Associate CMI Manager - Business Partnering

  • Company: Unilever
  • Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Posted: February 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 17000270

Associate CMI Manager- Business Partnering/Innovation

Position Summary:

Are you truly passionate about brands? I mean roll up your sleeves and eat, sleep, breathe the creation of a brand? And more importantly, are you the person who thrives on the discovery of the insight that is the foundation for the brand? The consumer and market insight team at Unilever believes thatinfusing a deep understanding of consumers into the category and brand teams will lead to building 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 provide Unilever 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/or qualitative research
-Proven skills in insight, concept, product and/or advertising development
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Flexible, diplomatic

Key Responsibilities:

Become an indispensable business partner with the category team, brand development, customer, R&D and Consumer & Market Insights teams.

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

Inspire research suppliers to consistently deliver their best efforts: deliver actionable, clear, value-added understanding.

Day to day activities include:
Leading or assisting in the planning, coordination and implementation of local and global research activities for a brand(s). Scope of responsibilities includes both mix development and customer/retail understanding.

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

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

Developing research proposals, suggesting research methodologies

Executing research studies; developing questionnaires; analyzing findings; and presenting results.

Monitoring competitors’ activities and market

Monitor and manage research budget

Key Skills & Requirements:

Education: Undergraduate degree required

Work Experience:
Demonstrated high performance, 3 years of relevant consumer/market research experience (global experience is welcomed)

Required Competencies and Skills:

-Passion for understanding consumers
- Passionate
- Curious attitude
- Comfortable with numbers
- Creative thinker
- Team player!

Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

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

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion 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.

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