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Associate CMI Manager, Dove Men+Care Innovation

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Background & Purpose of the Job

The mission of the Consumer Market Insights (CMI) team is to provide inspiration and provocation to drive transformational growth. This means delivering insights, ideas and impact – in a world that is evolving at an accelerated pace of change. This pushes us to adapt how we engage with our consumers to stay contemporary and be a future-fit insights team.

We are looking for anAssociate Consumer Market Insights Manager, Dove Men+CareInnovation.  This role is a critical part of Dove Men+Care’sCMI team and responsible for cutting edge insight delivery across our male grooming categories, including Deodorant, Skin Cleansing, Hair.

What You’ll Do

·Lead Dove Men+Careinnovation research and learning plans across categories (Deo, Skin Cleansing and Hair)

·Provoke business partners to identify and develop innovation ideas that truly bring value to people’s lives and drive incremental growth

·Explore and identify consumer insights from Problem Discovery, uncovering unmet needs, to in-market validation.

·Partner with local markets to gain learning and insights relative tocategory developments, insights and cultural trends

·Uncover learning to help the team understand unmet needs and pain points with important cohorts such as Poly Cultural men and men of various lifestages and lifestyles

·Become an expert on men’s grooming and wellness, trends, competitive activity and consumer needs.

What You Need To Succeed

·3+ years’ experience agency and/or FMCG in the field of research and insights. 

·Solid understanding of market research fundamentals.

·Proven record of analysing and synthesizing data and information from different sources.  Comfort shuffling between granular details from research findings and how they relate to the big picture with opportunity spotting skills.

·Accountable for inspiring research partners to consistently deliver their best efforts: deliver actionable, clear, value-added understanding in a timely manner.

·Strong team player able to manage projects independently with remote line manager, comfortable working with a highly global engagement team. 

·Strong business partnering skills, able to work with multiple business partners.

·Strong communicationstory-telling and presenting skills.

·Consumer Love – a true curiosity around the consumer, putting the consumer and the consumers’ needs at the heart of what we do, being the advocate to the consumer by bringing their voice to the business. 

·Deep interest in innovationhuman behaviour, psychology, and neuroscience.

·An experimental nature, willing to try new things and seek new solutions, intellectually curious.

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


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, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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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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