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Associate Innovation Planning Manager - eCommerce

Unilever

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Background and Purpose of the Job

As an Associate Innovation Planning Manager in the eCommerce Supply Chain Team, you will be responsible for the process of planning innovation launches online for both Pureplay and Omni Customers. Your objective is to ensure projects are kicked off, project timelines are built and then tracked for launch. As a critical lead in the Supply Chain, you’ll need to be able to work with multiple different stakeholders across the business to ensure projects are feasible and are delivered on time in full. You will also lead multiple eCommerce initiatives in development of our supply chain capabilities to support critical growth needed to support our fast-growing channel.

Who You Are and What Will You Do

You’re a born leader: You will be a visible leader in the organization and lead 700-1000 project launches on an annual basis. Your actions will have a sizeable impact to enable growth in the eCommerce channel. You will influence your colleagues to drive step-changes in innovation planning to ensure eCommerce requirements are considered at the inception of a Project Launch.

You’re a Change Maker: You are a self-starter and a multitasker who can work independently under tight timelines. You want to make an impact by developing new processes that are different from the “supply chain norm” but will transform our business as well as the experience for our consumers.

You’re a dot connector: With an innate sense of how things interlock, you will be able to bridge the needs of different functions and expertly translate the requirements to keep the value chain in sync.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: You play a critical and extremely tangible role in delivering results in the eCommerce space. Your drive to see success is fueled by a positive, purpose-driven outlook.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

You will have achieved at least the following milestones:

  • Bachelor Degree in in Engineering, Logistics, Operations Planning, Supply Chain or related fields
  • No less than 3 years of Supply Chain related planning experience
  • A highly developed set of skills in quantification and analysis
  • Proficiency using Excel, Powerpoint and MS Project
  • Strong experience in Data Visualization, Presentation and Story Telling
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong enthusiasm to learn
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of ownership in delivering for our customer and businesses

For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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