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Grocery Commercial Executive UKI– Elida Beauty  

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Customer Development
Battersea, England
Date posted:

GroceryCommercialExecutiveUKI– Elida Beauty 

Account: Tesco/ Others

2 roles available

Work Location –Battersea/Flexible

Job TypeFullTime

Who we are … we are ElidaBeauty

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,customersand 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.

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

The way we manufacture,packageand 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.

Diversity at Unilever is about inclusion, embracing differences, creatingpossibilitiesand 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.

YourRole & Key Responsibilities

Your Role:

The purpose of the role is to assist the Key Account Manager in developing and implementing a plan per selected customer. 

Key responsibilities include the following:   

  • Assisting the account team to manage and build strong relationships with our customers.

  • Directly communicating with the customer to ensure all processes are completed on time with a high level of accuracy. 

  • Be the internal expert on the customer processes. 

  • Assist with the tracking of JBPs and EPOS. 

  • Manage inputs into Elida systems to reflect the customer plan. 

  • Manage customer operationsstrivingfor accuracy andright first time’ mindset

  • Keep the consumer at the heart of the plan by working collaboratively with our category teams.

Your Key Tasks:

  • Assist the Key Account Manager inlanding thestrategy and account plans for selected customers 

  • Manage the new line process for range reviews and ensure deadlines are achieved. 

  • Activate growth plans within the customer's organization 

  • Tracking/measuring the success of growth initiatives (launches and promotions/activations) 

  • Monitor and report sales performance by customer.

  • Workingwithcross functional teamstodeliverthecustomer plans.

  • Online monitoringand improvements to retailer sites. 

  • Competitor reporting

  • Ensure promotions are loaded accurately into systems with associated uplifts reflected in volume forecasts. 

  • Assist retail marketing teams in implement activations. 

Stakeholder Management and key interfaces:


  • Commercial Director + Marketing Director 

  • Head of Customer Development 

  • Key Account Manager

  • Commercial Executive

  • Customer & Category Development Manager 

  • Trade Category Management

  • Brand Managers 

  • Customer Marketing managers 

  • Supply chain team. 

  • Finance


  • Customers: 

  • Marketing/communication agencies (if applicable) 

Skills and Experience 

Educational Background:

  • A Level education, preferably inbusiness/sales and marketing.  

Must haves:

  • High level of numeracyand literacy

  • Excellent relationship buildingskills

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Proven track record ofdelivering to deadlines.  

  • A passion for the Beauty & Personal Care World 

Nice to have:

  • Experience in sales or managing customers. 

  • Knowledge of P&Ls and commercials

  • Ability to demonstrate people led & purposeful leadership 

  • E commerce/Digital experience 

  • CCD / Shopper Marketing Experience

  • Experience in Beauty & Personal Care Industry / working with BPC brands  

Professional Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

Must have: 

  • Functional and technical knowledge

  • Strong communicationskills

  • Relationship buildingskills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Synthesis of data and insight 

  • Intermediate ability with MSexcel

  • Language Requirements: English 

Nice to have:

  • Additional languages are a plus

Who we are looking for

  • Bias for action, drive for results

  • A team player

  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Well organized and able to juggle multiple deadlines. 

  • High level of resilienceand the ability to perform under pressure. 

  • Aproblem solver, solutions orientated

  • Curiosity: A customer centric mindset. 

  • You love to win, and have fun doing it.

As a team player within Elida Beauty, it is important that you share these values & mindsets;

  • APerformance and growth mindset

  • Agility to thrive in a VUCA world

  • Flexibility to drive change

  • Transparency,openness & honesty 

  • Passion for diversity & inclusion 

Join us…

If you want to further unlock your potential and work in an entrepreneurial environment where you will have the autonomy to act like a founder to drive brands and business forward. We will help you to unlock your personalcreativity, upskilling and re-skilling you along the way. Together, we will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilitiesand be a place of work where you can be yourself every day

Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Excited about the Role?

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

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