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Unilever Future Leaders Programme (UFLP) Food Solutions Customer Development 2022 - Malaysia

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Our Future Leaders Programme will ignite the leader in you. This unique programme is designed to develop Unilever’s Future Leaders (UFL) by providing challenging and purposeful opportunities that accelerate their readiness to take on business leadership roles.

Unilever Future Leaders Programme (UFLP) Food Solutions - Malaysia

The Unilever Future Leaders Programme is designed to prepare Unilever’s Future Leaders by giving them challenging jobs that prepare them for business leadership roles. The Programme encompasses rotations within and across functions in an accelerated learning environment. This includes international stints, extended leadership contact, formal training, and professional development.

How exactly do you make some of the world’s most popular brands even more popular? How do you take products that in some cases have a 100-year heritage behind them and bring them up to date? How would you position a new product in a competitive market? How would you persuade retailers to take it on, to put up new displays, to take the risk of buying lots of stock for something new and unfamiliar?

Unilever Food Solutions

Unilever Food Solutions have been in food since the 1880s, and is home to some of the world’s favourite brands: Knorr, Lady’s Choice, Hellmann’s, and more. We work closely with businesses of all sizes, from independent restaurants through to hotels chains and contract caterers, in 74 countries. We help chefs all over the world serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more. We create ingredients that save precious prep time in the kitchen, without compromising on flavour or flair and constantly provide ideas and inspiration that keep your menu fresh and exciting.

What will you be doing?

You’ll build partnerships with our wide range of customers – hotels, restaurants, cafes. That could mean working together to maximise a new product launch, recommending the right range of products, developing marketing programmes, negotiating an annual business plan, or looking for new business opportunities. With our team of highly skilled chefs and nutritionists, we help our customers to find the right balance of great-tasting and nutritious food served up to the same consistently high standards. Through our widespread presence, we can make cuisine ideas travel.

What will the programme involve?

You don’t need a specific degree background – this is an area where your personality will set you apart. It takes a special blend of ambition, people skills and commercial acumen; you’ll need to be credible and confident in front of people and have a passion for growing businesses, coupled with the power to influence and negotiate. First-hand experience – it’s the fastest way to learn.

Key Features of UFLP

  • Attract top-tier graduates who aspire to succeed in world-class careers.

  • Select graduates who have the knowledge, skills, ability and attitude to become Unilever’s future leaders, achieving and performing in a managerial role within 3 years.

  • Accelerate the development of this top talent through early international exposure, job rotations and structured ongoing education.

  • Hands-on experience in business challenges.

  • Work with experts across multiple disciplines.

  • Duration: 3-year programme.

  • Location: Malaysia - more than 50 countries recruit for UFLP.

Who do we look for?

  • Fresh graduates or a maximum of 3-years' working experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in any fields of study.

  • Malaysian nationality.

  • Willing to travel - geographic mobility.

How to Apply:

Please apply online and add your updated resume. Life at Unilever is a lot of fun – just like our application process! Check out what you'll experience when you apply for one of our Unilever Future Leaders Programmes:

Online Application Digital Gamification Digital Interview Virtual Discovery Centre Onboard by April 2022

The interested candidate is invited to apply online and submit your updated resume to Unilever Careers Site (Graduates) before the closing date on 23 December 2021.

In the application form, there is a possibility to upload your CV. This will only be used for filling your personal details and is not part of the selection process.

Important note:

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About Unilever:

Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas, and disrupt processes: use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, many Malaysian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life-giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you will be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you will channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we will work to help you become a better 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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