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Unilever Hiring Asst R&D Manager, Clean Future and Operations



Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that strive to improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us every day. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life – giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best.


At HUL, we believe that every individual irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, nationality, caste, disability or marital status can bring their purpose to life. So apply to us, to unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make the world a better place. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we’ll work to help you become a better you!


We are looking to hire an Asst R&D Manager, Clean Future and Operations in our Home Care team based in Mumbai:


Role Purpose:


With an inspiring sustainability ambition with Clean Future, we are looking for a passionate, motivated and energetic R&D professional who is ready to work on Unilever’s biggest brands across Homecare. We are looking for a team player, who works proactive and independent in a multi-functional, multi-cultural environment and is ambitious to deliver the best quality.


This role will also be working with the HC R&D Asia organization to drive the 5S, strategic and operational agenda. It offers a high potential individual the unique opportunity to work across BU units in Asia and building close working relationships with the Head of HC Asia. It will enable the successful candidate exposure to senior stakeholders and a chance for impact and influence that is way beyond the usual role




Lead brand innovation and sustainability projects

Lead cross functional teams in Science & Technology, product design, brand, supply chain and procurement teams across Homecare

Understand consumer habits & needs and address them as part of product solution design.

Help drive our sustainability agenda into programs with multiple stakeholders

Land new Clean Future technologies in market

Manage partner ecosystems to build technology pipelines

You will be responsible for driving the strategy and operation’s agenda for HC Asia R&D.

Prepare dashboards, decks and monitor the progress on in year and pipeline of product superiority and 5S projects

Keep a track of SA HC 5S projects and support deliver savings target for the category

Work with finance to keep updating savings number

Drive the agenda for the HC SA/Indo/SEA BU weekly huddles

About you:


You are a natural problem solver: The ability and passion to problem solve is essential!

You’ve got a growth mindset: A desire to grow

You love to win, and have fun doing it: A passion for success is a must with attention. Detail and results orientated and able to manage multiple projects

You have a special ability to connect with people: You can connect people from different functions and have a great ability to talk about technical and programme challenges in an easy engaging way. Ability to work in cross functional/cross-cultural team and with partner suppliers

You’re a great translator: Ability to analyse complex data and present simply and effectively through good project and stakeholder management

You’ve got a Technical background: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry background, M.Pharm, M.Sc or related Science study streams.

You’ve got prior experience: Experience in 4-5 years project management / technology development, procurement, supply chain are also of interest

A quick learner: Who is not afraid to take the initiative and be proactive to get things done.

You have a clear thinking: concise communications to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders


What do we offer:


Opportunity to work in a global company with a clear vision of making sustainable living commonplace.  You will be part of a diverse and ambitious team, shaping the future of Unilever South Asia HC team.

The opportunity to be at the forefront of an exciting and high growth business

See your ideas make a difference to the people who use our cleaning products, the place they are used and to the planet





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