GL coding, Equity - RSU, PSU, Timesheets data, Pension data, etc.) Mass data entry of exceptional payments/variable pay/overtime (e.g. Bonus) elements Make sure that all Legal, business and payroll tax requirements in the countries are met Vendor management of the new payroll vendors Payroll final sign-off for each country in each pay cycle General Responsibilities Ensuring all HR information is managed and updated accurately and effectively. Prepare and complete mass upload templates for major data changes. Pay review prep and groundwork, e.g. reward benchmarking, forecasts etc. HR Project Work – as required, bring their specialist skills to the table to assist on various HR projects required to enable the HR and business agenda. Skills, Experience and Qualifications At least 10 years’ experience managing payrolls in different countries with a deep knowledge of all local payroll, legal and tax requirements and procedures. Experience running complex payrolls in multiple countries Management of third-parties across regions Ability to communicate in English and Turkish/French , is an additional advantage. Communication and influencing skills – building strong relationships with the HR Business Partners, Finance Managers, Tax, etc. Customer service focus – always going the extra step to ensure satisfaction Completer-finisher – never leaves tasks incomplete, and ensures processes are followed to their conclusion (Probably a bit of a perfectionist) Attention to detail is critical – able to identify the smallest variations and discrepancies in payroll Organisation of workload is critical – being able to manage multiple requests and prioritise activities Your Personal Power! :- At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete. Mission Statement At Upfield our purpose is clear……Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet! If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the FMCG business, ad would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Matchmakers! On the 2 nd July 2018 Unilever completed the sale of the Spreads Business and it is now under the new ownership of KKR as “Upfield”, therefore any successful applicants will be employed by “Upfield Foods” not Unilever. For more details on Upfield, please click here .
Unilever Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE To collate information for customers and channel sales activities and report in a form for management decision making. The role acts as the owner for master data policy, dependency and correctness of master data and oversees processing of the master data creation / change request from Distributors. JOB SUMMARY Acts as the liaison contact between Field Sales Team and Head office Loading of IQ targets and sales targets and management of the Leveredge Help Desk Oversee deployment of Finance module across all distributors Manage and maintain Territory Manager route control database, reporting and functionality Generate Leveredge monthly reports that include, Perfect stores report, EFOS report, FCS report, COTC report by FSR and Outlet details reports Owns Leveredge system SOPs and processes Ensure that the promotions are running well with no issues and are on time. Ensure that Distributor teams are able to differentiate SKUs and with the right case configuration. Testing of new functionality on the Leveredge system before it is fully implemented to the Unilever Teams. Handling any issue relation to Leveredge. Make the necessary changes done on the price list and circulate to all Territory Managers, Regional Account Managers and Key account managers on time. Manage the Leveredge Help desk which is from a 3rd Party Provider-Servetech Logging of Change requests from the Business to the solution providers Being the key contact person between the Global Leveredge team and the business with full representation of the business to the Global and Africa CD team. Communication to the Field team, Distributors on system issues, updates, downtimes KEY REQUIREMENTS Information Technology qualification Practical knowledge of Leveredge, SAP, LODR,BW Experience in reporting SQL scripting Data analysis experience Service management (ITIL desirable) Project management skills
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The Channel & Category Development Assistant plays a critical role in supporting Channel & Category Development strategically and operationally. The strategic element of the role requires the implementation of Category marketing plans into both channel & customer specific plans, thereby working jointly with marketing and customer to ensure internal strategies are externalised. The operational day to day tasks of the category include; supporting the channel & category development on Sales & operations (S&OP) (Demand forecast). Managing National Account Manager (NAM) budgets and BBT Spends. Cascading a clear brief & KPIs by 6Ps for the customer development team to execute; i.e distribution tracking, pricing & innovation. The CCD Assistant works closely with sub-functions (National Account Managers, Shopper Marketing, Trade Category Management & operations) within the customer development team as well as cross business functions (Marketing, finance, supply chain) JOB SUMMARY: Customer Facing Category Strategy/ Market Development: Support & develop category strategic plans through IBP – CCD Assistant is an integral part of brand community; provides Customer, channel lens to brand JTBD; input into innovation / renovation business cases (e.g. pack size by channel, pricing, distribution & trade margins) & is the face of customer in all Project Team Meetings. Channel Strategies incl. Ecommerce/ Omni-Channel by geography to win in-store/ online: Supports the Channel strategies incl. new (ecommerce, omni-channel) and traditional channels (e.g. TT Food, Drug, etc.) by geography to win in-store/ online. Supports the CCD and is responsible for the implementation of the Internal Category business Plan that helps shape the CFCS part of the IBP Process Will analyse and implement