Associate Strategy Manager

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Title: Associate Strategy Manager

Job Description

As an Associate Strategy Manager , you will be responsible for leading, building and leveraging relationships with assigned cus tomers within the Grocery Division. You will be responsible for managing customer focused initiatives from i dentif ication to implement ation and will have plenty of opportunity to present out your results both internally and externally. The ideal candidate is curious , a natural dot connector and constantly looking for opportunities to unlock revenue generation , cost savings, and efficienc ies.

The Associate Strategy Manager is a customer facing role that will be partnering with internal customer development, various functions within supply chain and external customer collaboration engagements .

R ole Responsibilities

  • Bravely challenge the status quo of the business , gain customer intimacy, and positively work with stakeholders to implement change.
  • Forge positive relationships with Sales and Supply Chain Planning. Create a reputation for excellence, customer obsession and purposeful passion.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects and strategic collaborative customer initiative across the integrated supply chains to improve Unilever performance as measured by the custom er, drive revenue generation, forecast improvement and cost savings .
  • Lean into digital and u se report and role automation techniques to unlock human potential and drive improved execution for Unilever.
  • Coach, mentor and develop the talent within our team.


Apply for this job if...

  • You're a strategy guru: You can conduct thorough analysis of a customers' supply chain and/or initiatives using process mapping and other techniques. After completing analysis, you should be able to strategize and recommend actions required to implement improvements internally and externally.
  • You're a dot connector: You can see the "big picture" in analyzing and/or solving complex and sometimes focused issues so that modifications could allow Unilever to leverage initiatives with other customers.
  • You're a changemaker: You have mastered working with white space and can identify new techniques and data to gain new customer or channel insights. Overcoming the reluctance of the customer in sharing pertinent data for improvements
  • You're a paradox navigator: Evaluating trade-off between time, cost and service to satisfy both Unilever and its customers. You should be a n expert of your Customer and navigate continual change via customer initiatives that could counterbalance Unilever SC directives.


Desired Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills, communication and collaboration abilities
  • C omfortable with finding insights from d ata and making them meaningful to all levels of employees
  • Able to influence and lead a project effectively


  • Experience with Alteryx, Power BI, Tableau, SAS or any other ETL/data visualization process is a plus


Requirements

  • 3+ years of supply chain experience: operations, S&OP, modelling, planning, replenishment, etc.
  • Excel Knowledge


  • Undergraduate Degree


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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law.For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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