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Natural Strategy & Integration Manager

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Unilever Englewood Cliffs , NJ 07632

Posted 3 months ago

Background & Purpose of the Job

The primary purpose of the

Natural Channel Strategy & Integration Manager is to develop sustainedbusiness relationships with/and to drive profitable sales volume through channel,in addition to forward looking integration and strategy, proactively with ouracquisitions within the Naturals channel. This individual will be highlyengaged face to face at our Englewood Cliffs offices with our teams in Channel and

Customer Development, Sector Business Development, and Brand.

Operationally, this individualis responsible for achieving volume goals while maintaining spending goalsbased on established targets and what brands and customers are trying toachieve according to their joint business plan. It is imperative that they havestrong business acumen and a working knowledge of cross functions and Unileverbusiness planning systems.

This individual will develop astrong understanding of the Natural Channel and the strategic role it plays asa pivot channel for our organization. They will find solutions that align channel/customer needs andexpectations with internal business objectives and processes. Strategically, this individual is responsiblefor creating and driving a longer term Naturals channel strategy and workingstrategically with our Customer and Channel Development teams to launch newcustom brands in the Naturals space and maximize the portfolio of existingbrands.

This role will report into the

Team Lead, Naturals.

WhoYou Are & What You'll Do

  • Drive operational excellence.

  • Streamline administrative BDM processesand oversee/lead transition to contract resources to complete this work

  • Manage the relationship with the Channeland Category Directors

  • Drive seamless integration of acquisitionsand integrations (specifically Schmidt's, Sundial, Tazo & Pukka) within the

Naturals channel over the coming 12 month integration period

  • Coordinate Annual Planning efforts

  • Drive trade investment effectiveness andefficiency

  • Customize corporate marketing andmerchandising programs with customer

  • Develop corporate marketing andmerchandising programs

  • Manage NSV and trade investment by eachcustomer

  • Routinely interface with multiple internaland external departments/personnel

  • Coordinate Joint Business Plans withcustomer teams

  • Balance individual customer needs, whileensuring total Market integrity

  • Drive Strategic Relationships andaccelerated growth, while operating within approved Trade Marketing parameters,and driving trade investment effectiveness and efficiency

  • Work effectively as part of a Channel Team,while maintaining a positive connection and relationship with internal andother direct teams.

What You'll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 5 years of experience in consumer goods andsales/customer development

  • Strong understanding of customer operations andchannel drivers

  • Strong understanding of customer business planning andfinancial drivers

  • Holistic business thinking with clear evidence ofaddressing business challenges and delivery

  • Experience in Naturals channel preferred

What We Can Offer You

Meet the Women of Customer Development | Culture for Growth | TopNotch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | EveryVoice Matters | Global Reach | Lifeat Unilever | Careerswith Purpose | World Class CareerDevelopment Programs | CheckOut Our Space | FocusOn Sustainability

Unilever is an organizationcommitted to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create abetter future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners,and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growthambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Applicants and employees areprotected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, pleasesee EEO is the


Employment is subject toverification of pre-employment drug-screening results and backgroundinvestigation.

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Natural Strategy & Integration Manager

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