actions for category COTC KPI’s i.e. Improvement of distribution and OSA & feed this into S&OP : Consolidates all CD input into S&OP and supports the S&OP output (month 1-3) – they will support/drive CD business performance in the month and quarter. Holistic Customer Investment (Trade, Shopper Marketing, In-Store etc) : Supports the CCD whom holds the ownership of TTS at category level - tracks and redistribution/trade off of spend by channel and customer to drive growth strategies – Input category P&L into planning quarterly/monthly financial forecasts Input into holistic shaping of customer/ channel investment (shopper marketing, trade marketing, in-store) The CCD Assistant must ensure that all pricing, dealing levels and master data information is up to date. They also need to ensure all key information is available and ready for priority meetings. KPI’s: Deliver/ land the month and quarter plan USG and Market Share of small ‘C’ Promotions / TTS management & budgets Distribution KPI/ CotC, Forecasting accuracy Key Interface: Category Business Team (CCBT) Leads Category Marketing Team/ Brand Managers Customer Development Leadership Team Country CCD Network CD Finance Business Partner Customer Management Supply Chain KEY REQUIREMENTS: - B.com preferred (beneficial: Marketing and Finance Majors) Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in Marketing or Sales in FMCG Industry Cross-functional experience in Supply chain, Finance considered a plus Project management experience is beneficial Strong analytical skills, financial aptitude and attention to detail Strong stakeholder management in influential skills High business acumen Logical & sound thinker Gap Skills: Channel Strategy, Customer Service Excellence, Trade Investment & Pricing, shopper Insight, Perfect Store, Joint Business Planning, Route To Market
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE An incumbent at this level will perform routine manual and/or routine clerical functions in receiving, handling, storing and delivering stock and ensure that the work performed is in accordance with instructions and procedures received from the immediate supervisor. JOB SUMMARY Establish the optimum Spares requirements and maintain Stock holdings equipment’s and factory consumables. Checks stock against packing slips or invoices determining if there are shortages, damages, missing goods, etc., and may sign for same. Removes items from stock to fill orders from authorized requisitions. Delivers and/or may pick up stock or other items to departments or offices concerned. Assists in counting and recording inventory. Assists in keeping stockroom, warehouse and loading area in a clean and orderly condition. Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team. Reduce costs due to overstocking and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment through working to eliminate waste and through the correct management of waste and hazardous materials. Ensure that all aspects of Quality within the area of responsibility are in accordance with local Quality procedures to protect and promote the brand and product. Promote the development of a highly effective team through strong communication, leading by example whilst keeping focused on goals and targets. Great teams and great leaders will achieve superior performance. KEY REQUIREMENTS Post Apprenticeship Skill level in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (as graded by national standards). Formal manufacturing qualification in World Class Manufacturing. Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns, training courses etc and emergency cover. Qualifications in Reading and Comprehension, Writing and Mathematics. This will support report writing, data analysis, leadership and communication skills amongst others. Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM-PM and the impact this has on the Key Performance Indicators in the production area (PQSCDMI); must understand the critical inter-relation between PM and AM in WCM. Has the ability to identify, prioritise and address problems using appropriate tools and techniques that eliminate recurrence.
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE The role is responsible for monitoring quality compliance during the production as per the established quality control plan; receiving and analysing oils on delivery; ensuring compliance to good laboratory practices; ensuring compliance to personnel hygiene rules; ensuring cleaning and sanitation standards in the factory are adhered to and inspecting and releasing products in SAP. JOB SUMMARY Carry out analysis as per the established methods and advise the stakeholders in case of non-conformity; Good report writing skills Review and implementation of safety standards that must be adhered to in the laboratory Ensure proper disposal of used chemicals and other consumables-including broken glass-ware and used agar plates. Ensure accurate sampling to avoid generation of waste from excessive sampling; Ensure quick turn-around of analysis to avoid any waste due to delay in analysis Review of documentation to include process reviews and new products; Look out for waste generating activities and propose ways of reducing it Be proactive, to share results of analysis at the earliest opportunity and propose course of action when the results are out-of-spec; Document actions taken in different non-conformances for future reference when the issue recurs KEY REQUIREMENTS HND /Diploma in a science course-Food science and technology, Microbiology, Analytical chemistry; Biochemistry Quality assurance and quality control experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company. Basic computer skills Ability to carry-out root-cause analysis for quality defects and complaints Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns and training courses Able to work in a standing position especially during analysis and troubleshooting exercises. Able to work in a standing position especially during analysis and troubleshooting exercises.
