Supply Chain Finance Assistant Manager

Supply Chain Finance Assistant Manager

Hindustan Unilever
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Background and main Job Purpose:
Unilever Arabia has turnover of Euro 650m spanning 7 GCC countries of KSA, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Yemen. There are two sourcing units across countries operating in a dynamic economic environment with cross sourcing from within and outside NAME countries. The business is geared to be agile given the dynamic and VUCA regulatory environment, needs to deliver higher return on investment across sites and follows a strong localization as well as WCM agenda.
The individual will be principal finance business partner to the Personal Care SC Director. The individual needs to build SC Information capability and to support Regional/MCO projects. The key deliverable of the role will be driving savings projects with functional leads and co-creating business cases for investment and capacity.
The role is also responsible for partnering SC and business finance leads within Personal Care division and will actively participate in Supply Chain initiatives across Arabia.
Key Accountabilities
Business Partnering
  • BP SC director/ExCom and their team
  • BU SC LT meeting, monthly calls, SC review with SC director and VP

  • Establish mechanism to monitor & control distribution costs
  • Provide right level of visibility and insights to key stakeholders
  • Deliver Personal BU Distribution costs by partnering with Logistics teams in Gulf and KSA

SC Indirect
  • Establish mechanism to monitor & control SC Indirect
  • Provide right level of visibility and insights to key stakeholders
  • Deliver Personal Care BU SC indirect in line with OP target by partnering with BU SC Director

BW Reduction
  • Deliver BU BW reduction in line with internal OP target by partnering with CSE
  • Lead Monthly SLOB forums across all SU's

Business Case
  • Prepare sourcing BC's & support Innovation BC's
  • Ensure actualization of sourcing strategies as per assumptions in the BC

  • Identify Saving Opportunities & leverage on them to ensure that savings delivery against BU & SU targets
  • Review and approve Distribution and SCI SRS Savings and ensure delivery in line with target

Information Support
Establish reliable source of information for decision making:
  • Accurate & timely standard monthly deck
  • Provide timely & correct input for BU SC booklet

  • Ensure BU Controls in place, followed and in line with GFCF requirements (stock movements, SIT, etc).
  • Manage Audits (SOX audit, External auditors, IA, Corp Audit, etc)

Critical KPI's:
  • Savings delivery
  • Capex investment delivery / ROA, realizing the business benefit
  • Transformation business cases delivery OTIF
  • BW reduction

Professional Skills / Relevant Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting.
  • MBA degree / Master's Degree is a plus.
  • +4 years of experience in business partnering, controlling, or any similar roles.
  • Adaptable to changes in a fast-pasted environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accumulated strong regional experience, business partnering, controlling - Supply Chain Finance / Brand / Customer.
  • Excellent command of English.

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.

Job Details

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is a consumer goods company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is a subsidiary of Unilever, a British company. Its products include foods, beverages, cleaning agents, personal care products, water purifiers and other fast-moving consumer goods.
HUL was established in 1931 as Hindustan Vanaspati Manufacturing Co. and following a merger of constituent groups in 1956, it was renamed Hindustan Lever Limited. The company was renamed in June 2007 as Hindustan Unilever Limited

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