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Business Development Manager for Unilever International (m/f/d)

Job ID:
R-24122
Category:
Customer Development
Location:
Hamburg, Hamburg;
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England;
Leatherhead, England;
Rotterdam, South Holland
Date posted:
05/10/2022

YOU ARE MORE THAN JUST YOUR JOB TITLE. MORE THAN JUST NUMBERS AND LETTERS ON YOUR CV. AND WE ARE MORE THAN JUST A COMPANY. SO WHY DON’T WE TEAM UP AND ACHIEVE EVEN MORE TOGETHER?! YOUR PERSONALITY AND PASSION, OUR MANY BRANDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. THE PERFECT FIT!

Hello, Unilever here! We are a leading international consumer goods manufacturer. Our nutrition, personal care, detergents and cleaning agent products are used day in, day out by around 2.5 billion people in over 190 countries. These include AXE, Dove, Lipton, Ben & Jerry's and many more.

Currently we are looking for a

Business Development Manager for Unilever International (m/f/d)

in Hamburg

What Business Development at Unilever International is about:

We build market positions in white spaces by identify new opportunities, developing, defining, negotiating and nurturing strong business relationships. We own the business’ P&L end-to-end, partner with customers, distributors and internal cross-functional teams to manage and grow existing businesses, to deliver growth through flawless execution of projects. 

As BD Manager you have the chance to grow the fastest growing global department across the region and make a difference to the business and the consumers we serve.

The role is important because you will become a critical member of the team leading sales in UL’s new business unit, you will be empowered to be involved in the strategy and own the delivery of key strategic goals, you will get to work with some of UL most iconic brands and have a chance to return them to former glory and the commercial impacts and performance of these brands to the business are sizeable.

Your key Tasks:

Business Development & Prospecting

  • Managing potential businesses through market analysis, deal requirements, potential and financial analysis

  • Overseeing end-to-end process from idea to launch with customers and internal teams

Establishing and Executing Business Plans

  • Supervising strategic business plan processes and speed-to-market for new product distribution across locations

  • Overseeing networks for new product launches with supply chain team and alignment with Category team on launches

  • Strong execution mindset, to own and execute key projects flawlessly

Tracking and Monitoring Performance

  • Monitoring and ensuring key performance metrics are met

Stakeholder Management

  • Leading and aligning cross functional teams to effectively manage key customer meetings

  • Working closely with different stakeholders to align on critical projects, decision, to ensure there is synergy across different functions

What you contribute to be successful in this role:

  • You are an action-orientated, results-driven, highly adaptable and an entrepreneurial person and a rebel at heart

  • A high growth mindset, with strong love for consumers, shoppers and customers

  • A consistent track record of exceptional business results with humility to give credit and resilience

  • Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills with senior stakeholders

  • Experience in working and leading in cross-functional teams and leading strategic customer relationships

  • Experience in the FMCG industry in operational key account management, marketing, business or finance partnering roles

  • Proficient language skills in English and German/ Dutch

What we have to offer:

  • A Competitive base salary & additional financial benefits 

  • A Company pension scheme

  • Your own company laptop and an agile working Environment (e. g. flexible working hours, home-office)

  • A Subsidized ticket (HVV-Profi Card) and a company discount app for your lunch

  • A wide range of training opportunities and a 24/7 access to our learning platform  

  • A variety of wellbeing offers e.g. company medical care & health management, wellbeing trainings, 24/7 employee advisory service

  • Our subsidized gym offer: training with Qualitrain in various fitness studios in Hamburg

  • A Unilever stock program   

  • Employee discounts at our cooperation partners  

  • An exciting role within a great and global team in a fast paced, multinational company

  • Working for a global player with local agility

Interested in this position?

Then you should not wait to apply online! Please make sure to complete the application incl. all relevant documents (CV, cover letter, references) Contact: Talent Scout Merete Paura


We will unfortunately not be able to consider any incomplete applications.
*E-mail applications will not be processed!

For general questions please contact us under:

HR.DACH@unilever.com

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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