Unilever Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Manage engineering stores across ordering, receiving, counting, safeguarding, issuing and disposal of stock items within the store and engineering department. Ensure that all non-Packaging and Ingredients stock requirements are met. Implement, manage and improve on the stores systems. Manage supplier relationships, account status’, order management, Goods Received Notes, order queries and assist the broader site team. JOB SUMMARY Ensure the ordering, receiving, issuing and disposal of stores stock is undertaken in accordance with procedures at all times Ensure correct and timely capturing of delivery notes and invoices Process all new stock take-on and ensure that bins are allocated for new stock items Always Establish and manage systems to monitor the stock and inventory in the store including current stock levels Ensure minimum and maximum stock thresholds are always maintained Initiate the ordering of replacement stock when minimum stock levels have been reached Ensure that inventory is organised to facilitate accessibility and safety for the store Plan and manage regular stock take to ensure reconciliation between records and actuals Continuously improve processes to increase stores efficiency and reduce costs Prepare and provide monthly inventory reports as deemed required by Management Provide a full report on all stock outs on a weekly basis and control the cost of stores inventory Monitor where the inventory is being issued to and how much each department is spending Always Enforce health and safety rules Always Manage the systems for safeguarding the stock in the stores by ensuring that there are adequate security systems in place Update and communicate key performance indicators, best practices as well as current performance to the store team and key parties Raise orders for the engineering team and source non-stock items required Manage open order report and provide commentary and improvements Ensure that all accounts with key suppliers are up to date and maintain supplier relationships KEY REQUIREMENTS Matric/ Grade 12 with Mathematics Diploma or Certificate in Warehouse Management (one year) or Supply Chain Management 1-3 years relevant experience in a stores or warehouse environment Relevant SAP experience Proficient in MS Excel
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE Unilever Food Solutions is the global food service business of Unilever, operating in 74 countries. We are industry leaders, providing innovative and high-quality professional food ingredients and value-adding services. Our ingredients are used by chefs to create nutritious and delicious meals that delight their customers. A career with us will see you working with chefs and distributive partners on a daily basis. As a Customer Development Consultant you will be able to share our genuine passion for food – it’s what makes our employees unique and helps Unilever Food Solutions stay ahead of the competition. CDC is to provide a win-win situation for UFS and the customer where UFS wins with increased products in the pantry as well as increased volume usage and the customer wins with solutions that help increase his revenue and/or efficiency in his establishment. Become a trusted advisor to their Foodservice customer by providing complete culinary solutions based on a clear understanding of the customer’s business, macro environment, Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) products and Unilever Food Solution capabilities. JOB SUMMARY Geographical location to be covered: Durban – South Coast – Kokstad Dedicated to Hotels and Restaurants Put together an effective route plan to achieve maximum call rate efficiencies each day for the quarter. Conduct excellent research, preparation and planning to achieve the relevant objectives for both UFS and the customer. This includes Analysis of the customer's micro (Business objectives, kitchen constraints, staff capability, storage facilities, production processes, wastage etc.) and macro environment (Trends, competitors, distributors, economic climate etc.) Analysis of UFS products and capabilities so that the right solutions can be matched to the gaps or opportunities found in the customer analysis. Setting SMART call objectives for each customer. (At least 2 per call.) Preparation to handle potential objections. Prepare questions to gain insight and lead customer to the right solution. Secure the necessary resources to demonstrate to the customer the relevant solution. E.g. Chef Support in call, products needed for wet demonstrations, financial tools, product brochures etc. In call follow up previous sold solutions, conduct the pantry check, and then present new opportunities based on real insight from the research & analysis done. Use the knowledge gained, from culinary training, to conduct effective product demonstrations to secure new line listings or gain increased volume usage with either new menu applications or into existing dishes while also showing how the solution will increase the customers' revenue and or improve efficiencies. Take transfer orders or ensure order is placed with distributor of new line listings and other relevant solution products. Capture all call info and output onto iPad - Armstrong system (electronic capturing) Work with Distributor reps to grow the number of operators using UFS products as well as Assist in training and upskilling during time in trade. 50% devoted to calling on customers/finding new customers 20% conducting demonstrations/sampling 20% to Analysis (Research, Analysis & Planning) 10% of time spent with DSRS and TS - in trade and implementing training/upselling to operators More time spent with A and B customers Create & Implement the Customer Account Plan to: Determine the most effective way to reach targets, identify & address gaps and fix incorrect ranging in the customer's offering. Ensure the Plan makes the most of the sales mix, promotional opportunities and marketing activities. Manage & control budgets, return on investment, revenue & margins in line with Customer Plan percentage's. Ensure Category Management is done along with a Joint Business Plan. Follow through with Planogram in Cash & Carry The account plan provides the platform from which all activities & focus is then derived. (Research, Analysis & Planning) Key Stake Holders: Trade development consultants, distributor reps, marketing, Unilever chefs, CD ops team Primary Focus Areas: Restaurants, hotels KEY REQUIREMENTS Matric Tertiary qualification is beneficial (preferably within the culinary industry) 2-3 years working experience within a culinary background, alternatively sales experience within the food industry. Drivers Lic is essential MS office
