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Associate Customer Business Manager- Kroger

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Unilever

Associate Customer Business Manager- Kroger

Cincinnati, OH
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary: The primary purpose of the Associate Customer Business Manager (ACBM) position is to drive profitable growth with Kroger ahead of category growth and to develop sustained business relationships. The ACBM is responsible for achieving volume goals while maintaining spending goals and building a joint business plan with Kroger for respective categories.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the total Unilever Savory portfolio with Kroger totaling $75M. Brands include Knorr (both Sides Dishes and Hispanic items) , Lipton Recipe Secrets and Lipton Cup a Soup.
    • Manage the business relationship with Kroger team and stakeholders.
    • Act as the primary liaison on all category business issues both internal and external.
    • Work closely with Unilever teams; Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Category Management, Supply Chain, etc.
    • Coordinate Annual Planning efforts, including executing Joint Business Plans.
    • Drive trade investment effectiveness and efficiency.
    • Develop corporate marketing and merchandising programs.
    • Champion and drive strategic selling initiatives for Unilever with the Kroger account.

    Skills & Requirements:

    • Undergraduate degree is required.
    • Trade Marketing and Category Management experience is a plus.
    • Must be skilled in verbal and written communications.
    • Must be able to effectively relate with multiple levels of management, internally and externally.
    • Must be a strategic thinker that can work effectively, and in a highly collaborative environment.
    • Must have strong relationship building and management skills.
    • Strong analytical skills and experience with Excel and Powerpoint.
    • Working knowledge of POS Reporting systems (Nielsen, IRI, Customer-Specific) and Sales Planning Systems.

    What you’ll get:

    • Opportunity to work with iconic, global brands.
    • Competitive compensation package including base salary & bonus structure.
    • Medical & Dental Plans.
    • Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children.
    • Health Care Flexible Spending.
    • Dependent Care.
    • 401k Savings Plans.
    • Agile/ Flexible Work Arrangements.
    • Paid Vacation and Holidays.

    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion 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.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

    Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law. Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

    Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.


    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity PostersEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesEmployment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

    If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com. Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Fun Fact
    Unilever offers seriously cool benefits like flexible working environment, on-site gym and Tigi salon, well-being incentives, and all-you-can-eat ice cream.
  • About Us

    Unilever has a simple but clear purpose – to make sustainable living commonplace. They believe this is the best long-term way for the business to grow. On any given day, two billion people from around the world use Unilever products from iconic brands like Dove, Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Lipton, Dollar Shave Club, and Knorr to look good, feel good, and get more out of life.