Assistant Manager Research & Development at Unilever Nigeria Plc
Unilever is a major player in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) segment of the Nigerian economy. Some of the company’s world class standard brands are Close Up toothpaste, Lipton Yellow Label Tea, Blue Band Spread, Knorr and Royco Cubes, Omo and Sunlight laundry powder, Lux and Lifebuoy soaps. Our business is founded on a sense of purpose, and our unique heritage still shapes the way we do business. Job Title: Assistant Manager Research & Development Job Number: 18000E2WLocation : Lagos State-Lagos-Oregun – Head OfficeJob Field : Research/DevelopmentJob Type : RegularShift : Day JobJob Position: Assistant Manager, R&D Deploy & 3P OperationsFunction: R&DWL: 1EReports to: R&D ManagerCategory: Foods & RefreshmentLocation: OregunMain PurposeTo implement R&D programs and activities relevant to the CCBT, in support of improved consumer experience as well as driving business growth. Main AccountabilitiesFunction as Technical project leader on innovation and renovation.Support the USLP by driving localization of key foods raw materials in conjunction with relevant technical and procurement teams and partner external affairs in creating stories around this.In conjunction with trio team members, be the cross-category business team (CCBT) point of contact for 3P related queries/engagements.Coordinate product experience/taste sessions on formulation options by stakeholders for decision making.Advise the CCBT on latest developments/changes/trends in foods & refreshments space for improvementsSupport category sales growth via deployment of knowledge based selling material for field personnel.Function as R&D lead for local flash projectsScoping of competitive landscapeIdentify innovative products and/or new product opportunities in the market and bring to the attention of CCBT.Consumer careline support through development of FAQs on existing products and innovations.Participate in LCF and support the claims co-generation and local approvals process.Carry out other duties as may be assigned by management.
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