Unilever Sixth of October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
The main purpose of the role: Supports the local category agenda linked to a C4G mindset Supports the implementation of regional / local R&D elements of the Category innovation program Delivers the savings agenda for NAMET, and bringing forth new ideas based on local benchmarking Understands the local market, competitors, and can initiate local opportunities and lead these to market Supports the SC agenda as required by the program Project leadership as a TPL being fully operational in project management skills Main Accountabilities Responsible for driving deploy excellence across NAMET organization through successful execution of new formulation and processing development. The role entails owning the all aspects of the product mix, and manages it to promote brilliant execution and maintain compliance to Unilever ’ s quality system, legal and regulatory requirements. Partner with other functions to identify value improvement projects, develop and implement strategy, and assist in setting strategic technical direction. Provide support for innovation projects through project management, including such activities as collaborating to develop business cases, defining business and/ or technical requirements, and preparing detailed project plans and schedules. Generate project/technical risk assessments and provide mitigating plans Partner with Local Market Activation in providing technical activation/promotional support for market introductions and support maximizing impact technology for the category. Monitor Competitor activity, supporting Global Design and Regional Deploy with regional consumer needs and insights. Has a working knowledge of how to understand the local market, include consumers, competitors, and 3rd party capability manufacturing capability Responsible for managing quality and product safety in the Operating Company, providing the link to the Supply Chain and Personal Care Regional R&D. Assists or lead - as appropriate/ agreed with the Personal Care Regional R&D Teams the seamless incorporation of new product technology/mixes into the Local Supply Chain. Support SC on any third party activities for PC products Implement/adapt regional/global technical specs of Packaging for local Supply Chain, in consultation with the appropriate Personal Care Regional R&D Design Team. Autonomous in decision making process on various task/projects being handled from time to time Qualifications Degree in Chemical engineering or a Science Degree KEY COMPETENCIES: Technical: Strong IT skills` Fluency in oral and written English Planning skills Project Management skills Behavioural: Strong communication skills Works independently and can work with remote teams Organised Rigour (attention to detail) Team player and can collaborate Sense for high quality work
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE Responsible for delivering specialised maintenance within the Factory and setting the Maintenance Strategy for the respective production area. The Technician Craft Multi-Skilled is professionally competent and qualified to operate safely at a post apprentice level in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. She/he must be a mentally agile and advanced problem solver who is able to maximise equipment output through improvements and modifications whilst minimising waste. The Technician Craft Multi-Skilled is able to coach and develop the Operator's core technical skills. JOB SUMMARY Technical –identify and establish the optimum Maintenance Strategy and Maintenance Regimes for allocated equipment. Depending on the mix of Engineering disciplines offered by the candidate, other core technical capabilities include: Mechanical - Maintenance Specialist and user of Condition Based Monitoring; Mechanical - Deep knowledge of Automation and Control; Electrical - Optimize control instrumentation and sensors and PLC - Produce a Program for a PLC to Control a Specified Process supported by appropriate documentation. Safety - Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team. Environment - Reduce costs due to waste and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment through working to eliminate waste and through the correct management of waste and hazardous materials. Quality - Ensure that all aspects of Quality within the area of responsibility are in accordance with local Quality procedures to protect and promote the brand and product. Leadership - Promote the development of a highly effective team through strong communication, leading by example whilst keeping focused on goals and targets. Great teams and great leaders will achieve superior performance. Continuous Improvement - Use performance measures to identify and prioritize losses in production area. Apply rigorous Cost Deployment and the Zero loss concept to eliminate losses. WCM - Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM and the impact this has on the Key Performance Indicators in the production area (PQSCDMI); must understand the critical inter-relation between WCM and TPM. KEY REQUIREMENTS Post Apprenticeship Skill level in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (as graded by national standards). Formal manufacturing qualification in World Class Manufacturing. Core Engineering Skills – Manufacturing experience of using the minimum of the two Engineering Disciplines required by the role; Mechanical; Electrical or Programme Logic Control. Experience of working as part of an extended team within the manufacturing sector. Proven analytical skills. Programme Logic Control qualifications. Experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company. Experience as a team member within a project Management team with an awareness of project management tools and techniques. Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns, training courses etc and emergency cover. WCM - Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM and the impact this has on the Key Performance Indicators in the production area (PQSCDMI); must understand the critical inter-relation between WCM and TPM.
