Unilever UFLP Graduate GO TO MARKET ( Marketing Customer Development ) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

UFLP Graduate GO TO MARKET ( Marketing Customer Development )


With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. We produce world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove & Axe.

Unilever is looking for Management Trainees within Customer Development

Unilever is one of the largest global fast moving consumer goods company and manufactures some of the world’s best-known brands, such as Dove, Lipton, Knorr, Hellmann’s. Getting a delicious ice cream like Magnum into the hands of a customer in the right condition at the right time and price takes serious business expertise. Through the Customer Development you’ll experience all facets of Customer Development, from account management to trade management, Marketing and customer service.At Unilever, we work closely with our customers to pioneer new products, categories and concepts

What will I be doing?

-Learn to do business with key customers. This includes managing stock supply, planning promotions and supporting product launches.

-Understand different retail channels such as supermarkets, hypermarkets and independent stores and learning/launching our many brands and producrs

-Understand different retail channels such as supermarkets, hypermarkets and independent stores as well as understand the needs of the retailers and provide them with the required service needed

What do we look for?

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.The limitless opportunities at Unilever creates fully engaging innovative entrepreneurship

What will the programme involve?

The programme is designed to grow you into a manager within 3 years, through hands-on learning alongside world-class experts. You’ll develop your individual leadership skills by working on live projects which offer you all the experience you need to become ready for your first management role. Over three placements we’ll make sure you gain broad experience in several different areas to develop your commercial expertise, for example:

  • Customer Management (Sales), where you will build relationships, analyse relevant data, own financial forecasting, agree a tailored business plan, or negotiate promotions.

  • Category Management, where you will oversee a category of products, become an expert on the marketplace and our competitors, and advise customers on suitable ranges for their shoppers.

We have a proven tradition of developing our own purpose driven leaders and encourage innovative thinking. Future focussed feedback and challenging goals drives innovation and ambition within a performance culture and an inclusive and informal environment.We will push you to achieve your potential and make a big business impact where you learn from the best. Firsthand experience – it’s the fastest way to learn..

We are now looking for a driven and analytical Go To Market Trainee to our “Unilever Future Leaders Programme” (UFLP) to be based in of the GCC countries. Join our winning team!

The opportunity of a lifetime – Made by you!

The Unilever Future Leaders Programme (UFLP) is about having a big impact on business, right from the start. It’s about growing iconic multi-million euro, market-leading brands from day one. It’s about learning the business fast. We´re looking to make future leaders of you within three years, by focusing on your whole development, personally and professionally, we’ll concentrate on three key areas: learning by experience, learning through people and formal learning. We will push you to achieve your potential and make a big business impact where you will learn from the best in the business.

What will you be doing?

The Unilever Future Leaders Programme (UFLP) is a three year program where you will have the opportunities to see the whole business and try different roles within our organisation. You will be part of the Gulf and NAME team and will therefore fast create a big network across the whole business.

This is what we look for

It is important that you have fully developed communication skills. But most important is an analytical, result/business oriented and energetic personality. We are looking for someone with a great internal drive and who takes ownership for tasks and can set their own goals.

-Bachelor’s Degree with strong academic track record

-Extracurricular activities and/or work experiences outside the academic world that displays your commercial awareness, drive and leadership potential

-Fluency in English

Job: Marketing

Primary Location: Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia (Province level)-Jeddah-Jeddah - Unilever House

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: May-30-2017

Req ID: 1700065N