Unilever Graduate Trainee Programme

Unilever Graduate Trainee Programme
On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel
good and get more out of life.
About Unilever
Unilever is the global company behind powerhouse brands such as Dove, Knorr,
Lipton and Lux. With more than 400 brands focused on health and well-being, no
company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. We work to
create better futures every day by improving quality of life – finding new ways to
do business, while doubling the size of our company and halving our
environmental impact. To achieve this ambition, we need people with big ideas
and stay hungry for success. Do you feel the same way?
About the Programme
Our 2-year functional rotation programme is about learning business fast. It will
give you the skills, experience and commercial insight. You’ll take on real
challenges, work with inspiring leaders and talented colleagues, and rapidly
progress to become a leader yourself.
Stream: Retail Business
1) Customer Development Trainee
You will lead market development with our customers by leveraging our
expertise in categories, shoppers and channels. You will:
Develop and implement customer business/ marketing plans with customers
Manage and optimize trade investment for best return
Take leadership roles on cross-functional teams to deliver best-in-class
customer service
Work with customers to execute point of sales as per channel plan/ strategy
2) Finance Trainee
You will be making decisions (on your own and as part of teams) which directly
determine the future of our brands, the way we work with our customers or the
way we set up new businesses and fund them. You will:
Work closely with Marketing and Customer Development teams to set
strategy and implement as planned in order to maximize value to
Focus on management accounting to analyze promotion project performance
3) Marketing Trainee
You will be building an in-depth knowledge of brands – and the consumers who
love them. With this professional skill, you will build brand love for them via twoway consumer “conversations.” You will:
Take leadership roles on cross-functional teams to grow our brands
Develop and implement brand marketing plans and integrated campaigns
Organize and assist with both internal and external marketing events to
launch new products
4) Supply Chain Trainee
You will be involving in every stage of our supply process, starting with sourcing
raw materials and ending with timely delivery. It is down to you and your teams to
make sure our products are available on the shelves at the highest quality, when
consumers want then and at a good price. You will:
Work closely with Marketing and Customer Management teams to manage
and deliver the most cost-effective sourcing plans
Assist in designing a more efficient distribution network
Deliver the most customer-oriented service to our customers
Stream: Food Solutions Business
1) Customer Development Trainee
You will develop and execute a fully integrated plan with brands and categories
for our customers and channels. It goes further into fulfilling the needs of our
customers and the diners.
Develop and implement customer business plans, trade or operator level
Manage and optimize trade investment for best return
Work with internal departments to deliver best-in-class customer service
Conduct study on project basis and provide recommendations to facilitate
management decision as needed
2) Marketing Trainee
You will be taking care of a brand & the respective products. Your challenge will
be to develop marketing strategy involves setting direction, providing product
innovation and managing local marketing mix to unlock growth opportunity in the
food service market.
Involve in marketing strategy development and work with internal
departments. e.g. R&D, Sales, Supply Chain
Involve in customer / consumer insight works that facilitate growth agenda
Assist to develop brand communications targeting at food service sector
Prepare project plan and work with multi-function project team to drive
innovation development
Fresh or recent graduates (with less than two years of work experience) in
any discipline from recognized universities
Good academic results
Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
Appetite to learn fast, strong initiative and creative problem solving
Please use our online application form to apply.
Application Deadline is 30 November, 2013. Please note that you can only apply
for one position, based on your own interest and career aspiration. All
applications will be treated fairly and in a strict confidential manner. Applicants
not contacted on or before 31 January, 2014 should consider their application
For overseas students, your applications are also welcome and you could stay in
your current country for the first round assessment. However, please make sure
that you are able to attend further assessment around March in Hong Kong.
Should you have any enquiries regarding the application, please email to:
[email protected] or post on our Facebook fan page.
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