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 15, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Help tax team in handling all tax returns & audits. JOB SUMMARY Submit all types of tax returns/forms (CT, VAT, Stamp & WHT); Help in preparing all types of Tax Authority’s requirements analysis and documentation; Dealing with Tax Authority in tax matters & payments; Handling ad-hoc tasks as assigned KEY REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Accounting is a must Good English skills is a must 2-4 years of experience in finance Experience in taxation, audit firms is preferred SAP knowledge is preferred Good knowledge of MSO (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint...)
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 15, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE The People Experience Lead (PEL) is the primary contact for all Unilever line managers and employees for a better experience through key employee moments such as on-boarding; career growth; role move; time off; etc. They work with various teams within the HR network to enable a smooth end-to-end employee experience for employees' day-to-day HR needs. They play a key role for knowledge management and feeding insights into enhancement of artificial intelligence of the technology platforms. JOB SUMMARY Serves as the first point of contact for employees & managers when it comes to end-to-end HR policies and procedures. Provides operational support and guidance on performance improvement, disciplinary, grievance, absence, redundancy processes, etc. in line with local governance and legislation; this includes case management of these examples through to conclusion. Provides support and subject matter expertise to recommend appropriate action to resolve disputes. Leverages resources to maximise productivity and ensure timely resolution of activities. As People Experience Lead, you will ensure our employees and line managers experience the best we have to offer, using your client-facing, customer care; problem solving, and analytical skills to ensure tasks are actioned to the highest possible standard. Ensures that employee policies, practices, and programs are consistently applied across client groups and the company. KEY REQUIREMENTS University Degree in Business Administration, National Higher Diploma in Human Resource Proficient & broad understanding of HR systems and processes Superior interpersonal and communication skills Solid customer care and relationship management skills Ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively, as well as ability to influence others Strong analytical skills and attention to detail Ability to anticipate needs and solve problems proactively Strong multi-tasking skills with a comfort in maintaining multiple, often conflicting, priorities, and deadlines 2-4 years of HR generalist experience
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: To plan, coordinate and lead the maintenance activities of the Factory JOB SUMMARY Ensure that all the safety requirements and measurements are followed. Manage the factory Utility assets in a safe, environmentally sound and efficient manner. Ensuring that all employees under their control are aware of their individual responsibilities tasks and targets for health and safety. Raising the efficiency of equipment to produce products with high quality Managing the engineering and maintenance resource in support of plant safety, quality, cost and efficiency goals. Increase the availability of machines with high performance Support and participate actively as a WCM steering committee and support the factory improvements efforts. Assess the pending maintenance jobs, priorities and plan for the maintenance technician. Advise the spare part requirements for the Engineering Stores Undertake the Engineering improvements projects for the Factory Decrease maintenance cost by: Studied modifications of weak points Improved maintenance plan Develop programs to improve the technical skills, efficiency and effectiveness in the Maintenance. Supervise and ensure that the maintenance team is performing by the required standards. Assess the technicians in the trouble shooting whenever necessary. KEY REQUIREMENTS Mechanical Engineering, or Electromechanical Engineer, or Mechatronics Engineering educational background is a MUST Min. 2 years of mechanical maintenance engineering experience in factories ( FMCG preferred)