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Key Account Manager

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Customer Development
Helsinki, Uusimaa
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Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast - moving consumer goods in foods, household, and personal care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people everywhere – to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services, which raise the quality of life. 

Unilever Food Solutions is part of global Unilever company. Our brands are world famous such as Knorr and Hellmann´s. At Unilever Food Solution we help chefs all over the world to serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more. We create ingredients that save precious prep time in the kitchen, without compromising on flavor or flair. And constantly provide ideas and inspiration that keep the menu fresh and exciting.

We are now looking for a

Key Account Manager for Unilever Food Solution

to grow our social sector business. This role is an ideal opportunity for someone who has proven success in a customer / business development role and is looking to make the next step towards national account management in the social sector. We are a team of passionate professionals with great deal of experience and strong collaboration skills. You will not find us in silos.

Got interested? Keep on reading!

What you will be doing?

As a Key Account Manager (KAM) you will be delivering consistent growth in our social sector customers by understanding their individual development needs and being able to serve them with our solutions. You will play a key role in building long term plans with our customers, developing networks, organizing different trainings and events and much more.

Your customers are located in every part of Finland – ideally you are located in Southern Finland with a mindset of traveling. You will work together with our Nordic tender coordinator and test kitchen to manage the incoming tenders and to be able to develop needed solutions for the key customers.

What does it take to succeed in the role?

As a KAM, you already have proven your skills and have some 3 years’ experience – ideally in the foodservice market. You have the knowledge of the social sector, and you know how to build relationships and gain growth. We don´t need you to be a chef but you must have good experience and understanding from social sector cooking methods and process development.

You are a problem-solver who is driven by the passion to develop. You have good IT skills and understanding of digital sales environment and e-com. In addition, you understand social media and how important it is to share our news in different platforms.

What’s in it for you?

Unilever offers you an exciting opportunity to drive the growth of our strong portfolio brands & categories whilst developing a fulfilling and interesting career. You will get the chance to work with highly passionate, fun, and professional people.  You will have clear and stretching responsibilities and play an active role in our business.  

You will be joining a company with a bigger purpose, to improve the everyday lives of consumers in the Nordics, and to do it in a sustainable way.  You will be part of both a strong local business and a truly global organization.  

Apply today!

Please submit your CV and cover letter together with your salary wish online by19.9.2021 at the latest. You can use either English or Finnish language in your application.

Please observe that there will be an on-going screening process and that the position can be filled before last application date. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants.


Should you require additional information about this position, please contact Unilever Food Solution Finland Country Manger Kirsi Tuominen, tel. 040-7383755 (best time to reach: 1.9 at 10-12, 3.9 at 14-16) or email

For questions about the application process, please contact Talent Advisor Erika Lehtonen, tel. 050 301 7459 (best time to reach 2.9 at 14-15 and 13.9 at 9-10) or email

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity 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. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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