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Unilever Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 15, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The main purpose of this role is to provide Finance leadership in the following areas: Drive and shape business performance by partnering the Business Unit MD, and the 5 Country Directors for each market Performance analysis and interventions for delivery of in-year financial targets Provide pivotal leadership and decision-making support on the broader Divisional agenda around strategic planning, target setting and key resource allocation decisions Provide leadership – influencing senior stakeholders to deliver results, leading and influencing teams JOB SUMMARY Lead engagement with MCO Leadership team on MCO targets, Annual Operating Plan, and financial forecast submissions Lead the MCO Annual Operating Plan process Lead working capital forecasting for the 5 countries Prepare the total MCO forecast for the MCO by country (assumptions, risks, opportunities, cash up) on a monthly basis, prepare supporting analysis and participate in review of these forecasts with both Country Directors and Category Vice Presidents Performance Management Sign off and submission of Management results by country Partner the functional directors on their Overheads budgets and tracking these to ensure savings are delivered Drive Gross Margin Improvement Drive Zero Based Budgeting and returns from marketing investment Drive the pricing agenda, leveraging NRM Customer Development Lead the Customer Development Finance team to partner the Customer team in delivering profitable growth Drive Key Distributor Return on Working Capital Partner customer team in coming up with strategies to accelerate growth in future markets Review and approval of OPSOs (promotion analysis and ROI) Credit Limit Review every quarter Business partner the CCD and Category teams on pricing strategy Talent & Teams Provide leadership and development for WL1s in the markets and own the talent strategy for the Finance team in the MCO Interface with and influence the finance leads in the markets Champion Diversity & Inclusion, building actions into recruitment and development 5. Integration of SEA and SA FET Together with SA FET Director, land integration of one Southern Africa Finance Excellence Team Transition Division Business Partners to SA Finance team such that NFM focuses on Country Performance Management, and performance management of divisions is moved to the South Africa Finance team KEY REQUIREMENTS Professional Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree plus professional qualification (CA/ACMA/MBA or equivalent). 7-10 years’ experience in various aspects of Finance Strong business partnering credentials with a proven track record Essential: Influencing others (especially those more senior and not reporting to you) Influencing skills to manage others who do not directly report to you is a key focus in this role – ensuring that you deliver the agenda you need to with the help of others who may have competing time priorities Solid understanding of different areas of Finance (controllership advantageous)
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
Professional sourcing of logistics services (Surface Transportation, Warehousing, Freight, logistics equipment) meeting the specified needs of the Business at most competitive commercial terms. Directly Manage an annual spend of Euro 200 Million and a team of 4 Assistant Procurement managers. Key Accountabilities: Leveraged Buying: Consistently leverage volumes across Africa based on Logistics’ spend forecasts to maximize terms from suppliers; Strategic Sourcing: Capitalizing on the Low Cost models and develop regional/global vendors • Forward Planning: Design cost effective solutions based on the 8 Quarter deliver capacity and capabilities roadmap developed by Supply Chain Logistics • Buying Process Improvement: improve negotiations through rigorous implementation of the 7 steps of strategic sourcing and developing appropriate sourcing strategies • Logistics support: Equipment/ component standardization (e.g. MHEs), strategic vendor development and ongoing vendor relationship management to ensure service /support infrastructure is made available. This will also include inputs from Benchmarking exercises and sign off design, usage requirements etc; One Unilever: Work within Global network of buyers to leverage Global opportunities. • Identification, filtering and development of capabilities of new and existing service providers • Development and governance of Joint Business Development Plans with key strategic suppliers. • Follow market conditions, prepare price trends and formulate future markets trends for the business. • Support the Logistics Supply Chain with accurate price forecasting for Logistics spends. Prepares information on purchase prices and conditions to enable proper budgeting and cash forecasting. • Delivery of the Cost and cash targets for the Globally managed warehouses • Manage supply chain issues (e.g. crisis management). • Measure and manage overall performance of suppliers The work involved for the procurement manager is as under: 1. Supply Market Intelligence and Analysis 1.1 Collecting Relevant Information 1.2 Analysing Supply and Demand Market Behaviour 1.3 Understanding Key Cost Drivers and Price Trends 1.4 Applying Market Insights 1.5 Communicating and Sharing Market Intelligence 2. Supply Strategy Development and Implementation 2.1 Translating and Aligning with Logistics operations Strategies 2.2 Performing Risk Analysis 2.3 Formulating and Implementing the Sourcing Strategy aligned with business needs 2.4 Negotiating (Running processes such as tendering, RFP, cost model based, spot buying, commodity hedging etc.) 2.5 Developing Strategic Sourcing 2.6 Communicating Procurement Strategies to the Business 3. Supplier Selection and Development 3.1 Analysing Suppliers 3.2 Screening and Selecting Suppliers 3.3 Constructing Supplier Agreements 3.4 Assessing Supplier Performance 3.5 Supplier Qualification 4. Managing Alliances and Relationships 4.1 Assessing and Reviewing the Supplier Relationship 4.2 Managing the Ongoing Relationship to Deliver Value to the Business 4.3 Managing a Collaborative Relationship to generate benefits for both organizations 4.4 Creating an Integrated Network 4.5 Managing Collaborative Contract Agreements with Suppliers 4.6 Delivering Deal Compliance 5. Integrating Supplier Value into the Business 5.1 Understanding logistics functional needs and ambitions 5.2 Developing and Communicating Supply Market Innovation Capabilities 5.3 Assessing Economics of Different Options 5.4 Incorporating Commercial Aspects of Supply Collaboration Professional sourcing of logistics services (Surface Transportation, warehousing, Freight, logistics equipment) meeting the specified needs of the Business at most competitive commercial terms. Directly Manage an annual spend of Euro 200 Million and a team of 4 Assistant Procurement managers. Responsibilities: Develop and align own work plan, objectives, priorities, and processes within the context of the overall global procurement and logistics priorities and