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Internship Category Management

Job ID:
R-35268
Category:
Human Resources
Location:
Anderlecht, Brussels Capital
Date posted:
03/31/2022

Looking for a challenging internship in Category Management starting in July, August or September 2022? It’s time to apply!

Who are we?

At Unilever, we share one simple purpose: To make sustainable living commonplace. Through our powerhouse brands such as Dove, Axe and Magnum, we are creating a bright future for our business and our planet – and you can be part of it!

We believe that companies with purpose last, people with purpose thrive and brands with purpose grow.  We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.

Main purpose of the internship

When joining Unilever in Belgium, you will get the opportunity to have an impact on a leading-edge company and our outstanding brands. During this internship you will get real responsibilities that will provide you with a good insight into the organisation and support your personal development.

The Category Management team is responsible for developing growth for the category (Refreshment, Home and Personal Care or Food) by making sure that the shopper’s voice is relayed within the business. The team builds and deploys category, shopperand channel expertise. They are the external knowledge catalyser which gives strategic category and cross category advice internally and well as to the retailers Unilever works with. During this internship you will gain a deep understanding of the business and the many challenges it faces, and you will learn how to make a success out of a product in a fast-paced environment.

Your key responsibilities and accountabilities could be (amongst others):

  • Measure and share category, brand & retailer performance

  • Use insights to help craft and define concrete plans that deliver a triple Win for the Shopper, the Customer and Unilever

  • Daily use of market information: Nielsen, Cypher, GfK, POS, field reports

  • Assistance in building strong assortment, shelving and promotional recommendations based on data & shopper insights and research 

What we ask: 

  • You must be enrolled as a Bachelor or Master student from a University, Business Schoolor equivalent during the entire internship. Your studies must have an analytic component. For example: courses on Statistics, Market Assessment, Marketing research or Marketing intelligence.

  • You are available for a minimum of 3 months and ideally for 6 months (at least 32 hours a week)

  • You are fluent in English + Dutch or French.

  • You are a team player with a strong sense of responsibility. 

  • You are a self-starter, able to work autonomously.

  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and feel comfortable with data analysis.

  • You are able to work with a diversity of people and teams.

  • You are familiar with MS office tools in particular Excel and Powerpoint.

What we offer: 

  • An outstanding chance to bring our unique purpose to life!

  • An opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at one of the biggest FMCG-corporations in the world.

  • An opportunity to learn from a variety of concrete projects.

  • Lots of responsibility, but also good guidance during your internship.

EXCITED ABOUT THE ROLE?

To apply, please send your CV and a motivation letter where your preferred internship topics, internship duration and ideal start date are highlighted.

We look forward to meeting you!

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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