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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: Year round
  • Starting salaries: Various
  • Regions: All UK
  • Industries: consumer product brands in foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products
  • Website: www.unilever.co.uk/ourcompany/careers
  • Email: Site Form
  • Telephone: 020 7822 5252 |
  • Address: Unilever House, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DY


What is Unilever?
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods. They have three primary global divisions - Foods, home care and personal care.

What roles are available at Unilever?
Roles at Unilever are mainly based around: Marketing, Customer development, Supply chain, Financial management, Human resources, Information management & technology, Research and Development and Business development.

Application process for Unilever.
Applications can be submitted directly through the website or available positions may be advertised in local media. Unilever also work closely with recruitment agencies.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for Unilever.
Unilever run a Graduate Leadership program. This program aims to fasttrack graduates into senior management roles withing their first two years of employment. Details and application can be found Here For many roles, having the right qualifications is important, but they're equally interested in your personal skills, your values and the various attributes that affect how you work and how you relate to the people you work with. In particular, they look for people with a passion for achievement. People who work best as part of a team and have leadership skills, integrity, drive and the desire to make things happen. Unilever recruit experienced professionals, graduates, interns and apprentices.

Future prospects and training at Unilever.
Unilever operates in a highly competitive market place. This competition is not just for the hearts and minds of consumers, but also for talented employees at all levels of our business. So they actively seek to attract and to retain outstanding people - and have the policies in place to achieve this. Unilever help their employees develop the skills and competencies they need, not just to perform more effectively in their current job, but also to prepare them for more demanding roles in the future. They help employees to develop themselves, and to plan and manage their own careers. Unilever provide the resources to help them to do this. This is the key reason why Unilever has such an outstanding reputation for excellence in training and development. Development and reward policies are integrated specifically to achieve this. As a result, the opportunities for employees who deliver outstanding results are enormous.

Other comments about Unilever.
Unilever are well aware that, no matter how committed you are to your work, there are always external demands on your personal life - demands which sometimes seem difficult to reconcile with your career ambitions. They will do everything we can to work with you to find solutions. Getting the work/life balance right is important, and Unilever UK recognises that employees are most likely to be happy and fulfilled in their career if they are also happy and fulfilled as people. Flexible working policies, career break scheme and progressive maternity policies are just a few examples of Unilevers commitment to this.



Experiences

If you have applied to Unilever, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.


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