processes. Identify, initiate and sustain direct interactions with appropriate internal stakeholders / functional / operating teams within the business to drive “procurement” behavior change required to meet business project objectives and facilitate implementation of the approved sourcing strategies. Conduct data gathering and analysis of internal needs. Develop and follow supply market knowledge and insight (e.g. suppliers, price trends, cost drivers, acquisitions & disposals etc.). Develop appropriate sourcing strategies. • Execute the sourcing strategy, including tendering, analysis, selection of and negotiation with suppliers, including crafting and placing of legal agreements / contracts and confidentiality agreements and ensure that all are conducted in accordance with Unilever’s code of business ethics and corporate social responsibility requirements. Ensure that supply agreements, commercial terms & conditions, specification information and pricing information including changes is communicated accurately and in a timely fashion to appropriate operational teams/individuals. Enable and facilitate the implementation of the approved sourcing strategies with appropriate ESSENTIAL An Engineering or Logistics Degree • At least 7-10 years experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, preferable with Logistics Experience
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
Position: Human Resources Business Partner-Sales and Marketing Location: Kenya MAIN JOB PURPOSE The role of HR Business Partner supports the delivery of the HR Strategy working directly with managers, advising on all HR issues and ensuring the effective execution of change. JOB SUMMARY Insights, Strategy & Solutions Uses insights on patterns within the organisation (For example people costs) to influence short-medium term business decisions Uses knowledge of emerging trends to build innovative HR solutions to respond to short term challenges and leads the HR advisors to create solutions that deliver value in line with the business and HR plans. Builds capability of managers to anticipate and pre-empt organisation issues Building Talent Supply Assesses the current and future resource and talent levels, to determine short-medium term strengths, gaps and needs. Uses analytical and experiential data to have an understanding of individual talent’s performance and potential Runs & Facilitates the talent review process, using data, reports and feedback as required. Organisational Development Influences and challenges managers on how to improve performance based on analysis of data relating to culture, values, environment, team effectiveness and change readiness Uses diagnostic tools to assess the organisation's capabilities (such as personality assessment, team diagnostic tools, employee satisfaction tools, cultural assessments, visioning and organisational effectiveness diagnostics and so on) and uses insights to feed into functional strategy. Designs and facilitates team building, culture building and change acceleration events based on diagnostic data and the needs of the business. Develops a change-ready culture by engaging stakeholders, communicating a powerful vision, working in a transparent manner and creating trust. Translates the OD strategy into achievable plans and priorities, identifying any risks to delivery and unintended consequences. Leads and influences change; develops detailed project plans, risk management strategy, assess and review the impact of solutions, stays alert to changes in context and makes appropriate corrections to strategy and solutions. Organizational Effectiveness & Analytics Increases effectiveness and productivity with innovative organisation design and analytics Assesses opportunities to outsource activity to reduce cost or increase quality of work. Communicates to line Managers the design principles for jobs (i.e. job scope, spheres of influence, accountabilities, and internal relationships.) Maintains boundaries and controls around the evaluation process in order to avoid drift. Work closely with Reward & Talent to highlight concerns or insights. Manages the execution of structural change, movements and exits Coaching Coaches to improve individual and team performance based on deep understanding of organisational development practices Demonstrates and role-models high standards of personal coaching and mentoring. Coaches managers to assess the capability, culture and environment of the team using appropriate behaviour, attitude and culture models to build appropriate interventions to improve performance Works in partnership with leaders to provide challenge, legal guidance and advice in dealing with difficult people issues in a fair, straightforward manner and without delay. Learning & Capability Development Manages the implementation of the learning and capability building plans for teams and individuals Works with managers and staff to ensure that they understand the learning and capability plans, the development infrastructure and their role in delivering it. Provides insight on prioritisation of learning and capability needs to improve performance Facilitates internal learning events and workshops, delivering content as appropriate Works with all staff to ensure goal setting processes are embedded and work appropriately. Works in partnership with expertise teams to improve capability and drive efficiencies through the use of innovative learning delivery channels. Supports managers in activating stretching but realistic career & development plans for all. Connects with high potential employee and provides coaching support on their career and development plans. Employee Relations/Industrial Relations Has strong understanding of employment law Has strong understanding of employee relations issues and how these impact employees Facilitates potential conflict situations to achieve consensus legally and ethically Performance & Reward Manages the communication and implementation of performance and reward processes and policies Challenges Org Leaders to make appropriate performance and reward decisions Analyses performance and reward information and makes recommendations to business and for structural change or adjustments to market positioning to address issues and opportunities Supports HR leaders to roll out existing programmes to the business and manage changes to ongoing programmes KEY REQUIREMENTS University graduate (post graduate qualification will be an added advantage) Should be a Certified HR Professional or a member of the IHRM Have at least 10 years working experience; 5 of which should be at a HR partnering level Ideally has had experience of HR service centre environment and/or expertise teams as well as hands-on HR management experience in the business Builds and delivers professionalism through combining commercial and HR expertise to bring value to the organisation, stakeholders and peers. Consistently leads by example. Acts with integrity, impartiality and independence, balancing personal, organisation and legal parameters. Has a deep sense of own core values and operates within personal boundaries Applies sound personal judgement in dealing with sensitive or critical information, respecting confidentiality.
