Graduate Management Trainee Programme at Unilever Nigeria

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Unilever graduate trainee programme in Nigeria

Unilever, a multinational company is currently recruiting for its graduate management trainee programme at Unilever Nigeria. Unilever is one of the largest producer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and manufacturers of some well-known home products, which includes Omo, Lipton and many other products.

Industry: Manufacturing / Production / FMCG / View Jobs at Unilever

Posted: May 19, 2020

Deadline: Not specified

Job Categories:

  • Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Supply Chain
  • Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Finance
  • Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Marketing
  • Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Customer Development

Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nigeria

Job Field: Graduate Jobs, Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Description

Unilever is a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company and manufacturer of some of the world’s known brands, such as Rexona, Lipton, Omo, Lifebuoy. With over two billion consumers using our product every day, getting the final product to the consumer at the right quality, at the right time and price takes serious business expertise. Supply Chain Management is responsible for the whole process, from sourcing the raw materials to getting a great product onto the supermarket shelf.

What will you be doing?

  • You could be finding a new way to get Lipton to customers at the right temperature and quality; transforming the way the oral factory operates or designing a more efficient distribution network to enable us to store and deliver our products sustainably to our customers. There’s always a new challenge to tackle. The limitless opportunities at Unilever create fully engaging innovative entrepreneurship.
  • Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Africa and the globe.

What do we look for?

Whichever area you work in–Planning, Customer Service, Manufacturing or Logistics – you’ll need to be ambitious, an excellent analytical thinker with a drive for getting things done and a real talent for delivering through others.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. While we are open to applications from all disciplines, typically (but not exclusively) a background in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, Science, Maths, Finance or Business can be an advantage.
  • A strong academic track record.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm and personal initiative and drive
  • Strong analytical skills

What will the programme involve?

  • The programme is designed to develop and build business leader mindset to further embed the owner’s mindset, understand how the full business operates end to end and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit 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 3 – 5 years you’ll cover at least four milestones to provide experience in key business and functional areas

What will you learn?

  • Learning from Experience: You will experience yourself evaluating innovation launches on global brands like Rexona and Ponds, or shaping investment decisions with a major customer.
  • Learn from People: you will get the business coaching from experienced managers, individual mentor and even a buddy.
  • Formal Learning: You will have training sessions that encompass a mix of professional, business and leadership skills. For Professional training, in the first and second year, you’ll be having three weeks of some of the best Supply Chain training around through the Unilever Supply Chain Foundation. After the first year, a wide range of internal and external training programmes are available to develop both your skills and competencies as you progress your career.

Support and empowerment:

  • We’ll support you every step of the way to senior management but much of your progress will be up to you.
  • You’ll need to be focused and ambitious to get where you want, identifying opportunities and taking responsibility for your own development.
  • We have a proven tradition of developing our own purpose-driven leaders and encourage innovative thinking. Future-focused feedback and challenging goals drive 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. Come join us to create a Bright Future Made You.

Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Finance

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nigeria

Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit, Graduate Jobs

Description

  • At Unilever you are more than your job title, you are part of one of the most successful, purpose-led businesses. Work with brands that are loved around the world, improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We produce world-leading brands including Rexona, Lipton, Axe, and Hellmann’s, alongside trusted local names and innovative-forward thinking brands like Knorr, Pepsodent, lifebuoy etc.
  • Work alongside brilliant and inspiring industry leaders and colleagues. If you want to feel proud of what you do and make others proud too, join us. Get a glimpse into life at Unilever and discover how you can help make a better business, a better world and a better you.

What will the programme involve?

  • The programme is designed to develop and build business leader mindset to further embed the owner’s mindset, understand how the full business operates end to end and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit 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 3 – 5   years you’ll cover at least four milestones to provide experience in key business and functional areas

What will you be doing?

  • Finance at Unilever is about a lot more than numbers. It’s a craft that requires you to get to the heart of multi-billion dollar brands.
  • People will seek your advice on brand development, pricing strategy and more – and they’ll trust you to see past the figures to the bigger picture.
  • You’ll be involved in evaluating the benefits of innovation on major brands like Lipton and Rexona, and be in the thick of pricing strategy and investment decisions.
  • Via your rotations, you will get up to speed with our operations, processes and risks.
  • You’ll get a chance to work in cross-functional teams with other business functions.
  • By getting involved with financial accounting, management reporting and analysis, you’ll experience real work straight away.

Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Africa and the globe.

What do we look for?

  • Whichever area you work in -Factory Finance, Audit, Controllers, Marketing Finance, Customer Development– you’ll need to be ambitious, an excellent analytical thinker with a drive for getting things done and a real talent for delivering through others.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. While we are open to applications from all disciplines, typically (but not exclusively) a background in Finance, Business Administration, Mathematics. Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, Science, can be an advantage.
  • A strong academic track record.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm and personal initiative and drive
  • Strong analytical skills

What will you learn?

  • Learning from Experience: You will experience yourself evaluating innovation launches on global brands like Rexona and Ponds, or shaping investment decisions with a major customer.
  • Learn from People: you will get the business coaching from experienced managers, individual mentor and even a buddy.
  • Formal Learning: You will have training sessions that encompass a mix of professional, business and leadership skills. For Professional training, in the first and second year, you’ll be having three weeks of some of the best Supply Chain training around through the Unilever Supply Chain Foundation. After the first year, a wide range of internal and external training programmes are available to develop both your skills and competencies as you progress your career.

