01 Sep

Nutrition And Health Assistant Manager Ice Cream Global Jobs Vacancy at Unilever Sharnbrook

Nutrition And Health Assistant Manager Ice Cream Global
Sharnbrook ENG
01 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Unilever Sharnbrook urgently required following position for Nutrition And Health Assistant Manager Ice Cream Global. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Nutrition And Health Assistant Manager Ice Cream Global Jobs Vacancy at Unilever Sharnbrook Jobs Details:

£27,829 - £34,786 per annum

The Refreshment Category makes the best feel Good in the world. We bring people the best quality Tea & Ice Cream products, made with care for people and the planet, wherever and whenever they desire. Global Design Centres within the Refreshment category provide technologies, and as such is the key enabler for Unilever in achieving this ambition.

Through our Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP), we are committed to helping 1 billion people to take actions to improve their health and wellbeing. The Unilever Ice cream business is large and highly successful with world-renowned brands such as Magnum, Cornetto, Walls, Ben & Jerry’s.

We seek a nutrition expert to work on our ice creams. We have strong commitments to reduce calorie and sugar levels in our products and the Assistant Nutrition and Health Manager would:

Monitor progress made against our nutritional improvements and look for impactful ways to communicate internally and externally

Provide scientifically sound in depth knowledge of nutritional aspects into ice cream innovation projects

Support the business with insight into the nutritional composition of the product portfolio to help determine goals for renovation or innovation

Develop communication materials to support product launches, BLG activities and issue management related to Nutrition & Health

The role reports into Refreshment R&D and is functionally part of the global nutrition capability, with the purpose to deliver the sustainable nutrition ambitions for Foods and Refreshment. The Nutrition team is responsible for providing nutrition and health claims and communication guidance to innovation/renovation and BLG projects, as well as providing guidance to product development to ensure we meet our USLP targets and nutrition commitments


Monitor and report on USLP nutrition KPIs as input for internal and external communication

Provide content for transparent and coherent communication about nutrition and health aspects of our products, recipes and processing

Act as nutrition expert in project context, translating nutritional rationale into clear nutritional specifications in the product brief

Explain the nutritional and health science behind key brands and claims to internal and external target audiences

Generate new insights that can be used in delivering superior products and communication thereof, based on understanding of dietary needs and consumer habits, product composition and serving sizes, and competitor analysis

Monitoring and reporting of progress made on calorie and sugar reduction; including working with regional network and specification management to ensure accuracy of data

Support the sugar reduction team on progress, opportunities and challenges

Provide nutrition input in concept and product development for ice creams for multiple concurrent projects

Develop N&H communication materials to support product launches and to communicate our USLP targets and nutritional achievements

Translate scientific findings and facts into appropriate brand related communications for health influencers and consumers

Translate knowledge and understanding of competitor trends, external pressure and issues, into relevant business opportunities

Assist global nutrition team in queries on data and nutrition calculations for e.g. scoring on proposed nutrient profiles



Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science or other relevant discipline

Previous experience working in a relevant discipline such as R&D, nutrition in FMCG, or public health

Proficient in the use of large databases

Pro-active hands on approach to deliver results

Excellent project management and communication skills


Registered nutritionist with Association of Nutrition

Experience of working regionally / globally

Multiple stakeholder relationship management experience

Product-specific nutritional knowledge


Unilever is a global Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company in the UK and Ireland. We are already on target to achieve our huge ambition to double the size of our business globally whilst reducing our environmental impact. We are growing our business and also doing what is right for our consumers, community and environment. We are developing brands for people’s lives today and for the changing environment tomorrow - making sustainable living commonplace.

Working at Unilever means that you get to take part in this exciting journey and work with amazing people who are really passionate about our large portfolio of famous brands. We want to improve billions of lives and you too can join us in making a sustainable difference.


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For further information about this position please call: 0800 0284390. Please do not contact this number if you are an agency/third party. This number is strictly for candidates only.

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