Unilever International Assistant Category Planning Manager – Skin Cleansing, Philippines

Published 2023-05-27
Expires 2023-06-27
ID #1593501216
Unilever International Assistant Category Planning Manager – Skin Cleansing, Philippines
Philippines, Metro Manila, Philippines,
Published May 27, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Unilever international assistant category planning manager – skin cleansing

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JOB TITLE: Unilever International Assistant Category Planning Manager - Skin CleansingJOB LOCATION: Philippines, IndiaTravel: 10% of the timeUNILEVER INTERNATIONAL (UI) IS: Unilever International is one of the fastest growing businesses within Unilever with annual TO of Euro 1.2bn and there are strong plans in place to reach Euro 2bn in the next 3-5 yrs. Business is structured into different Business Groups in line with Unilever Compass Org design and this role in particular would support Skin Cleansing Business (which is one of the biggest categories within UI)Key job scope includes:Business partnering the BG Category Marketing TeamSales & Operations PlanningSourcing Strategy and Sourcing Network Optimization.Mid to Long Term PlanningNetwork ManagementPerformance ManagementKEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Business partnering the BG Marketing TeamBusiness partner BG marketing managers and be the first point of contact for all supply chain issues for the category.Support the service, cash, cost and quality agenda for the supply chain.Work with Global BG SC teams and UI BU cluster SC teams to unlock structural capacity issues and deliver growth through service improvement.Work with BG finance teams to understand margin hot spots and help support margin improvement through a robust savings delivery.Monitor business waste and help to reduce the same by working closely with the BG and BU business teams.Define the right service strategy (MTO vs. MTF) by customer-SKU combination to support business growth.Setting the right allocation guidelines for constrained formats by working closely with the BG team.Sales & Operations PlanningLead the Sales & Operations planning process for the category including demand review with BUs, demand-supply reconciliation and identifying risks and opportunities to mitigate gaps to plans.Drive the overall process through cross functional participation focussing on both top line and bottom drivers.Lead the complexity reduction roadmap working closely with the BG category teams and have a clear portfolio defined at a customer-SKU level.Sourcing Strategy and Sourcing Network OptimizationUnderstand the current sourcing footprint with clear rationale behind each format-SU combination and role of each site (strategic vs. tactical).Define and lead a clear sourcing decision making process (including Make vs. Buy) for the category in line with overall UI sourcing decision making process.Align UI sourcing strategy with Global BG SC teams and identify opportunities for sourcing network optimization to get the right balance between service, cost and agility.Mid to Long Term PlanningWork with UI BU SC teams to identify capacity hot spots in the mid-term (4-12 months) through a demand-supply reconciliation process and develop resilience sourcing options with the help of Global BG SC team.Ensure formal capacity sign offs with all SUs/clusters with help of UI BU SC teams.Prepare a long-term forecast (3 to 5 yr horizon), taking inputs from the business on long-term growth ambitions and work with Global BG SC teams on long-term capacity planning.Identify UI-driven capacity requirements/CapEx investments through the process, prepare business case with the help of supply chain finance teams and get necessary stakeholder sign off.Network ManagementNetwork management for all strategic transformation and resilience projects including drawing the project network, working closely with cross functional stakeholders and ensuring delivery on time in full.Ensure all quality and compliance controls are followed for all the networks in line with UI NPD Bluebook.Performance ManagementBuild capabilities to measure and track performance for the respective category globally:Service Level Measurement and Loss Tree AnalysisForecast Accuracy and Bias by different cuts (vertical, format, brand, sourcing unit)Action Planning to mitigate losses.Overall Savings program for the categoryBusiness waste trendInventory trend (Fast moving vs. slow moving)YOU'LL WORK CLOSELY WITH:Business (CD, Business Group, Finance teams in UI)Sourcing unitsUI BU Supply Chain teams (Innovations, Customer Service and Planning teams)Business Group and Business Unit Supply Chain teams (Global and BUs)KEY REQUIREMENTS:3 to 5 years of experience in Supply ChainBachelor's degree in engineering or supply chainStrong analytical and interpersonal skillsCandidates with FMCG and cross border supply chain experience is preferredCandidates with APICS certification is preferredUnilever 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.

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