Saturday, September 29, 2012

HR Leadership Program with Unilever (Malaysia)

Unilever Future Leaders Program – Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA)
Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods.  We make some of the world’s best loved brands:  Dove, Flora, Tresemmé, Comfort, Knorr and Marmite to name a few. 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any day. Our products are sold in 190 countries and we employ 171,000 people globally.  Our markets in Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA) are vital to our ambition to double the size of our business while halving our environmental impact. Successfully launched in 2011, we are delighted to continue this international program for these markets for graduates who have studied in the US. It is a great opportunity to develop into a leader who can make a positive impact on millions of people around the world. For more information, visit
This year we are launching a new international program for graduates from U.S. universities to join our fast growing business in Asia, Africa and Middle East in 2013.  Our local business will greatly benefit from global talents.

Which Unilever locations & business areas are we recruiting for?
  • Marketing - Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco
  • Customer Development (Sales) - Thailand, Malaysia, Ghana, ESA (Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe) Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Morocco
  • Human Resources - Malaysia.
  • Supply Chain Management - Malaysia 
  • Financial Management - Malaysia, Indonesia 
Human Resources - Our environment is about empowering people, both to contribute to our business objectives and to achieve their own personal and career goals. We also keep an eye on the future, with our leadership behaviors initiatives to identify the next generation of leaders. In HR, you are not just a part of the Unilever culture, you help create it. What HR does impacts everyone within the organization, which in turn impacts consumer and the bottom line.

Unilever have an enormous variety of talent coming in. They are working in a huge range of different roles, all bringing their own unique strengths and career goals. It takes all kinds to make Unilever’s world go around, and it will be up to Human Resources to create an environment where our people strive to be the best. HR in Unilever is insightful and inspired to help develop colleagues, and the capabilities required for our winning business.

As a Management Trainee in Human Resources, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Inspiring people
  • Well rounded view of people
  • Shape future HR practices 
  • Build up experience of culture change, employee relations, leadership development

How does it work?
You will choose one of the specific countries and then a specific business area within that country. You will go through the initial recruitment process with a third party vendor – Universum Talent Networks and then be assessed by local U.S. and senior leaders from the respective countries to which you applied. If successful in the recruitment process, you will join the Unilever Future Leaders Programme in that country on the relevant local terms and conditions.

What are we looking for?
You must have graduated/will graduate from a US university between 2012 – 2013 and ideally have the right to work, knowledge of the local language and experience of the culture of the country to which you are applying. We will accept applications from any discipline.  However you must have a Masters degree (non-MBA) to apply for Thailand. You must also meet any mandatory national service or other requirements as applicable to the country.

What will the program involve?
You will start a real job from day one. The program will provide you with insights to the business, continually test and develop your skills, build a firm foundation to kick-start your career. 

What does the future hold?
We aim to help you experience world-class professional and personal development as you progress up the ladder with us. You will get all the coaching and guidance you need, including excellent professional, personal, and leadership training.
Due to the competitiveness of the program, we recommend you complete and submit your online application ASAP.

We look forward to receiving your applications and working with you in the near future!


·       Online CV Application** available beginning on September 17, 2012
·       Online Ability Test – starts  October  1, 2012
·       Telephone Interviews – Starts October 9, 2012
·       Assessment Centre   - Starts on November 22, 2012
·       Offers  Made around late December 2012 
**When applying to the Shanghai Management Trainee Program, you will be going through our vendor, Universum Talent Networks.  By accepting the terms and conditions of the application process, you hereby accept that Universum shares relevant information regarding you with Unilever.  Universum respects the applicant’s right to privacy.  Information provided in this application will be sued by Universum in selecting applicants to continue in the interview process.


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