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CCD Manager (CE) - Elida Beauty

Job ID: R-16048 Category: Customer Development Location: Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France Region Date posted: 06/03/2021
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CCD Manager, Central Europe– Elida Beauty 

Work Location -Paris, France

Job Type: Full Time

Who we are … we are Elida Beauty

Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty business within Unilever.  We are re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around.

Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.

Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start.  We ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’.  Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.

Your Role & Key Responsibilities

An externally facing leadership role tasked with building & leveraging collaborative relationships with our European retailers to drive long term and sustainable category growth. 

You will proactively lead the development of joint category plans and strategies that deliver mutual growth for our retailers and forElidaBeauty. You will influence our retailers through providing best in class customer, category and shopper insight which will inform range assortment, merchandising, price + promotional recommendations & other strategic initiatives.

True expert of Net Revenue Management,you willown thetrade and promo policy that is drivingElida profitabilityand growth.


  • Build collaborative and independent & multi-level relationships with key retailer stakeholders (buyers, senior buyer, merchandisers, category planners/senior category planners) to become a trusted partner.

  • Lead the delivery of Category Management and e-Category Management into our customers by trend, foresight, advanced analytics & insights e.g. store clustering, macro-space & adjacencies - via Range Reviews recommendations and/or other specific projects.

  • Proactive analysis and interpretation of multiple customer and shopper data sources to generate actionable insights on category risks and opportunities as a part of retailer engagement plans

  • Tailor & deliver Customer Facing Category Strategies to retailers

  • Building network of relationships internally with key stakeholders (CBMs, CCD, Marketing, Shopper & CMI)

  • Partner Marketingteams tobuildstrong category growth plan that willfeedcustomersstrategy.

  • Deliver key category/customer reporting and ad hoc analysis as required.

Who you are and what you bring:

  • Personal Mastery – Always brings their best self

  • Agility – Constantly curious, entrepreneurial & proactive

  • Business Acumen – Generates value for Customers and Unilever

  • Consumer Love – creates plans which deliver for our consumers

  • Passion for high performance – inspires others to greater heights

  • Ability to craft a vision & build plans around it

  • Proactive & forward-thinking mindset

  • Action and decision oriented

  • Communication & relationship building skills for multi-level retailer engagement

  • High level of curiosity and drive to understand the ‘what’ and ‘why’

  • Ability to conduct advanced analytics from multiple data sources to develop concrete action plans

  • Technical skills for key data agencies (e.g. Nielsen/IRI, Kantar)

  • High level of presentation & influencing through story telling & knowledge-based selling

  • Ability to manage & adapt to changing priorities

Join us…

To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities. 

Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us

The way we manufacture, package and distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch toprovide you with an update on the status of your application.

Diversity atElida Beautyis about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

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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