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
ROLE CLASSIFICATION STATEMENT Company : Unilever Job Title : Shopper & customer marketing key retail & e-commerce assistant manager . Site : Current Grade : 1D Department : Shopper & Customer marketing Date Prepared : 1/3/2019 CRITERIA ROLE EXAMPLES WL1 Band Decision Making What is the key purpose of the role? What is the level and nature of decision making required? Purpose of the Role; The role of shopper & customer marketing Key retail & e-commerce works to deliver the triple between the shopper, customer & Unilever brands . With 120 key retails accounts & 5 E-customers this role purpose is to channel’s topline sales growth , profitability & increasing share of shelf in stores through different trade & shopper activities . Key Responsibilities Monitoring of Perfect store online KPIs & ensuring the right implementation of our 7 omni channel assets. Design fit for E-comm exclusives promotions that drive our brands conversion rates online Design & land online campaigns for E-commerce launches & customer specific events Design & plan Trade terms for new E-commerce customers openings Work closely with competitive intelligence team on up-dating organizational e-shopper understanding & translate into activities online . Management of channel trade investment & activities Perform shopper insights research activities to support activities & planning cycle. . Creating Customer marketing annual plans tailored to fit every customer dynamic. Monthly trade schemes & Exclusive promotions for the channel. Management of annual trade contracts. leading joint business planning with top customers. Plan & ensure proper execution of instore marketing to ensure brand jobs to be done are met at store level & increase products shelf offtake. Work closely with trade category management team to ensure instore visibility & perfect store metrics are met based on store thumb-print. Design & plan creative E-comm specific activities to increase brands conversion rate online. work closely with Customer category development team on annual sales plans & trade support for the channel. Knowledge What qualifications, skills, knowledge, understanding, experience and/or training are necessary to perform the role? Experience in FMCG trade marketing . Ability to analyze sales data & get insights out of it Ability to understand and analyze market shares & competitive landscape . Basic FMCG terminologies knowledge . Negotiation skills. Presentations skills . Ability to plan & execute instore events with effective cross organization communication .
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Position: Payroll Specialist Location : Kenya MAIN JOB PURPOSE The main purpose of the Payroll Specialist is to prepare and run the payroll month on month On Time In Full (OTIF) and ensure that the same is posted in the right ledgers as well as make all statutory payments as required. JOB SUMMARY Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and capturing data; Ensuring timely processing of monthly payroll. Update payroll records by capturing changes in exemptions, allowances, insurance coverage, savings deductions and any other changes that may occur within the month. Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and non-taxable wages amongst other reports. Ensure that the statutory reports such as PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, NITA and HELB are submitted to the Finance department by the end of every month Resolve payroll discrepancies after analyzing information Provide payroll information when required and address any payroll related complaints that may arise Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures; advise on any changes required; Protect payroll operations by keeping all information confidential Ensure that the company is compliant to all laws that relate to payroll processing Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. KEY REQUIREMENTS Hold a University Degree in a business-related field with an emphasis in Finance/Accounting A minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll management Experience in payroll systems technical know how Experience in ‘pool’ payroll management Financial Accounting / Association of certified chattered accountant (ACCA) / Certified public accounts is an added advantage Interpersonal skills /Customer Service High sense of confidentiality and integrity Project management skills & proficiency in Payroll Software Demonstrate strong analytical skills.
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: To ensure the production and packaging of company products, according to the production plan and within company’s quality and safety standards. JOB SUMMARY: Agrees and implements production plan with production manager. Support, guide and direct within the production plan. (e.g. if a production line breaks down, prioritise production requirements and re-allocates labour accordingly). Analyses shift results and implements any necessary changes to increase production. Ensures that quality standards are implemented and adhered to and diagnoses plant problems (fault finding) and liaises with Engineering Foreman for plant repairs and interprets fault finding to optimise production. Ensure that shift repairs and maintenance is carried out by the Team Leaders and operators to reduce the impact of downtime Conduct daily production meetings with the different production disciplines to analyse previous shift results and implements any necessary changes to meet demand. Responsible for ensuring sufficient staff and adequate raw materials. Identifies causes and costs of waste, contamination and inefficiencies and takes appropriate action to reduce these amounts. Monitor and reduce wastes such as product, raw materials, packaging, steam, air, water and electricity. Application of mass balance for Raw material usage control. Understanding of SAP system to conduct Stock take activities and daily SAP compliance activities. Monitors and ensures adherence to Company standards and SOP’s. Ensures that Plant is maintained in a high level of engineering, cleaning and Safety standard. Implements total productive maintenance to improve PQCDSMI (Production, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, Morale, and Innovation) to deliver against set Factory targets Implement recommendations from SHE, Quality or engineering. Ensures responsible management of SHE, Quality and Engineering using the SHE, Quality and Engineering Teams as Subject Matter Experts. Operational Systems: Ensure that all employees adhere to the operational systems standards (SAP, Time keeper, ABC quality, ESS, Clock cards etc) and manages the business processes defined within these operational systems. Identifies reasons for staff non-conformance (e.g. training required, managing poor performance, refusal to obey lawful instruction, absenteeism) and takes appropriate action. Monitors processes and changes and ensures that corrective action has been taken in the event of a non-conformance Co-ordinates the implementation of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and world class principles in the factory Safety: As a section 16.2 appointee is required to ensure that the OHS act and company SHE regulations and standards are implemented and adhered to within the sphere of his/her responsibilities. Takes corrective action in the case of non-compliance as per the Section 16.2 requirements Prepares for quarterly and annual Audits Ensures adequate level compliance with the said policies, procedures and standards to meet