Assistant Finance Manager, Procurement (Job Number: 17000ADK) - Unilever

Job Reference: HH100
Employer/Agency: Unilever
Location: Singapore
Salary/Package: On application
Job Sector: General Management & Consulting
Date Posted:
Closing Date:

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. It has 172,000 employees and generated sales of €48.4 billion in 2014. Over half (57%) of the company’s footprint is in developing and emerging markets. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx.

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) commits to:
Decoupling growth from environmental impact.
Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being.
Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.

Unilever was ranked number one in its sector in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In the FTSE4Good Index, it achieved the highest environmental score of 5. It led the list of Global Corporate Sustainability Leaders in the 2014 GlobeScan/SustainAbility annual survey for the fourth year running, and in 2015 was ranked the most sustainable food and beverage company in Oxfam’s Behind the Brands Scorecard.

Unilever has been named in LinkedIn’s Top 3 most sought-after employers across all sectors.

For more information about Unilever and its brands, please visit For more information on the USLP:

JOB TITLE: Assistant Finance Manager, Procurement

Support value creation agenda in the network (short/medium/long term)
Analysis of market insights to provide trigger business decisions
Active interaction / engagement with the Network Leadership Team (LT)
Support build category connect and close engagement with cluster finance teams

Value Creation
Support to unlock key strategic initiatives within the network
Work closely with project owner to define opportunities and holistic review of projects
Interaction where needed with cluster finance teams
Develop model to operationalize business assessments (link with business model team)
Type of projects involved: network source mix optimization, suppliers’ migration, address over/under capacity issues, license agreements etc.

Cash Flow Delivery
Review and monitor payment extensions in assigned markets
Explore benefits and monitor opportunities from roll back of PTs in assigned markets
Align with cluster finance teams on approach and implementation

Business Connect
Support to build / enhance category connect
Provide market insights, identify Gross Margin (GM) Hot Spots
Review / Monitor project savings delivery

Other key Accountabilities
Financial Assessment on top suppliers
Monitor of Network Overheads budget

Resilience (ability to cope with time pressure and challenges)
High degree of flexibility and ability to quickly understand new topics
Ability to work collaboratively with other key stakeholders
Strong engagement, presentation and communication skills
Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner (Material insights, link to P&L)
Strong analytical skills, Excel modelling skills and attention to detail
Creative and innovative

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