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Unilever Procurement Manager - Packaging in North Rocks, Australia

Procurement Manager - Packaging


We’re a global business, building diverse brands and touching lives all over the world with our products. But that doesn’t stop us caring as much about the sustainability of our business as we do the success of our brands and our people. Together we can feel good about the work we do every day.

We currently have an opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join our team base in North Rocks. The role is responsible for the Coordination of procurement resources and leveraging the supplier network within a defined geography/product category to deliver on supply chain and MCO targets.


  • Supplier Relationship Management focused on service, quality, logistics and delivery for materials

  • Execution of Innovation Projects and Management of Promotions

  • Translation of price trends into local conditions (tariffs, taxes, logistics, etc)

  • Communication of price trend in its totality to the local Finance team as an input to the business plan

  • Execute cost savings and innovation programs based on sourcing strategies and trial results

  • Development of contingency plans and alternatives to ensure supply security for the MCO

  • Drive R&P opportunities in alignment with the supply chain and MCO business strategy

  • Collaborate with Planning and Sourcing Units to establish short-term business objectives

  • Monitor overall performance of the supply network and ensure continuous improvement.

  • Directly lead cross-functional teams to improve integration and efficiency across the supply network

Skills and experiences

  • University degree qualifications

  • At least 5 years experience in Procurement or Supply Management

  • Experience on large-scale change management projects

  • Experience in international assignments would be ideal

  • Previous leadership experience

  • Outstanding in idea generation, ideas that are forward thinking and that contribute to creating sustained competitive advantage.

  • Strong at selling ideas to his/her business partners, internally and externally, translating these into effective proposals conveying value and communicating it

  • Experience in working on large-scale change management projects

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity 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. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus, if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge - apply now via the link!

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-North Rocks-North Rocks

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Feb-12-2021

Req ID: 2100007Q