all certification requirements at any given time. Ensures Business and Factory strategy for Safety is executed at a tactical level Cost Management: Drives a cost-conscious culture Monitors and ensures MUC losses and conversion cost losses are eliminated against budgets. Ensures budget constraints are complied with and variances are actioned Identifies sources of waste and takes action to minimise waste. Monitors Rand per Ton costs and shares info with teams Monitor and Control sundry costs such as PPE, telephone, tearoom etc. People Development: Identify training gaps for subordinates based on losses/ business need and execute plan together with HR/Training to close them Develop Personal Development Plans for subordinates and monitor progress Industrial Relations: Initiates disciplinary action/enquiries and recommends dismissals. Resolve conflicts within immediate team and facilitates conflict resolution within subordinate teams Builds and maintains levels of trust with the Union Leadership and Shop Floor to facilitate win/win situations Eliminates industrial action Training and development: Performance management and Human Resources coordination Projects Management and re-engineering project management. Manage ad hoc projects related to continuous improvements as detailed in PDP targets KEY REQUIREMENTS: Completed Degree/ BTech ORD National Diploma in Mechanical/ Chemical/ Industrial Engineering preferred *Must have both *Making and Packaging experience *Must have optimisation experience Strong leadership and management experience of a large team who work shifts Sound strategic and operational Production management experience Budget and cost reduction experience Expert project management experience Compilation of training manuals, coordinate and facilitate training Strong Industrial Relations experience, this must be in a unionized environment right through to CCMA Support, guide and drive OHS and SHE regulations and standards and ensure compliance Manage multiple stakeholders and numerous re-engineering projects Knowledge and understanding of the following will be an advantage: WCM (World Class Manufacturing) High precision packaging robots
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: To support the factory to achieve environmental and cost targets. This is done by ensuring services equipment is run reliably, efficiently and cost-effectively. Services include steam, natural gas, electricity and water. JOB SUMMARY: SHE: Site GMR 2(7) appointee, as per Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 of 1993), supporting the GMR 2(1), Engineering Manager Interprets relevant laws to ensure that environmental standards and regulations are implemented and adhered to Investigates accidents and incidents and draws up relevant reports for Site Services Engineering team Drives SHE compliance and reporting in the Site Services Engineering team Continuous Improvement & Maintenance Support: Researches, designs and supports Site Services Engineering Manager to roll out strategic Environmental and Site Services roadmap, to deliver current requirements and to prepare for the future Responsible to drive and manage all Environmental Pillar KPI’s Investigates, analyses and actions solutions to problems or areas of improvements that Site Services Engineer has identified Designs out reoccurring engineering problems to prevent breakdowns into the future Responsible for the development and implementation of maintenance procedures and standards by sourcing and evaluating equipment in Site Services, supporting the Assistant Site Services Manager New Projects: Accountable for cost estimations, budget proposals and capital expenditure proposals for Site Services and energy-reduction projects Responsible for the design, implementation, commissioning and handover of projects within area of responsibility Required to collaborate with global and regional teams to ensure best practice is implemented Provides engineering and energy input into multi-disciplinary projects (mechanical/electrical) Ensures Capex targets for Site Services team is delivered KEY REQUIREMENTS: Completed engineering Degree/Diploma. 2-3 years’ experience in a FMCG/ technical/ factory environment *Must have previous cost-reduction in utilities experience *Must have Energy Management experience, identifying the biggest drivers of energy and reduce those across Utilities Technical, practical experience in different disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation) required Proven leadership and ability to influence across departments to achieve targets Project Management skills will be an advantage WCM (World Class Manufacturing) – Environmental Pillar - experience will be an advantage Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Projects, SAP (Plant Maintenance and Purchasing), e-mail and finances
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: Support Procurement Manager with delivering key targets related to Cost and Cash, Quality and Service, Innovation and Sustainable Living. Key Accountabilities Support PM in managing operational activities related to supply of materials into sites and execution of supply strategy. Track supplier capacity against forecasted demand. Drive capacity building ahead of demand curve. Track supplier quality and service performance. Implement joint improvement programmes. Drive action through regular supplier cycle meetings. Assess supplier capability and suitability through regular site visits and reporting back on findings. Run SAP reports to provide spend/cost/quality/service analytics. Receive annual and quarterly pricing from portfolio colleagues. Maintain 100% SAP price contract compliance to drive no touch Purchase Order management. Manage on-boarding of new suppliers into sites through FCMM forums. Set up trial time at factories. Engage RD and sites for on-boarding support. Provide business with forecasted supply risk information through attendance at monthly supply meetings. Regular engagement with planning and factory colleagues to understand supplier quality/service hotspots. Provide procurement portfolio colleagues with up to date quality/service information per suppliers and ensure improvement action built into supply strategy of portfolio Develop and maintain supply resilience programme for portfolio. Identify risks and ensure mitigating actions built into portfolio supply strategy. Maintain saving project information of portfolio in SRS system. Track and drive improvement of supplier 100% on time payment. Support business innovation projects through creation of new material price contracts in SAP system. Professional Skills Procurement Insights and Analysis: Understand category and functional strategies and procurement requirements; Industry, economic, competition and supplier insights Procurement Strategy Formulation: Developing material and services supply strategy; Develop supplier strategies; Integrating procurement strategy into the business Procurement Strategy Execution and Performance Management : Competitive bidding and tendering; Supplier negotiation; Supplier qualification and on-boarding; Contractual supplier engagement; Supplier performance measurement and management Partnering with Suppliers to Win: Attract, select, manage and motivate partners; Identifying value creating opportunities Driving Sustainability through Procurement: Materials and/or services Supply Chain analysis and risk assessment; Evidence-based measurement for sustainability Experience Required ESSENTIAL At least 3 years experience in supply chain/finance/RD in FMCG environment Experience on large-scale change management projects PREFERRED Experience in relevant portfolio Travel 20% Local Travel
