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Assistant Manager Personal Care

Unilever Research and Development

9039058 | VLAARDINGEN | Detachering | WO | 40 uur | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Personal Care (PC) is a key strategic area for Unilever, and the Skin Care and Cleansing categories follow an ambitious growth agenda. The European business is highly competitive, innovative and has strong brand positions with brands including Dove, Simple, Axe, Vaseline, Radox, Duschdas. The Skin Care and Cleansing R&D Deploy Skin team in Vlaardingen is responsible for all go-to-market activities for the EU Skin portfolio, including launching new technologies in Europe and extending existing ranges, as well as supporting Supply Chain. The PC Deploy team works closely together with the R&D Design teams and the regional functional teams such as Brand Development, Supply Chain, and Procurement. 

The Skin Care & Skin Cleansing Deploy CTI team is part of PC Deploy team. The key role of The CTI team is to: 
o deliver consumer technical insight to drive business opportunity for Europe, 
o deliver the substantiation for and defend thru challenge big impact, consumer relevant product claims by interacting in a multi-disciplinary business environment, providing a critical link between Local and Global R&D, Legal and marketing. 
o deliver outstanding communications for our innovations that are robustly supported in technical and consumer understanding. Also to partner global R&D and the marketing team for full communication plan 



Critical success Factors for the Job 

Key Skills Relevant Experience 
• Broad category technical understanding of formulation, consumers and the testing methodologies used to access product performance 
• Interpersonal and communication skills 
• Time Management 
• Analytical capability for results interpretation 
• Creative ability to translate complex product information into simple consumer stories 
• Good communication and negotiation skills. 
• Knowledge of more than one European languages preferable. 
• Consumer research experience and/or Development experience 
• Science or social science degree with some chemistry background is a pre. 
• Technical product evaluation (appraisal, clinical, instrumental expertise) 
• Project Management experience preferable. 
• Understanding of legal marketing law and product regulations regionally or globally 

Leadership Behaviours 
1. Global Mindset 
2. Real Accountability 
3. Team Alignment 
4. Action Not Debate 
5. Build Superior Talent


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, Unilever, TNO, and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Bram Geerets via telefoonnummer 06-55724609

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