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Unilever CCD Manager: Dove Female in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Channel & Category Development Manager: Dove Hair

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Channel & Category Development Manager (CCDM) is the voice of the customer and the shopper in the Country Category Business Team (CCBT). They are responsible for ensuring channel and customer insights are incorporated in the development of brand and category plans and building execution against those plans in the context of retailer strategy. This role represents the customer in core organizational processes including S&OP, Integrated Business Planning & Net Revenue Management.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

You are responsible for leading the development and deployment of channel specific annual business plans, which deliver category development and competitive growth in the marketplace. The CCDM interfaces strategically across the business, representing Customer Development interests in cross-functional interactions.

  • Results driven/achievement focused: Keeps end goal in mind at all times. Strong focus on business outcomes, gap closure etc. Takes decisions in ambiguous circumstances

  • Delivers through empowerment: Encourages ownership to resolve issues where they are happening. Holds others and organization accountable for delivery.

  • Strategic Agility: Articulate and able to create breakthrough strategies and plans and adapt brand strategies into channel and customer strategies in a simple and actionable way.

  • Entrepreneurship and Experimentation: Leads/takes action as if it was own business. Leverages digital technologies to simplify work and improve communication.

  • Organizational agility: Develops and leverages strong internal and external networks effective at stakeholder management & strategic influencing.

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Digital connected world: Understands the path to purchase and embeds connected world framework into strategies and priorities. What You’ll Need To Succeed:  Bachelor's degree required 5+ years of experience in consumer goods and sales/customer development Strong understanding of customer operations and channel drivers Holistic business thinking with clear evidence of addressing business challenges and delivery What We Can Offer You Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability Please note: as part of the job application, you may 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.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesApplicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.


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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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