Unilever Mufindi, Iringa, Tanzania
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Position: Procurement Manager Location: Mufindi, Tanzania Job Main Purpose Procurement Manager is responsible for professional sourcing of products/services meeting the specified needs of the Business at most competitive commercial terms and supports Unilever Sustainable Living Plan in the procurement of materials and services. Job Summary Procurement of the materials/services Portfolios: Decides what to buy, where to buy, how to buy, when to buy Develop and implement strategies for the procurement of the respective portfolios. Follow market conditions, prepare price trends and formulate future markets trends for the business. Support the business with accurate price forecasting. Prepares information on purchase prices and conditions to enable proper budgeting and cash forecasting. Identify metrics, tools and process to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies. Work closely with the Procurement operations teams to support the launch of innovations and new product development Work closely with categories and suppliers to drive key initiatives such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiate and drive complexity reduction projects (e.g. harmonisation of specifications and suppliers) Delivery of the VIP programmes for the specific materials. Deliver the Operation Cash Flow and Working Capital plans for the specific materials/services and suppliers. Manage supply chain issues (e.g. crisis management). Measure and manage overall performance of suppliers. Key Requirements Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Business or any other related subject Over 5 years’ experience in Procurement or Supply Management Willing to be based in Mufindi Experience on large-scale change management projects Experience in international assignments is a plus E xperience in Supply Chain operations Proven track record of analytical thinking
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Prioritise and allocate resources for maintenance of process plant equipment in order to ensure safe and optimum machine reliability and availability. JOB SUMMARY: Safety: Ensures that OHS Act and the company safety rules and procedures are adhered to within the area of responsibility. Identifies risks for maintenance/factory activities and addresses them Budget: Controls and executes work against budget and authorise spending within authority limits. Plans and proposes maintenance budget. Finds opportunities for budget reduction and savings projects without an impact on Reliability Projects: Acts as an engineering representative on site projects and conducts forward planning to help filter out the relevant and important projects in the department. Guarantees Early Equipment Maintenance implementation at beginning of the project. Is able to lead projects from end to end looking at design, budget creation and control as well as execution of the project. Plant Availability: Ensures that machines are maintained as required and according to the maintenance schedule (current improvement methodology on site is World Class Manufacturing) Develops and implements maintenance projects and standards by sourcing and evaluating materials and allocating and staff. Ensures that the spares required for maintenance are available and are procured according to quality specifications Ensures that breakdowns/ adjustment losses are handled promptly and proper root cause analysis (RCA) is done driving breakdown losses even further. Manages action plans from maintenance activities (condition-based maintenance, Maintenance Tags, RCA) Ensures that engineering-related losses are identified and eliminated/reduced People: Lead a team of approximately 20 artisans and apprentices. This will include driving a professional Engineering culture that involves solving problems promptly and properly, at a high technical standard. Team management also includes setting up targets, monitoring performance and motivating the team KEY REQUIREMENTS: Completed Degree/ N3 Engineering qualification or equivalent *Must be a Mechanical Engineer with Processing and Digital and Automation experience from Engineering within FMCG/ Manufacturing environments Proficient leadership and management experience across large Teams, Stakeholders and Suppliers/ Third Parties/ Contractors *Must have lead projects from end to end looking at design, budget creation and control and project execution *Must have experience leading Shift Artisans *Must have solid Budget Management experience Centralized Maintenance Management Systems experience will be an advantage
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Drive performance improvements by partnering and challenging Marketing investments and Overheads investments; Own and continuously improve all processes relating to BMI (Brand Marketing Investments) budgeting and Overheads Budgeting – Advertising & promotion costs and indirect costs; Own the end-to-end cost and budget control process, including tracking, monitoring and intervening to deliver improved business performance; Entrench Zero Based Budgeting disciplines into organisation; Price Increase Evaluation / Recommendation / Implication; Overheads Control; Overheads reporting and forecasting at month end; BMI reporting and forecasting in cash up tool. JOB SUMMARY Own, prepare & submit monthly forecast, with commentary. Track actuals and hold brand teams accountable for driving reductions and spending efficiently in line with Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) disciplines. Track forecast changes and hold brand teams accountable for out of scope plans and planning efficiently in line with ZBB disciplines & ambitions. Prepare and communicate CCBT/board decks for review. To include forecast bias. Partner Consumer Market Insights leveraging benefits of Marketing Mix Modelling (MMM) Bring visibility & challenge “other BMI promotional expenses” e.g. aged items housed in warehouse, PSIs Look for continuous improvements to further leverage BMI spend Prepare accruals / provisions as required monthly Provide commentary on accruals in balance sheet account Maintain close link with procurement to monitor spend with suppliers e.g. Mindshare, point, UTI Deliver training to brand teams e.g. SAP, ZBB, S&OP, controls Finance lead on ROMI initiatives, including tracking, and analytics on NWM Simplification & standardisation on all month end processes Bring visibility and challenge to the non-working media budget and “other” BMI promotional expenses spend and set targets for efficiency improvements / reductions. Benchmarking to identify efficiency improvement opportunities Perform ad-hoc analysis as required Maintain master data and coordinate data cleansing where required e.g. SAP IO maintenance Understand and implement ZBB recommendations, drive ZBB mind-set in the business Use the on-line tools to ensure our pricing is aligned to SPI & pricing strategy, identify any deviations and ensure aligned roadmap is in place to address. Determine the impact of cost moves on category & brand, evaluate and recommend price increases. Maintain Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) Stakeholders Business partners: Provide analysis and insight around cost and budget control to budget owners. Support CCBTs through BMI reporting (actuals vs. forecast) and trainings. Work with customer marketing teams on promotional budgets, ROIs etc. Finance Business Partners: Work with Senior FBP to identify where high value is at stake and where interventions would be required Brand teams & CMI: Continuously optimise information and analytics FET Lead: identify priorities & ensure alignment KEY REQUIREMENTS Finance/ Accounting Degree is essential Advanced SAP and Excel skills A minimum of 3 years of relevant Financial Accounting and Business Partnering experience Attention to details (accounting and reporting accuracy) Strong organisational and prioritisation skills Ability to work fluidly with data and across systems Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner and clearly explain Finance concepts to non-Finance stakeholders
