Associate Customer Business Manager - San Antonio, TX

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Associate Customer Business Manager - San Antonio, TX

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Background & Purpose of the Job

    The primary purpose of the Associate Customer Business Manager (CBM) position is to drive profitable sales volume and develop sustained business relationships with HEB. This ACBM will manage Foods & Refreshment categories on our team. This role will be based in the San Antonio, Texas area and will report to the HEB Team Leader.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

    The ACBM is responsible for achieving volume goals while maintaining spending goals based on the joint business plan. They maintain distribution, drive innovation and influence others to obtain resources to help win in the marketplace. An ACBM must be able to juggle multiple projects at once while maintaining a precise business acumen.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the relationship with the category directors and interface with HEB leadership
    • Coordinate annual planning efforts and drive trade investment effectiveness and ROI
    • Coordinate, manage and lead all marketing/cat man and supply chain initiatives
    • Lead innovation strategy and manage core of the core distribution
    • Manage and influence sales and all investments at HEB
    • Coordinate annual Joint Business Plans at HEB
    • Achieve sales, profit and spend targets
    • Be strategic as well as manage the day to day details

    You’re a born leader: At Unilever, everyone has a responsibility to take the lead and everyone has the opportunity to make a difference. Leadership is about impact and behavior, not job titles and work levels. It is everyone’s business, not just the manager’s business.

    You’re a dot connector: Seeks to understand broader business goals and plans and ensures that goals/plans in their own unit/location are not in conflict. This person is able to pull together the pieces to create a strategic plan at the customer.

    You’re a story teller: A good leader is able to pause, listen and bring together multiple data points to tell a influential story on the business objective. Story telling is key to helping sell internally and externally what you need to win in the marketplace.

    You’re a changemaker: Focuses effort on continuous improvement, work simplification and the elimination of non-value-added work.

  • Qualifications

    What You’ll Need To Succeed

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or Marketing

    3-5 years of experience in customer management capacity rolesComputer skills required: All Microsoft Office Programs

    Familiarity with IRI is preferred. Customer Management, Customer Service or Finance background is a plus. Breakthrough Thinking - The position will require initiative on the part of the person to work independently and deliver results.

    Problem Solving -Will need to exercise good judgment and routinely make decisions to support the day to day business.

    Organizational Awareness - Will need to reach out too many different levels of the organization in order to solve problems and gather information for decision making.

    What We Can Offer You

    Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

    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 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.