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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Automation analyst


    The key responsibility of the Automation Analyst will be to own and manage the hub automation strategy,executionand alignment withiOpsstrategy. 

    TheiOpsautomation analyst provides support to all core plan, execute,deliverand collect services iniOpsorganisation. 


    • Own the strategy for automation and alignment withiOpsTechnology and tools 

    • Ensure standardised approaches to automation and coordinate best practice sharing acrossiOpsorganisation 

    • Identify automation opportunities aligned with globaliOpsstrategy and continuous improvement 

    • You'll deliver new and innovative automation solutions on theiOpsTechnology platforms focusing on business outcomes 

    • You'll be working closely with key stakeholders acrossiOps– product owners, lifecycle leads, operational hub teams, globaliOpsteams 

    • You will work closely with the global Automation Factory, aligning to standards and ways of working 

    • You'll win over hearts and minds as your service is intrinsically linked to supporting our digital and cultural transformation 

    • You'll support employees by challenging poor practices/the status quo, whilst building meaningful relationships allowing influence across internal and external customer groups 

    • You’ll constantly innovate, utilising standard platform features and enablers 

    • Ensure automations are documented,testedand deployed within the Operational Hub 

    • Maintain a register of all Operational Hub Automations and ensure this is kept current 

    • Ensure automations are updated and tested for all planned platform upgrades 

    • Support knowledge management in the operational hub 

    • Engage key functional and regional stakeholders 

    • Provide input into KPI and performance measurement foriOps


    Your work will allow employees to interact and collaborate with theiOpsOperational Hub in a consistent and intuitive fashion. 


    • The ability to work in a diverse and globally distributed environment. Whilst not essential, have knowledge of automation technologies, but certainly an interest and passion to learn 

    • Strong overall knowledge of wide areas of plan, execute, deliver, collect and related lifecycles 

    • Be able to show examples where you've had to adapt and learn quickly to meet challenges and be flexible to adjust to changing business outcomes 

    • Preferably knowledge of Agile methodologies/practicese.g.Scrums and Sprints and able to demonstrate the active practice and implementation of these techniques 

    • Ability to develop a strategy and direction for automation 

    • Confident leadership and influencing style, being able to make an impact with various teams 

    • Excellent communication skills 

    • Ability to inspire confidence in delivery, a strong service focus, and the ability to make sound decisions 

    • Good networking and influencing skills 

    • Passionate and providing an excellent user experience 

    • Significant self-motivation and focus to achieve the objectives of the role 

    • Ability to work well with peers and demonstrate lateral influence 

    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 to apply

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

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