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Turkey Rebranding Project Manager - ekaterra

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Istanbul, Istanbul
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Turkey Rebranding Project Manager - ekaterra

Work Location: Turkey

Job Type: Full time

Limited travel

About the Tea Business

The current vision for ekaterra is to champion a tastier, healthier, more sustainable world of plant-based drinking. Purposeful thinking will be the core anchor of the business, its brands as well as its culture, and enables simple and agile decision making, supports an entrepreneurial mindset and is driven by passion for our consumers. 

As we move through this journey towards separation, we are seeking employees with a passion for exciting entrepreneurial experiences, who want to pursue unique career opportunities and have a desire to be an integral part in building the bright future of this plant-based company. 

Company Vision:

  • To grow a world of wellbeing through the regenerative power of plants

Company Mission

A virtuous cycle of growth for everyone connected to our business

CONSUMER: we will craft winning brands that become the universal beverage of choice: serving only the tastiest products that enrich physical, emotional and social wellbeing

CLIMATE:  we will lead the way and create a net positive, giving back to the planet much more than we take.

COMMUNITY:  we will enrich lives by delivering more value per cup and share that value amongst growers, blenders and farming communities.

EMPLOYEES:  we will nurture the growth of every employee, maximising learning and impact of every individual

SHAREHOLDERS: we will lead value creation with sustainable high performance, delivered with transparency and consistency


This role is for someone who is driven, resilient and experienced in complex project management.  The ideal candidate has experience in a Marketing Function and an interest in assisting the business in building a high performing Marketing Function in terms of operations, profitability, management, structure, and strategy.

This role is for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is used to hitting the ground running. It is a unique opportunity to learn a great deal from Marketing Consultants and Senior Business Leaders across the Marketing Function.

The individual needs to be self-driven, commercially aware, bigger picture oriented & detail oriented.

This role will be the representative of Blossom in the country but needs to be a member of the MU marketing team. Working with the MU marketing lead on planning, tracking, and assisting the smooth transition of the Marketing Function from the existing company to a new company.

The role will liaise with many teams including Workstream Leads, Consultants and Unilever and ekaterra employees across the world.

Main responsibilities

  • Work with Consultants and internal teams to assist in the transfer of services for marketers in Unilever ecosystem, across marketing, Artwork, CMI, digital hub, UFS, central marketing excellence teams.
  • Migrate local and global systems from UL to Tea Company.
  • Track status of migration and coordinate with stakeholders
  • Understand and lead transition plan on:
    • Blue (artwork management system)
    • AdPro
    • Agency SWOP
    • Asset Bank
    • CMCO
    • etc
  • Database Transition: Audit and identify all teams and shared folders across marketing and support functions
  • Liaising with IT team for actual transfers
  • Ways of working for readiness for day 1, transition plan
  • Migrate all relevant local and global contracts from UL to TeaCo.

Manage weekly reports for separation and blossom team

Skills & Competences

  • Complex Project management
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent interpersonal & stakeholder management skills
  • Tact and persuasive ability
  • Teamworking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excel expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-driven
  • A good understanding of Marketing systems, processes and tasks OR a quick learner

Personal Attributes

  • Lover of all things marketing
  • Enthusiastic and positive, with a curious and naturally inquisitive approach
  • Tenacious, energetic and resilient
  • Has a genuine and deep interest in plants and their relationship with people and the planet, champions the environment and sustainability

Our values:

  • Sustainability
  • Fun loving
  • Risk taking ability
  • Simple thinking
  • Transparent and fair
  • Innovative
  • Promote diversity
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Entrepreneurial

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.  

By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be applying for other positions.  

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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