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: To facilitate the implementation of the SHE systems to reduce Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental risks. JOB SUMMARY: Reviews SHE documentation to ensure compliance with UL SHE standards Ensures all factory documentation remains current, updating on SHE Communications boards. Advises line management on SHE matters Maintenance of the document management system including archives Develop and maintain SHE none conformances Corrective Action database from relevant sources e.g. accident reports, lessons learnt Compiles and presents relevant SHE Training and Awareness Programs using various tools/media Analyses and sources course content for safety and health related courses. Collates and circulates safety literature Prepare Monthly and Quarterly SHE performance review reports Interprets SHE legal requirements and ensures compliance. Carries out SHE inspections and participates in HAZOP studies Manages Contractor SHE Compliance and follows up on non-conformances Compilation of site emergency plans and the training of personnel to exercise these plans Drives the identification of and implementation of preventative measures against SHE (including occupational health) hazards Organizes occupational hygiene environmental surveys in accordance with legal requirements Conducts internal/departmental SHE audits, reports and action plans KEY REQUIREMENTS: Completed National Diploma OR Degree, preferably in Safety and OR Health 2-3 years working experience in SHE facilitation preferably within Manufacturing/ FMCG industries Proficient experience either in implementation or driving ISO 45001/ 14001 systems and monitoring, measuring and maintaining these Must have solid and proven experience with either initiation or participation with improving and driving changes across a plants Safety Behaviour and Culture Drive SHE KPI’s to ensure facilitation and targets are achieved Good understanding of legal requirements, permit to work and knowledgeable on the importance and consequences Knowledge of OHS Act and relevant legislation and First Aid and Fire Fighting procedures and equipment Strong ability in problem solving and analytical skills
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Troubleshooting and continual support on daily basis Generating Root-Cause and Issue Analysis to spot trends and underlying issues Support for java/javaEE Identifying and reporting Applications Bugs Deploying web/mobile applications Analysis of any breakdown in application or services Skills and Experience: 1-2 years of experience in software support or development field Experience in SQL, writing complex queries and tuning SQL Experience in Unix or Linux administration Knowledge of application servers, Database Administration is preferred Applications debugging skills is preferred Positive attitude and willingness to learn
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 10, 2019
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: (A concise statement setting out the main purpose and objectives of the job.) To take responsibility of transport orders processing and planning for assigned group of customers and to drive the initiatives of centralized coordination, tracking & monitoring of all day to day activities related to Transportation Planning for enhancing customer experience and achieving best in class operational efficiency. Act as a key link between NAME countries & UltraLogistik transport execution team to coordinate and execute day to day planning in the most optimum and efficient manner. Provide key inputs to execution team based on Oracle transport management system planning results & transporter KPI compliance report to achieve excellence in planning This role reports direct line to UltraLogistik Transport Manager. Key Responsibilities: (Please describe the responsibilities and end results that would be expected.) Improving transport planning efficiencies: T ake responsibility of transport orders processing and planning for assigned group of customers for day to day transportation planning efficiency & analysis. Ensure planning service for NAME is consistently maintained throughout team activities Prioritise and assign tasks to guarantee that the team’s resources are used effectively. Support team in solving operation problems on daily basis – act as a first point of escalation Build relations between UltraLogistik Transport Manager/Name countries and team owned Monitor Transport-Related Service Losses & feed back to the execution lead for analysing and plugging these loss gaps Liaise with and support UltraLogistik Transport Manager with optimization projects Take part in operational optimization/improvement projects preparation and design (support team in that matter) Involve in Control Tower procedures any of new customers acquired after a main implementation flow Implements new requirements in the region Support Transport UltraLogistik Transport Manager in delivery recruitment and training for dedicated region members Lead transport planning executives. Monitor the IT systems (OTM) and ensure compliance of all operational procedures Be responsible for full consistency of UltraLogistik Ways of Working Provide regular teleconferences with Countries, Support regular UltraLogistik Customer Connect meetings Professional Skills: (The minimum requirement from the JSP should be described, incl degrees/qualifications preferred.) ESSENTIAL University degree in Business Administration / Engineering / Logistics Fluent in French and English, preferably in Arabic Proficiency in MS Office applications Understanding of W&T management practices, distribution network & channels Good communication skills PREFERRED: SAP or any ERP system knowledge is preferable Preferably no military obligation for male candidates Good working knowledge of Supply Chain Processes Experience Required: (Please detail essential and desirable experience, including no. of years.) ESSENTIAL: Minimum 2 years experience in similar positions in Logistics / Planning
