Assistant Customer & Strategy Planning Manager, Vacancies At Unilever, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Post Date: November 25, 2022
  • Apply Before: January 24, 2023
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Job Overview

Assistant Customer & Strategy Planning Manager

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Would you like to join a workplace where you could bring your purpose to life through the work you do? Imagine creating a better business and better world by leading innovations and working with Sri Lanka’s loved brands that improve the lives of millions every day, all while learning from brilliant business leaders!


Here’s your chance to be a part of our Unilever Sri Lanka family as an Assistant Customer & Strategy Planning Manager.


About our culture


Diversity is one of our most relevant pillars in people management. Our core is developing an internal environment open to the multiplicity of world views through inclusion with no stereotypes. This allows us to value our people from every ethnicity, bringing together different profiles and operating styles.

At Unilever, more than 50% of our leadership positions are held by women and we seek more diversity in our company. In this way, we consider all candidates for our vacancies, regardless of disability, race, colour, religion, gender or gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, or any other diversity.


Is this position made for you?


You will be responsible to lead and develop the execution of fully integrated, shopper, customer and channel insights based brand/category solutions and activities for customers/channels. You are required to Deliver strong, competitive and market beating growth through strong analytics of market and sales data that translates to insightful diagnostics and market strategies and actions.


Your responsibilities include:


• Conducting sales diagnostics, analysis and taking proactive action based on insights.
• Conducting in-depth analysis of category and brand issues/opportunities and conducting reviews of trade category management plans with brand teams.
• Rigorously driving S&OP for the respective categories by collaborating with cross functional teams.
• Landing innovations related to the categories by being the single point of contact for any activities on trade level.
• Contributing to developing the perfect store by being the single point of contact for merchandising team. Review and updating perfect store strategy for channels on regular basis.
• Developing expertise on shoppers and customers by analyzing shopper and consumer behavior at field/channel level.
• Being responsible for the usage and management of TTS budgets and delivering category return on investment.


Your key stakeholders are:


• CD Director
• Channel Heads
• Customer Marketing Managers
• Regional Sales Managers/ Area Sales Managers/ TMs
• Cat Heads/ Brand Managers
• Demand Planners, Network Planner
• CD Ops Managers
• Customer Service Managers
• Brand Activation Managers
• Buyers
• Distributors and support staff
• Distributor sales representatives and merchandisers
• Customer Marketing / Creative agencies
• MR agencies

What’s important for you to have in this position?



Candidate must:


• Be a graduate or posses a relevant equivalent professional qualification
• Have 2-2 years’ of experience in Sales & Marketing in Category Management or Customer Marketing (experience in FMCG in similar capacity will be an added advantage)
• Be self-confident and assertive with good inter-personal and relationship management skills with the ability to lead to strategy to action.
• Have strong analytical skills with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders.


Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity 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. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.





Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience2 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYManufacuring/Production
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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