New Business Models Associate

  • Company: Unilever
  • Posted: February 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170002O8
Unilever Food Solutions helps chefs all over the world serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep their guests coming back for more.

We’ve been in food since the 1880’s and are home to some of the world’s favorite brands: Knorr, Hellmann’s, Lipton and more! We work closely with businesses of all sizes, from independent restaurants to hotels, chains and contract caterers in 74 countries.

We always care about putting healthy and nutritious food on the table, but we also care about our impact on the earth. Using ingredients and packaging that are sustainably sourced, generate less waste and consume less energy is all part of our environmentally responsible way of doing business.

We’re looking for innovative thinkers to join our New Business Models team and help shape the foodservice strategy of the future. If you have a passion for disruption and want to join a dynamic, collaborative team, we’d love to talk to you.

Job Summary
The Business Manager is responsible for identifying disruptive innovation opportunities that will help shape the future of our core business strategy. They will be part of the highly collaborative New Business Models team, a newly formed team with an entrepreneurial mindset, focused on challenging the “status quo” to drive exponential growth.

This position will work closely with Senior Sales and Marketing leaders across Unilever, as well as external partners, to identify new ventures & lead pilot programs. The role is dynamic, fast paced and evolving, with significant exposure to executive leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identifying insights, through market research, that will act as a foundation for future new business models
  • Lead cross functional team on the development and implementation of New Business Models pilot programs
  • Collaborate with Digital Marketing team to develop and implement e-commerce opportunities
  • Contribute to the 3-year roadmap to turn 2020 vision of new business models into an executional reality
  • Stay ahead of industry trends with an eye on future opportunities to pursue
  • Approx. 25% customer travel

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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