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Support the production departments with the primary responsibility to help create and drive World Class Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement with the Line and Equipment Improvement teams. JOB SUMMARY: Drive WCM agenda across the factory through all 10 pillars by leading capability building, influencing and holding the different pillar leaders (e.g. Safety, AM, PM, Quality etc) accountable to the WCM toolkit. Through this program, the factory cost is optimized Leads the Focused Improvement pillar and is responsible for implementing continuous improvement projects and building capability of the entire site Implements continuous improvement projects by means of analysing, monitoring and managing performance and service level risks Supports, implements and improve efficiencies by means of continuous improvement and root cause analysis Building WCM capability across all functions by taking the WCM toolkit and developing interactive training for different employees (from SUD through to operators). Schedules, tracks, reports and records training Introduces, influences and champions WCM best practices aligned across the 10 Technical WCM pillars Customizes the best practices from different industries to suit the needs of the environment Provides logistical support for WCM implementation by planning and coordinating meetings, workshops and team building Use the WCM toolkit to drive continuous performance improvement across all departments within the factory targeting a minimum of 5% cost reduction annually Actively pursue opportunities for improvement within the plant, which are highlighted in terms of WCM / 5s and coordinate the rollout on the improvements Ensure that all continuous improvement projects are documented and visualized in terms of WCM. Ensures that all plant-based performance measures are sourced, updated and displayed on the WCM Boards Use the audit process to drive standards of improvement within the factory Manage the WCM Route map for the factory 5-year plan Ensure the WCM programme is closing the gaps to ensure the delivery of the required level of service (Dispatch rate) KEY REQUIREMENTS: BSc Engineering Degree in Mechanical/ Industrial 3-5 years experience in FMCG WCM background will be an advantage alternatively Six sigma, lean manufacturing, TPM AM/PM/FI practitioner be an advantage Audit the set protocol to ensure WCM methods have been applied correctly MS Office computer literate
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Own, partner and continuously improve all Customer Development (CD) finance controlling processes. Drive CD performance management. processes (e.g. forecasting). Continuously optimise information and analytics. JOB SUMMARY Support decisions around CD promotions and work with CD Operations around accruals Ensure right level of investments behind channels/categories/activities/customers Partner with CD account teams to manage performance (e.g. changes in forecast) in a standardised way across all accounts & channels, support initiatives to close gaps, intervene where required, mitigate risks and deliver opportunities (attend business review meetings by exception) Communicate & manage account targets (growth & TTS – Trade Terms Spend) Help develop customer investment plans and drive these through to implementation (OPSO) Support with management of debtors Help to resolve key issues around audit claims and aged deductions Engage with the Order to Cash team in the Multi Country Operation to ensure transactional & balance sheet issues are resolved in an optimal way Assist and intervene in CD finance controlling processes including accrual reviews, aged deduction management, preparation and posting of judgemental TTS accruals Evaluate the feasibility and return on single promotional activities and full promotional plans on their own (smaller investments) or with support (larger investments) Analyse and present results on a monthly basis to relevant Business Partner teams with insight Support CD operations in daily activities whenever finance expertise is required As part of ROMI agenda – detailed pre- and post- evaluation activities, results of plan vs actual variances and establishment of learning jointly with account teams, application of learnings in future promotions Forecasting done by category by customer. Drive TTS savings agenda Monitoring, analysis, control and forecasting of contractual spend KEY REQUIREMENTS A minimum of 3 years Finance experience, supporting a Customer Facing / FMCG business Qualifications – Completed Financial / Accounting Degree Substantial progress towards CIMA would be highly advantageous Skills: Advanced Excel, Strong SAP knowledge, strong analytical skills, strong governance skills, strong Powerpoint skills Competencies; Strong Business Partnering, Ability to influence across all levels, Strong Team Player, ability to handle and work under pressure and to tight deadlines, strong bias for action, ability to work with remote teams
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Troubleshooting and continual support on daily basis Generating Root-Cause and Issue Analysis to spot trends and underlying issues Support for java/javaEE Identifying and reporting Applications Bugs Deploying web/mobile applications Analysis of any breakdown in application or services Skills and Experience: 1-2 years of experience in software support or development field Experience in SQL, writing complex queries and tuning SQL Experience in Unix or Linux administration Knowledge of application servers, Database Administration is preferred Applications debugging skills is preferred Positive attitude and willingness to learn
Unilever Sixth of October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
Job purpose: In the role of HRBP you will contribute towards the achievement of the HR and business agenda by providing a professional, efficient and flexible HR support through the consistent application of HR policy, procedure and practice in Egypt. This is a critical people adviser to the business in the achievement of organisational goals and objectives. Detailed Accountabilities: Implement the Performance Management cycle Develop and implement the Talent strategy agenda by driving decisions on developing talent and teams Lead the Capability Building agenda for the factory Lead the People Development Pillar under World Class Manufacturing agenda for the factory Partner with the Factory Management to drive respective strategy Lead organisation development and Effectiveness & Change Management Lead the execution of an HR Expertise Major - Part of Expertise community leading one of the key pillars; learning & development, Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing, performance management and Reward Supports line managers in delivering high quality induction and induction experiences. Analyses data and prepares insights to support the business in taking the right decisions for organisation change decisions; such as FTEs, costs, etc. Provides relevant data and job descriptions for job evaluations and liaises with Reward team to ensure consistency. Partners with Reward and Talent to ensure appropriate internal and external benchmarking for job evaluations and skill profiles when needed. Assists line managers with disciplinaries and performance conversations. Trains and advises managers and staff about ER policies and practices, ensuring they receive new information when policies/procedures are updated. Understands the fundamentals of employee relations and how this links with employee engagement - Looks for ways to improve the level of employees’ engagement. Key interfaces: 1. Partnering with Factory Manager, Supply Chain Director 2. HR Pillar heads for Talent & Organisation, Learning, Reward, HR Services 3. Strong partnership with People Experience Leads and Talent Acquisition Managers 4. Data Specialists Background, Expertise and Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent 5+ year’s of relevant experience in HR within a matrix organization, with at least 1 years as HRBP Strong business acumen, preferably with FMCG background Sound knowledge of relevant employment laws and practices Strong understanding of cultural sensitivities/differences Strong Analytical skills Desirable: Engineering or MIS background is an advantage
