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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. 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...
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    Africa Digital Manager

    Main Responsibilities:

    The Africa SC Digital Manager will lead the Digital Transformation program which the Supply Chain has already embarked on. The purpose of the role is to develop, agree, and execute the strategic plan to ensure Digital Transformation is landed in the Africa Supply Chain. This includes a 3-5 year forward horizon on Digital implementation.

    Job Summary:

    • Embed Real time Visibility and Analytics across the Supply Chain to enable faster and more dynamic decision making through standardising metrics and data visualisation.

    • Implementation of Digital Manufacturing solutions towards a future fit manufacturing network

    • Enable current and fuure Digital Proficiencies through capabilities development

    • Explore and Implement new E-Comm opportunities

    • Foundry setup and implementation

    • Planning and executing of future Digital Programs

    Key Skills:

    • Good understanding of an integrated supply chain network.

    • Good understanding of financial drivers

    • Strong Customer Service orientation

    • Strong interpersonal skills and team commitment

    • Excellent team-working and networking skills

    • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organisation

    • Ability to work well with a team of diverse staff

    • Ability to work with peers and demonstrate lateral influence

    • Excellent team building skills

    • Excellent understanding of technical areas

    • Good at managing customer expectations

    • Managing and delivering service through strategic partners

    • Good knowledge of Unilever’s business and processes

    Relevant Experience:

    • Full spectrum of digital SC

    • Experience with Digital applications

    • Data management / Analysis

    • Someone who can simplify processes

    • Readiness automation agenda

    • Across SC working with the different industries researching the latest digital

    • Mobile apps exposure

    • Worked in automation project/role eg: Banking,IT – digital savvy

    • Identifying opportunities

    • Project Management

    • Curiosity / Innovation

    • Evangelist for Innovation in Business

    • Business Transformation

    • Strategic Analysis

    • Project Management

    • Full Systems Development Lifecycle

    Professional Skills:

    • Degree minimum qualification with relevant Digital experience across the business or industry

    • Experience in FMCG supply chain

    • Demonstrated commercial acumen

    • Cross functional business process knowledge

    Experience Required:

    • More than 3 years’ experience in SC or finance

    • Experience as a business analyst or business consulting advantage

    • Demonstrated track record of working on complex problem solving, tight deadlines with quick turnaround times.

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever on careers.unilever.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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