Support and empowerment:

  • We’ll support you every step of the way to senior management but much of your progress will be up to you.
  • You’ll need to be focused and ambitious to get where you want, identifying opportunities and taking responsibility for your own development.
  • We have a proven tradition of developing our own purpose-driven leaders and encourage innovative thinking.
  • Future-focused feedback and challenging goals drive 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. Come join us to create a Bright Future Made You.

Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Marketing

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nigeria

Job Field: Graduate Jobs, Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development

Descriptions

At Unilever you are more than your job title, you are part of one of the most successful, purpose-led businesses. Work with brands that are loved around the world, improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We produce world-leading brands including Rexona, Lipton, Axe, and Hellmann’s, alongside trusted local names and innovative-forward thinking brands like Knorr, Pepsodent, lifebuoy etc. Work alongside brilliant and inspiring industry leaders and colleagues. If you want to feel proud of what you do and make others proud too, join us. Get a glimpse into life at Unilever and discover how you can help make a better business, a better world and a better you.

What will you be doing?

  • How exactly do you make some of Unilever’s most popular brands even more popular? The success of our marketing team to date is impressive enough. Think Dove, Rexona, Lipton, Lux, Pepsodent, Knorr etc…. The list of big-name brands goes on, but when you think that you could be involved in coming up with something to top this already impressive campaigns, it can either be exceptionally daunting or extremely exciting.
  • You will undertake a great variety of projects, it will be focused on developing different skill areas including business knowledge and analysis, technical analysis, service delivery and overall project management. It will often mean working in cross-functional teams, and even internationally. A truly life experience Made By You.
  • Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Africa and the globe.

What do we look for?

  • Whichever area you work in, you’ll need to be ambitious, an excellent analytical thinker with a drive for getting things done and a real talent for delivering through others.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A strong academic track record.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm and personal initiative and drive
  • Strong analytical skills

What will the programme involve?

  • The programme is designed to develop and build business leader mindset to further embed the owner’s mindset, understand how the full business operates end to end and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit 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 3 – 5 years you’ll cover at least four milestones to provide experience in key business and functional areas

What will you learn?

  • Learning from Experience: You will experience yourself evaluating innovation launches on global brands like Rexona and Ponds, or shaping investment decisions with a major customer.
  • Learn from People: you will get the business coaching from experienced managers, individual mentor and even a buddy.
  • Formal Learning: You will have training sessions that encompass a mix of professional, business and leadership skills. For Professional training, in the first and second year, you’ll be having three weeks of some of the best Supply Chain training around through the Unilever Supply Chain Foundation. After the first year, a wide range of internal and external training programmes are available to develop both your skills and competencies as you progress your career.

Support and empowerment:

  • We’ll support you every step of the way to senior management but much of your progress will be up to you. You’ll need to be focused and ambitious to get where you want, identifying opportunities and taking responsibility for your own development. We have a proven tradition of developing our own purpose-driven leaders and encourage innovative thinking. Future-focused feedback and challenging goals drive 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. Come join us to create a Bright Future Made You.

Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Customer Development

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nigeria

Job Field: Graduate Jobs, Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development

Description

  • At Unilever you are more than your job title, you are part of one of the most successful, purpose-led businesses. Work with brands that are loved around the world, improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We produce world-leading brands including Rexona, Lipton, Axe, and Hellmann’s, alongside trusted local names and innovative-forward thinking brands like Knorr, Pepsodent, lifebuoy etc.
  • Work alongside brilliant and inspiring industry leaders and colleagues. If you want to feel proud of what you do and make others proud too, join us. Get a glimpse into life at Unilever and discover how you can help make a better business, a better world and a better you.

What will you be doing?

Customer Development (Sales): 

  • 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? 
  • Within Customer Development you will take on these challenges and bring our beloved brands to life for our customers, shoppers, and consumers. 
  • You’ll be on the front lines, working as an ambassador for our products, making sure people forget the competition and think of Unilever first.
  • Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Africa and the globe.

What do we look for?

  • Whichever area you work in, you’ll need to be ambitious, an excellent analytical thinker with a drive for getting things done and a real talent for delivering through others.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A strong academic track record.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm and personal initiative and drive
  • Strong analytical skills

What will the programme involve?

  • The programme is designed to develop and build business leader mindset to further embed the owner’s mindset, understand how the full business operates end to end and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit 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 3 – 5 years you’ll cover at least four milestones to provide experience in key business and functional areas

What will you learn?

  • Learning from Experience: You will experience yourself evaluating innovation launches on global brands like Rexona and Ponds, or shaping investment decisions with a major customer.
  • Learn from People: you will get the business coaching from experienced managers, individual mentor and even a buddy.
  • Formal Learning: You will have training sessions that encompass a mix of professional, business and leadership skills. For Professional training, in the first and second year, you’ll be having three weeks of some of the best Supply Chain training around through the Unilever Supply Chain Foundation. After the first year, a wide range of internal and external training programmes are available to develop both your skills and competencies as you progress your career.

Support and empowerment:

  • We’ll support you every step of the way to senior management but much of your progress will be up to you.
  • You’ll need to be focused and ambitious to get where you want, identifying opportunities and taking responsibility for your own development. We have a proven tradition of developing our own purpose-driven leaders and encourage innovative thinking. Future-focused feedback and challenging goals drive 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. Come join us to create a Bright Future Made You.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on the company website.

Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Supply Chain

Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Finance

Unilever Future Leaders Programme – Graduate Marketing

Unilever Future Leaders Program – Graduate Customer Development

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