Unilever Is Hiring: Customer Planning Strategy Assistant BWPC

Unilever is currently hiring for CSP Assistant BWPC

Scope: Southern Africa

Location: La lucia Ridge

Terms & Conditions: Full time


Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world.  If you are passionate about winning profitably in the market through collaborative Retailer – Supplier process of managing categories as strategic business units, producing enhance business results by focusing on the needs of consumers and Shoppers   then this role is just for you!


1. Category Growth Strategies

a. Localise (Develop and deploy) CGS at channel and customer level,b. Work closely with Brand, CMI, NRM, Shopper Marketing to build Customer


2.  Innovation

a.  Define national innovation & launch plan to channels/customers.

b.  D4C/D4R: executes locally AND integrates upstream into BU

3.  Targets and Budgets

a.  Tracking USG targets and investment to deliver BG strat by channel and customer

4.  Pricing and promotions, Mix

a.  Own Pricing & Promo strategy.

b.  NRM:  Ownership of L4 and L5

5.  Execution

a.  Deploy strategically aligned commercial plan in Market via CBDDeploy launch plans to channels/customers to ensure strength of execution

b.  Define channel / Customer Execution: (SoS, TDP).

c.  Shopper / Digital marketing led

6.  Capability

a.  Deploy core capabilities required to win by Channel and Customer.

b.  Catman / Shopper / NRM

Lead in Market Plan execution (Aligned to BU Strategy)

Localises Category Growth Strategy Executes strategically aligned Commercial Plan in Market

Decides Channel/Customer Prioritisation in Market and deploys Budget according.

Leads Core Capabilities and objective customer engagement (Catman /Shopper / NRM) D4C/D4R: executes locally AND integrates Channel & Customer upstream into BU.

Experiences & Qualifications

Minimum 2 years’ experience in Marketing or Sales in FMCG industry

B. Comm degree (preferably in Marketing, Business Administration, Financial majors)

Strong excel skills.

Demonstrated cross-functional team.

Strong demonstrated insight & analytical skills

Previous experience using Nielsen, PowerBI or customer platforms like Dunnhumby or PnP info hub) would be very favourable.


Innovation mindset; Commerce channels execution and digital business models; Commercial Strategy and Business Acumen / NRM; Category Growth Management; Data-Drive Mindset; Customer and Retailer Understanding


You are energized by delivering fantastic results. You are an example to others – both your results and your resilience. You are constantly on the lookout for better ways to do things, engaging and collaborating with others along the way.

As an individual you are the one responsible for your own wellbeing and delivering high standards of work. You must also focus on the Consumer and what they need. You are humble and have your head up, looking around to interpret evidence and data smartly, spot issues and opportunities to make things better

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