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Overview: Digital is changing everything about how consumergoods companies go to market. Precision Marketing at Unilever does not mean creatingniche, highly-targeted activities. Rather, it is the delivery of masspersonalised communications, using multiple messages to increase relevance andimpact amongst various sub-segments. It is founded on each market having aclear data strategy, with each brand having a clear audience segmentationstrategy, and these being used to inform the creation of programmatic mediacampaigns with highly relevant and effective creative assets. Activities will be key drivers of dataacquisition and eCommerce growth, while also re-invigorating brands’ equity.Over time this will lead to an increased emphasis on performance marketing andmay -in some cases – lead to one-to-one marketing. JOB SUMMARY During the first 3 months after opening, the DigitalHub lead will facilitate with key brands the creation of always-on PrecisionMarketing. Working with the multi-functional team to deliver: Data strategies, rolling up to a single Unileverstrategy for that market. Markets will have clear 1st party data acquisitiontargets, with a view to driving better use of 2nd and 3rd party data for mass personalisation of theiractivities. Audience segmentation Asset briefs to ad agencies / U-Studio. Media delivery via Media team and its ULTRAprogrammatic platform. Performance campaigns, especially in collaborationwith eCommerce and Media teams. Campaign metrics and measurement via PDC. In subsequent months the leadership role will becomeone of facilitation, gradually transferring responsibility (to the greatestextent possible) to brand teams, until brands are largely self-sufficient asPrecision Marketers. Lead the creation and distribution of regular (atleast fortnightly) of Unilever Precision Marketing Learning – gathered from allHUBS and shared across the marketing community. The Digital Hub Lead: Manages the HUB, ensuring it is populated and if fullworking order, including data streams on-screen from PDC, Media and otherpartners. Acts as theface of the HUB and Precision Marketing throughout the local operation and itsmarketing agencies. Is a driving force with PDC, behind the organisation’soverall Data Strategy. Works with brands/divisions to define and prioritiseactivities where Precision Marketing coffers the greatest business impact. Is comfortable working with a range of social andbusiness data Work closely with other HUB leads, to share learningsand to drive best practice at speed. Identify cross-category or cross-market opportunitiesin Precision Marketing. E.g. the sharing of data or targeting opportunitiesrelating to specific market segments. A/B testing of assets across awareness, demand andprecision. Inflight optimization of assets across awareness,demand and precision. Ownership of analytics and KPIs. Identification,setting up, benchmarking, and reporting of these. Determining and reporting ROI for all investmentsmade. Interfaces Global Divisions: This South Africa role may requirecontact with our global marketing teams, based primarily in London, Rotterdamand Singapore. Market: The role will have local scope and deal withall brands in South Africa. Some activities, eg. support of a major piece ofmedia content, may involve multiple markets. The job holder will be expected to prioritisePrecision Marketing work for the wider fluid team, working with them and theirfunctional leadership to ensure a joined-up approach. The job holder will be accountable to the marketLeadership Team via the General Manager for the local delivery of the DataStrategy, Segmentation Strategies and Precision Marketing KEY REQUIREMENTS Relevant Degree or equivalent Passion for the social & digital worldand its implications for business Minimum 5 years’ experience and superiorknowledge in analytics, digital, programmatic, performance marketing orstrategy consulting. This is an emerging role, so comprehensive experience ofall these areas is not expected. Facilitation and capability buildingskills. Able to lead a significant change programme. Experienced project manager, particularlyin terms of project planning, forecasting demand and managing human resourceaccordingly An excellent communicator with seniorstakeholders, peers and reports (conversational and presentational) Experience working in an analytical roleand comfortable using analytics tools. Excellent listening skills and the abilityto understand and articulate customer needs in business and more technicalvocabulary Experience managing relationships within alarge, multinational, matrix organisation Experience working as or with marketingstakeholders/agencies and an understanding of their likely challenges andinformation requirements Experience working as or with DataAnalysts (/Scientists/Designers), or a demonstrable understanding of theanalytical mindset Experience briefing into atechnical/specialist team with their own vocabulary / frames of reference Experience of social analytics or NLPtools Experience driving business value fromconsumer insight Experience co-ordinating the introductionof a new internal service or capability at a major organisation. Good understanding of the Ad Tech and MarTech space around Data Management Platform and Demand Side Platform APPLICATION PROCESS: OnlineApplication >> Online Digital Interview >> Face to Face Interview>> Job Offer Pleasenote: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a briefonline application form. Completion of the form is required to be considered. Yourapplication status should read “Application Completed”. Pleaseallow yourself enough time to complete the application form as when filled outpartially or not at all it may adversely affect the progress of yourapplication. Please be aware that you will have to complete the form at once asyou will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Unilever SA (Pty) Limited has sold its Spreads business to the Remgro group effective 2 July 2018. Siqalo Foods is the Remgro subsidiary that will manage and run the Spreads business. If you are excited by the challenge of being part of a new business that is home to fantastic brands, this could be the job for you. As part of the Sale of Business Agreement, Unilever SA (Pty) Limited will continue to provide a full service to Siqalo Foods (Spreads business) at this time, and as such will be managing the recruitment process on Siqalo Foods behalf. If you wish to be considered for the opportunity outlined below, kindly submit your CV / application in this regard. MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Provides Head Office HR administrative support with respect all HR systems and processes; contributing to an effective, seamless and people responsive HR environment JOB SUMMARY Reports to the HR Manager and is based at Boksburg Provides administrative support with regard to all payroll, talent recruitment and talent management processes Responsible for the documentation flow through the department in respect of job descriptions, job evaluation, leave applications, personnel files, manpower statistics, etc Maintains the HR System database ensuring that HR information is always up to date. Provides support in the collation and preparation of all HR Management reports and compliance related reporting KEY REQUIREMENTS Appropriate HR or Administrative qualification A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative work context Good Excel and computer software skills Good documentation management and record keeping skills Excellent communication and internal customer service skills