Associate CMI Manager - Business Partnering/Innovation

Associate CMI Manager- BusinessPartnering/Innovation

Position Summary:

Are you truly passionate aboutbrands? I mean roll up your sleeves and eat, sleep, breathe the creationof a brand? And more importantly, are you the person who thrives on thediscovery of the insight that is the foundation for the brand? Theconsumer and market insight team at Unilever believes thatinfusing a deepunderstanding of consumers into the category and brand teams will lead tobuilding amazing brands. Brands that touch the consumers’ heart and mind. The consumer learning will be applied in brand strategy, brand communication,innovation, marketing initiatives and customer initiatives that provideUnilever with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This role…

  • Represents the voice of the consumer within the project team. Consumer advocate first!
  • Requires a creative spark for innovation and communication projects
  • Provides insights and identifies business opportunities
  • Appreciates analytics to help tell a story
  • Experience with quantitative and/orqualitative research
  • Proven skills in insight, concept, product and/or advertising development
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible, diplomatic

Key Responsibilities:

Become an indispensable businesspartner with the category team, brand development, customer, R&D andConsumer & Market Insights teams.

Develop Brand and Consumer insight /expertise; relentlessly apply this knowledge to build growth as well as infusethis knowledge across global stakeholders.

Inspire research suppliers toconsistently deliver their best efforts: deliver actionable, clear, value-addedunderstanding.

Day to day activities include:

Leading or assisting in the planning,coordination and implementation of local and global research activities for abrand(s). Scope of responsibilities includes both mix development andcustomer/retail understanding.

Developing Brand and Consumer insightexpertise. And, apply this knowledge to build growth as well as infuse thisknowledge across global stakeholders.

Leading and/or assisting in insight andidea brainstorming sessions for the local team and key regions.

Developing research proposals,suggesting research methodologies

Executing research studies; developingquestionnaires; analyzing findings; and presenting results.

Monitoring competitors’ activities andmarket

Monitor and manage research budget

Key Skills & Requirements:

Education: Undergraduate degreerequired

Work Experience:

Demonstrated high performance, 3 yearsof relevant consumer/market research experience (global experience is welcomed)

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • Passionfor understanding consumers
  • Passionate
  • Curious attitude
  • Comfortable with numbers
  • Creative thinker
  • Team player!

Unilever offers a competitivecompensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, LifeInsurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; HealthCare Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, TuitionReimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Please note: as part of the jobapplication, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to beconsidered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both theapplication and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questionsare partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress ofyour application. Please be aware that you will have to complete thepre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

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

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