Unilever Careers – IT Analyst

Website Unilever

Job Description:

The Supply Chain space is continuously asking for better and smatter ways of achieving targets. Productivity, efficiency and ensuring that we put the customer at the heart of our operations is important in making sure that we all succeed towards our growth agenda.

The world of digital in now. The candidate must embrace digital transformation and have an open eye for driving cost reduction and improving business efficiency.

The role will have to demonstrate understanding of Unilever SC Africa cluster business requirements & processes and to identify cluster & end market business technology and/or process opportunities.

To ensure the implementation and deployment of IT SC solutions into the cluster & end market to the agreed requirements and that this is done with minimal risk and disruption to the business

To maintain and enhance existing SC cluster and Global Unilever solutions where required.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the deployment and implementation of Unilever global/regional solutions to the Africa cluster are done with minimal business risk and disruption
  • Ensures Africa regional and local systems are maintained and enhanced but within the boundaries of the agreed Global IT Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategy
  • Identifies and flags up regional/ local differences for regional/ local solutions and manages stakeholders as appropriate
  • Contributes to the preparation of budget proposals and estimated project workloads relevant to the business area
  • Undertakes usability requirements analyses, applying tools and methods to identify the non-functional requirements of users, their characteristics and tasks, and the technical, organisational and physical environment in which the product or system will operate
  • Undertakes usability evaluations, planning and performing all types of evaluation to assess the usability (including security, health and safety, and accessibility) of new or existing products or services (including prototypes); interprets and presents the results of evaluations
  • Helps the business in checking the ‘end product’ against the initial requirements as articulated in the business requirement document
  • Adhere to the mandated environmental health and safety procedures, policies and rules as guided by the business’ House Rules.
  • Key interactions:
    • Unilever global teams, local teams, O2C, Make, Warehouses, Logistics and planning
    • Internal IT Communities (IT functional and geographic teams, Global Uniops, Automation factory, Digital Hub)
    • Business Partners
    • Stakeholders in Digital Hub, Information & Analytics
    • Solution Delivery Functional Teams
    • IT Solution Providers
    • 3rd Party Consultants

Job Requirements:

  • Business-facing IT experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with a degree in an IT-related discipline
  • Ability to interpret the business IT and functional strategies, understand the Group operating model, and the implications actions in one area have on other functions
  • Extensive and substantial practical experience in interpreting business process management and business metrics
  • Project management, change management and lifecycle planning skills
  • Experience: 2-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Education: Degree
  • Time to 100% productivity: 6 months

Job Details:

Company: Unilever

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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